Airtel now offers 60GB free data for postpaid customers, here’s how to claim it

Airtel 60GB free data

Earlier this year Airtel introduced Airtel Surprise offer for post-paid customers by offering up to 30GB data for 3 months at up to 10GB per month free of cost through MyAirtel app. After extending the offer in April, it extended the offer for 3 more months in June. Since the 3 months are over, it has extended the offer again for 6 more months, so you can enjoy up to 60GB of data. Continue reading “Airtel now offers 60GB free data for postpaid customers, here’s how to claim it”

Airtel VoLTE services launched in India starting from Mumbai

Airtel VoLTE

Airtel has launched Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services in India starting from Mumbai, as expected, making it the second operator in the country to offer VoLTE after Reliance Jio. 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. Airtel already offers 4G Advanced Carrier Aggregation technology in Mumbai that offers data speeds of up to 135 Mbps by combining spectrum capacities in 2300MHz (TD LTE) and 1800 MHz (FD LTE). Continue reading “Airtel VoLTE services launched in India starting from Mumbai”

Airtel VoLTE services expected to roll out in India starting next week

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Airtel back in July confirmed that the company is trialing 4G VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) services across five circles in the country and will officially launch VoLTE across it circles later this year. Today a new ET report says that it will launch VoLTE services in the country as early as next week. Continue reading “Airtel VoLTE services expected to roll out in India starting next week”

Airtel GST Advantage for corporate customers launched, offers 18GB additional data

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Airtel Business has launched Airtel GST Advantage, a solution for small businesses and start-ups to file their GST returns, in partnership with ClearTax. It is available for free to all existing Airtel Business customers till March 31st, 2018 and they can register at airtel.in/gst-advantage. Continue reading “Airtel GST Advantage for corporate customers launched, offers 18GB additional data”

Airtel and Idea to roll out VoLTE services across India by early 2018

Airtel 4G

Last year there was a report that said Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular were gearing up to launch VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) services to take on Reliance Jio who launched pan-India 4G LTE services with VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) back in September last year. Now Airtel has announced that it will launch VoLTE services in the country by end of current financial year, which is by March 2018. Continue reading “Airtel and Idea to roll out VoLTE services across India by early 2018”

Airtel profits down 75% YoY in FY Q1, India revenues down 10% YoY

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Airtel has announced consolidated results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2017 in which it posted consolidated revenue of Rs. 21,958 crore, YoY drop of 11.1%, less than the expected drop of 14.0%. India revenues were at Rs. 17,244 crore that has declined by 10.0% YoY primarily led by mobile drop of 14.1% YoY. Net Income was at Rs 367 crore  compared to Rs 1,462 crore in the corresponding quarter last year, down 74.9%.”Mobile market remains turbulent in the current quarter as well, due to disruptive pricing by a new operator,” said Airtel.

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Interconnection: Airtel says it is losing Rs. 550 crore per quarter due to calls from Reliance Jio’s network

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After an open-house held by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today regarding interconnection usage charges (IUC) where Reliance Jio proposed to make IUC zero, Airtel has sent out a release saying that Reliance Jio is creating monopoly, throttling competition by proposing zero IUC. “By proposing a transition to the ‘Bill and Keep’ regime with zero MTC, Reliance Jio wants to simply transfer its cost to Airtel and other operators,” said Airtel.

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Airtel to launch 4G VoLTE services later this year as trials begin in five cities

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Bharti Airtel MD & CEO (India & South Asia), Gopal Vittal today after the launch of Project Next announced that the company is trialing 4G VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) services across five circles in the country and will officially launch VoLTE across it circles later this year. Continue reading “Airtel to launch 4G VoLTE services later this year as trials begin in five cities”

Airtel Project Next launched – Postpaid data roll over, family data sharing, Next-Gen Airtel Stores and more

Airtel Project Next

After its Project Leap network transformation program, Airtel has launched Project Next, its digital innovation program aimed at transforming customer experience across all of its services and touch points. The company said that it plans to invest up to Rs. 2000 crores over the next 3 years to launch several digital innovations. Continue reading “Airtel Project Next launched — Postpaid data roll over, family data sharing, Next-Gen Airtel Stores and more”

Airtel network restored after temporary outage in Delhi NCR

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Airtel just confirmed that its network services in Delhi NCR have been fully restored after a temporary network outage in the circle. People in the region started tweeting about network outage around 7:30 PM, and Airtel acknowledged the issue at about 9PM. “We may be facing a temporary issue while accessing Data/Voice/SMS. We are working to restore it ASAP,” replied Airtel to the customers who were complaining.

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Airtel Monsoon Surprise: 30GB free data offer for postpaid customers extended for 3 more months

Airtel Monsoon Surprise

Earlier this year Airtel introduced Airtel Surprise offer for post-paid customers by offering up to 30GB data for 3 months at 10GB per month free of cost through MyAirtel app. Later it extended the validity of the extra data by another 30 days for those who had already claimed, now it has extended the offer once again for 3 more billing cycles as a part of Airtel Monsoon Surprise.

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Airtel *121# Digital Care platform now available in 11 Indian languages

Airtel Digital Care

Airtel has launched *121# Digital Care platform for Prepaid Customers in Hindi and 10 other regional languages such as Now available in Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bangla, Oriya and Assamese. “This will make it more convenient for customers to quickly resolve basic queries like balance, validity details of last few transactions etc. without having to call customer care or visit a retail store,” said Airtel. Continue reading “Airtel *121# Digital Care platform now available in 11 Indian languages”

Airtel USSD Codes – Complete Updated List to Check Balance, Plan and more

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We have used certain numbers that start with * (Star) and ends with # (hash) to check our remaining data, Balance, offers and other services. The specific number or code is called USSD a.k.a Unstructured Supplementary Service Data. This acts as a platform for mobile phone and computer software of a service provider companies for sending and receiving text messages. Continue reading “Airtel USSD Codes — Complete Updated List to Check Balance, Plan and more”

Airtel offers 1000GB free broadband data for 1 year

Airtel Broadband 1000GB Delhi

Bharti Airtel is offering its customers 1000 GB of extra data on some of its broadband plans under its  ‘Exclusive Web Offer’, according to a report by The Financial Express. Currently, the offer is available only to customers of Delhi-NCR who opted for Airtel broadband services on or after May 16. In order to avail the offer, customers can find the ‘Unlimited Internet offer’ on the telco’s web portal.

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Airtel upgrades broadband plans, now offers up to 100% more data at same price

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Airtel today announced that it has upgraded its existing home broadband plans to offer up to 100% more data benefits within the same monthly rentals. Airtel launched ‘V-Fiber’ recently that offers broadband speeds of up to 100 Mbps at the same plan rentals and only requires modem switch. Continue reading “Airtel upgrades broadband plans, now offers up to 100% more data at same price”