Airtel Launches VoLTE Services in Mumbai

Bharti Airtel, today announced the launch of its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services in Mumbai. With this launch, Airtel becomes the second operator to provide VoLTE services in India after Reliance Jio. Airtel VoLTE offers various benefits such as HD voice calls, Instant call connect, and more importantly, you can use 4G services while on the call. To enjoy Airtel VoLTE services all you need an Airtel 4G SIM and VoLTE enabled smartphone.

Airtel VoLTE

Airtel has also deployed 4G Advanced Carrier Aggregation technology in Mumbai that enables data speeds of up to 135 Mbps by combining spectrum capacities in 2300 Mhz (TD LTE) and 1800 Mhz (FD LTE). In the case of non-availability of 4G, Airtel VoLTE calls will automatically fall back on 3G or 2G network to ensure that customers continue to stay connected at all times. Airtel VoLTE calls will be charged as per your existing voice plan and would not consume any additional data. Airtel will be rolling out VoLTE services across the country over the next few months. Check out this link to find latest VoLTE enabled smartphones.

Things to remember:

  • Airtel VoLTE services currently available only in Mumbai
  • You can make VoLTE calls to any phone on any other network just like normal voice calls
  • Customers can call any mobile, landline network using Airtel VoLTE
  • Customers with dual-SIM handsets have to ensure that the Airtel 4G SIM has been inserted in the Slot 1 and network mode has been set as 4G or Auto
  • Your device should show 4G with HD/VoLTE icon on the top bar which means your device is ready for VoLTE calls.
  • Calls made to international numbers will be charged at the existing prices as applicable on the customers number

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