Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications services provider, has launched its 4G services in Siliguri. With this, Siliguri has become the first town in North Bengal to have 4G mobile services.
Airtel 4G enables customer to enjoy uninterrupted HD video streaming, superfast uploading and downloading of movies, music and images. Airtel 4G is available to customers across a range of smart devices including mobile phones, 4G hotspots and dongles. Customers can enjoy Airtel 4G at the price of Airtel 3G with the option of choosing from a host of attractive tariff packs.
Airtel 4G in Siliguri has been rolled out using spectrum band of 2300 MHz (TD LTE) which ensures higher spectrum efficiency and increased upload and download speeds, which translates into a superior customer experience.
Commenting on the launch, Ravindra Singh Negi, CEO – West Bengal & Odisha, Bharti Airtel Limited said, “We are delighted to roll out our 4G services in Siliguri, this is a milestone for Airtel with Siliguri becoming the first town in North Bengal to experience Airtel 4G. We also have plans to cover all major locations in the North Bengal and Sikkim shortly. Customers in Siliguri can now look forward to a superlative smartphone experience with Airtel 4G. We invite all data savvy customers to upgrade to Airtel 4G and be a part of India’s widest 4G network.”
To avail the complimentary 4G upgrade and to experience 4G mobile internet speeds like never before – existing Airtel customers with 4G ready mobile devices can walk into their nearest Airtel Store and switch to a 4G SIM or visit www.airtel.in/4g for more information.
Airtel has led the 4G story in India, having launched India’s first 4G network in Kolkata in April 2012 and now are also present in Kharagpur, Baharampur and Haldia in West Bengal.
In November 2015, Airtel commenced the implementation of its network transformation program – Project Leap. With a national investment of INR 60,000 Crores over the next three years, Airtel’s “Project Leap” is a strategic company initiative aimed at perceptibly improving its network quality and delivering the best customer experience.