Airtel Rolls Out Combined TD and FD 4G LTE Across Maharashtra and Goa

Airtel Rolls Out Combined TD and FD 4G LTE Across Maharashtra and Goa Image Credit: Airtel

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecommunications services provider, said that it has rolled out an upgraded 4G network across Maharashtra and Goa and also expanded its 4G footprint across the two states to over 400 towns.  

As part of network roll-out, the Operator has deployed fresh 4G network capacity in the 1800 MHz spectrum band (using FD LTE technology standard) to supplement existing 4G capacity in the 2300 MHz spectrum band (using TD LTE technology standard) for better coverage, with faster data speeds and better indoor and outdoor coverage. Airtel has 

According to Airtel, the combination of TD LTE and FD LTE significantly boosts network capacity and delivers a superior mobile broadband experience to customers across Maharashtra and Goa through better network coverage and data speeds. To avail the complimentary upgrade to Airtel 4G, existing Airtel customers with 4G ready mobile devices can walk into their nearest Airtel Store and switch to a 4G SIM and get one-time free 4G data up to 10 GB. 

Airtel recently also launched the new version of its MyAirtel App – the one app for all apps. The refreshed MyAirtel App will offer the best of music, movies games, LIVE TV, e-books, chats and much more in one place. Users can also enjoy free 2GB cloud backup with the new Airtel Cloud app and free calling with Airtel Dialer. 

Vidur Rattan, CEO, Maharashtra & Goa, Bharti Airtel
We have rolled out a future ready network across Maharashtra and Goa, with enhanced capacity and latest technology. The addition of the second 4G carrier in the 1800 MHz band will enable faster data speeds and better coverage for customers and add to their mobile data experience on our network. 

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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