Airtel enhances network capacity in Bengaluru, launches 4G in 1800 MHz band

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Airtel launched 4G on mobile in Bengaluru based on 2300 MHz TDD-LTE (Band 40) back in February 2014, after rolling out the service for dongles and CPEs in 2012. Today the company has rolled out 4G services in the 1800 MHz (Band 3) spectrum band using FDD-LTE technology. Continue reading “Airtel enhances network capacity in Bengaluru, launches 4G in 1800 MHz band”

Airtel slashes pre-paid data tariffs, now offers up to 67% more data

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Followed by Idea, Airtel today announced dropping pre-paid data tariffs. Data benefits have been increased by up to 67%, which in effect is a price reduction. Under the revised data benefits, the Rs. 655 4G/3G monthly recharge pack will now offer 5GB data vs 3GB earlier, an increase of 67% data benefit. Continue reading “Airtel slashes pre-paid data tariffs, now offers up to 67% more data”

Airtel launches Kabali Recharge Pack, SIM and more for Rajinikanth fans

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Airtel has Kabali exclusive products and services in Chennai and Tamil Nadu circle, a week before the release of the most expected movie. These include special Kabali recharge packs with unlimited 2G internet, Kabali Hello Tunes and new Kabali branded SIM packs. Continue reading “Airtel launches Kabali Recharge Pack, SIM and more for Rajinikanth fans”

Airtel public Wi-Fi hotspots launched in Gurgaon

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After winning contract from Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) to launch Wi-Fi services in Gurgaon a year back, today Shri Manohar Lal Khattar, the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Haryana launched public Wi-Fi hotspots in the city powered by Airtel. Continue reading “Airtel public Wi-Fi hotspots launched in Gurgaon”

Airtel to launch 4G services in Gujarat soon, asks customers to upgrade to 4G ready SIMs

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Airtel today announced that it has started offering 4G ready USIMs completely free of cost at Airtel retail stores across the Gujarat for the existing 2G/3G SIMs to switch to 4G when it launches soon. Continue reading “Airtel to launch 4G services in Gujarat soon, asks customers to upgrade to 4G ready SIMs”

Airtel launches service in remote towns of Arunachal Pradesh under Project Leap

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Airtel has launched its 2G and 3G mobile services in remote towns of Lumla, Nafra and Longding in Arunachal Pradesh under its network transformation program Project Leap. “This is also the first time that customers in these towns will have access to 3G mobile services,” said the company. Continue reading “Airtel launches service in remote towns of Arunachal Pradesh under Project Leap”

Airtel launches Open Network microsite for customers to check network coverage/signal strength

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Airtel announced network transformation program – Project Leap last year, aimed at improving network quality. Later it launched a microsite so that all the customers can see the network coverage for voice, basic data services (2G) and high speed data services (3G/ 4G) in their regions. Today it has launched open network microsite under Project Leap that will allow customers to check if the Airtel mobile network in an area is excellent, good, moderate or non-existent, along with the status of corresponding sites serving the area – existing, required, being upgraded or forcibly shut down. Continue reading “Airtel launches Open Network microsite for customers to check network coverage/signal strength”

Airtel launches 4G LTE services in Sivakasi and Villupuram

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Airtel has launched its 4G LTE services in Sivakasi and Villupuram in Tamilnadu. It was the first operator to launch 4G in Tamilnadu back in June 2015. It was launched in Chidambaram, Sriperumbudur and Karaikudi in the state last month and is already available in Coimbatore, Erode, Hosur, Madurai, Pondicherry, Salem, Tirunelveli, Tirupur, Trichy, Vellore, Cuddalore, Ambur, Rajapalayam, Kovilpatti, Periyanaicken-palayam (Tp), Namakkal and Gudiyatham.
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Airtel launches double data packs for pre-paid customers, offers extra data at night

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Airtel has launched new pre-paid data packs that offer double data benefits by providing additional data at night. “With the new packs, customers will be able to save up to 30% on recharges, when compared to existing data packs,” said Airtel. Continue reading “Airtel launches double data packs for pre-paid customers, offers extra data at night”

Airtel launches international roaming packs with free incoming calls, up to 3GB data

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Airtel has launched new Smart Packs for international roaming that offers unlimited free incoming calls, free callback minutes to India, up to 3GB of free data and more. The packs start at Rs. 2,499 and comes with a validity of 30 days. These packs can be activated through the Airtel website, myAirtel app, USSD and Customer Contact Centers.   Continue reading “Airtel launches international roaming packs with free incoming calls, up to 3GB data”

Airtel launches 4G LTE services in Chidambaram, Sriperumbudur and Karaikudi

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Airtel today announced that it has commercially launched its 4G LTE services in Chidambaram, Sriperumbudur and Karaikudi in Tamilnadu. It was  the first operator to launch 4G in Tamilnadu back in June 2015. Airtel 4G is available to customers across mobile phones, dongles, 4G hotspots and Wi-Fi dongles in the towns. For existing Airtel customers, the company is offering a complimentary upgrade to Airtel 4G at same price as 3G. Continue reading “Airtel launches 4G LTE services in Chidambaram, Sriperumbudur and Karaikudi”

Airtel launches 4G LTE services in Guruvayoor and Kottayam, now in 150 towns in Kerala

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Airtel launched its 4G LTE services in Kochi, Kerala back in August last year. Today the company has launched it in Guruvayoor and Kottayam, taking the number of its 4G towns in Kerala to 150. Airtel 4G is available to customers across mobile phones, dongles, 4G hotspots and Wi-Fi dongles in the cities. For existing Airtel customers, the company is offering a complimentary upgrade to Airtel 4G at same price as 3G. Continue reading “Airtel launches 4G LTE services in Guruvayoor and Kottayam, now in 150 towns in Kerala”

Airtel to acquire Aircel’s 4G spectrum in 8 circles for Rs. 3500 crore

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Bharti Airtel has announced that the company and its subsidiary, Bharti Hexacom have entered into definitive agreements with Aircel and its subsidiaries, Dishnet Wireless to acquire rights to use 20 MHz of 2300 Band 4G spectrum for eight circles – Tamil Nadu (including Chennai), Bihar, Jammu & Kashmir, West Bengal, Assam, North East, Andhra Pradesh and Orissa for an aggregate consideration of Rs. 3,500 crore.

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Airtel launches 4G services in Kurnool, now in 40 towns in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

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Airtel has commercially launched its 4G LTE services in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh. With the roll out, 4G is now present in 25 towns in the state. It has also expanded 4G coverage in 15 towns in the state of Telangana . Airtel 4G is now available in mobile phones, dongles, 4G hotspots and Wi-Fi dongles in these towns. Continue reading “Airtel launches 4G services in Kurnool, now in 40 towns in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana”