New Delhi, Nov 30 (PTI) India’s largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel today said it has launched VoLTE (Voice over LTE) services in Karnataka, offering users the flexibility of high-quality voice calls and fast data sessions in parallel.

“Customers can call any mobile, landline network using Airtel VoLTE. There will be no additional data charges for VoLTE and calls will be billed as per existing plan or pack benefits,” the company said in a statement.

Airtel VoLTE works over 4G but even in the case of unavailability of 4G network, these calls will automatically switch to 3G/2G network to ensure that subscriber is connected at all times.

“Airtel VoLTE will also enable customers to enjoy HD (High Definition) quality voice calls and high speed data sessions in parallel,” the statement added.

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Tata Comms appoints Yeong as sales head for Asia region * Tata Communications today named Andrew Yeong as its head of sales for Asia region.

Yeong will focus on growth of Tata Communications business across all industry verticals and drive transformation services to large corporations in the region, a company release said.

Yeong, will “also support the company s strategic efforts in growing and maintaining its leadership position in the network infrastructure market, as well as build deeper penetration with its cloud enablement and cybersecurity solutions”, the statement added.

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