While other telecom operators are still planning and developing the infrastructure for launching 4G services in India, Bharti Airtel has already taken the lead in the race. The leading telecom operator in India has proved successful in bringing to Garden City Bangalore the 4G services on mobile. This, it has done by joining hands with Cupertino giant – Apple.
The partnership implies, Airtel mobile customers both prepaid and postpaid would get first-hand experience on high definition video streaming with zero buffering and download 10 movies in less than 30 minutes. All the Airtel users of the region require is an Apple iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c to experience 4G on their mobile at current 3G prices.
This introductory offer requires you just buy a 4G SIM to gain access to 4G services. There are no conditions set to complete the switch to 4G plan. Users can avail the advanced services with their existing 3G data plan also. This is the first time 4G speeds are being offered on mobile!
Announcing the launch, Srini Gopalan, Director – Consumer Business, Bharti Airtel India said, “Airtel has always set the technology trends in India and was the first operator to introduce 4G to the country. The Information Technology capital of India saw the advent of 4G in 2012 and today we are proud to announce the launch of the much awaited Airtel 4G services on mobile in partnership with Apple. We will together give customers in Bengaluru the power to upgrade to cutting edge 4G LTE technology at no additional cost. As a brand we are committed to enriching lives of millions by giving them the best user experience and invite our data savvy customers in the city to enjoy this world class data experience.”
Through the introductory offer, those using 2G/GPRS plans can also switch to a 3G plans and get 4G speeds. Bangalore, now Bengaluru is known as the Information Technology capital of India. The city saw the advent of 4G in 2012.