Yes the wait is over for Warid customers. Warid is launching 4G LTE trials in next week probably on Weekend. Previously Warid gave press release about selection of Ericsson for 4G deployment in Pakistan was a confirmation that Warid is going to launch 4G soon.
Warid is set to launch 4G trials in two phases, first phase will give postpaid customers to get 4G trials in 6 cities of Pakistan and then in second phase for prepaid customers which will get 4G trials of same cities in second week.
List of cities in not yet available but We hope that it will be in
Yet Gujranwala is may not be included but we hope that i could be. 4G compatible sim are on way to be delivered to postpaid customers who have requested. Prepaid customers can also place request for 4G SIM which will be delivered next week most probably.
This 4G LTE trials is free in above cities and will require
- 4G LTE compatible Phone
- 4G LTE SIM
With these things you will have to be in coverage areas to get free 4G trials. However you must Remember that you will be charged for 2G speed if you are not in coverage areas.
4G LTE Check Details:
To check whether or not you are in coverage area, Send an SMS writing 4G to 5555. You will be notified by SMS about coverage details if your SIM is 4G.
Alternatively you can also check your 4G coverage by going to Phones Setting > Network selection > Manual Search. If Warid 4G LTE network came in your phone then you are in coverage area otherwise you are not
A list of 4G LTE supported phones are given below
- Samsung Galaxy S5, NOTE 4, Z, Edge, Core Lite LTE, A3, A5, Alpha, Grand
- HTC One Series, Butterfly 2 and Desire 510, 820, 610, 816
- Apple iPhone 5S,C & 6, 6plus
- Huawei Asend P6, Mate2, 7, G7
- Huwaei Honor 6, 6X, 4 Play – Cheapest 4G phone
- Sony Xperia Series
- Oppo N1 mini, N3, N7, R5, Neo 5, Find 7, 7a
There are almost 50 others. These range from Rs 13000 to Rs 100000+.