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Airtel 4G LTE First Results

India’s First 4G Service Goes Live in Kolkata Courtesy Airtel

Airtel today official launched its 4G service on a TD-LTE, making India one of the first

countries in the world to commercially deploy this cutting-edge technology.During the 4G launch

Kapil Sibal admitted the fact that 3G spectrum is costly hence the tariff is high.


4G Speed Test 1st on net. Source unknown
Airtel 4G-LTE is based upon LTE-TDD (Time Division Duplex Long Term Evolution) using 20MHz of

2300MHz spectrum band.
upto 40mbps ( sadly not 100 mbps )

Plan Price

4G USIM Cost
Rs 49.

4G Dongle Price
airtel 4G dongle will be priced at Rs7999
indoor wifi cep @ Rs. 7750.

Airtel 4G Coverage Map in Kolkata

Airtel soon launch in these places within next 45 days
Karnataka, Punjab and Maharashtra (excluding Mumbai) circles.
others state wait for reliance infotel ( note different company than Reliance communication )
Sad news for semi urban,village,town peoples BSNL Not Launch 4G.

Source: Times of India

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  • It is a great news for the internet users who are using 2G and 3G services now can get 4G services with faster access. Customers both prepaid and postpaid may enjoy 4G on mobile to experience never before capabilities like high definition video streaming with zero buffering, speed download facility, uploading high quality photos within seconds and video chatting with much faster and clear. Rapid strides in global LTE rollouts and introduction of several new chipsets is making LTE enabled smartmobile phones and devices more affordable.


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