Airtel expands mobile network footprint to over 7250 towns and villages with 6500 sites across Gujarat

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Airtel today announced that it has archived 6500 mobile broadband sites (4G+3G sites) across Gujarat, expanding the availability of data services to more than 7250 towns and villages in the state. “In the expansion process, Airtel has installed one new 4G site every 90 minutes in the past 6 months to cater to the surge in the high-speed internet needs of the users and to collaborate with the Government’s vision of Digital India,” said the company. Continue reading “Airtel expands mobile network footprint to over 7250 towns and villages with 6500 sites across Gujarat”

Airtel launches VoLTE services in Coimbatore

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After Mumbai, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra & Goa, GujaratAndhra Pradesh and Telangana, Karnataka and Chennai, Airtel has launched its 4G VoLTE services in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. 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 Coimbatore”

Airtel, Vodafone, Idea take on Reliance Jio with more validity on select 1GB per day packs

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To take on Reliance Jio, Airtel, Idea and Vodafone have revised two of its pre-paid plans offer more validity compared to what it previously offer. Reliance Jio revamped all its plans last week offering Rs. 50 discount on some of its plans and 50% more data in some packs.

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Airtel broadband customers get 5GB free monthly data on their postpaid connection

Airtel is already offering additional data for its broadband users for every Airtel postpaid or DTH connection as a part of myHome rewards program. It started with 5GB per connection, later it increased it to 10GB. Now it is offering its broadband customers 5GB additional mobile data every month on their Airtel Postpaid connection in your home.  Continue reading “Airtel broadband customers get 5GB free monthly data on their postpaid connection”

Airtel, Vodafone tie up with Samsung to offer Rs. 1500 cashback on select Galaxy smartphones

Vodafone and Airtel, two of India’s biggest service providers, today announced a strategic partnership with Samsung for cashback offers on select Samsung Galaxy J-series smartphones on monthly recharge of Rs. 199 and Rs. 198, respectively. Continue reading “Airtel, Vodafone tie up with Samsung to offer Rs. 1500 cashback on select Galaxy smartphones”

Airtel TV app gets new UI, Time shift feature for Live TV; free for all customers till June 2018

To take on Reliance Jio’s Jio TV app, Airtel has updated its Airtel TV app that offers Live TV channels as well as Regional & International content from Eros Now, SonyLIV and HOOQ. It has also announced that the entire content catalogue of Airtel TV will be available for its Postpaid and Prepaid users on a free subscription basis till June 2018. Continue reading “Airtel TV app gets new UI, Time shift feature for Live TV; free for all customers till June 2018”

Airtel launches Celkon Star 4G+ smartphone at an effective price of Rs. 1249

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Airtel has once again partnered with Celkon to launch Celkon Star 4G+, a budget VoLTE phone at an effective price of Rs. 1249, after launching the Celkon Smart 4G back in October. It is part of Airtel’s Mera Pehla 4G Smartphone initiative under which the operator will partner with multiple mobile manufacturers in an aim to create an ‘open ecosystem’ of affordable 4G smartphones and bring them to market for virtually the price of a feature phone. Continue reading “Airtel launches Celkon Star 4G+ smartphone at an effective price of Rs. 1249”

Airtel launches VoLTE services in Chennai

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After Mumbai, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra & Goa, GujaratAndhra Pradesh and Telangana and Karnataka, Airtel has launched its 4G VoLTE services in Chennai officially, after testing it for sometime. 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 Chennai”

Airtel 4G Hotspot gets a price cut, now available for Rs. 999

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In a bid to compete with Reliance Jio’s JioFi, Airtel has slashed the price of the 4G hotspot in India and is now available of Rs. 999. The Hotspot device lets you connect to multiple devices like laptops, smartphones, tablets, smart devices TV, speakers.  Continue reading “Airtel 4G Hotspot gets a price cut, now available for Rs. 999”

Airtel first to launch 4G services in Kargil, Dras and Leh in Ladakh region covering 130 towns and villages

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Airtel today announced that it has launched it has become  the first operator to launch 4G in Kargil, Dras and Leh in the Ladakh region covering  130 towns and villages. This is a part of Project Leap – Airtel’s network transformation initiative. Airtel said that its network teams and partners have overcome the challenge of extremely difficult terrain and harsh weather conditions, including sub-zero temperatures, to deploy a state-of-the-art 4G network in the region.

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Airtel, Intex launch Aqua LIONS N1, Aqua A4 and Aqua S3 4G phones starting at an effective price of Rs. 1649

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After Karbonn and Celkon, Airtel has partnered with Intex to launch range of  affordable 4G smartphones – Aqua LIONS N1, Aqua A4 and Aqua S3 at effective price of Rs. 1649, Rs. 1999 and Rs. 4379, respectively. All the phones run Android 7.0 (Nougat) and come with 4G VoLTE support. Continue reading “Airtel, Intex launch Aqua LIONS N1, Aqua A4 and Aqua S3 4G phones starting at an effective price of Rs. 1649”

Airtel acquires stake in Juggernaut Books

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Airtel today announced that it has acquired stake in Juggernaut, which is a digital platform to read high-quality books and also submit your writings. Airtel’s move comes in a bid to create to build an open content ecosystem and the investment from Airtel will help Juggernaut to ramp up content acquisition, digital marketing and prepare for a subscription offering that is set to launch in the next few months. Continue reading “Airtel acquires stake in Juggernaut Books”

Airtel launches VoLTE services in Karnataka

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After Mumbai, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra & Goa, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh , Airtel has launched its 4G VoLTE services in Karnataka officially after testing it for sometime. 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 Karnataka”

Tata mobile customers start transitioning to Airtel network, to enjoy uninterrupted services with existing SIMs

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Last month Bharti Airtel and Tata today announced that they have entered into an agreement to merge Consumer Mobile Businesses (CMB) of Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) and Tata Teleservices Maharashtra Limited (TTML) into Bharti Airtel. Today Airtel has announced that starting today, Tata Teleservices customers will start transitioning to the Airtel mobile network under an Intra Circle Roaming (ICR) arrangement.

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Hike partners with Airtel Payments Bank to power Hike Wallet

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Hike introduced version 5.0 of its Messenger app back in June with new UI along with Hike Wallet to allow users to send and receive money. At that time Hike said that it had tied up with Yes Bank for UPI and wallet service. Today the company has announced its partnership with Airtel Payments Bank to power its Wallet. Hike said that it has over 100 millions users and in just 5 months of launch of Wallet, it has seen over 5 million transactions every month, growing 30% month on month. Continue reading “Hike partners with Airtel Payments Bank to power Hike Wallet”