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Airtel’s High Speed Broadband Services Reach Ladakh, Andaman And Nicobar Islands

This makes Airtel the first private ISP to roll-out FTTH broadband in these remote areas

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Airtel’s Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) broadband service – Airtel Xstream Fiber has launched in Ladakh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This makes Airtel the first private ISP to roll-out FTTH broadband in these remote areas.

Airtel Xstream Fiber’s high-speed broadband is currently available to customers in Leh in Ladakh, and Port Blair in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The company plans to scale the service to other key locations in the regions in the coming months.

“We congratulate Airtel on the launch of its FTTH service in Ladakh and Andaman and Nicobar. The commissioning of the undersea cable link between Chennai and Port Blair by the Honourable Prime Minister last year has brought high speed data connectivity to the region as part of the Government’s Digital India vision. It’s encouraging to see the initiatives of private operators like Airtel to bring high speed broadband to citizens in this area”, said Sh. K. Rajaraman, Secretary - Department of Telecom, Government of India.

Airtel Xstream Fiber comes loaded with advance technology for a superior experience. Its next-gen Wi-Fi routers deliver symmetrical download and upload speeds and can connect up to 60 devices concurrently. This is backed by Airtel’s superior 24x7 customer support and proven network reliability. Airtel Xstream Fiber had over 4.8 million customers as of March 31, 2022.

The broadband is currently available in 847 cities and towns across India and aims to scale this footprint to 2,000 towns by 2025. The company plans to grow its installed homes broadband passes by 150% to 40 million during the same period.

In addition to high-speed data and unlimited local/STD calls, Airtel Xstream Fiber broadband plans come bundled with a range of Airtel Thanks benefits, which include complimentary subscriptions to premium OTT content for the complete digital entertainment.



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