Guwahati: Bharti Airtel on Monday announced the launch of its state-of-the-art 5G services in Guwahati. Airtel 5G services are currently operational at GS Road, Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Dispur College, Ganeshguri, Christian Basti, Sri Nagar, Zoo Road, Lachit Nagar, Ulubari, Bhangagarh, Beltola and a few other select locations. Airtel said that it will expand its network to provide its services across the city in the coming times.
Speed will be about 30 times more than 4G
Rajneesh Verma, CEO, Bharti Airtel, Assam and North-East said, “Airtel customers can now experience ultrafast network and enjoy speeds up to 20-30 times faster than existing 4G speeds. are in the process of being rolled out, which will allow customers to enjoy superfast access to high-definition video streaming, gaming, multiple chatting, instant upload of photos and much more.”
Services started in these areas last week
Airtel 5G Plus services will be available to customers in a phased manner as the company continues to complete the build out and release of its network.
Last week, Airtel launched its 5G services in Gurugram. 5G services have also started in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Siliguri, Nagpur and Varanasi.
No need to change sim now
Customers with 5G enabled devices will be able to enjoy the high-speed Airtel 5G Plus network at no additional cost till the release becomes more widespread. Earlier this month, Bharti Airtel said it has crossed one million unique 5G users on its network, as the telecom operator is rolling out 5G services in a phased manner. There is no need to change the SIM as the existing Airtel 4G SIM is 5G capable.