Airtel launches 4G Services In Kolkata and What it will enable you to do

by · April 10, 2012


What is 4G or LTE(Long Term Evolution) :-

Get speeds up to 100mbps while downloading, and 40mbps while uploading. Break free of buffering and waiting, and manifest your will online instantly and seamlessly.

With 4G it will enable people to do:-
Download and watch HD movies faster.
Multiple video chats
Play multiplayer online games with low latency.
Instant uploads of photos, videos and much more.
It will increase the success rate of online transaction.

4G provides about 100mbps download speed which is almost 8-10 times the speed of existing 3G networks.
Airtel Launches 4G High Speed Internet Services In Kolkata

India’s largest telecom firm Bharti Airtel has launched India’s first 4G service using TD-LTE
in Kolkata, making India one of the first countries in the world to commercially deploy 4G.

It has selected Chinese telecom equipment company ZTE for providing technology and equipments for the service.

Sunil Bharti Mittal, chairman and managing director, Bharti Airtel said, “High speed wireless broadband has the potential to transform India, provide a robust platform for building the country’s digital economy and truly empower people. India will see massive growth in consumption of data and content over mobile devices and proliferation of mobile commerce.”

The company has not received approval to provide voice and sms service to users on 4G network, Kapoor said.

The company 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. The lesser priced device is meant for indoor access of the service while the higher priced dongle is for using broadband on the move.

Tariffs Plans(Source) :-
plan name   rentals (per month-INR)      free quota (GB)            speed post FUP (kbps)
breakfree                999                                          6                                      128
breakfree max        1399                                        9                                      128
breakfree ultra        1999                                      18                                      128
available in both prepaid and postpaid

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