Bharti Airtel has today announced the rollout of 4G services in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This makes it the first mobile operator to launch 4G services on the island.
The telecom operator has revealed that the 4G services will be available in Port Blair, to begin with, and it will gradually roll out to other parts of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. With this, Airtel customers can now upgrade to 4G SIM for free and chose from a plethora of prepaid and postpaid plans. Customers will be also able to get bundle offers like Netflix, Amazon Prime and more with their new postpaid plans.
“We are delighted to launch the first 4G service in Andaman and Nicobar and contribute towards building a truly digitally empowered India. Having given the islands its first mobile network in 2005, we now look forward to serving customers with world-class high-speed data services and invite them to experience our 4G network. We would also like to thank the DoT and the local administration for their continued support to our endeavour,” said, Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO (India and South Asia), Bharti Airtel.
Previously, Airtel introduced 4G services at in Hayuliang region of Arunachal Pradesh. Hayuliang is an area that comes under the Anjaw district which is home to around 100 villages. Airtel plans to release 4G connectivity to other parts of the Anjaw as it looks to gain more traction in upgrading its 4G capacity in the North East.