Airtel launches new packs with free Local and STD calls, 4G data bundle for prepaid customers

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Airtel today launched two new two new bundled packs for its prepaid customers that offer free voice calling and substantial data benefits. The Rs. 145 pack offers 300 MB 4G data and free Local and STD Airtel-to-Airtel calls. The Rs. 345 pack offers free Local and STD calls to any network in India along with 1GB 4G data. These packs also offers 50MB 2G data to customers with basic mobile phones. Continue reading “Airtel launches new packs with free Local and STD calls, 4G data bundle for prepaid customers”

Airtel Payments Bank offers one minute of talk time for every Rupee deposited for the first time

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Airtel Payments Bank, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel last week rolled out a pilot of its banking services in Rajasthan across 10,000 Airtel retail outlets, ahead of a full scale pan Indian launch. It already announced that it offers interest rate of 7.25% p.a. on savings accounts deposits, the highest in India. Today it announced that it will be offering one minute of talk time for every Rupee deposited, however this benefit is applicable on first time deposits only. This can be used to make Airtel to Airtel calls all over India and has a validity of 30 days. Continue reading “Airtel Payments Bank offers one minute of talk time for every Rupee deposited for the first time”

Airtel rolls out 4G LTE-A Carrier Aggregation in Tamil Nadu, offers speed of up to 135Mbps

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After KeralaMumbaiBengaluru and Sikkim,  Airtel has deployed 4G Advanced technology (carrier aggregation across TD LTE and LTE FDD) in Tamil Nadu. This offers superior 4G experience offering faster data speeds and better coverage – indoors and outdoors and offers 4G data speeds of up to 135 Mbps. Continue reading “Airtel rolls out 4G LTE-A Carrier Aggregation in Tamil Nadu, offers speed of up to 135Mbps”

Airtel launches 4G LTE services in Jharkhand

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Airtel has launched 4G LTE services in Jharkhand starting with Ranchi, Hazaribagh, Godda, Lohardaga, Pakur, Jamtara, Giridih and Barhi. 4G will be offered using dual spectrum bands of 1800 MHz (FD LTE) and 2300 MHz (TD LTE) and is available through mobile phones, 4G hotspots and dongles in these towns. Continue reading “Airtel launches 4G LTE services in Jharkhand”

Airtel launches India’s first Payments Bank, pilot begins in Rajasthan

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Airtel Payments Bank, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel today rolled out a pilot of its banking services in Rajasthan across 10,000 Airtel retail outlets, ahead of a full scale pan Indian launch. Customers in towns and villages across Rajasthan will now be able to open bank accounts at Airtel retail outlets, which will also act as Airtel banking points and offer a range of basic, convenient banking services such as cash deposit & withdrawal facilities. Airtel said that this is the first payments bank in the country to go live.

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Airtel teams up with TSRTC to offer 4G data via WiFi on buses in Hyderabad

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Airtel has teamed up with Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) to offer complimentary 4G data service through WiFi for commuters of Metro Luxury buses in Hyderabad. The service has been launched in 115 buses operating in the city as a pilot for 6 months.  Continue reading “Airtel teams up with TSRTC to offer 4G data via WiFi on buses in Hyderabad”

Airtel launches 4G services, LTE-A Carrier Aggregation with speed of up to 135Mbps in Gangtok, Sikkim

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Airtel has launched 4G LTE services in Sikkim, starting with Gangtok. It isusing dual spectrum bands of 2300 MHz (TD LTE) and 1800 MHz (FD LTE) bands and the company has deployed Carrier Aggregation (4G-Advanced) technology, which promises data speeds of up to 135 Mbps on compatible handsets. Continue reading “Airtel launches 4G services, LTE-A Carrier Aggregation with speed of up to 135Mbps in Gangtok, Sikkim”

Airtel launches 4G LTE services in Uttar Pradesh

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Airtel has launched 4G LTE services in 13 Major towns in Uttar Pradesh (UP) starting with Lucknow, Kanpur, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Allahabad, Agra, Aligarh, Bulandshahar, Hapur, Mathura, Modinagar, Muzzafarnagar & Meerut. 4G will be offered using spectrum band of 1800 MHz (FD LTE and is available through mobile phones, 4G hotspots and dongles in these towns. Continue reading “Airtel launches 4G LTE services in Uttar Pradesh”

Airtel, Vodafone and Idea expected to launch VoLTE services soon to take on Reliance Jio

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Reliance Jio officially launched pan-India 4G LTE services with VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) support and free voice calls in September. Now Airtel has signed a $60 million (Rs. 402 crore) pan-India deal with Nokia to implement VoLTE calling technology, according to a report from ET Telecom. Continue reading “Airtel, Vodafone and Idea expected to launch VoLTE services soon to take on Reliance Jio”

Airtel launches new 10-day International Roaming packs with data and free incoming calls

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Airtel launched International roaming packs for postpaid customers with data, free India calling minutes, free incoming calls and free texts to India in September with 1 day and 30 days validity last month. Today it has launched packs with 10 days validity that will be useful for customers who go for a short trip to popular destinations such as Singapore, Thailand, US/Canada, UK, and UAE.  Continue reading “Airtel launches new 10-day International Roaming packs with data and free incoming calls”

Airtel now offers 10GB 4G data for Rs. 259 with any new 4G smartphone

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Airtel started offering 10GB 4G data at the price of 1GB 4G data for most Samsung Galaxy J series smartphone users back in August. Last week expanded this offer to all new 4G handsets in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh, now it been extended across India. Continue reading “Airtel now offers 10GB 4G data for Rs. 259 with any new 4G smartphone”

Airtel V-Fiber broadband plans

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Airtel today launched ‘V-Fiber’ broadband based on Vectorization in Chennai that offers speeds of up to 100 Mbps. Airtel already said that it will be offering ‘V-Fiber’ for all its existing broadband customers at no extra monthly cost and requires only modem change, which costs Rs. 1000. Now it has provided monthly plans that start at Rs. 999 for 50GB FUP limit and goes up to Rs. 4999 for 1TB FUP.

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Airtel launches V-Fiber with speeds up to 100Mbps in Chennai, expanding to 87 cities soon

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Airtel today launched ‘V-Fiber’ in Chennai that offers speeds of up to 100 Mbps. It is based on Vectorization, which is Europe’s No.1 fixed broadband technology. Airtel the first operator in India to use this technology. Continue reading “Airtel launches V-Fiber with speeds up to 100Mbps in Chennai, expanding to 87 cities soon”

MyAirtel App for Android and iPhone updated with ‘Airtel Apps’ section

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Airtel has relaunched a new version of its My Airtel App which comes with a ‘Airtel Apps’ section that will have a collection of top apps under a single interface. Continue reading “MyAirtel App for Android and iPhone updated with ‘Airtel Apps’ section”