AIRTEL INDIA, has announced the launch of 4G LTE Network in India. Airtel 4G LTE network had already been deployed in Kolkata on trial basis and recently, Airtel has made a public announcement that it will be rolling down the AIRTEL 4G LTE network to other major cities in the next 30 days, including Bangalore.
Airtel 4G LTE network Tariff Plans
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Airtel 4G LTE network
LTE is a terminology in the telecom network that stands for Long Term Evolution [LTE]. LTE is a an advancement in the current GSM netowrk that helps in increasing the speed of data transfers by using the latest advancements in modulation technology.
Devices for Airtel 4G LTE network
In order to use an LTE network, your mobile device needs to be LTE ready device. Check with yoiur device manual to see if your device is already LTE enabled. Most of the gadgets in the current Indian market supports only 3G and not the LTE network itself.
Special Features of Airtel 4G mobile network:
- No need to wait to get video buffered.
- In Airtel 4G, Downloading speed is upto 100 Mbps
- Uploading speed in Airtel 4G is 40Mbps
- You can stream several TV programs.
- The video calling service ll be better in Airtel 4G as compare to 3G.
- Airtel 4G is using LTE devices to access very high speed internet.
Airtel 4G spokes person said ”No one can tell exact how much speed that can be delivered on a wireless mobile network because various factors govern it. However, we (Airtel 4G) have seen data transfer speed of around 1.2 to 2 mbps on 3G mobile network. The 4G data transfer speed should be 10 times higher,”
To access 4G, Airtel has announced 2 different USB dongles for accessing 4G service priced at Rs 7,750 and Rs 7,999 and three data plans ranging between Rs 999 and Rs 1,999.
- Bharti Airtel to launch TD-LTE network in India this month (theverge.com)
- Reports of Airtel launching 4G surface again, it’s coming tomorrow – ZDNet (blog) (zdnet.com)
- Bharti Airtel becomes India’s first mobile operator to launch 4G (but initially dongle-only) (thenextweb.com)
- Bharti Airtel launches India’s first 4G service (bellwort.wordpress.com)
- Airtel appoints Nokia Siemens Networks to manage 4G network (India, Finland) (wirelessfederation.com)