Bharti Airtel Limited (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications services provider, today announced the launch 4G services in Durgapur. Customers can now enjoy uninterrupted HD video streaming, superfast uploading and downloading of movies, music and images. Airtel 4G is available to customers across a range of smart devices including mobile phones, dongles and 4G hotspots.
Airtel 4G has been rolled out in Durgapur using dual spectrum bands of 2300 Mhz (TD LTE) and 1800 MHz (FD LTE) to offer a superior mobile broadband experience. In Durgapur, Airtel has deployed Carrier Aggregation (4G-Advanced) technology, which offers data speeds of up to 135 Mbps on compatible handsets. Carrier Aggregation technology combines the capacities across 2300 MHz (TD LTE) and 1800 MHz (FD LTE) to deliver high broadband speeds. With this, Durgapur joins a select group of cities globally and in India, to have 4G-advanced network.
Commenting on the launch, Vir Inder Nath, CEO – West Bengal & Odisha, Bharti Airtel Limited said, “We are delighted to launch our 4G services in Durgapur using the latest Carrier Aggregation technology. We look forward to offering a superior 4G experience to our valued customers who can now choose from a host of affordable prepaid and postpaid plans to get on the digital highway.”