Bharti Airtel Limited today announced the launch of Airtel 4G services in Mysore. With this, Airtel customers in the city can now access cutting-edge 4G LTE technology and enjoy the most advanced internet experience. Airtel customers across Mysore can now avail a complimentary upgrade to Airtel 4G at 3G prices and be the first to experience blazing Airtel 4G speeds.
Airtel 4G will enable superfast internet speeds and allow customers to enjoy capabilities such as high definition video streaming with zero buffering, downloading 10 movies in less than 30 minutes, uploading entire photo albums in less than five minutes (i.e. uploading two high resolution photos per second), connecting multiple devices without compromising on the experience etc.
Speaking at the launch, C. Surendran, CEO – Karnataka, Bharti Airtel Limited said “According to a report by the Internet and Mobile Association of India and IMRB International, India has reached 143 million social media users in April. Of these, 61% access social media on their mobile devices. To compliment this, the usage of social media in rural India has grown by 100% and in last one year alone has reached to 25 million Indians. As more and more Indians discover the power of the internet, we at Airtel are excited to launch Airtel 4G for our customers in Mysore – and make the fastest internet experience more accessible. For us, customers are at the very core of everything we do and delivering an enthralling service experience for them is our foremost priority. After witnessing a compelling market response for Airtel 4G in Bengaluru and Mangalore, we invite our customers in Mysore to be the next in the state of Karnataka to enjoy 4G – now with complimentary upgrade to 4G services at 3G prices. We are very excited to embark on a journey towards delivering a truly world-class 4G experience in Mysore.”
To avail the complimentary upgrade to 4G, existing Airtel customers with 4G ready mobile devices can simply walk into any of Airtel Stores across Mysore, and upgrade to a 4G SIM to experience mobile internet speed like never before. Customers can also visit www.airtel.in/4g and order the latest 4G SIM to be delivered at their doorstep.
Airtel offers a wide range of wireless 4G devices -Airtel 4G Dongle, Myfi (Hot Spot), Indoor CPE (Router) and Outdoor CPE (Router), that allows compatible mobile devices to latch onto the 4G network and experience superfast internet speeds.
To expand the availability of 4G mobile devices for customers and build onto the currently nascent 4G devices’ ecosystem – Airtel has a range of device partnerships, including new alliances with Flipkart and Motorola as well as Samsung.
As part of this, Airtel will soon be offering Rs 500 cash back on Moto E 4G purchased from Flipkart. Samsung India’s retail stores now facilitate easy Airtel 4G SIM swap for customers buying 4G smartphones. In the weeks to come, Samsung will also offer bundled Airtel 4G SIMs along with Samsung 4G handsets available in the Indian market. Airtel 4G double data offers are now available for Samsung’s Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy A7 and Galaxy A5 mobile devices. Samsung will also be looking at launching its all new Core Prime 4G mobile smartphone in Airtel 4G markets.
Earlier in April 2012, Airtel had launched India’s first 4G services in Kolkata. Airtel’s 4G services are now available across India including Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Mangalore, Pune, Chandigarh and Amritsar.