When will Airtel 5G launch in India?
Airtel had announced that in August 2022, the company will launch 5G services. This service is being offered in association with Ericsson, Nokia and Samsung. Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO, Airtel said, “We are pleased to announce that Airtel will launch 5G services in August.” The company also says that it will roll out the service in a phased manner. At the same time, it will also cover all towns and rural areas by March 2024.
Airtel 5G Supported Circles and Cities:
According to reports, Airtel company will launch its 5G services in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Jamnagar, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai and Pune. Apart from this, Airtel has already planned to rollout 5G network to more than 5000 cities across India. At the same time, the company may soon offer its 5G network in all 22 circles including Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Kolkata, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mumbai , North East, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh (East), Uttar Pradesh (West), West Bengal. At the same time, users will have to wait till March 2024 for the company’s 5G service till every area.
Airtel 5G SIM:
As of now, Airtel has not said whether users need to get a new 5G SIM or not. Airtel itself, no telecom operator has yet told whether users will need a 5G compatible SIM card or not. In such a situation, at the moment it will not be wrong to say that you can also use your 4G Airtel SIM to access the 5G network.
Download/Upload Speed of Airtel 5G:
Airtel has conducted several 5G tests in different frequency bands and configurations. In the mid-band 1800 MHz frequency band on NSA (non-standalone) architecture with DSS support, Airtel recorded download speed of around 340 Mbps and upload speed of 67 Mbps. Airtel claims that with the high frequency band and SA architecture, it can provide download speeds of up to 1Gbps with a low latency of around 20ms.
Airtel 5G Plans and Price in India:
As far as Airtel’s 5G plans are concerned, there is a possibility that their price may be higher. Initially this price is expected to be high but soon these prices can be reduced. However, it is only a possibility. It has been told in a report that the price of 5G plans of the company can be around Rs 500 per month.
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