Airtel launches 5G Plus services in Shillong

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel on Saturday launched Airtel 5G Plus in Shillong. Ensuring better connectivity, the telco is showing its commitment towards bringing fast network services in north east India. Airtel’s 5G Plus networks can deliver around 20 to 30 times faster speeds than the current 4G networks.

Launching it formally, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said this will help to provide citizen centric services in a much better manner.

“The 5G services will enable us to provide citizen centric services in a much better manner and many other services like healthcare, agriculture, and other services will also be helped by 5G services,” CM Sangma said at the launch event.

Airtel 5G Plus services will be available to the customers in the State in a phased manner as the company continues to construct its network and complete the roll out.

For using this Customers with 5G enabled devices will enjoy a high speed network at no extra cost . Currently operational at Laitumkhrah, Lapalang, Nongrah, Governor House, Lummawbah, Jaiaw Laitdom, Pines colony (Laban Red Cross), Mawpat, Riat Sohkhlur and a few other locations. Airtel will augment its network making its services available across the city in due course of time.

With this launch Airtel continues to commit its digital connectivity journey in the state of Meghalaya which is expected to have far reaching impacts on the lives of the people with India being on the cusp of adopting 5G technology, Airtel 5G NW has come up with a range of diverse used cases across such as health care ,smart agriculture, logistics and many other sectors.