Airtel launches 5G services in Jammu, Srinagar

SRINAGAR — Bharti Airtel on Wednesday announced the launch of its cutting-edge 5G services in Jammu and Kashmir.

Airtel 5G Plus services will be available to customers in a phased manner as the company continues to construct its network and complete the rollout.

There will be no need to change the SIM as the existing Airtel 4G SIM is 5G enabled. Customers with 5G-enabled devices will enjoy a high-speed Airtel 5G Plus network at no extra cost until the rollout is more widespread

The Airtel 5G services are currently operational at Raghunath Bazar, Gandhi Nagar, Channi Himmat, Panjthirthi, Jammu Secretariat, Bahu Fort, Bahu Plaza, Jammu Railway Station, Government Medical College & Hospital and Canal Road in Jammu and at Lal Chowk, Dal lake, Rajbagh, Kashmir University, Karan Nagar, Channpora, Srinagar Secretariat, Nishat Garden, Chashma Shahi, Old City in Kashmir and few other select locations. 

Airtel said it will augment its network making its services available in the union territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh in due course of time.

“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 Union territories of J&K and Ladakh which will allow customers to enjoy superfast access to High-definition video streaming, gaming, multiple chatting, instant uploading of photos and more,” Adarsh Verma, COO, Bharti Airtel, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, said in a statement. — (IANS)