Year End Bonanza for Lucknow: Airtel 5G services now available in select areas

Year End Bonanza for Lucknow: Airtel 5G services now available in select areas

Bharti Airtel enabled its high-speed 5G and 5G+ services in selected areas of the city today, which will be temporarily available at no extra cost.

In a major effort to provide lightning-fast network connectivity to Lucknowites, Bharti Airtel has now launched its 5G and 5G plus services in the capital. The announcement pertaining to the launch of cutting-edge networking services was made today i.e. on December 14 by the telecom operator.

The Airtel 5G and 5G plus services will be fully rolled out in Lucknow in a phased manner. This means that the services will only be operational in selected areas of the city including Gomti Nagar (few areas), Hazratganj, Aliganj, Aishbagh, Rajajipuram, Aminabad, Jankipuram, Alambagh, Vikas Nagar and a few other selected locations for now.

Readers should note that 5G will only work on supported devices.

Steps to enable 5G services on your smartphones

Airtel customers in Lucknow with 5G-enabled devices can easily enable the Airtel 5G Plus network without the need to switch or upgrade pre-existing Airtel 4G SIM cards. Furthermore, the high-speed Airtel 5G Plus services will be available to the customers at no extra cost/at the same cost as 4G plans, until the rollout is more widespread.

With this, the high-speed services in the city are only available on selected 5G smartphones including OnePlus, Xiaomi and Realme phones and on selected variants of Samsung devices. Follow these steps to enable Airtel's 5G plus services on your device:

  • Click on the Settings option

  • Click on the SIM card and mobile networks

  • Click on the Preferred network type

  • Select the 'Prefer 5G' or '5G/4G/3G/2G (Auto)' option

  • Enjoy high-speed networking services on the go

More about the Bharti Airtel's 5G network launch

With the launch of Airtel's 5G and 5G plus services, customers will be able to experience ultrafast network connectivity and enjoy speeds up to 20-30 times faster than the current 4G speeds, as stated by the Bharti Airtel CEO.

Furthermore, the lightning-fast services are expected to provide superfast access to High Definition video streaming, online gaming, multiple chatting, high-speed downloads/uploads, providing access to advanced-grade tech trends such as virtual reality, metaverse, AI suites and much more.

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