Bharti Airtel Limited has launched its 4G trials exclusively for its existing customers in Hyderabad and Vishakapatnam. As part of this, Airtel customers across these two cities can now avail a complimentary upgrade to Airtel 4G at 3G prices.
Announcing the beta launch, Venkatesh Vijayraghavan, CEO – Andhra Pradesh & Telangana, Bharti Airtel (India) said, the launch of 4G is a powerful communication platform offering significant benefits for today’s mobile workplace, we at Airtel are excited to bring the power of 4G for our customers in Hyderabad and Vishakapatnam. Our customers will experience immense benefits with the launch of LTE– faster speeds, greater quality and superior value. Over the last few months, we at Airtel have made significant investments in building a robust 4G network. 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 look forward to our customers’ valuable feedback towards delivering a truly world-class 4G experience for customers in both these cities”.
To avail this offer, existing Airtel customers with 4G ready mobile devices can walk into any of Airtel’s retail touchpoints across Hyderabad and Vishakapatnam and upgrade to a 4G SIM and experience mobile internet speeds like never before. Airtel has also announced go-to-market partnerships with Samsung and Flipkart to proliferate 4G devices and transition more and more customers to experience the fastest browsing experience.
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As part of a new partnership, Flipkart will be offering Airtel 4G with double the data benefits for customers buying select 4G handsets. Flipkart-exclusive 4G devices (including brands like Xiaomi, Motorola, Lenovo, Asus and Huawei) that will soon come bundled with an Airtel 4G SIM. While existing Airtel customers will be able to follow a quick SMS registration process to activate 4G, non-Airtel customers buying their 4G device from Flipkart will be guided through a simple process to smoothly transition to the Airtel 4G network.