Airtel launches 5G services in Ladakh

LEH — Bharti Airtel on Wednesday said it has launched its 5G Plus services in Leh and Kargil districts of Union Territory of Ladakh.

Airtel said it will will augment its network in due course of time, making its services available to more cities across the Union Territory.

It added that customers with 5G-enabled devices can enjoy high-speed Airtel 5G Plus network at no extra cost until the roll out is widespread.

“Bringing 5G connectivity to our customers in Ladakh is in line with our commitment to bridging the digital divide and connecting not only the tourists who flock here to see the scenic landscapes but also the residents of this remarkable Union Territory. Customers can now experience ultrafast networks and enjoy speeds up to 20-30 times faster than the current 4G speeds,” said Adarsh Verma, COO, Bharti Airtel, Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh.

Airtel said its 5G Plus services will bolster the entire portfolio of services that Airtel offers. It will allow superfast access to high-definition video streaming, gaming, multiple chatting, instant uploading of photos, and more.