All about Airtel 4G

Airtel has begun rolling out 4G services for its customers and plans to integrate the entire network in a couple of years. 4G is currently the fastest telecommunication technology and offers higher speeds for browsing and data connectivity. It is an improvement of the current 3G technology.

Features

4G is the next generation telecommunication technology that provides lightening fast speeds for movie streaming and wireless connectivity. Airtel initially plans to roll out 4G service in 296 towns where users can swap their existing sim for a 4G version. Packs start at 3G prices with Rs. 25 for the basic plan. Users who switch to 4G will also get unlimited access to Wynk music for six months and five free moves on Wynk Movies. If you are a heavy users, then Airtel has unlimited plans starting at Rs. 999 that allow unlimited voice calls and data connectivity along with Wynk Music and Wynk Movies (offered in partnership with Eros) connectivity.

 

How to upgrade?

Most Airtel users are already getting messages asking them if they wish to upgrade to the new 4G sim. Just reply to the message or you can also manually request through the 4G sim Swap page. Once the sim is delivered to you, all you need to do is send the 20 digit code on the back to 121. Select 1 to confirm. The services on your old sim will cease to function and the new sim will start functioning in a matter of hours. There is no need to cut the sim as Airtel provides smart sims for its 4G services.

 

Best Plans

Airtel has come up with a range of plans that offer a lot to consumers. Below is a list of some of the best plans available for both prepaid and post paid customers. Airtel had priced the plans competitively and they are at par with what 3G used to cost. Remember, its 4G so it’s much more faster than 2G or 3G technology and you will definitely notice the higher speeds when streaming movies or downloading content over the internet. You can also make video calls without interruption on the 4G network easily.

 

Postpaid 4G plans

Postpaid Rs 999 plan

3 GB data

Unlimited Airtel to Airtel calls

Unlimited music streaming through Wynk Music

Five free movies through Wynk Movies

Postpaid Rs. 1499 plan

5 GB data

Unlimited local calls

Unlimited music streaming through Wynk Music

Unlimited movies through Eros

Postpaid Rs 1999 plan

7 GB data

Unlimited local calls, STD and free roaming

Unlimited music streaming through Wynk Music

Postpaid Rs. 2999 plan

15 GB data

Unlimited local calls, STD and free roaming

Unlimited music streaming through Wynk Music

Unlimited movies through Eros

 

 

Prepaid 4G Plans

Rs. 249 plan

1 GB of data

Validity period: 30 days

Rs. 449 plan

2.5 GB of data

Validity period: 30 days

Rs. 749 plan

4 GB of data

Validity period: 30 days

Rs. 1499 plan

10 GB of data

Validity period: 30 days