Bharti Airtel’s 5G service will be available in eight cities from Saturday, its chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal said at India Mobile Congress
With this, Bharti Airtel has become the first company to launch 5G services in the country.
5G from Airtel will be available in 8 cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, Bangalore and other cities,” Mittal said
He also said that Airtel will roll out 5G services in several cities across the country by March 2023 and across India by March 2024
According to a senior company official, Airtel 5G services will be available at existing 4G rates and a new tariff for 5G will be announced after some time
The officer said the 5G services are also being launched in Chennai, Hyderabad and Siliguri
Bharti Airtel Chief Technology Officer Randeep Singh Sekhon said that the company’s backend infrastructure is ready
He said every day Airtel is adding new cities for 5G services and increasing penetration within cities