Airtel 5G plan prices could be as affordable as 4G tariff: report

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All 5G-ready Samsung and Xiaomi smartphones will see Airtel’s 5G network by the end of October, and the device makers will pay Rs. The number of 5G devices will grow to about 20 percent by March 2023, the executive said, with the launch of less than 12,000 5G handsets. Airtel is in touch with smartphone manufacturers to tune devices for its 5G network, he added.

Airtel is working with Apple to provide a software update for models below the iPhone 14 series that will enable the company to roll out 5G service in a few days, the executive said.

The telco said the 5G tariffs will be decided in the coming days, stating that 5G will not be priced at the overall Average Revenue User (ARPU) due to the current low subscriber base. However, the executive also said that the tariffs needed a buff as the current rates were not sustainable. On the line, the telco will charge Rs. 200 ARPU and then Rs. 300 as the target.

Seen October 1 Airtel has launched its 5G services It is in the pipeline to announce a wider rollout in eight cities including Delhi, Varanasi, Mumbai and Bangalore and by December. Airtel aims to reach another 50-60 cities by March 2023 and cover the entire country by March 2024.

Along with Airtel, a Jio executive assured Jio recharge packs can opt for the most affordable 5G serviceAnd users don’t need to change the SIM card to use 5G.

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Source by [91 Mobiles]

Written By [Baji Infotech]