Bharti Airtel on Wednesday launched 4G trials for its customers in the twin cities of Hubballi and Dharwad in north Karnataka. With this, customers in these cities can now access superfast Internet speeds to enjoy capabilities like high definition video streaming with zero buffering, the company said in a statement.
As part of the trial offer, Airtel customers in Hubballi-Dharwad can now avail a complimentary upgrade to Airtel 4G at 3G prices and experience the speed, it said. “We want our existing customers to be the first ones to enjoy the Airtel 4G experience and are offering them a free upgrade to Airtel 4G at the same price as 3G,” Bharti Airtel Karnataka CEO C Surendran said.
Airtel has also announced a go-to-market partnerships with Samsung and Flipkart for 4G devices, he said. Select retail stores of Samsung India would shortly facilitate easy Airtel 4G SIM swap for customers buying 4G smartphones, he said. Airtel 4G double data offers are now available for customers of Samsung Galaxy S6,Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy A7 and Galaxy A5 mobile devices, Surendran said.
Further, 4G trials have been launched for existing Airtel customers in Delhi,Hyderabad, Vizag, Madhurai, Chennai, Coimbatore, and Mumbai. Airtel’s 4G services are available across India including recently launched in Ambala,Karnal, Yamunanagar, Hisar, Rohtak, Nasik, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Mangaluru, Bengaluru, Pune, Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Hoshiarpur, Phagwara, Kapurthala, Moga, Bathinda and Patiala.