Jalandhar, India, May 30, 2014: Bharti Airtel Limited (“Bharti Airtel”), a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced the launch of its 4G services in Jalandhar. Following the success of the launch of its 4G services in Chandigarh-Tricity and Ludhiana, the roll out will enable customers in the city to enjoy electrifying internet browsing experience. While the dongles and the Wi-Fi CPE’s will give customers the fastest broadband experience at home, with Apple iPhone 5S and 5C customers can experience 4G on the move. Customers in Chandigarh-Tricity, Ludhiana and Jalandhar can now enjoy the word class technology for a seamless experience of internet browsing even while roaming across these cities.
Customers can leverage advanced 4G technology capabilities like high definition video streaming with zero buffering, downloading 10 movies in less than 30 minutes, uploading full holiday albums in less than 5 minutes by uploading 2 high quality photos per second and also connect multiple devices without any experience constraint. Customers will be able to connect to the fastest ever internet service anywhere, anytime on either their mobile phone on iPhone 5S/5C or on dongles or on Wi-Fi with the home broadband solution of CPEs.
Announcing the launch, Manu Sood, Hub CEO –Upper North, Bharti Airtel (India) said, “Today, we are proud to announce the much awaited launch of Airtel 4G services in Jalandhar that fulfills a huge market requirement and will give customers the power to upgrade to cutting edge 4G technology – the most advanced wireless broadband experience available across the globe today, matching their internet experience with the rest of the world. As a brand we are committed to enriching the lives of millions and invite our data savvy customers in the city to enjoy this world class data experience which we are offering at unbeatable prices.”
Customers on iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c can start their mobile 4G experience right away by upgrading to a USIM (Universal SIM) / 4G SIM and selecting a plan/pack of their choice from an affordable range of offers. Customers can also enjoy the Airtel 4G’s unbeatable speed on the Airtel 4G dongle, Wi-Fi CPE and 4G compatible handsets including Xolo LT 900 and LG G2 (model D802T) apart from the iPhone 5S (models A1530& A1518) and 5C (models A1529 & A1516). While the USIM shall come free with the purchase of dongle or CPE, it shall come at a nominal cost of Rs 49/- for mobile users, the dongles are priced at Rs. 1500/, the CPE is priced at Rs 2500/-. Customers can select from a host of affordable 4G packs or plans. A special pack of Rs. 999/- (for postpaid – mobiles, dongles and CPEs) and Rs. 995/- (for prepaid- mobiles only) have also been introduced for heavy data users which will offer 10 GB of 4G data. For postpaid mobile customers, the plans will start as low as Rs. 100/-.
Special demo zones and kiosks have been installed in Airtel Office at 342, New Jawahar Nagar, Jalandhar for customers to experience LIVE demos and get started on 4G. Customers can also SMS 4G to 53636 or call 121 or log on to http://www.airtel.in/4G for more details.