Bharti Airtel has launched the high speed 4G services (also called LTE) in Himachal Pradesh starting with Shimla. With this launch, the customers across Shimla will experience high speed wireless broadband on Airtel 4G and get on to the digital superhighway 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, dongles and 4G hotspots.
Commenting on the launch of Airtel 4G in Shimla, Manu Sood, Hub CEO – Upper North, Bharti Airtel said:
“As customers in India show an increasing propensity for consuming data services, we at Airtel are excited to take the lead in introducing the market to the power of blazing 4G speeds. With the help of the feedback received from the beta launches, we have now built India’s first commercial 4G network. Today, as we launch Airtel 4G for our customers in Shimla, they will be uniquely positioned for a superlative 4G experience. We are committed to building a world class 4G network in the region”.
Airtel 4G services are available in 296 towns across India and Airtel has successfully conducted trials of its 4G services in select cities and leveraged feedback from customers towards strengthening its service experience. Special demo zones and kiosks have been installed at Airtel Stores at SDA Complex (Block No 11 A, Kasumpti, Shimla) and The Mall (Shop no. 2 Opposite Shehzadi, near Indira Gandhi Complex, Shimla).
Already, Airtel launched the 4G services in 296 town across India in the month of August. For existing Airtel customers, the company is offering a complimentary upgrade to Airtel 4G at same price as 3G. Airtel is offering six months of unlimited music streaming and downloads on Wynk Music and five free movies per month for six months on the Eros Now channel of Wynk Movies with every 4G SIM swap. It also launched a new range of Infinity Plans starting Rs. 999 with unlimited voice calls, including roaming on mobile, 4G data and access to Wynk Movies and Wynk Music.
Customers who have a smartphone with 4G support can upgrade to a 4G SIM at their nearest Airtel retail touch points in the city or visit airtel.in/4g to request for a 4G SIM swap