Airtel announces new corporate structure to focus on digital business

Bharti Airtel has announced a new corporate structure to tap into the digital opportunity in the country. The new structure envisages Airtel Digital Limited folding into the listed entity, Bharti Airtel. Continue reading “Airtel announces new corporate structure to focus on digital business”

Airtel IoT 5G ready end-to-end platform for enterprise customers launched

Airtel has launched ‘Airtel IoT’, an end-to-end platform with the capability to connect and manage billions of devices and applications in a highly secure and seamless fashion for enterprises. Airtel said that its robust 5G Ready network comes with the option to deploy NB-IoT, 4G or 2G connectivity using Airtel e-SIM technology. Continue reading “Airtel IoT 5G ready end-to-end platform for enterprise customers launched”

Airtel Wynk Tube Music and Video streaming app launched, free for Airtel users

Airtel has today launched its new Wynk Tube music and video streaming service to take on rivals like YouTube Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, and others. Wynk Tube has a collection of 40 lakh songs and videos and is available only on Android, as of now and has been built keeping in mind the smartphone users in non-metros and small towns.

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How to enable Dual SIM feature on Google Pixel 3 on Android Q Beta

Good news for Google Pixel users who have been waiting for Dual SIM support on the Android flagship. In a sign of things to come, Google has enabled support for Dual SIM feature in the latest Android Q Beta. We managed to get it working on Airtel and Jio networks.

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Airtel Books ebooks app launched, offers over 70,000 titles

Bharti Airtel today launched a new app called Airtel Books to bring a collection of e-books to smartphone users. Available to both Airtel and non-Airtel customers in iOS and Android, Airtel Books will initially offer over 70,000 titles from leading Indian and international authors. Continue reading “Airtel Books ebooks app launched, offers over 70,000 titles”

Jio tops 4G availability in India, Airtel fastest network during Q3-Q4, 2018: Ookla

Ookla has released its new report on India’s 4G Availability and according to the findings, Reliance Jio ranked first with 98.8% 4G availability across the country. Jio is followed by Airtel at 90.0% and Vodafone and Idea with 84.6% and 82.8% respectively, across 15 largest cities of India.  Continue reading “Jio tops 4G availability in India, Airtel fastest network during Q3-Q4, 2018: Ookla”

Airtel launches Rs. 1699 package with 1GB data per day, unlimited calling with 365 days validity

In a move to tackle Jio, Airtel has launched a new long-term recharge plan for its prepaid users in India. Under this package, users get unlimited calling, 1GB data per day, and SMS benefits like the rest of the combo packages for 365 days.  Continue reading “Airtel launches Rs. 1699 package with 1GB data per day, unlimited calling with 365 days validity”

Airtel offers highest 3G/4G download speeds, Idea leads in upload speeds: OpenSignal

According to OpenSignal November report, Airtel has recorded the highest download speeds in India for 3G and 4G combined at 7.53 Mbps where Reliance Jio, Vodafone, Idea, and BSNL recorded speeds of 5.47 Mbps, 5.20 Mbps, 4.92 Mbps, and 2.70 Mbps respectively.  Continue reading “Airtel offers highest 3G/4G download speeds, Idea leads in upload speeds: OpenSignal”

Airtel acquihires AuthMe services to strengthen AI game

In the latest development, Bharti Airtel has announced an acquihire deal with AuthMe ID Services in an attempt to strengthen Artificial Intelligence (AI) portfolio. For the uninitiated, AuthMe is a Bengaluru-based startup focused mainly on artificial intelligence solution. Continue reading “Airtel acquihires AuthMe services to strengthen AI game”

Airtel to deploy 7000 new mobile broadband sites, Massive MIMO pre-5G technology and 10MHz of fresh 4G spectrum in Mumbai

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Airtel today announced that it is planning a massive network deployment plans for Mumbai as part of its network transformation initiative – Project Leap. During the FY 18-19, Airtel plans to roll out 7000 new mobile sites including the large-scale deployment of pre-5G Massive MIMO technology across Mumbai to significantly boost network capacity for high-speed data and voice services. Continue reading “Airtel to deploy 7000 new mobile broadband sites, Massive MIMO pre-5G technology and 10MHz of fresh 4G spectrum in Mumbai”

Airtel Home combined billing for calls, DTH and broadband services launched

Airtel today announced the launch of Airtel Home, India’s first-of-its-kind digital quad-play platform that truly simplifies the customer experience for homes that use multiple Airtel services, just as rumored. It allows customers to bundle multiple Airtel services like home broadband, postpaid mobile, and digital TV as a single account as a single unified interface on my Airtel app. Continue reading “Airtel Home combined billing for calls, DTH and broadband services launched”

Airtel planning to introduce combined billing for calls, DTH and broadband services

Bharati Airtel is said to be planning on bundling the billing for calls, DTH, broadband connections with a 5-10% discount on the combined bill. It is pretty obvious that the move is aimed at retaining consumers base in the competitive telecom sector. Continue reading “Airtel planning to introduce combined billing for calls, DTH and broadband services”

Airtel, Amazon team-up to offer 4G smartphones at an effective starting price of Rs. 3399

Airtel and Amazon India today announced that they are partnering to jointly drive smartphone adoption across the country. Both the companies will now launch 4G smartphones at an affordable price for a wide range of smartphone starting at Rs. 3,999.  Continue reading “Airtel, Amazon team-up to offer 4G smartphones at an effective starting price of Rs. 3399”

Jio accuses Airtel’s Apple Watch service over violating license norms; Airtel calls it frivolous complaint

Apple Watch Series 3

Reliance Jio has accused Airtel Apple watch service over breaching security and violating license norms. It has asked telecom ministry to take severe action and levy penalties against rival Bharti Airel. It alleges Airtel for using a network of nodes based abroad to offer its services on the latest Apple watch. Continue reading “Jio accuses Airtel’s Apple Watch service over violating license norms; Airtel calls it frivolous complaint”