After rolling out its 4G LTE service for smartphones in Bengaluru earlier this year, telecom operator Airtel has now announced the expansion of the service to three new cities. According to Airtel, 4G LTE service can now be availed on smartphones in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula.
“Tricity (Chandigarh, Mohali & Panchkula) witnessed the advent of 4G last year and today we are proud to announce the launch of the much awaited 4G on mobile, empowering residents in the region to upgrade to the 4G – the fastest ever mobile broadband, matching their mobile 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,” said Manu Sood, Hub CEO – Upper North, Bharti Airtel (India).
As Airtel currently uses TD-LTE technology to provide 4G services, only select Android smartphones like LG G2 4G and XOLO LT900 are compatible. If own these phones or any other TD-LTE compatible smartphone, you can walk into Airtel stores in these cities to get a new 4G SIM card or get a live demo of the service.
Airtel offers various 4G data packages, more on which can be found on the Airtel website.