Extending its effort to offer high-speed internet connectivity at affordable rates to the masses, Indian telecom operator Telenor has launched its speediest 4G LTE service in Lucknow under Uttar Pradesh (east) telecom circle. With this Telenor India becomes the first operator to offer 4G services in the city of Nawabs, Lucknow.
Telenor has earlier launched its 4G LTE network in Varanasi – Uttar Pradesh (east) telecom circle, Agra – UP (west) telecom circle, Visakhapatnam – Andhra Pradesh telecom circle, Anand – Gujarat telecom circle and Amravati – Maharashtra telecom circle.
With the 4G launch, Telenor has also brought its super affordable 4G data packs for prepaid customers in Lucknow city. 4G data packs price starts as low as Rs 11 which comes with 100MB 4G data benefits with a validity of one day. Customers can get 1GB of high-speed 4G LTE bundled data benefits for Rs 149 with a validity of 28 days, which also comes with added voice benefits of 25 paise per minute on all local voice calls.
For data-savvy users, there is a 2GB bundled 4G data pack which will cost Rs 219 and comes with a validity of 28 days. For all 4G data packs, after the free bundled data users will be charged 4 paise per 20KB.
Telenor 4G data packs (Lucknow)
|MRP||Validity (days)||Key Benefits|
|Rs 11||1||100 MB Free 4G Data & 4p/20KB|
|Rs 22||1||250 MB Free 4G Data & 4p/20KB|
|Rs 149||28||1 GB Free 4G Data & 4p/20KB + All Local calls at 25p/m + All STD calls at 30p/m|
|Rs 219||28||2 GB Free 4G Data & 4p/20KB + all local calls at 25p/m + All STD calls at 30p/m|
|Rs 249||28||1 GB Free 4G Data & 4p/20KB + 500 Local/STD Mins|
|Rs 319||28||2 GB Free 4G Data & 4p/20KB + 500 Local/STD Mins|
To activate a 4G data pack, customers can dial 1925 from their mobile and select option 1 or simply type ‘START’ and SMS it to 1925. Make sure you swap your old SIM for a 4G enabled USIM by visiting any of Telenor Store near you.
The company is offering 4G narrow-band LTE network under its 1800 MHz spectrum, which generally offers lower downloading speeds (yet, you can get around 6 Mbps to 10 Mbps) compared to other telcos who use 5 MHz spectrum for their 4G.
Telenor currently offers its mobile service in UP (West), UP (East), Bihar (including Jharkhand), Andhra Pradesh (including Telangana), Maharashtra and Gujarat.