Airtel launches 5G Service in four more districts of J&K

SRINAGAR — Bharti Airtel, one of the major telecom operators in India, launched 5G Internet services in four more districts of Jammu & Kashmir UT thereby providing the ultra fast internet service to a total of 13 towns across the union territory.

The four new districts to get 5G services are Katra, Anantnag, Baramulla, and Rajouri.

The 5G services are already live in Jammu, Srinagar, Samba, Kathua, Udhampur, Akhnoor, Kupwara, Lakhanpur, and Khour.

In a statement, Airtel said the services would be available to customers in a phased manner as the company continues to construct its network and complete the rollout.

Airtel said it will augment its network making its services available across all the cities in due course of time.

“Connectivity to our customers in the Valley is in line with our commitment to bridge the digital divide and connect communities who need it the most,” said Adarsh Verma, COO of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh, Bharti Airtel.

“Customers in these thirteen cities can now experience ultrafast network and enjoy speeds upto 20-30 times faster than the current 4G speeds. We are in the process of lighting up all the cities which will allow customers to enjoy superfast access to High-definition video streaming, gaming, multiple chatting, instant uploading of photos and more,” he added.