Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications services provider, today launched its 4G services in Uttarakhand starting with Dehradun, Haridwar, Roorkee, Rishikesh, Rudrapur and Haldwani and will soon be extended to 20 plus more towns as well.
Special demo zones and kiosks have been installed at all the Own and Franchisee Airtel retail stores in these places respectively where customers can also switch their existing 2G/3G SIMs with 4G ready USIMs completely free of cost.
To ensure higher network capacity and superior customer experience, Airtel 4G services in Uttarakhand have been rolled out using spectrum band of 1800 MHz (FD LTE).
Commenting on the launch, Avneet Singh Puri, COO – UP West & Uttarakhand, Bharti Airtel said, “We are delighted to launch Airtel 4G services in Uttarakhand. Whether stuck in office, or on the move –our valued customers can now enjoy high speed internet on Airtel 4G network anywhere, without having to pay anything additional. Customers can now also look forward to choosing from a host of affordable data and tariff plans that offer great value.”
Airtel also announced a new 4G offer for prepaid customers who can now enjoy 10 GB 4G data for just Rs 249 in UPW with any new 4G handset. With these recharges, 1 GB data will be instantly credited to the customer’s account and the additional 9 GB data can be claimed by the customer through MyAirtel app. Users can avail a maximum of 3 recharges within 90 days, on the offer.
Airtel recently launched a new version of its MyAirtel App – the one app for all apps. The refreshed MyAirtel App will offer the best of music, movies games, LIVE TV, e-books, chats and much more in one place. Users can also enjoy free 2GB cloud backup with the new Airtel Cloud app and free calling with Airtel Dialer.
Customers can choose from a range of other Postpaid and Prepaid packs to enjoy Airtel 4G
- Airtel’s Infinity plans starting from Rs.1199 will offer 4G data with unlimited voice calls for STD, local and roaming.
- Airtel’s myPlan offers Post-paid customers the convenience of designing their own plans.
- Airtel’s plan for New 4G handsets, customers can now avail 9 GB free data for 3 months.
Airtel’s special 4G Prepaid pack for Rs.1495/- offering free* 4G data for 90 days.
- Another innovative 4G prepaid pack priced at Rs.1498 for Uttarakhand offers 10 GB 4G data upfront and customers can get 1GB 4G at Rs.56 for the next 12 months.
Airtel has led the 4G story in India, having launched India’s first 4G network in Kolkata in April 2012. Airtel’s 4G services are currently available in 22 circles across India.
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.