Airtel shuts down 3G network in Kolkata

NEW DELHI: In one of the first phase outs of 3G technology globally, Bharti Airtel today announced the shutdown of its 3G network in Kolkata.

Airtel mobile broadband services in city will now be available on high speed 4G.

Airtel has refarmed the 900 MHz band spectrum being used for 3G to further strengthen its 4G network. The Company is deploying state-of-the-art L900 technology in the 900 MHz band to complement its 4G services in the 2300 Mhz and 1800 Mhz bands.

With L900, Airtel smartphone customers will enjoy improved 4G availability inside buildings – homes, offices and malls. It will also result in wider availability of Airtel 4G and a superior network experience across Kolkata.

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