India’s largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel said on 30 November that it has launched VoLTE (Voice over LTE) services in Karnataka, offering users the flexibility of high-quality voice calls and fast data sessions in parallel. Also Read - Airtel 5G service rollout: Airtel and Tata Group partner for Made in India 5G network
“Customers can call any mobile, landline network using Airtel VoLTE. There will be no additional data charges for VoLTE and calls will be billed as per existing plan or pack benefits,” the company said in a statement. Also Read - Jio maintains lead in 4G download speed, Vi in upload in May: TRAI
Airtel VoLTE works over 4G but even in the case of unavailability of 4G network, these calls will automatically switch to 3G/2G network to ensure that subscriber is connected at all times. Also Read - Airtel launches new Rs 456 prepaid plan: Check data, validity, call and other benefits
“Airtel VoLTE will also enable customers to enjoy HD (High Definition) quality voice calls high-speed data sessions in parallel,” the statement added.