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    Invites customers to upgrade their existing SIMs to 4G ready USIMs free of cost

    The launch will be a part Airtel’s network transformation initiative – “Project Leap”
     

    Guwahati, 6th Sept 2016: Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications services provider, today said that customers can switch their existing 2G/3G SIMs with 4G ready USIMs completely free of cost at any Airtel retail store in 37 towns in Assam including Guwahati, Silchar, Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Tezpur, Tinsukia, Bongaigaon, Sibsagar, Nagaon, Lakhimpur, Barpeta, Duliajan, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, Dhemaji, Golaghat, Gaolpara, Mangaldoi and Nalbari.

     

    Airtel plans to launch 4G services in Assam soon. With the USIM upgrade, customers can continue enjoying their existing 2G/3G services, while staying ready to experience Airtel 4G from the day of its launch.

     

    Sameer Anjaria, CEO-Airtel North East and Assam said, “We are inviting data savvy customers to be 4G ready with a simple switch to an Airtel USIM. We look forward to serving them with world-class services on India’s widest 4G network.”

     

    Airtel 4G will allow customers to enjoy uninterrupted HD video streaming, superfast uploading and downloading of movies, music and images.

     

    The launch of Airtel 4G in Assam will be a part of Project Leap – Airtel’s nation-wide network transformation initiative. With a planned investment of Rs. 60,000 Crores over the next three years, Project Leap is a strategic company initiative aimed at perceptibly improving its network quality and delivering the best customer experience.  

     

    Airtel has led the 4G story in India, having launched India’s first 4G network in Kolkata in April 2012.

     

    About Bharti Airtel

    Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 18 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 3 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 359 million customers across its operations at the end of July 2016. To know more please visit, www.airtel.com