Bharti Airtel’s 5G service will be available in eight cities, including Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, and Bangalore. Sunil Bharti Mittal announced the news during the India Mobile Congress.
Bharti Airtel is now the first firm in the country to offer 5G services.
“When will you (Prime Minister) launch 5G today?” Airtel’s 5G network will be available in eight cities, including Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, Bangalore, and others, according to Mittal.
He also stated that telecom giant plans to launch 5G services in numerous cities across the country by March 2024.
He also stated that Airtel plans to launch 5G services in numerous cities across the country by March 2023. And throughout India by March 2024.
The telecom organisation claims that 5G technology would offer ten times the download speed of 4G
Mittal praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s understanding of technology and how it relates to the country’s prosperity.
PM’s Understanding of Technology
“We are proud and lucky to have a leader who is deeply knowledgeable about technology.”
He also praised Mukesh, chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Limited, for his contribution to the advancement of 4G.
I’d like to recall Mukesh when he accelerated 4G and we had to run really fast to catch up. The nation’s heartbeat did not stop for even a minute when COVID struck. Our efforts continue around the clock, and Digital Mission deserves praise,” Mittal said.
He claimed that the Prime Minister issued the startup mantra, which resulted in the birth of unicorns every month.
As a result of 5G, he believes that hundreds of use cases would produce thousands of entrepreneurs.
Airtel 5G services will be offered at current 4G rates until a new 5G tariff is revealed.
5G services are also being launched in Chennai, Hyderabad, Nagpur, and Siligur According to the official.
Randeep Singh Sekhon, Chief Technology Officer at Bharti Airtel, stated that the company’s backend infrastructure is ready.
“In order to provide 5G service, we need to install some equipment on mobile towers.” We’re taking things slowly. The service will be provided starting today in the vicinity of towers where the equipment has been installed,” Sekhon noted.