Airtel launches 4G trials in Coimbatore
Coimbatore, 11th June 2015: Bharti Airtel Limited (“Bharti Airtel”), a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today launched 4G trials in Coimbatore. As part of this, all Airtel customers & customers from other networks joining Airtel can enjoy 4G at 3G prices and experience blazing 4G speeds. The company will use this trial phase as an opportunity to gather valuable customer feedback around the quality of its 4G services and assimilate these market insights into Airtel’s wider agenda of building a world-class 4G network infrastructure for the city.
To avail the complimentary upgrade to Airtel 4G, existing or new customers with 4G ready mobile devices can walk into any of Airtel Stores across Coimbatore and get started with 4G.
Airtel 4G customers will experience superfast internet speeds and enjoy capabilities like 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.
In order to massify the availability of 4G devices for customers and build onto the currently nascent 4G devices’ ecosystem, the company has also launched a new partnership with Flipkart and Motorola. As part of this, Airtel will soon be offering a Rs. 500 cashback on Moto E 4G purchased from Flipkart.
Airtel has also announced a go-to-market partnership with Samsung proliferate 4G devices and transition more and more customers to experience the fastest browsing experience. As part of this, Samsung India and Airtel have decided to promote each others' 4G offerings at their respective outlets. As part of this arrangement, Samsung India’s retail stores will 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.
Airtel also offers an affordable WiFi hotspot device that allows compatible mobile devices latch onto the 4G network and experience superfast 4G speeds.
Earlier in April 2012, Airtel had launched India’s first 4G service in Kolkata. Airtel’s 4G services are now available across major cities in India including Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, Chandigarh and Amritsar. On 14th of May, Airtel had launched 4G trials exclusively for its customers in Chennai and offered a complimentary upgrade to Airtel 4G.
For more information, please visit www.airtel.in/4g.