Airtel rolls out its 5G services in Shimla: All details inside

Airtel rolls out its 5G services in Shimla: All details inside

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Bharti Airtel, a telecom company, has announced on Monday that the telco is launching its 5G services in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. The telco said that its Airtel 5G Plus services would be available to customers in a phased manner as the company continues to construct its network and complete the roll-out.

According to Airtel, customers with fifth-generation mobile system (5G)-enabled devices will be able to use high-speed Airtel 5G Plus network at no extra cost until the roll-out is more widespread.

These Airtel 5G services are currently operating at Mall Road, Sanjoli, Dhalli, BhattaKufar, Ridge and Sanjoli Helipad area along with a few other select locations, stated the service provider. Morerver, Airtel said that it would augment its network making its services available across the city in due course of time.

Speaking at the launch, Pushpinder Singh Gujral, Chief Executive Officer for Upper North, Airtel said, “Airtel customers can now experience ultrafast network and enjoy speeds up to 20-30 times faster than the current 4G speeds.”

“We are in the process of lighting up the entire city which will allow customers to enjoy superfast access to High-definition video streaming, gaming, multiple chatting, instant uploading of photos and more,” added Gujral.

Meanwhile, Bharti Enterprises (Airtel) vice-chairman Rakesh Bharti Mittal on Thursday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at CM residence and expressed his willingness to invest in UP for data center, digital banking, and vocational education, according to the news agency ANI.

In an official statement, the Chief Minister’s Office informed that discussions were held on the implementation of the Digital India Mission, improvement of communication facilities, and investment proposals of Bharti Group in the state.

During the meeting, CM Yogi reiterated his resolve for Ease of Living and said it is our effort that every citizen should have access to education and health services in every village, every town, and every city of the state. The use of internet technology is the biggest help in this regard.

“The Prime Minister’s Digital India Mission is an important foundation stone for New Uttar Pradesh and New India. As per the vision of the Prime Minister, paperless banking service is being made available to remote villages in Uttar Pradesh today,” the Chief Minister said, as quoted by ANI.

(With inputs from ANI)

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