Airtel announced the commercial launch of its high speed 4G services in Tirunelveli. Following a compelling response in Chennai, Pondy, Vellore, Trichy, Madurai, Coimbatore & Tirupur districts of Tamilnadu - Airtel 4G is now available for customers in Tirunelveli. 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 at Tirunelvelli, 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. 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 Tirunelveli, they will be uniquely positioned for a superlative 4G experience. We are committed to building a world class 4G network in the region".
Airtel 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.
As part of its national 4G rollout, customers can leverage a host of strategic initiatives announced by Airtel which includes 4G at 3G prices, 'Infinity Plans' and Airtel's alliance with Flipkart.
Airtel customers can enjoy 4G at 3G data prices with packs starting at INR 28. In addition, with every 4G SIM swap, 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'.
Airtel has range of ‘Infinity Plans' that start at Rs.999. These high-end plans offer unlimited voice calls on mobile along with data benefits and access to ‘Wynk Movies' and ‘Wynk Music'. Airtel's alliance with Flipkart ensures that numerous 4G devices sold on Flipkart are bundled and delivered with Airtel 4G SIMs. Customers can choose from a range of 4G devices from brands like Samsung, Xiaomi, Motorola, Lenovo, Asus and Huawei and enjoy a host of attractive Airtel 4G data benefits.