Bharti Airtel launches 4G services in Salem, Tamil Nadu

Country’s top telecom operator Bharti Airtel has launched its 4G services (also called LTE) in Salem, Tamil Nadu. After launching its 4G services, the company claims to have received a compelling response in Chennai, Pondy, Vellore, Trichy, Madurai, Coimbatore, Tirupur and Tirunelveli. Airtel 4G is available to customers across a range of smart devices, including mobile phones, dongles, 4G hotspots and Wi-Fi dongles.


George Mathen, Hub CEO – Kerala and Tamil Nadu, Bharti Airtel, 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. We recently launched “Project Leap”, our national network transformation drive, and look forward to augmenting our 4G presence to more regions like Salem and deliver a compelling network experience for our customers now and in years to come”.

Airtel had launched India’s first 4G network in Kolkata in April 2012 and on August 6 2015, it 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.

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Hafiz Rahman K
December 16, 2015 8:16 pm 8:16 PM

airtel 4g available in Kottayam and Kollam

Elson Paul
December 16, 2015 8:55 pm 8:55 PM

Where in kottayam did you get airtel 4g signal…??…i am not getting 4g signal..

Hafiz Rahman K
December 16, 2015 9:54 pm 9:54 PM

Yes I was in train I got signal

Elson Paul
December 17, 2015 3:09 pm 3:09 PM

Ok..thanks..let me check with the mbile shops

December 16, 2015 7:54 pm 7:54 PM

Can anyone point out 4G WiFi data card (not router) just like the 3G data card Huawei E8231?.

Does the Huawei E3372h-607 data card (in fllipkart) have WiFi?.

Gagan Agarwal
December 16, 2015 5:28 pm 5:28 PM

Note it guys Airtel is using FDD LTE 1800 in Tamilnadu.

December 16, 2015 7:03 pm 7:03 PM

Really?. I thought it was 900 MHz.