Airtel launched its 5G in 8 cities in India last week officially. Airtel also posted the list of 5G phones that support 5G. Today, OPPO announced that all Airtel customers can experience a seamless 5G connectivity on all OPPO 5G devices.
To enjoy the ultrafast Airtel 5G connectivity, OPPO users in these 8 cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Siliguri, Nagpur and Varanasi just need to go to network settings and change their preferred network to Airtel 5G.
OPPO said that it has worked with the leading telecom operators in the country in the process of making the users 5G ready. It recently partnered with Airtel to showcase the 5G experience on OPPO devices at Indian Mobile Congress 2022 achieving over 1gbps speeds in field tests by leading telecom brands in India.
We at OPPO have worked relentlessly to ensure that all our 5G-enabled devices are equipped to support 5G growth. Congratulating @airtelindia on creating yet another milestone with #Airtel5GPlus. Be #5G ready and unlock amazing inspirations ahead. pic.twitter.com/jFs8QJWhM5
— OPPO India (@OPPOIndia) October 7, 2022
Commenting on the development, Tasleem Arif, VP and R&D Head, OPPO India, said:
OPPO has been driven by developing technologies which enhance the quality of life for users, as stated by our brand proposition – Inspiration Ahead. One such example is 5G, we have leveraged our strengths in innovation and collaboration across the tech ecosystem to advance the same in India. Our team has been working relentlessly over the year towards building 5G for all. We thank Airtel for being part of this journey and for helping us bring the wholesome 5G experience to our users immediately after implementation. In the future, even as 5G evolves, we will continue to focus our energies on innovations to stay ahead in the 5G race.
Commenting on the collaboration, Shashwat Sharma, Director – Consumer Business and CEO DTH, Bharti Airtel, said:
OPPO has been a long-standing partner to Airtel, and we are thrilled to collaborate with them yet again in our 5G journey. Airtel 5G Plus is already live in 8 cities, and we plan to ramp up our services soon across the country. Existing Airtel 4G SIM is 5G enabled, therefore customer can enjoy ultrafast 5G services across all OPPO 5G devices just by selecting the 5G network under settings. Our network will deliver the best experience – between 20 to 30 times higher speeds than today, coupled with brilliant voice experience and superfast call connect.