Airtel launches 4G services in Uttar Pradesh


Telecom major Bharti Airtel today launched its 4G services across 120 towns of Uttar Pradesh promising high speed mobile broadband experience for its subscribers.

“Airtel 4G has been rolled out in 120 towns of UP on spectrum band of 1800 MHz (FD LTE) to offer a superior 4G experience to customers,” Airtel said in a statement.

The services have been rolled out in major cities of the State which include Lucknow, Kanpur, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Allahabad, Agra, Bareilly and Meerut, to begin with.

“We are delighted to launch our 4G services in Uttar Pradesh. Our valued customers can now upgrade to 4G free of cost, and enjoy a high speed mobile broadband experience on the Airtel network,” Bharti Airtel CEO for Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Shailendra Singh said.

Airtel has rolled out 4G services in UP using spectrum bands of 1800 MHz (FD LTE) and will extend its 4G footprint to other towns across the State in the coming months, the statement said.

Airtel also announced a new 4G offer for prepaid customers who can now enjoy 10 GB 4G data for just Rs 249 in UP West and Rs 255 in UP East with any new 4G handset.

“With these recharges, 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 MyAirtel app. Users can avail a maximum of 3 recharges within 90 days on the offer,” the statement said.

Airtel’s 4G services are currently available in 21 out of 22 circles across India.

The company is offering 4G at 3G prices and all its customers will get one-time 2GB free 4G data with upgrade of their SIM card after dialing a special number.