Recently, one of the major telecom players in India- Airtel launched its 4G Internet services for mobile phone users in Chandigarh and neighboring areas like Mohali and Panchkula. Now the company has expanded the reach of its 4G services to Ludhiana.
So far Airtel has been one of the most important telecom players to offer 4G services in India and Ludhiana is now the fifth city to receive Airtel's 4G services. Airtel was reported to to have 89% Increase in the net profit for Q4 and the company has also tied-up with Apple by offering 4G services for iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c users in select cities.
The process to use the 4G service from Airtel is pretty simple and the users just need to upgrade to a universal SIM or 4G SIM from the company. Airtel has already got a number of special packs, which include Rs. 995 plan for mobile users and Rs. 999 pack for postpaid mobile, dongle and CPEs. Both plans offer 10GB of 4G data for a month.
Apart from Apple iPhone 5s and 5c, Other handsets with 4G compatibility like LG G2 can also make full use of the new service from Airtel.
According to the company, "With this roll out, customers of Bharti Airtel in Ludhiana can now 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."
Moreover, Airtel 4G dongles are also available for Rs 1,500 and the modem is priced at Rs 2,500. Users can take home a free 4G SIM on purchasing a dongle. Users who don't want to buy a dongle or CPE can purchase the SIM card for Rs. 49.