Airtel has launched their 4G LTE services in Karnal and Yamunanagar in Haryana, followed by Ambala last week. Airtel acquired 100% stake in Qualcomm AP’s India BWA licenses in Delhi, Mumbai, Haryana and Kerala circles last year. In these cities, users can access 4G on dongles and Wi-Fi CPEs (Customer Premise Equipment/ routers).
Home Wi-Fi CPEs costs Rs. 2500 and comes bundled with a host of affordable 4G packs/plans, including a special pack of Rs. 995 for heavy data (CPE) users, which offers 10 GB of 4G data.
Announcing the launch, Manu Sood, Hub CEO – Upper North, Bharti Airtel (India) said,
We are delighted to launch 4G services in Karnal and Yamunanagar in Haryana. The much awaited launch of Airtel 4G services fulfills a huge market requirement and will give customers in respective cities a choice to upgrade to cutting edge 4G technology – the most advanced broadband experience available across the globe today. Over the last few months, we at Airtel have made significant investments in building a robust 4G network here. We invite our data savvy customers in Karnal and Yamunanagar to enjoy this world-class data experience which we are offering at unbeatable prices.
Airtel 4G is already available across India including Bengaluru, Pune, Nasik, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Mangaluru, Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Hoshiarpur, Phagwara, Kapurthala, Moga, Bathinda Patiala and recently launched Ambala (City and Cantt.). Airtel recently launched 4G trials for existing Airtel customers in Hyderabad, Vizag, Chennai, Coimbatore and Mumbai. It will start 4G trials in Delhi and NCR later this week.
Special demo zones and kiosks have been installed at Airtel Store at 135 Kunj Pura road Karnal and Airtel Store at 106-P, District Sub Center-HUDA, near Kanhayiya Chowk, Yamunanagar.