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    Introduces the city to the fastest home broadband and internet on the move with 4G dongles, Wi-Fi CPEs and 4G SIMs for mobile phone
    Becomes the 5th city in the country and 2nd in Punjab to experience the fastest ever internet service
     
    Ludhiana, May 19, 2014: Bharti Airtel Limited (“Bharti Airtel“), a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced the launch of its 4G services in Ludhiana. With this roll out, the industrial hub becomes the 1st city in the country to witness the electrifying internet browsing experience simultaneously on dongles, Wi-Fi CPEs (Customer Premise Equipment/ routers) and mobile phones. While the dongles and the Wi-Fi CPE's will give customers the fastest broadband experience at home, with Apple iPhone 5S and 5C customers can experience the same on the move.
     
    Customers can now leverage advanced 4G technology capabilities like high definition video streaming with zero buffering, downloading10 movies in less than 30 minutes, uploading full holiday albums in less than 5 minutes by uploading 2 high quality photos per second and also connect multiple devices without any experience constraint. Customers can now get connected to the fastest ever internet service anywhere, anytime on either their mobile phone on iPhone 5s/5c or on dongles or on Wi-Fi with the home broadband solution of CPEs.
     
    Announcing the launch, Manu Sood, Hub CEO –Upper North, Bharti Airtel (India) said, “The much awaited launch of Airtel 4G services fulfills a huge market requirement and will give customers in Ludhiana the power to upgrade to cutting edge 4G technology - the most advanced wireless broadband experience available across the globe today, matching their internet experience with the rest of the world. As a brand we are committed to enriching the lives of millions and invite our data savvy customers in the city to enjoy this world class data experience which we are offering at unbeatable prices.
     

    Customers on iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c can start their mobile 4G experience right away by upgrading to a USIM (Universal SIM) / 4G SIM and selecting a plan/pack of their choice from an affordable range of offers. Customers can also enjoy the Airtel 4G’s unbeatable speed on the Airtel 4G dongle, Wi-Fi CPE and 4G compatible handsets including Xolo LT 900 and LG G2 (model D802T) apart from the iPhone 5S (models A1530& A1518) and 5C (models A1529 & A1516). While the USIM shall come free with the purchase of dongle or CPE, it shall come at a nominal cost of Rs 49/- for mobile users, the dongles are priced at Rs. 1500/-, the CPE is priced at Rs 2500/-. Customers can select from a host of affordable 4G packs or plans.  A special pack of Rs. 999/- (for postpaid – mobiles, dongles and CPEs) and Rs. 995/- (for prepaid- mobiles only) have also been introduced for heavy data user which will offer 10 GB of 4G data. For postpaid mobile customers, the plans will start as low as Rs. 100/-.

     
    Special demo zones and kiosks have been installed in Airtel's office at IC Tower, G-454, BRS Nagar, Ferozpur road and company owned store at Sarabha Nagar for customers to experience LIVE demos and get started on 4G. Customers can also SMS 4G to 53636 or call 121 or log on to www.airtel.in/4g-for-iphone  for more details.
     
    Log on to Twitter to read posts and reviews on Airtel 4G on the hashtag #Airtel4G.
     
    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 4 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 wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 295 million customers across its operations at the end of March 2014. To know more please visit, www.airtel.com