Exclusive : Airtel Launching 4G services in Bangalore on May 7

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest mobile service operator  is set  to roll out  its 4G  – High Speed Wireless Broadband Service on May 7th 2012 in Bangalore (Karnataka). After Kolkata, Bangalore will be the 2nd city to get 4G service in India.

According to our exclusive sources close to the operator, Airtel 4G network is ready in Bangalore and commercial service network will be live from May 7, 2012 followed by official launch event.

Presently only Airtel is providing 4G services in India and it has selected Huawei to deploy its 4G TD LTE network in Karnataka besides offering rich data content to the customers in Bangalore – Karnataka circle.

Airtel will offer 4G – LTE services over a wide range of devices including airtel 4G – LTE USB modem (Huawei E392) and airtel 4G LTE Indoor Wireless Gateway (Huawei B593). Airtel officials at the launch event clarified that it requires a 4G enabled 128kB USIM (priced at Rs. 49) to use on the dongle. The airtel 4G LTE data card and WiFi CPE will be network locked. The price of the dongle and WiFi CPE are Rs. 7999 and Rs. 7750 respectively.

So with Airtel 4G-LTE you can use mobile Broadband with bandwidth up to 40Mbps ! as its tag-line says Don’t surf, just fly! 

Airtel 4G LTE deployed on Huawei TD LTE technology, will allow subscribers to experience high speed wireless Internet access that can support bandwidth intensive applications, support video streaming and high-definition video conferencing. Under this agreement, Huawei will deliver the LTE solution comprising of network infrastructure and devices. 

In 2010, Airtel had successfully bid for 4G BWA license spectrum in Kolkata, Karnataka, Punjab and Maharashtra (excluding Mumbai) circles. Currently Airtel 4G Service is available in Kolkata circle.

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Venkatesh
Venkatesh

I brought Airtel 4G in Bangalore. Seems good @ 30 mbps download. I guess thats not bad. I watch most of Youtube videos.

Sridhar
Sridhar

hi Venkatesh, i’m also in bangalore, pls call me at 9379917798, today i got the same & i’d like to discuss about this thankx

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