Bangalore, March 27, 2014: To evangelise 4G LTE technology among mobile device users, LG Electronics, has joined Airtel and Qualcomm, to set up an LTE experience zone in Bangalore first ‘4G on mobile’ enabled city.
The LTE zone, which will be live for three weeks starting from 26th March, features LG’s very own 4G- enabled G2 LTE smartphone that streams full HD videos/ movies from the cloud using Airtel’s LTE network, and mirrors it live on LG’s Curved OLED TV.
Says Amit Gujral, Product & Marketing Head, LG Mobile Communications, LG Electronics, India: “4G is a much awaited and relatively new mobile telephony in India, but its many benefits will ensure its fast acceptance. 4G will become main stream in India by the end of 2015 and LG G2 is a first step to realize the new mobility service for the Indian Consumers. "
Adds Sandeep Sibal, Country Manager and Vice President of business development, Qualcomm India and South Asia: “We are proud to collaborate with Airtel and LG on the launch of G2 LTE - LG’s first LTE capable smartphone in India, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, on Airtel’s LTE network. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with integrated LTE is designed to deliver high speed and low latency connectivity with maximum performance.
Says Rohit Malhotra, CEO – Karnataka, Bharti Airtel: “4G LTE is currently the fastest wireless internet service in India and as the only operator providing 4G services; we have taken the lead in partnering OEM’s to test their devices on our network and help grow the device ecosystem. We welcome LGG2 to the bouquet of devices which are 4G ready and are duly tested on our network. Airtel 3G customers can now seamlessly move to 4G experience on their existing 3G data pack with exactly same price. To enjoy 4G on the move, customers just need to upgrade to a 4G SIM which is available at all our stores in Bangalore. 4G is all set to revolutionize the data growth in India and a wider device ecosystem will only propel this growth further.”