Airtel launches 4G Services in Bihar


Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications services provider, has launched its 4G services in Bihar starting with Patna, Gaya, Siwan, Motihari and Bhagalpur.

With this, customers across these towns 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.

Special demo zones and kiosks have been installed at Airtel Stores at all the Own and Franchisee retail stores in these places respectively. Customers across Bihar can switch their existing 2G/3G SIMs with 4G ready USIMs completely free of cost at any Airtel store/ retailer in the city.

To ensure higher network capacity and superior customer experience, Airtel 4G services in Bihar have been rolled out using dual spectrum bands of 1800 MHz (FD LTE) and 2300 MHz (TD LTE).

This also makes Bihar amongst the few states in India to have an integrated dual band Airtel 4G network. Airtel will extend its 4G footprint to other towns across Bihar in the coming months.


Commenting on the launch, Ajai Puri, Director – Operations (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel said, “We are delighted to launch our 4G services in Bihar and our customers can look forward to a world-class high speed mobile broadband experience on the Airtel network. Customers can upgrade to 4G free of charge and enjoy exciting data offers, and choose from a host of affordable tariff plans that offer great value. We will continue to invest in Bihar to expand our high speed 4G footprint across the state to add to our 3G, 2G offerings.”

Airtel also announced a new 4G offer for prepaid customers who can now enjoy 10 GB 4G data for just Rs 247 with any new 4G handset. With Rs 247 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 recently launched a new version of its MyAirtel App – the one app for all apps. The refreshed MyAirtel App will offer the best of music, movies games, LIVE TV, e-books, chats and much more in one place. Users can also enjoy free 2GB cloud backup with the new Airtel Cloud app and free calling with Airtel Dialer.

Customers can choose from a range of other Postpaid and Prepaid packs to enjoy Airtel 4G

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