Airtel's 4G Services to be rolled out in Bangalore soon..!

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Airtel's 4G Services to be rolled out in Bangalore soon..!

  • 2012-04-12 03:23:06
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News / Telecom Airtel's 4G Services to be rolled out in Bangalore soon..!
Airtels launch of 4G services in Kolkata has made it the first telecom service provider in India to offer 4G LTE TDD services. Bharti Airtel has now announced that it is ready to repeat the feat in Bangalore in 30 days, though this time it has chosen ZTE’s rival Huawei as its network equipment vendor in the city.

"We will be ready for launching it (4G service) in Bangalore in 30 days time. We have selected Huawei (as network equipment vendor) for Bangalore," Bharti Airtel CEO Sanjay Kapoor told reporters during a conference call.

Airtel holds BWA spectrum across four telecom circles, namely Kolkata, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Punjab. It had won it in 2010 after paying Rs 3,3143.6 million. We had earlier reported that Airtel will be offering 4G to both prepaid and postpaid users and there are three tariff plans--Breakfree, Breakfree Max and Breakfree Ultra--being offered at Rs 999, Rs 1,399 and Rs 1,999 monthly rentals, respectively.

The launch of 4G services, will allow Bharti Airtel subscribers to experience, high speed wireless internet access that can support bandwidth intensive applications, support video streaming and high-definition video conferencing. The company expects that consumer will get 10 times higher broadband speed compared to the speed that people get on 3G network.
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