Airtel today launched 4G trials exclusively for its customers in in the twin cities of Hubli and Dharwad. As part of the trial offer, Airtel customers in Hubli-Dharwad can now avail a complimentary upgrade to Airtel 4G at 3G prices and experience blazing Airtel 4G speeds. The company will assimilate valuable customer feedback from these early adopters and leverage the initial market response towards strengthening its service experience – thus building a world-class 4G network infrastructure for the city.
Commenting on the launch of Airtel 4G trials in the city, C. Surendran, CEO – Karnataka, Bharti Airtel Limited 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. For us, customers are at the very core of everything we do and delivering a compelling service experience for them is our foremost priority. We want our existing customers to be the first ones to enjoy the Airtel 4G experience and are offering them a free upgrade to Airtel 4G at the same price as 3G. We are committed to build a truly world-class 4G network and thus look forward to our customers’ valuable feedback”.
Aimed at transitioning more and more customers to superfast 4G experience, Airtel has also announced a go-to-market partnerships with Samsung and Flipkart for 4G devices.
Select retail stores of Samsung India will shortly facilitate easy Airtel 4G SIM swap for customers buying 4G smartphones. Airtel 4G double data offers are now available for customers of Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy A7 and Galaxy A5 mobile devices. Samsung has recently also launched its all new Core Prime 4G mobile smartphone in Airtel 4G markets. In the weeks to come, Samsung will also offer bundled Airtel 4G SIMs alongwith select Samsung 4G handsets in the Indian market.
To avail the complimentary 4G upgrade and experience mobile internet speeds like never before – existing Airtel customers with 4G ready mobile devices can walk into the nearest Airtel Store and switch to a 4G SIM.