Kannur, Kerala gets Airtel 4G, Project Leap too launched in state

Airtel has announced the commercial launch of its high speed 4G services in Kannur, Kerala, taking the total number of 4G launches in the state to 100. It’s within six months that Airtel achieved the milestone of 100 towns.

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With this, Airtel customers in Kannur who avail 4G services can experience uninterrupted HD video streaming, superfast uploading and downloading of movies, music and images. The service can be availed across multiple devices including mobile phones, dongles, 4G hotspots and Wi-Fi dongles.

“We launched Kerala’s First 4G Network in Kochi last August and in just six months our 4G presence has spread to 100 towns. As customers in Kerala 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,” said George Mathen, Hub CEO – Kerala & Tamil Nadu, Bharti Airtel on the new achievement.

To avail 4G services, subscribers can walk into the nearest 4G store.

Airtel has also launched ‘Project Leap’ program in Kerala, intending to enhance the network quality, thereby delivering a superior internet experience to people. For the people to know the expansion of Project Leap to their state, they can visit www.airtel.in/leap.

Besides, Airtel had announced last week that it has started deploying India’s first commercial LTE-Advanced (4G+) network in Kerala that can deliver mobile data speeds up to 135 Mbps.

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Airtel has very poor calling f acility in Kerala … Poor coverage and call drops are experienced…..Only 4G is good .. That too in terms of speed only 40 Mbps range.. It is not at all consistent and shows no service every now and then in Calicut .. I get a lot of missed call alerts everyday because of this .. Used to like Airtel , but this is sad … Now , I am porting to Voda postpaid from Airtel postpaid …they have about 29 Mbps max speed and that is good .. The best thing is that unlike… Read more »

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Actually Kerala is Airtel’s weakest circle, wrt 2G and 3G as its behind Idea, Vodafone, BSNL wrt 2G coverage and almost all its even small competitors (incl Aircel, Tata) have their own 3G license there.
But it looks like wrt 4G, Kerala is Airtel’s strongest circle having both Band 3 + Band 40 spectrum and covered 100+ towns already.. I wonder whether Aircel or Tata has covered that much towns via 3G by now?


Airtel 4G is great.. for 3G it will fall back to idea 3G ..
Satisfied it.
I am getting 37 Mbps speed in airtel 4G, 5 Mhz of 1800 Mhz spectrum alone..
Actually there is no much need of Airtel 2G for me as idea 3G is decently powerful enough as far as coverage is concerned because of that i will be in 3G only mode always in airtel.


Try vVodafone 4G .. Calls get connected faster and no call drops .. Good indoor coverage and speed.. Airtel and Idea very poor in this…
For download speed Airtel is best
40’mbps Airtel
29 voda
16 Idea …..
Considering everything together , Voda is better … Airtel 4G can best be experienced inside HiLite mall …
Idea is very poor now .. Idea/Airtel 3G is very poor .. 2-3 Mbps speed only .. Compared to call 7-8 Mbps .. But Voda 4g is absent in backward districts… RIP IDEA

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