VoLTE services in Kolkata

 Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications service provider, today 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.  Customers can call any mobile, landline network using Airtel VoLTE.

Over 100 4G smartphone models are now compatible with Airtel VoLTE, allowing customers to enjoy HD calling with faster call set up time on India’s leading smartphone network. With the best of devices from popular brands like Apple, Samsung, OnePlus, and Xiaomi, customers can now choose from the best of flagship 4G smartphones including the iPhone X, iPhone 8 series, Samsung S7 & S7  Edge, OnePlus 5 & 5T to enjoy Airtel VoLTE services.

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.”

 

There will be no additional data charges for VoLTE and calls will be billed as per existing plan or packs benefits. Airtel’s wide 4G network coverage enables seamless connectivity on Airtel VoLTE and in case of non-availability of 4G network, Airtel VoLTE calls will automatically fall back on 3G/2G network to ensure that customers continue to stay connected at all times.

 

Top Smartphone Models with Airtel VoLTE support

 

Brand

Model

Apple

iPhone SE /6 /6plus / 6S / 6S plus /7 /7 plus /8 /8 plus/X

Samsung

A5 2017/ A7 2017/ A8/ A9 Pro/ J2 2016/J7 2015/ J7 2016/ J7 Prime/ J2 Pro/ On 8/ On Nxt/J7 Max/ On Max/ J7 Nxt/ Tab A 2/ S6/ S6 Edge / J5 Prime (16 Gb) / J5 2016 / C9 Pro / J5 Prime (32 GB)/S7/S7 Edge/J2 2015/J2 2016/C7 Pro/A8+

Xiaomi

Mi Max/ Mi Max Prime/ Redmi Y1/ Redmi Y1 lite/ Mi-Mix 2/ Mi A1/ Redmi Note 4/ Redmi 5A/ Mi Max 2/ Redmi 4/ Redmi 4A/ Redmi Note 5 Pro

One Plus

OnePlus 5/ OnePlus 5T/OnePlus 3/OnePlus 3T

Micromax

Micromax Canvas 2

Oppo

F3/ A71/ F3 plus / F5/ F5 Youth/ F5 6GB/A83/A71 (3GB RAM)

Vivo

Y55L/ V5/ V5s/ Y66/ V5Plus/ Y55S/ V7/ Y69/ V7 Plus/ Y53

Karbonn

A40 Indian/Titanium Jumbo/K9 Smart Yuva/Titanium Jumbo 2/K9 Smart Grand/Titanium Frames S7/Yuva 2/A9 Indian/Aura Sleek Plus

Lava

Z25/ Z80/Era 2V/ Z90/ A44/ Z70/ Z60/ ERA 3/ ERA 3X

Gionee

A1

Intex

Aqua Lion N1

Nokia

Nokia 2/Nokia 6/Nokia 8

Tecno

Camon I/Camon I AIR

Celkon

Smart 4G/Uniq/Cliq 2/Swift 4G/ Swift 4G+

Lephone

W10/W7/W2

Zen

M72 Smart/Admire Unity

itel

A40

Honor

View 10

Infinity

HOT S3/ HOT S3B

 

 

How to get Airtel VoLTE

Popular devices are now shipped with Airtel VoLTE support & customers have an option to download operating software post purchase of the 4G smartphone to enjoy Airtel VoLTE services. Existing users of these smartphones can an easily experience Airtel VoLTE services by following a few quick steps:

1.       Check mobile device compatibility by logging on to www.airtel.in/volte

2.       Upgrade the mobile device’s operating software to the latest version. This update is provided by the handset manufacturer.

3.       Now, enable VoLTE by following the instructions on www.airtel.in/volte

 

Customers with Dual-SIM handsets have to ensure that the Airtel 4G USIM has been inserted in the data SIM slot 1 and network mode has been set as “4G/3G/2G (Auto)”. 

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