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Airtel India adds 235 cities to 5G network, service available in 500

The mode of user expansion is also different for both telecom operators

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Subhayan Chakraborty New Delhi
Airtel on Friday announced a big addition of 235 cities to its 5G network, spreading the reach of its fifth generation service to 500 cities and trumping its rival Reliance Jio which has its 5G service live in 406 cities. Earlier this week, Airtel had said that its 5G Plus service was available in over 265 cities.

“We have already covered 500 cities and are adding 30 to 40 cities every single day. By September of 2023, we expect to expand our 5G footprint to all of urban India,” Randeep Sekhon, CTO, Bharti Airtel, said in a statement.

Users will now be

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First Published: Mar 24 2023 | 1:50 PM IST

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