Airtel has launched 5G services in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Airtel 5G is currently operational at at Mall Road, Sanjoli, Dhalli, BhattaKufar, Ridge and Sanjoli Helipad Area and few other select locations.
The company said that it will augment its network, making its services available across the city in due course of time.
Airtel already announced that its 5G service will be available 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 needed to enjoy 5G services.
Commenting on the launch, Pushpinder Singh Gujral, CEO, Upper North said:
I am thrilled to announce the launch of Airtel 5G Plus in Shimla. Airtel customers can now experience ultrafast network and enjoy speeds upto 20-30 times faster than the current 4G speeds. We are in the process of lighting up the entire city which will allow customers to enjoy superfast access to High-definition video streaming, gaming, multiple chatting, instant uploading of photos and more.