Bharti Airtel had recently launched its 4G services in the Indian cities of Chandigarh, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Pune. The company is now planning on launching the high-speed service in the remaining circles including Delhi, Mumbai, Kerala and Haryana.
Airtel relased a statement, in which it said, “Earlier last year, Bharti Airtel acquired 49 percent interest in Qualcomm AP’s India entities that hold BWA licenses in Delhi, Mumbai, Haryana and Kerala.” With the deployment of the CSBF functionality, the company has the advantage of pan-India GSM, along with 3G networks.
Due to this, users will have the flexibility of using one or both the networks to support voice services on the TD-LTE platform. Airtel added that with the upcoming launch it will help to enhance the presence of mobile broadband in the country. The statement from the company added that they were optimistic about the potential of Airtel’s 4G services and will invite data savvy customers to the state of Punjab to enjoy their services.
Airtel had earlier rolled out 4G services in the city of Kolkata with another Chinese telecom company ZTE. The new Airtel 4G service will challenge the poor standardization that is currently prevalent and will also provide cost-effective networks.