Airtel today announced the commercial launch of its high speed 4G services (also called LTE) in Salem. Airtel 4G is available to customers across a range of smart devices including mobile phones, dongles, 4G hotspots and Wi-Fi dongles.
Commenting on the launch of Airtel 4G in the city, George Mathen, Hub CEO - Kerala & Tamil Nadu, 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. We recently launched "Project Leap", our national network transformation drive, and look forward to augmenting our 4G presence to more regions like Salem and deliver a compelling network experience for our customers now and in years to come".
Airtel has led the 4G story in India, having launched India's first 4G network in Kolkata in April 2012. On 6th August 2015, Airtel announced that its 4G services were available in 296 towns across India. Prior to that, Airtel had successfully conducted trials of its 4G services in select cities and leveraged feedback from customers towards strengthening its service experience.
Customers can enjoy Airtel's recently launched carrier agnostic mobile app - 'Wynk Movies' - a first of its kind movie mall that will offer a specially curated library of thousands of movies and other popular videos. Additionally, customers can leverage a host of strategic initiatives announced by Airtel as part of its national 4G rollout.