Airtel today announced that it has launched its 5G Plus services at the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Nagpur, making it the second airport in the state to enjoy 5G services. This month, the company launched its 5G services at the Terminal 2 of Bengaluru Airport, Pune Lohegaon Airport and Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Varanasi.
Nagpur was one amongst the first 8 cities in the country to get the Airtel 5G Plus service. The services are currently available at Ganesh Path, Nehru Nagar, Subhash Nagar, Hanuman Nagar, CA road and few other locations.
Airtel said that is augmenting its network further to make its services available across the city in due course of time.
Airtel 5G will help Airport passengers enjoy 5G services on their 5G smartphones while they are at the arrival and departure terminals, lounges, boarding gates, migration and immigration counters, security areas, baggage claim belts, parking area etc.
5G service from Airtel is now available in 11 cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Siliguri, Nagpur, Varanasi, Panipat, Gurugram and Guwahati.
The company already confirmed that it will cover in all key metros by the end of this year, all of urban India in 2023 and across the country by March 2024. Since the existing Airtel 4G SIM is 5G enabled, no SIM change is needed to enjoy 5G services. Customers can enjoy 5G on their existing data plans.
Commenting on the launch, George Mathen, CEO – Maharashtra & Goa, Bharti Airtel said:
I am thrilled to announce the beginning of a new chapter in Maharashtra as Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Nagpur becomes the second airport in the state to have the Airtel 5G Plus services after Pune airport. I thank the authorities in Nagpur Airport for all the support extended to make this project live.