Bharti Airtel, India’s largest mobile service operator today launches its 4G LTE – High Speed Wireless Broadband Service in Bangalore (Bengaluru -Karnataka). After Kolkata, Bangalore becomes the 2nd city in India wherein 4G-LTE services available.
Airtel has launched the service on a state-of-the-art network based on TD-LTE, making India one of the first countries in the world to commercially deploy this cutting-edge technology. Huawei is the 4G technology partner of Airtel in Karnataka circle. Airtel’s 4G (TD-LTE) network was launched by Sadananda Gowda, Cheif Minister, Karnataka at event in Bangalore.
The cost of the 4G USIM will be Rs. 49 and airtel 4G dongle will be priced at Rs 7999 and indoor wifi CPE at Rs 7750. As part of an exciting introductory offer by Airtel, customers subscribing to 4G services will now be given a 100% cashback for the dongle – thus bringing device cost to customers zero and paving way for mass adoption of 4G services. Airtel also added a new plan with more usage – Break Free Ultimate for Rs 2999 offering 30 GB per month.
Customers on Airtel 4G can choose from a catalog of over 35 high quality Bollywood movie titles and leverage the power of 4G to enjoy an unmatched video streaming experience. While 10 movie titles will be available free of cost for customers during the first month, movie buffs can pay a monthly subscription of INR 149 and watch unlimited movies. Airtel will be further adding to this list of movies in the catalog in weeks to come.
As an Intro offer for postpaid 999 users will get discount of Rs. 167 per bill for 6 months and 1399 users will get discount of Rs. 466 per bill for 6 months and there will be no 4G smartphone as of now.
|Plan||Break free||Break free max||Break free ultra||Break free ultimate|
|Charges after usage||nil||nil||nil||nil|
|Speed after quota||128 kbps||128 kbps||128 kbps||128 kbps|
|Cashback offer||1 month rental over 6 months||2 months’ rental over 6 months||Discount of Rs 7999 over 24 months||Discount of Rs 7999 over 12 months|
|Effective discount of rental||Rs 167/month for 6 months||Rs 466/month for 6 months||Rs 333/month for 24 months||Rs 667/month for 12 months|
Airtel also introduced SmartBytes as they promised in Kolkata launch event. Now Airtel 4G postpaid customers will get flexibility of adding data transfer limit and continue browsing at subscribed speed.
Details of Airtel 4G SmartByte Plans:
|Smartbyte plans||Data||Effective cost|
|INR 600||2 GB||Rs 200/GB|
|INR 875||5 GB||Rs 175/GB|
|INR 1500||10 GB||Rs 150/GB|
For more details call Airtel’s exclusive 4G call center on 1800 103 0405.