Reliance Jio has launched its mobile services in Zanskar area in Ladakh.

To this end, the telco has installed four mobile towers in Pibiting, Padum, Akshow and Abran in Zanskar, in Kargil district of Ladakh. According to the telco, majority of its base stations will be powered by solar energy.

The services were launched by Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, Ladakh on November 10, 2020. During the launch, he also assured that more such installations would be made functional in the next few months.

So far, Jio has covered 15 towns and villages in Leh and 22 towns and villages across Kargil. With this launch, two towns including Pibiting and Padium will have Jio as the first private telecom operator.