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Airtel 4G In Delhi – All You Need to Know Questions, Doubts Cleared

Airtel has finally launched 4G in Delhi after few weeks of trial. The service is now available in 31 cities including New Delhi. Airtel 4G services can be accessed by 4G LTE enabled smartphone users, from Airtel 4G dongle or from 4G WiFi routers you can setup at your home. Here is all you need to know.


Question – What is the speed I will get on Airtel 4G Network?

Answer – we tested up to 45.21 Mbps in our area. Speeds are blazing fast in our area. Airtel claims 5 X 3G speeds.


Question – What 4G bandwidth should be supported on my phone to run Airtel 4G?

Answer – All phones supporting 2300MHz TDD-LTE band (Band 40) are eligible to run Airtel 4G. However, we advise you to consult Airtel customer care to know if they will provide APN settings for the particular smartphone in your area.

Question- Will 4G affect my battery life?

Answer – Yes, 4G can heavily tax your battery and thus we advice you to use it judiciously and intermittently.

Question – Are 4G Plans expensive?

Answer – Nope, Airtel 3G users will get a free upgrade to 4G Networks.

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Question –  Airtel 4G start automatically for Airtel 3G Users?

Answer – No, you will have to visit Airtel Store nearby and ask for a 4G USIM card. You can also SMS 4G to 53636 and Airtel will contact you or call 18001030405 to schedule a visit to your place

Question – What are Airtel plans available for Post-Paid users?

Answer – Post FUP, postpaid users will pay 50p per MB, to a maximum of Rs 500. Postpaid plans are listed below.

Postpaid Plan (INR) Data
100 INR 300 MB
250 INR 1 GB
450 INR 2 GB
650 INR 3 GB
750 INR 4 GB
850 INR 5 GB
950 INR 6 GB
1250 INR 8 GB
1500 INR 10 GB

Question – What are Plans for Pre-paid users?

Answer – Following are the plans for Pre-paid users. All plans are valid for 30 days

Postpaid Plan (INR) Data
0 4P/ 10 Kb
102 INR 300 MB
249 INR 1 GB
449 INR 2.5 GB
749 INR 4 GB
1499 INR 10 GB

Question –  How do I get Airtel Double Data Pack offers?

Answers –  With purchase of certain smartphones, Airtel is offering double 4G data as per you subscribed plan.

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Question –  What are phones eligible for Airtel double data pack?

Answer –  Phones included are Micromax Canvas Knight 2, Micromax Canvas Sliver 5, Honor 4X, Honor 6 Plus, Asus Zenfone 2, Lenovo A7000, Lenovo A6000+, Xiaomi Redmi Mi 4i, Redmi 2, Moto E 4G, Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung Galaxy A7, Samsung Galaxy A5, Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Redmi Note 4G