Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications services provider, has launched its 4G services in Assam with services going LIVE in Dibrugarh & Tinsukia.
With this, customers in Dibrugarh and Tinsukia can now enjoy high speed mobile broadband on Airtel 4G and get on to the digital superhighway 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, dongles and 4G hotspots.
Airtel 4G is being rolled out in Assam using TD LTE in 2300 MHz band. Airtel will also deploy state-of-the-art FD LTE technology in 1800 MHz band in the coming weeks to offer a superior mobile broadband experience to the customers.
Commenting on the launch, Sameer Anjaria, CEO, Airtel North Eastern States and Assam said, “We are absolutely delighted to launch our 4G services in Assam starting with the towns of Dibrugarh and Tinsukia. Our valued customers can now upgrade to 4G, free of cost and enjoy a high speed mobile broadband experience on the Airtel network. With the launch, customers can also look forward to exciting data offers, and choose from a host of affordable tariff plans that offer great value.”
Airtel also announced a new 4G offer for prepaid customers who can now enjoy 10 GB 4G data for just Rs 249 with any new 4G handset. With Rs 249 recharge, 1 GB data will be instantly credited to the customer’s account and the additional 9 GB data can be claimed by the customer through My Airtel app. Users can avail a maximum of 3 recharges within 90 days, on the offer.
Airtel has led the 4G story in India, having launched India’s first 4G network in Kolkata in April 2012. Airtel’s 4G services are currently available in 22 circles across India.
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.