Airtel recognized by DoT for implementing innovative methods to boost mobile connectivity in deep rural pockets

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Bharti Airtel has been recognized by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) at the recent pan-India TERM cell conclave in Chilika (Odisha), for its significant efforts in stepping up network reach in deep rural pockets and taking its mobile services to unconnected villages. Continue reading “Airtel recognized by DoT for implementing innovative methods to boost mobile connectivity in deep rural pockets”

Airtel offers 30GB free data for customers who upgrade to a 4G smartphone

Airtel today launched a new initiative under which customers on 2G/3G mobile devices will be eligible for 30 GB data free when they upgrade to a 4G smartphone. Prepaid customers will get free 1 GB data every day for 30 days over and above any pack they charge with. Postpaid customers will get free 30 GB data (with rollover) in their first bill cycle over and above their plan benefits. Continue reading “Airtel offers 30GB free data for customers who upgrade to a 4G smartphone”

Airtel takes on Reliance Jio with Rs. 249 plan offering 2GB 4G data per day, Rs. 349 plan now offers 3GB data per day

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Airtel revised its Rs. 448 and Rs. 509 plans earlier this year with more data and validity, to take on Reliance Jio. Now the company has introduced new Rs. 249 plan and has also revised its Rs. 349 plan, to take on Jio’s plans that were introduced earlier this year. Continue reading “Airtel takes on Reliance Jio with Rs. 249 plan offering 2GB 4G data per day, Rs. 349 plan now offers 3GB data per day”

Airtel launches 300Mbps FTTH-based Home Broadband plan

Airtel has launched new 300Mbps Home Broadband plan, after more than a year of introducing V-Fiber plan with speeds up to 100Mbps in the country. The 300Mbps FTTH (Fiber-To-the-Home) based plan comes at a monthly rental of Rs. 2199 and offers 1200GB of ultra-high speed data along with unlimited STD/Local calling benefits. Continue reading “Airtel launches 300Mbps FTTH-based Home Broadband plan”

Airtel to deloy Massive MIMO pre-5G solution across IPL match venues offering up to 3x faster 4G speeds

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Airtel today announced that it will deploy Massive MIMO Pre-5G technology across IPL match venues, making sure that its customers continue to enjoy superfast data experience on Airtel 4G when they watching the match. Massive MIMO expands existing network capacity by five to seven times over existing spectrum, thereby improving spectral efficiency. Continue reading “Airtel to deloy Massive MIMO pre-5G solution across IPL match venues offering up to 3x faster 4G speeds”

Airtel to offer free streaming of IPL matches on Airtel TV app

Airtel today announced that its customers can enjoy unlimited streaming of all live matches of IPL 2018 with the new version of Airtel TV app via Hotstar. Already already said that all content on Airtel TV app is completely free for Airtel Postpaid and Prepaid customers until June 2018. Continue reading “Airtel to offer free streaming of IPL matches on Airtel TV app”

Airtel TV app now offers ALTBalaji catalogue of shows, movies for free

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Airtel today announced a partnership with ALTBalaji, a wholly owned subsidiary of Balaji Telefilms to bring exciting digital content from ALT Balaji’s portfolio to Airtel TV app users. Continue reading “Airtel TV app now offers ALTBalaji catalogue of shows, movies for free”

Airtel VoLTE Beta program offers 30GB free data, here’s how to get it

Airtel offers VoLTE services in Mumbai, Maharashtra, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana, Karnataka, Chennai & West Bengal circles. Now it has launched a new VoLTE Beta program in West Bengal, Orissa, Assam, Kerala, Bihar, Punjab and Andhra Pradesh to ask its users for feedback regarding the VoLTE services before expanding it to other circles . It is also offering 30GB free data for the users participating in the program. Continue reading “Airtel VoLTE Beta program offers 30GB free data, here’s how to get it”

List of Airtel VoLTE compatible Smartphones

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Following the launch in Mumbai, Airtel recently launched VoLTE services across rest of Maharashtra & Goa. With this option, now Airtel users can enjoy HD quality voice calls with faster call set up time compared to normal voice calls on their VoLTE-compatible 4G handsets. There will be no additional data charges for VoLTE and calls will be billed as per existing plan or packs benefits. Continue reading “List of Airtel VoLTE compatible Smartphones”

Airtel launches VoLTE services in Kolkata

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After Mumbai, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra & Goa, GujaratAndhra Pradesh and TelanganaKarnataka,Chennai and Coimbatore, Airtel has launched its 4G VoLTE services in Kolkata. This lets Airtel customers enjoy HD quality voice calls along with faster call set up time compared to normal voice calls on their VoLTE-compatible 4G handsets. Continue reading “Airtel launches VoLTE services in Kolkata”

Airtel acquires India leg of GBI’s intercontinental submarine cable

Airtel today announced a strategic agreement with Gulf Bridge International to unlock the capacity on GBI’s India-Middle East-Europe submarine cable system. Airtel will now acquire the ownership of the India leg of GBI’s India-Middle East-Europe submarine cable. Continue reading “Airtel acquires India leg of GBI’s intercontinental submarine cable”

Airtel joins global Seamless Alliance to bring high-speed in-flight data connectivity

Airtel today announced that it is joining Seamless Alliance to bring uninterrupted in-flight  onnectivity to customers. It is aiming to usher in opening a new era of innovation for mobile operators and airlines by empowering mobile operators to extend their services into airline cabins. Continue reading “Airtel joins global Seamless Alliance to bring high-speed in-flight data connectivity”

Airtel and Motorola partner to offer 4G smartphones at effective starting price of Rs. 3999

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After partnering with Intex, Karbonn and HMD Global, Airtel has partnered with Lenovo / Motorola to offer affordable 4G smartphone options to customers as part of Airtel’s ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative. Under this partnership Moto C, Moto E4 and Lenovo K8 Note 4G smartphones are now available with cashback of Rs. 2000 from Airtel. Continue reading “Airtel and Motorola partner to offer 4G smartphones at effective starting price of Rs. 3999”

Airtel, HMD Global partner to offer Nokia 2 and Nokia 3 at effective price of Rs. 4999 and Rs. 7499

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Airtel today announced that it has partnered with HMD Global to offer affordable 4G smartphone options to customers as part of Airtel’s ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative. Under this partnership Nokia 2 and Nokia 3, 4G smartphones are now available with cashback of Rs. 2000 from Airtel.

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Airtel TV app now offers Hotstar’s catalogue of shows, movies and Live TV channels for free

Airtel and Hotstar today announced a strategic partnership to bring Hotstar’s digital content to Airtel users in India. With this new partnership, the company is expanding its Airtel TV content and now has access to the largest digital content portfolios in India.

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