Bharti Airtel has launched its 4G services in Uttar Pradesh starting with Lucknow, Kanpur, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Allahabad, Agra, Aligarh, Bulandshahar, Hapur, Mathura, Modinagar, Muzzafarnagar and Meerut. The company will expand 4G services to more than 200 towns in coming month, announces Airtel.
Commenting on the launch, Shailendra Singh, CEO – Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Bharti Airtel said, “We are delighted to launch our 4G services in Uttar Pradesh. Our valued customers can now upgrade to 4G, free of cost and enjoy a high-speed mobile broadband experience on the Airtel network. With the launch, customers can also look forward to exciting data offers, and choose from a host of affordable tariff plans that offer great value.”
Airtel 4G services in UP have been deployed using the spectrum band of 1800 MHz (FD-LTE).
Similar to the launch offers announced in other states, Airtel has announced few 4G benefits for the 4G customers. For Rs. 249, Airtel prepaid subscribers can get 10GB of 4G data. The same offer is available for Rs. 255 in UP East. Under these data packs, 1GB data will be instantly credited to the customer’s account and the additional 9 GB data can be claimed by the customer through MyAirtel app. Users can avail a maximum of 3 recharges within 90 days, on the offer.
The postpaid 4G plans (Airtel Infinity plans) start at Rs.1199, which will offer 4G data with unlimited voice calls for STD, local and roaming. Using Airtel myPlan, postpaid users can design own plans. The prepaid 4G packs start at Rs. 1495, using which the subscribers will get 4G data for 90 days. Another 4G prepaid pack costs Rs.1498 for UP West and Rs.1499 for UP East. It offers 6GB 4G data upfront and customers can get 1GB 4G at Rs.56 for UPW and Rs.51 in UPE respectively for the next 12 months.
The SIM upgrade to 4G is free of cost and can be availed from any Airtel store/retailer in the city. There are demo zones established at the franchise and own showrooms for trial.
Airtel recently revised MyAirtel App by integrating various applications, making it a single app to access other apps. Users can also enjoy free 2GB cloud backup with the new Airtel Cloud app and free calling with Airtel Dialer.