Bharti Airtel on Monday announced the launch of its high-speed 5G services in Patna. Currently, 5G services are operational in Patna Sahib Gurudwara, Patna Railway Station, Dak Banglu, Maurya Lock, Bailey Road, Boring Street, City Center Mall, Patliputra Industrial Area and a few other select locations. Customers traveling to and from Patna can enjoy high-speed Airtel 5G Plus service across the terminal building.
Airtel It will grow its network and make its services available across the city in a timely manner. Services will be available to customers in phases as the company continues to build its network and completes the start-up.
The new terminal in Bengaluru, Pune, Varanasi and Nagpur are the other airports that have Airtel 5G Plus.
“I am delighted to announce the launch of Airtel 5G Plus in Patna. Airtel customers can now experience ultra-fast networks and enjoy speeds up to 20-30 times faster than current 4G speeds. We are in the process of lighting up the entire city which will allow customers to enjoy ultra-fast access to HD video streams. Games, multichat, instant photo upload, and more.”
In the past year, Airtel has demonstrated the power of 5G with a range of powerful use cases that will transform the way we live and do business.
What is 5G, and how is it different from existing 3G and 4G services?
5G is the fifth generation mobile network that is capable of transmitting a wide range of data at a very high speed.
Compared to 3G and 4G, 5G has very low latency which will enhance user experiences in various sectors.
Low latency describes the efficiency of processing a very large volume of data messages with minimal delay.
The introduction of 5G is also expected to lead to further development in remote data monitoring in sectors such as mining, warehousing, telemedicine, and manufacturing, among others.
Who are the participants in the 5G spectrum auction?
Reliance Jio, Adani group, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea are the four main participants in the spectrum auction.
How much revenue did the government make from the auction?
The Communications Department received total bids of Rs. 1.50 lakh crores from the closing auction recently. Revenue from auctions was initially estimated at Rs. 80,000-90,000 crores.
5G services are expected to be about 10 times faster than 4G.