Airtel 5G has been launched in eight cities today, and is expected to be available at current 4G rates

Airtel 5G has been launched in eight cities today, and is expected to be available at current 4G rat ...

The 5G service from Bharti Airtel will be available in eight cities from Saturday, according to its chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal. With this, Bharti Airtel has become the first country to offer 5G services. "When you (Prime Minister) will launch 5G today. "5G from Airtel will be available in eight cities across the country, according to Mittal.

Airtel plans to provide 5G services to several cities across the country by March 2023 and across India by March 2024, according to the president.

According to a senior company official, Airtel 5G services will be available at existing 4G rates, and a new tariff for 5G will be announced shortly after some time. The 5G services are also being launched in Chennai, Hyderabad, and Siliguri.

Randeep Singh Sekhon, the company''s backend infrastructure, said the company is ready. "We need to install some equipment on mobile towers, and we are doing it gradually. As of today, the service will be available in the area close to towers where the equipment has been installed," Sekhon added.

He said that every day Airtel is expanding its possibilities for 5G solutions and increasing its penetration within towns. "People must have 5G phones to access the service, which is now being launched," Sekhon said.

After the auctions ended, Bharti Airtel acquired a 19,867.8MHZ spectrum in 900MHz, 1800MHz, 2100MHz, 3300MHz, and 26GHz bands, increasing its spectrum holding.

In a just-concluded auction, Bharti Airtel acquired a spectrum worth Rs 43,084 crore.