Airtel 5G: Plans, SIM, Launch Date, Cities, Speed Test
The 5G spectrum auction in India ended on August 1, 2022. The auction sold a record amount of spectrum worth 1.5 lakh crores.
Airtel plans to launch 5G services in August 2022. However, this launch will be limited to India's metropolises.
Furthermore, Airtel intends to roll out 5G across India by March 2024.
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Airtel has purchased the bands 900 MHz (n8), 1800 MHz (n3), 2100 MHz (n1), 3300 MHz (n78), and 26 GHz (n258 mmWave). The company spent approximately Rs 43,038 crore on this.
Delhi, Gandhinagar, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Jamnagar, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, and Pune will be the first cities to receive 5G service.
All the 22 circles are expected to get Airtel 5G services by March 2024.
Airtel achieved a whopping 3 Gbps speed in a trial in Hyderabad (2021).
Its plans can start as low as 500 rupees. Let us tell you that Airtel 4G plans begin around Rs 300.