Airtel Nigeria have launch Airtel 4G to it’s customers in Nigeria, this was announce on Wednesday 24/10/18. Airtel now has the widest 4G LTE network in the Country.
4G is the fourth generation of broadband cellular network (telecommunication) technology. The 4G is also called LTE which means Long Term Evolution. 4G LTE was launched commercially in Oslo, Norway, and Stockholm, Sweden in 2009, and has since been deployed throughout most parts of the world.
A 4G enabled device have the ability to connect faster to the internet. With 4G, you can enjoy even better data experience on your device.
4G allows you to get the best quality in HD Video Streaming, Video and voice calls.
You also get super fast downloads and uploads, online gaming and so much more.
LTE (Long Term Evolution) has an 800 MHz network, which will more than meet the growing customer demand for mobile broadband services in Nigeria.
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Airtel Nigeria 4G Is The Largest 4G Coverage
Bharti Airtel, Airtel Nigeria parent company first launched 4G commercially Africa in Seychelles 2014. The telecommunication giant first announced 4G in Nigeria eight months ago. The pioneer roll out of the service was in Ibadan on Feb. 13 this year.
In the Wednesday launch event, Airtel Nigeria, said that the company had launched the 4G network in over 60 major cities across Nigeria. This was made known by the
”Airtel’s 4G network is now in over 60 major cities and towns in Nigeria across different States, making Airtel the network with the widest and largest 4G coverage in the country,” he said.
The CEO said that 4G would boost personal and professional productivity and help in creating more entrepreneurs.
At this point you are wondering how you will get Airtel 4G on your device. Let go into that immediately.
How To Get Airtel 4G on Your Smartphone
There are three ways to enjoy the Airtel 4G service on your device. Let take it one after the other.
- Get a 4G SIM : This is the first option, to use this option you need to have a device that is 4G compatible. After that you visit any Airtel Store near you. Then purchase a new 4G SIM or Upgrade your SIM to 4G.
- Purchase a 4G enabled device : If you all ready own a own and you want to be sure that it 4G , do the following; simply dial *121# and select 4G services.
- Be within Airtel 4G Coverage : To enjoy the Airtel 4G LTE, you have to be in an area where there is a 4G coverage. With over 60 cities connected, you will will not be far from one. You can check if your town or city is covered in Airtel 4G reach. To check, use this Map.
You don’t have to worry when you move to a non 4G LTE Coverage Area. You will be automatically switched to the available network in that area E.g. 3G or 2G. If your phone doesn’t switch you may have to do it manually.