Can you use Airtel 5G Plus on existing data plans?
Yes, customers with 5G smartphones will be able to use the high-speed Airtel 5G Plus on their existing 4G data plans until the rollout becomes more widespread, Airtel said. This means you don’t have to pay anything extra to use Airtel 5G for now. After a wider rollout, Airtel will introduce 5G plans. According to reports, Airtel 5G plan prices are affordable As 4G tariffs.
Do you need a new 5G SIM card to use Airtel 5G?
No, Airtel has clarified that you don’t need to change your existing SIM to use Airtel 5G services. If you are using a 5G smartphone and you are near a 5G tower, your existing SIM card will automatically be upgraded to 5G. iPhone users will have to wait for an OTA update from Apple that will enable Airtel 5G services. “Except iPhone, the Airtel 5G network is active on 5G-ready Android phones from all OEMs,” said Randeep Sekhon, Chief Technology Officer, Airtel. Said Indian Express recently.
Airtel 5G Plus cities in the first phase
Airtel 5G Plus services will be available in 8 cities from today:
Airtel is currently building its 5G network in these 8 cities and expects to complete the rollout in the coming weeks. More cities will get the Airtel 5G network in the coming months, with a pan-India rollout expected by March 2024.