Airtel has launched its 4G LTE services in Kozhikode in Kerala, after it launched in Kochi yesterday. It also launched 4G LTE services in Kohima and Dimapur in Nagaland after running successful trails in Shillong, Agartala, Aizawl, Imphal and Tawang. Airtel launched 4G services in 296 towns across India earlier this month. Airtel 4G is available to customers across mobile phones, dongles, 4G hotspots and Wi-Fi dongles in these cities.
For existing Airtel customers, the company is offering a complimentary upgrade to Airtel 4G at same price as 3G. Airtel is offering six months of unlimited music streaming and downloads on Wynk Music and five free movies per month for six months on the Eros Now channel of Wynk Movies with every 4G SIM swap. It also launched a new range of Infinity Plans starting Rs. 999 with unlimited voice calls, including roaming on mobile, 4G data and access to Wynk Movies and Wynk Music.
Flipkart will be offering Airtel 4G with double data benefits for customers buying select Flipkart-exclusive 4G handsets. Samsung will also offer double data on Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy A7, Galaxy A5, Galaxy J5, Galaxy J7, Galaxy A8 and the latest Galaxy S6 edge+.
Customers who have a smartphone with 4G support can upgrade to a 4G SIM at their nearest Airtel retail touch points in these cities or visit airtel.in/4g/ to request for a 4G SIM swap.
Commenting on the launch of Airtel 4G in Kozhikode, George Mathen, HUB CEO – Kerala & Tamil Nadu, Bharti Airtel said:
As customers in India show an increasing propensity for consuming data services, we at Airtel are excited to take the lead in introducing the market to the power of blazing 4G speeds. With the help of the feedback received from the beta launches, we have now built India’s first commercial 4G network. Today, as we launch Airtel 4G for our customers in Kozhikode, they will be uniquely positioned for a superlative 4G experience. We are committed to building a world class 4G network in Kerala.
Commenting on the launch of Airtel 4G in Kohima and Dimapur, Saurabh Goel, CEO – Assam and North East, Bharti Airtel said:
Customers are at the very core of everything we do and delivering a compelling experience for them is our foremost priority. Mobile data traffic is soaring in India and users are switching from slower 2G connections to 3G and superior 4G. We are launching our 4G services in Kohima and Dimapur today, looking at the demand for high speed data in the region. Customers will now enjoy blazing Airtel 4G speed across a range of devices.