Airtel 5G launched in eight cities. Check yours in the list

Updated on Oct 06, 2022 06:36 PM IST

Airtel informed that its services will work on any 5G handset and the existing SIM that customers have.

Airtel promises to offer 20 to 30 times higher speeds.(Bloomberg)
Airtel promises to offer 20 to 30 times higher speeds.(Bloomberg)
By | Written by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Telecom giant Bharti Airtel has rolled out its 5G services in eight Indian cities. The Airtel 5G Plus” services have been unveiled in eight cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Siliguri, Nagpur and Varanasi. The company announced its plans to expand its 5G network across urban India by 2023.

The customers in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Siliguri, Nagpur and Varanasi will get Airtel 5G Plus services in a phased manner as Airtel builds up its network and wraps up the roll out.

What is Airtel 5G Plus?

As per the Telecom major, Airtel 5G Plus service has three distinct advantages for customers over other networks. It is compatible with all the 5G smartphones as it runs on a technology that has the extensive adoption in the world with an advanced ecosystem.

Second, the company claims to offer 20 to 30 times faster internet than the existing speed, complemented with improved voice quality. And lastly, Airtel asserts to follow a unique power reduction approach, being more environmentally friendly.

Gopal Vittal, Managing Director & CEO, Bharti Airtel said, any 5G smartphone can use the service with the existing SIM cards. Along with improving our customers’ experience, focus is also on making a 5G solution environment friendly. He added, Airtel 5G Plus is all set to reformulate the way people interact, live, work, connect and play for years to come.

In a statement, the company noted that the Airtel service portfolio as a whole will benefit from Airtel 5G Plus. Additionally, it will enable incredibly rapid access to HD video streaming, gaming, multiple chats, immediate photo uploads, and more. With this launch, Airtel 5G Plus will revolutionise education, healthcare, manufacturing, agriculture, mobility, and logistics, helping India’s economy develop.

The Indian telecom giant said that in the last one year, Airtel has proved the power of 5G with various powerful use cases that will change lives.

(With inputs from ANI)

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