Bharti Airtel has doubled its network size by installing 1.8 lakh mobile sites in the past 2 years. This is same as the number of mobile sites deployed by the company in the first 20 years of operations, making it one of the largest mobile network rollouts globally. The deployment is part of Airtel's Project Leap under which the company is committed to invest 60,000 crore over a period of 3 years beginning November 2015.
Airtel has also doubled its overall transmission capacity and increased the mobile backhaul capacity by eight times to roll out high-speed broadband network with 4G and 3G coverage in all 22 telecom circles. The company added over 14,500 km of fiber in its national network during the past 2 years.