Pune in Maharashtra just became the third city in the country to get access to 4G LTE network. Telecom operator Airtel on Thursday announced that Pune resident can now get 4G LTE modems and start using LTE. The telco had earlier launched 4G services in Kolkata and Bengaluru.
Airtel has also announced the availability of Airtel Broadband TV and Games On-Demand service for LTE customers.
You can find more on Airtel’s 4G services on their website.
Airtel had also become the first telecom operator to launch a 4G LTE smartphone in the country in the form of Huawei Ascend P1 LTE. There is no word on the pricing or availability of the phone, but as and when it is available, now consumers in three cities will be able to use 4G on that smartphone.
The smartphone only uses 4G for data in the phone; the voice calling is provided over 3G or 2G, as per the network availability.