Airtel 5G services now available in Guwahati

This comes days after Airtel 5G went live in Gurugram.

Highlights
  • Airtel 5G Plus services are now available in Guwahati, India.
  • The network is operational at G S Road, Guwahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Dispur College, Ganeshguri, Christian Basti, Sree Nagar, and other locations in the city.
  • Airtel 5G Plus to rollout across India by 2024.

Bharti Airtel has announced the launch of 5G Plus services in Guwahati, India. This comes just days after the telecom network rolled out the services in Pune Airport and Gurugram. Customers with 5G-enabled devices can enjoy the high-speed 5G Plus network at no extra cost until the rollout is more widespread. Currently, the network is operational at G S Road, Guwahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Dispur College, Ganeshguri, Christian Basti, Sree Nagar, Zoo Road, Lachit Nagar, Ulubari, Bhangagarh and Beltola and few other select locations.

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The telecom network says that it will augment its network, thereby making its services available across the city in due course of time. Airtel 5G cities include Hyderabad, Varanasi, Delhi, Gurugram, Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, Siliguri, and Nagpur.

Airtel 5G rollout

Airtel 5G Plus will roll out across the country by March 2024, as announced by the company. The latest telecom network is said to bolster the entire portfolio of services that Airtel offers. Additionally, the network is claimed to allow super-fast access to HD video streaming, gaming, multiple chatting, instant uploading of photos and more.

The telecom says that 5G will fillip the economic growth of India as well as the network revolutionises education, healthcare, manufacturing, agriculture, mobility and logistics. The company hasn’t announced 5G data packs just yet so customers can continue to use the latest network free of cost, for now. However, do note that Airtel is not offering unlimited data like Jio; instead, the data benefits remain the same as the current plan.

Commenting on the launch, Rajnish Verma, CEO, Bharti Airtel, Assam and North-East said, “I am thrilled to announce the launch of Airtel 5G Plus in Guwahati. Airtel customers can now experience ultrafast networks and enjoy speeds up to 20-30 times faster than the current 4G speeds. We are in the process of lighting up the entire city which will allow customers to enjoy superfast access to High-definition video streaming, gaming, multiple chatting, instant uploading of photos and more.”