Kharagpur becomes the second town in the state of Bengal to have 4G services
- Airtel 4G in Kharagpur to be offered using dual spectrum bands of 2300 MHz (TD LTE) and 1800 MHz (FD LTE) for a superior mobile broadband experience ****
- Airtel 4G available at 3G prices
- The launch is part of Project Leap – Airtel’s national network transformation initiative
Kharagpur, August 11, 2016: Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications services provider, today launched its 4G services in Kharagpur. With this, Kharagpur has become the second city in Bengal to have 4G mobile services.
Airtel 4G enables customer to enjoy uninterrupted HD video streaming, superfast uploading and downloading of movies, music and images. Airtel 4G is available to customers across a range of smart devices including mobile phones, 4G hotspots and dongles. Customers can enjoy Airtel 4G at the price of Airtel 3G and customers will have the option of choosing from a host of attractive tariff packs.
Airtel 4G in Kharagpur has been rolled out using dual spectrum bands of 2300 MHz (TD LTE) and 1800 MHz (FD LTE). The combination of TD LTE and FD LTE ensures higher network capacity, which translates into a superior customer experience. This also makes Kharagpur amongst the few cities in India to have an integrated dual band 4G network.
Commenting on the launch, Ravindra Singh Negi, CEO – West Bengal & Odisha, Bharti Airtel Limited said,
“We are delighted to roll out our 4G services in Kharagpur. Customers can look forward to a superlative smartphone experience with Airtel 4G and enjoy superfast access speeds. We invite all data savvy customers to upgrade to Airtel 4G and be a part of India’s widest 4G network.”
Airtel has led the 4G story in India, having launched India’s first 4G network in Kolkata in April 2012.
To avail the complimentary 4G upgrade and to experience 4G mobile internet speeds like never before – existing Airtel customers with 4G ready mobile devices can walk into their nearest Airtel Store and switch to a 4G SIM or visit www.airtel.in/4g for more information.
In November 2015, Airtel commenced the implementation of its network transformation program - Project Leap. With a national investment of INR 60,000 Crores over the next three years, Airtel’s “Project Leap” is a strategic company initiative aimed at perceptibly improving its network quality and delivering the best customer experience.
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