India is about to join the list of countries with fully operational 4G LTE networks. And the company responsible for this Bharti Airtel, which also happens to be the fifth largest carrier in the world by the number of subscribers.
Kolkata, a large metropolitan area in Eastern India, is the first area to be blessed with 4G LTE services. It will be followed by Karnataka, Punjab and other parts of India.
Since 4G-enabled smartphones are not yet available in India, the Bharti Airtel LTE network will be initially only be used with 4G USB dongles, which will enable connecting your laptops or tablets to the fast network. Manufactured by ZTE, the 4G dongle will be priced at $155, which seems rather steep, though.