rtel on Tuesday launched its 4G services in Bihar starting with Patna, Gaya, Siwan, Motihari and Bhagalpur. The service has been rolled out on the on dual spectrum bands of 1800 MHz (FD LTE) and 2300 MHz (TD LTE). Airtel has installed special demo zones and kiosks at all the Own and Franchisee retail stores in these places respectively.
Customers can avail 4G services at 3G prices and also get one-time 2GB free 4G data with upgrade to U-SIM. Airtel also announced a new 4G offer under which user can avail 10 GB 4G data at Rs 247 with any new 4G handset. With Rs 247 recharge, 1 GB data will be instantly credited to the customer’s account and the additional 9 GB data can be claimed by the customer through My Airtel app. Users can avail a maximum of 3 recharges within 90 days, on the offer. Users can also enjoy free 2GB cloud backup with the new Airtel Cloud app and free calling with Airtel Dialer.
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The launch of 4G services comes in the wake of Jio 4G offer under which the company provides unlimited access to free internet data and free voice calls till December 31, 2016. Airtel’s existing postpaid and prepaid 4G packs include offers like Infinity Plan(postpaid) which starts at Rs 1199 and gives 4G data with unlimited voice calls for STD, local and on roaming. The postpaid users can also avail the myPaln offer where they can design their own plans.
Airtel launched its first 4G service in Kolkata in 2012. The company said that 4G launch is a part of Airtel’s ongoing network transformation programme called Project Leap, under which Airtel plans to invest Rs 60,000 crores over the next three years. With today’s launch Airtel 4G is now available in 17 circles across India.