Bharti Airtel the largest operator by subscriber base has extended its 4G network coverage to Gulbarga city in Karnataka circle. Airtel had launched India’s first 4G network in Kolkata in April 2012. On 6th August 2015, Airtel announced that its 4G services were available in 296 towns across India.Prior to that, Airtel had successfully conducted trials of its 4G services in select cities and leveraged feedback from customers towards strengthening its service experience.
Speaking at the launch of Airtel 4G in the city, C. Surendran, CEO – Karnataka, Bharti Airtel Limited said “At Airtel, the customer is at the heart of everything we do. 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. Today, as we launch Airtel 4G for our customers in Gulbarga, they will have a unique chance to experience superlative 4G speed. We are committed to building a world class 4G network in Karnataka and with this launch we are one step closer to creating a digital superhighway in the region.”
Airtel has also launched its Platinum 3G network in Ahmedabad city of Gujarat circle. Platinum 3G will boost indoor coverage, enhance voice clarity, deliver faster internet speeds and offer a superior network experience for customers. Additionally, Platinum 3G will help optimize the backend engagement between the network and mobile devices, thus allowing customers to enjoy extended battery life on their phones.
Commenting on the launch of Platinum 3G, Murthy Chaganti, CEO, Gujarat, Bharti Airtel (India) said, “As a leader in the telecommunication space, it is our endeavor at Airtel to consistently innovate and make investments that help us move closer to our vision of delivering a seamless network experience to our customers. The launch of Platinum 3G is an integral part of this commitment and will deliver enhanced voice as well as data connectivity for customers - at existing 3G tariffs. We now invite data savvy customers in Ahmedabad to enjoy Airtel Platinum 3G and experience our world class ‘Smartphone Network’.”