Bharti Airtel, is ready to spearhead the country’s 5G revolution after acquiring a pan-India footprint of the 3.5 GHz, 26 GHz, 2100 MHz, 1800 MHz, and 900 MHz bands
The company bought 19,867.8 MHz of spectrum in India's most recent 5g auction. This spectrum bands cost Rs 43,084 crores.
The telco has been a leader in the sector and a pioneer of 5G technology in India over the past year, exploring a variety of use cases with numerous partners in various areas.
by acquiring more spectrum, Airtel has been able to drastically reduce the unfavourable Spectrum Usage Charges (SUC) arbitrage compared to that of new entrants and significantly lower the payout for SUC.
Bharti Airtel's MD and CEO, Gopal Vittal, is happy with the 5G auction results. This spectrum purchase at auction was part of a plan to obtain the best spectrum asset at a lower cost than our rivals.
"We can give India's best 5G coverage, speeds, and latency," he claimed. This impacts B2C and B2B. 5G can change India's business and services.
This allows Airtel to accomplish all of its goals: the finest 5G experience, 100x capacity improvement, and the most power-efficient solutions to meet its ESG goals.