Airtel launches 4G LTE services in Bengaluru
Airtel has launched their 4G LTE services in Bengaluru followed by the launch in Kolkata last month. They appointed Huawei to mange their network in Karnataka. As an introductory offer customers subscribing to 4G services will now be given a cash-back for the CPE / dongle that are priced at Rs. 7,750 and Rs. 7,999 respectively. Airtel 4G is now also available in an all new break free ultimate plan that offers 30GB free usage and is priced at Rs. 2999. They have also introduced Smartbytes so that customers can buy these add on packs and continue enjoying the 4G experience even after exhausting their monthly data limits on their plan.
Airtel 4G LTE Plans
|Name of the Bill Plan||break free||break free max||break free ultra||break free ultimate|
|rental (in Rs)||999||1399||1999||2999|
|free usage (in GB)||6||9||18||30|
|charges after free usage||Nill||Nill||Nil||Nil|
|speed post free usage||128 Kbps||128 Kbps||128 Kbps||128 Kbps|
|Cashback period||6 months||6 months||24 months||12 months|
|Description of cash back||1 month rental over 6 months||2 months rental over 6 months||Discount of Rs 7999 over 24 months||Discount of Rs 7999 over 12 months|
Airtel 4G Smartbytes
|Charge after quota
|3 GB||600||3 GB||Nil|
|5 GB||875||5 GB||Nil|
|10 GB||1500||10 GB||Nil|
Customers on Airtel 4G can choose from a catalogue of over 35 high quality Bollywood movie titles. While 10 movie titles will be available free of cost for customers during the first month, you can pay a monthly subscription of Rs. 149 and watch unlimited movies. More titles will be added to the movie catalogue soon.
Airtel won BWA license spectrum in Kolkata, Karnataka, Punjab and Maharashtra (excluding Mumbai) circles in 2010. It plans to launch 4G services in Pune in Maharashtra and Chandigarh in Punjab in India soon.