The company confirmed the outage through a twitter message.
“Some Airtel customers may be experiencing connectivity issues due to an unforeseen technical outage on some circuits in Western region,” the company tweeted. A telecom circuit is any connecting line that carries voice or data traffic. Mobile operators have network of terrestrial telecom towers.
A section of individual and corporate subscribers witnessed low or no connectivity.
Services are also affected in adjoining areas, including Pune, according to people close to the development.