Bharti Airtel has announced that it has surpassed 1.7 million unique 5G customers on its network in the Northeast states of Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura. The company also announced that Airtel 5G Plus service is available across all the districts in the states within just 12 months of the launch.

Airtel’s 5G service is now available across all districts and union territories in the country. Airtel has extensively rolled out its network making its services available across all districts in North East. These include Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Agartala, Sikkim, and Assam. Furthermore, it has also brought Bara Bazaar in Shillong and Mawlynnong onto the digital superhighway.

Commenting on the milestone, Rajnish Verma, chief executive officer (CEO) Assam and NESA, Airtel, said, “We were the first telco to deploy high-speed 5G technology in the states, and today we are delighted to be playing an important role in connecting lives of our customers. We thank all our 1.7 million customers for embracing Airtel 5G Plus network. We continue to set the industry pace with unparalleled growth in 5G customers, prioritising cutting-edge 5G technology and customer satisfaction. Our 5G landscape has the states’ widest, quickest, and most dependable network, encompassing all 110 districts.”