Airtel launches new Rs. 289 prepaid plan with unlimited calling, ZEE5 subscription; Rs. 79 plan now offers ZEE5 subscription

Airtel recently partnered with ZEE5 to offer unlimited access to premium content for its users and the company has also been introducing new prepaid plans as well. On similar lines, now Airtel has launched a new Rs. 289 prepaid plan that comes with bundled ZEE5 subscription, unlimited calling, and more. Continue reading “Airtel launches new Rs. 289 prepaid plan with unlimited calling, ZEE5 subscription; Rs. 79 plan now offers ZEE5 subscription”

Airtel launches Rs. 251 prepaid data add-on pack with 50GB benefit

With people staying at home now due to nationwide lockdown, telecom operators have been revising its existing plans, introducing new packs to offer more data like the Rs. 251 ‘Work From Home’ plan from Reliance Jio. On similar lines, now Airtel has now introduced its new Rs. 251 prepaid data pack that exists on top of the base plan’s validity.

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Airtel launches ‘Work@Home’ essentials and add-on bundle solution for businesses

With people staying at home due to the ongoing nationwide lockdown, Airtel introduced various offers and solutions like unlimited premium Kids content on XStream, access to ZEE5’s premium content, etc. On similar lines, now Airtel has launched a new ‘Work@Home’ solution for businesses with essentials and add-on bundles for working from home. Continue reading “Airtel launches ‘Work@Home’ essentials and add-on bundle solution for businesses”

Airtel selects IBM and Red Hat to build 5G Ready Cloud Network

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Telecom operators in India have started working on 5G network from quite some time and recently, Airtel partnered with Nokia to prepare for 5G networks. On similar lines, now Airtel has partnered with IBM and Red Hat to build 5G Ready Cloud Network. Continue reading “Airtel selects IBM and Red Hat to build 5G Ready Cloud Network”

Airtel offers free unlimited access to ZEE5 premium content till July 12

With people staying at home due to the ongoing nationwide lockdown, many streaming platforms are opening up their premium content for free and recently, Airtel opened up its premium Kids content on XStream for free. Following that, now the company is offering unlimited access to ZEE5’s premium content for its users.

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Airtel partners with Nokia to strengthen 4G connectivity and prepare for 5G networks

Airtel has announced its partnership with Nokia with multi-year agreement to deploy Nokia’s Single Radio Access Network (SRAN) solution to enhance Airtel 4G connectivity and also lay the groundwork for Airtel’s 5G rollout in the future. The deployment is expected to be completed by 2022 and will be rolled out in 9 circles across India.

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Airtel launches Rs. 401 data bundle with 3GB data and 1 year Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription

Airtel has been revising its existing prepaid plans and introducing new bundle plans lately. On similar lines now, Airtel has launched Rs. 401 data bundle that also includes a subscription for Disney+ Hotstar VIP and this exists alongside the Rs. 299 Amazon Prime bundle. Continue reading “Airtel launches Rs. 401 data bundle with 3GB data and 1 year Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription”

Airtel further extends prepaid validity till May 3; Vodafone Idea extends validity for feature phone users [Update: Jio and BSNL]

Update: 21st April 2020 – Following the announcement by Airtel and Vodafone IDEA, now BSNL and Reliance Jio have announced validity extension for prepaid users. Unlike Airtel which has increased validity only for limited number of users, Jio is extending incoming call validity for all users. Similarly, BSNL is extending prepaid pack validity till May 5th, 2020. Continue reading “Airtel further extends prepaid validity till May 3; Vodafone Idea extends validity for feature phone users [Update: Jio and BSNL]”

Airtel offers free unlimited access to premium kids content on XStream

Due to the nationwide lockdown, people are working from home and there is a surge in the usage of business as well as entertainment apps. Many apps are opening up their premium content for free during this period and on similar lines now, Airtel is offering free unlimited access to premium kids content on XStream.

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Airtel Home combines billing for Broadband, DTH and Postpaid services into one at a discounted price

Airtel has launched new Home Plan that lets you combine your existing Airtel postpaid, Airtel Broadband connection and Airtel DTH connection under one bill and get several benefits including discounts. If you have one postpaid connection, Broadband or DTH, you can combine them, but a postpaid connection is compulsory. It was rolled out way back in 2018 in Hyderabad as a beta. Continue reading “Airtel Home combines billing for Broadband, DTH and Postpaid services into one at a discounted price”

COVID-19: Airtel extends prepaid pack validity till April 17, gives Rs. 10 talk time to 80 million users

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The whole world is fighting the coronavirus pandemic and the outbreak has impacted many. As many places in the world are under lockdown, many companies are introducing special measures to help people. Recently, Reliance Jio announced free 10 Mbps Jio Fiber connection in feasible areas, double data on Jio Fiber, several apps are offering paid subscriptions for free and more. On similar lines, Airtel has now announced special measures to assist low-income group customers impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

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Airtel offers free access to thousands of e-books on Juggernaut Books

Airtel has enabled free access to thousands of titles on its e-books platform – Juggernaut Books (formerly known as Airtel Books) for all its customers for a limited period, few days after Indian Government announced a 21-day lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19. Continue reading “Airtel offers free access to thousands of e-books on Juggernaut Books”

Airtel launches new International Roaming new features and packs for prepaid customers

Airtel has launched new International Roaming Packs for prepaid customers with new features such as real time usage tracking, option to enable or disable International roaming service with a single touch, prebook IR packs and lots more directly from the Airtel Thanks app. Airtel says that its single pack covers 82 countries. Continue reading “Airtel launches new International Roaming new features and packs for prepaid customers”

Airtel, Vodafone struggle to pay AGR dues to DoT after SC order

On Friday, the Supreme Court (SC) heavily criticised the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) for not collecting AGR dues from telecom operators such as Airtel and Vodafone after failing to meet its January 24th deadline. Airtel will reportedly pay Rs. 10000 crores for now while Vodafone has informed the SC that they will only be able to Rs. 2500 crores now.

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HMD Global rolls out VoWiFi for range of Nokia smartphones — Here’s how to enable it

Several OEMs started rolling out Wi-Fi Calling feature for their phones in the past few weeks in India. Today HMD Global has officially announced that voice over any Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) is being enabled on a range of Nokia smartphones for Jio and Airtel users in the country after testing it for the past two months. Continue reading “HMD Global rolls out VoWiFi for range of Nokia smartphones — Here’s how to enable it”