Airtel launches VoLTE service in Kolkata
India's largest telecommunications service provider Bharti Airtel on Monday announced the launch of its VoLTE services in Kolkata. Airtel VoLTE, which works over 4G, will enable customers across the city to enjoy HD quality voice calls with faster call set up time, the company said. Airtel had been launching VoLTE based services in parts of the country in the recent months. Here's more.
Using Airtel VoLTE, customers can make calls to any network
Customers can make calls to any mobile or landline network using Airtel VoLTE. Presently, most of the new 4G handsets are VoLTE compatible, allowing customers to enjoy HD calling with faster call set up time on India's leading smartphone network. There will be no additional data charges for VoLTE and calls will be billed as per existing plan or packs benefits.
Bharti Airtel CEO on the launch of VoLTE in Kolkata
Sameer Anjaria, CEO, West Bengal & Odisha, Bharti Airtel said: "We are delighted to extend our VoLTE footprint to Kolkata with the launch of our services today. Complementing our world-class 4G network, VoLTE will add to the customer experience and our range of smartphone offerings."
Upgrading the mobile device's operating software to latest version
Airtel claimed that wide 4G network coverage enables seamless connectivity on Airtel VoLTE and in case of non-availability of the 4G network, Airtel VoLTE calls will automatically fall back on 3G/2G network to ensure that customers continue to stay connected at all times. To enjoy Airtel VoLTE services, customers have to upgrade the mobile device's operating software to the latest version and enable VoLTE.