On Thursday, Bharti Airtel announced about expansion of its VoLTE services in Karnataka. Airtel VoLTE, which works over 4G, will now allow the users across the two states to enjoy the flexibility of high-quality voice calls and fast mobile data service simultaneously.
The Airtel customers in Karnataka can now call on any mobile, landline network with the VoLTE service without having to worry about any additional data charges as the billing will be done as per the existing plan or pack benefits. In the case where there is non-availability of 4G network coverage, then the Airtel VoLTE call will automatically fall on to a 3G/2G network so that there is no disruption and the customers stays connected at all times.
Surendran, Chief Executive Officer -Karnataka, Bharti Airtel said, “We are delighted to roll out VoLTE services in Karnataka. It complements our efforts in delivering the fastest mobile broadband services in the state. Our customers will enjoy the flexibility of making calls and using ultra high speed 4G mobile data services at the same time. As the consumers demand more of their smart devices, we believe that such technological advancements ensure they get the best out of their smartphones.”
The smartphones that are compatible with the Airtel VoLTE service include 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; Oppo F3 / F3 plus / A71/ F5/ F5 Youth/ F5 6GB; Gionee A1; Lava Z25/ Z80/ Z90/Era 2V/ A44; Vivo Y55L / V5 / V5Plus/V5s / Y66/ Y55s; OnePlus 5/ OnePlus 5T; Xiaomi Redmi Note 4; Intex Lion N1.
In order to avail the Airtel VoLTE service, you can log onto www.airtel.in/volte and check if your device is compatible or not. Upgrade the OS of the device to the latest software that supports volte service. Make sure you have an Airtel 4G USIM. Enable the Airtel VoLTE service by following the instructions on www.airtel.in/volte.