With 5G technology, among others, we will be able to provides you with a great experience Example: While playing online games, as we will be able to slice the network and provide dedicated bandwidth; for work from home needs, we will be able to deliver smooth experience, etc.
Environment: 5G technology is more energy efficient. Energy consumption for transmission of per GB data in 5G network is much lesser than prevailing 4G technology.
How fast is Airtel 5G Plus?
Faster speeds than data speeds you’ve experienced before. It is expected to be up to 30x faster than the data speeds you experience on Airtel 4G.
How is Airtel 5G Plus better than Airtel 4G?
Airtel 5G Plus will deliver dramatically faster speeds than 4G.
Faster Speed:Airtel 5G Plus provides speed that are up to 30x faster than the Airtel 4G. Now you can download HD & 4K videos, games, and large files, all in just a few seconds.
Little to No Lag: With the Airtel 5G Plus network, you will experience little to no lag (the time it takes between any user action and the actual occurrence on the screen). This means dramatic improvements in the experience when playing games, during video calls, or while streaming 4K videos.
More Devices: Airtel 5G Plus will enable a sharp increase in the amount of available bandwidth, which allows you to connect to a higher number of devices such as smart watches, smart home solutions, smart appliances, location trackers, and much more simultaneously in comparison to Airtel 4G.
When will I start experiencing Airtel 5G Plus?
We have already started roll out of Airtel 5G Plus services. By the end of this year, we will have launched in all key metros and by end of next year we will have 5G coverage across all major cities of India.
Which cities are currently live on Airtel 5G Plus?
We have started roll out in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Siliguri, Nagpur, Varanasi, Panipat, Gurugram, Guwahati and Patna. By the end of this year, we will have launched in all key metros and by end of next year we will have 5G coverage across all major cities of India.
What do I need to do to experience Airtel 5G Plus?
5G ready SIM: All Our existing Airtel 4G SIMs are already 5G enabled. They will work seamlessly on your 5G smartphone.
Change handset settings: Go to the settings tab and get to Connections or Mobile Network. Select the 5G network mode. You may need to update your handset software to do the same.
How can I check if my phone is 5G enabled?
You can simply login to the Airtel Thanks App to check whether your smartphone is 5G enabled and if your city is Airtel 5G Plus ready.
Will my current SIM work on Airtel 5G Plus?
Yes, our existing Airtel SIMs are already 5G enabled. They will work seamlessly on your 5G smartphone.
Can a 5G phone be used on a 4G network?
Yes, your 5G smartphone will work seamlessly on both Airtel 5G Plus and 4G networks
Is there any difference in service that will be provided to our Airtel 5G Plus customers?
Yes. Customers who avail and latch onto the Airtel 5G Plus network will have a dedicated Customer Experience at the call centers, which will enable them to skip the IVR wait to talk to Airtel’s customer-care executives faster.