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    • The launch is a part of Airtel’s ongoing Network Transformation Program - Project Leap
    • Tamilnadu’s First 4G network was launched by Airtel in Chennai in June, 2015
    • Superfast 4G speeds now available at same price as 3G
    • Customers can enjoy 4G with immediate SIM swap and home delivery of SIMs in four hours
     

    Chennai, May 2, 2016: Bharti Airtel Limited (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications services provider, today announced the commercial launch of its high speed 4G services (also called LTE) in Cuddalore & Ambur. Now, customers across the state can experience high speed wireless broadband on Airtel 4G and get on to the digital superhighway to 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, 4G hotspots and Wi-Fi dongles.

     

    Commenting on the launch of Airtel 4G in these towns, George Mathen, Hub CEO – Kerala & Tamil Nadu, Bharti Airtel said, “As customers in India show an increasing propensity for consuming data services, we at Airtel are excited to take the lead in introducing the market to the power of blazing 4G speeds. We recently launched “Project Leap”, our national network transformation drive, and look forward to augmenting our 4G presence in Tamilnadu and deliver a compelling network experience for our customers now and in years to come”.

     

    Airtel has led the 4G story in India, having launched India’s first 4G network in Kolkata in April 2012. Airtel was also the first operator to launch 4G in Tamilnadu back in June 2015.

     

    To get started on Airtel 4G, customers can walk into their nearest Airtel Store and switch to a 4G SIM. For more information, visit www.airtel.in/4g.

     

    About Bharti Airtel

    Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 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 357 million customers across its operations at the end of March 2016. To know more please visit,www.airtel.com