Airtel is really getting ready for the IPL 2018, a couple of days ago they announced that the Airtel users will get unlimited Free streaming of all Live matches of IPL 2018 with the new Airtel TV app and now to bring superfast data experience to its customers, Airtel is all set to deploy Massive MIMO Pre-5G technology across IPL match venues.
Airtel will deploy the advanced Massive MIMO Pre-5G technology across IPL match venues. Massive MIMO expands existing network capacity by five to seven times over existing spectrum, thereby improving spectral efficiency. Customers will be able to experience superfast data speeds on Airtel’s 4G network despite the very large number of concurrent users on the network sites at the venue.Airtel will deploy the Massive MIMO solution in IPL match venues in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mohali, Indore, Jaipur, Bengaluru, and Chennai. The first venue to go LIVE with Airtel’s Massive MIMO deployment will be the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai where the first match of the IPL will be played on April 7, 2018.
Shyam Mardikar, CTO – Mobile, Bharti Airtel, said “As part of our endeavour to offer a seamless high speed 4G experience to our customers, we are deploying this advanced Pre-5G solution to enable a high speed and high capacity in-stadia network experience at IPL match venues. We believe this will enhance the digital experience for our customers and enable them to share, post and stream content seamlessly even in locations with massive crowds.”
Airtel users can also access all LIVE matches IPL 2018 for FREE via Hotstar by downloading the new version of the Airtel TV app. The new version comes with a dedicated cricket section and loads of interactive games and content.
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