According to data published by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Reliance Jio has rolled out 82,509 sites for 5G services, while Bharti Airtel has 19,142 sites as of March 3, 2023. Jio has thus rolled out over four times more 5G sites compared to Airtel.
As per the DoT data, Delhi has 13,094 sites for 5G services, which is the highest in the country. Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Mumbai also have the bulk of 5G sites in the range of 7,000 to 8,900.
According to DoT, after the inauguration of 5G services in the country, telecom service providers continue to progressively roll out 5G services and required infrastructure in a phased manner across the country.