Airtel launches 5G services at Terminal 2 of Bengaluru Airport

Airtel 5G Plus is enabled in Terminal 2 of Bengaluru Airport with customers set to experience upto 20-30x speeds vs 4G when they visit the terminal.

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Bharti Airtel has launched its recently rolled out Airtel 5G Plus services at the new terminal of the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru. The new terminal is heading towards its formal inauguration this month.

The deployment of Airtel 5G Plus in Terminal 2 will allow passengers to access the ultrafast 5G network on their mobile phones while at the arrival and departure terminals, lounges, boarding gates, migration and immigration areas, security gates, baggage claim belt areas etc. Customers will experience up to 20-30x speeds vs 4G when they visit the terminal.

“I am thrilled to announce the launch of Airtel 5G Plus in the new terminal at BLR Airport. We have laid the finest network that will give customers an unmatched 5G experience. Passengers flying in and out of Bengaluru will not only witness the most modern and contemporary airport but will also get to experience the cutting edge Airtel 5G Plus service. While at the terminal, customers can now access superfast access to High Definition video streaming, gaming, multiple chatting, instant uploading of photos and more. Authorities from BIAL have been extremely supportive and have been a true partner in making the project live in a record time.”

Randeep Sekhon, CTO, Bharti Airtel

The telco’s Airtel 5G Plus service recently crossed the 1 million unique customers mark. It has been operational in Delhi, Varanasi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Siliguri, and Nagpur since last month.

“The desire for best-in-class passenger experience and embracing the latest technology services is at the core of our business. Along with providing world-class physical infrastructure, we are thrilled to enable cutting-edge digital infrastructure for our flyers. We are happy that BLR Airport is the first airport in the country that has been wired with Airtel 5G Plus service. We are doing everything possible to ensure that all passengers traveling from Terminal 2 get the best experience and I hope they make the most of it.”

George Fanthome, Chief Information Officer, Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL)

Airtel’s existing customers with 5G smartphones can enjoy high-speed Airtel 5G Plus on their existing data plans. They don’t need to change the SIM as the existing Airtel 4G SIM is 5G enabled.

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