Airtel to start 4G trials in Delhi from 18 June



Bharti Airtel will be starting trials of its 4G services in Delhi, from 18 June. The company has set up the network and has informed the customers who have 4G-enabled handsets, to get 4G SIM cards.

The company had started its 4G services in 2012, with the first launch in Kolkata. Airtel’s 4G services are now available in several parts of the country, including Chennai, Bengaluru, Pune, Chandigarh and Amritsar.

The Department of Telecom has given the mobile service provider permission to launch its 4G services in Delhi.

It has been learnt that Airtel has tied up with Huawei for its 4G network rollout in the Delhi circle. Bharti Airtel has more than 324 million users across its operations, since March

In mid-May, Airtel had launched 4G trials for its existing subscribers in Hyderabad in Telangana and Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. It also launched 4G trials for its existing customers in Mumbai and Chennai, from May 14.

As a part of this trial, existing customers across these cities can now avail a complimentary upgrade to an Airtel 4G SIM, and get 4G data at 3G prices, the company said in a statement.


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