Shillong, India, February 23, 2016: Airtel has announced the launch of its Platinum 3G network for customers in Shillong under “Project Leap”. Airtel’s Platinum 3G will deliver faster internet speeds, enhance voice clarity and offer a superior network experience for customers in the circle. Additionally, Platinum 3G will help optimize the backend engagement between the network and mobile devices, thus allowing customers to enjoy extended battery life on their phones.
Airtel has recently commenced the implementation of its network transformation program “Project Leap” in North East and Assam. With a national investment of Rs. 60,000 Crores over the next three years, Airtel’s “Project Leap” is a strategic company initiative aimed at perceptibly improving its network quality and delivering the best customer experience.
Commenting on the launch of Platinum 3G, Sameer Anjaria, CEO, North East and Assam, Bharti Airtel said, “Today we are pleased to offer Platinum 3G services to our customers in Shillong. In line with our long term growth strategy for North East and Assam, we will be investing heavily in upgrading our network and providing seamless customer experience across various technologies under “Project Leap”.
Earlier in July 2015, Airtel had introduced 4G services in North East. With Airtel 4G and Platinum 3G both available in the circle now, Airtel is uniquely positioned to become the only network in North East to leverage these world class technologies towards delivering the ultimate ‘Smartphone Network’ experience for its customers.