Bharti Airtel today said that it is planning to launch 4G services in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh soon. The operator has announced that its customers in the states can now upgrade to 4G SIMs for free. With the USIM upgrade, customers can continue enjoying their existing 2G/3G services, while staying ready to experience Airtel 4G from the day of its launch.
Vir Inder Nath, chief executive officer, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Bharti Airtel said, “We are inviting data savvy customers to be 4G ready with a simple switch to an Airtel USIM. We look forward to serving them with world-class services on India’s widest 4G Airtel 4G will allow customers to enjoy uninterrupted HD video streaming, superfast uploading and downloading of movies, music and images.”
The launch of 4G in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh will be a part of Project Leap -Airtel’s nation-wide network transformation initiative. With a planned investment of Rs. 60,000 crores over the next three years, Project Leap is a strategic company initiative aimed at perceptibly improving its network quality and delivering the best customer experience.
Airtel launched India’s first 4G network in Kolkata in April 2012. Currently, Airtel 4G is available in over 15 circles across India.