List of Airtel 5G compatible Smartphones

Following the launch of 5G services at the India Mobile Congress a few days back, Airtel today launched its 5G Plus services in 8 top cities in the country. With 5G, Airtel promises up to 30x faster downloads compared to 4G that lets you download a movie in seconds, enjoy 4K videos without buffering, and experience smooth, new-age gaming, AR/VR. Continue reading “List of Airtel 5G compatible Smartphones”

Airtel 5G Plus launched officially; now live in 8 cities

After announcing the roll-out of 5G services in 8 cities at the India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2022, Airtel today officially launched its 5G services which it is calling ‘Airtel 5G plus’ in 8 cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Siliguri, Nagpur and Varanasi. Continue reading “Airtel 5G Plus launched officially; now live in 8 cities”

Airtel demos immersive VR advertisement powered by 5G

Airtel today announced that it has demoed India’s first immersive Virtual Reality (VR) advertisement powered by 5G at the IMC 2022. The advertisement format on the Airtel Thanks app opens new avenues for brands to engage with consumers in an immersive environment that was previously not possible in the traditional advertising paradigm, said the company. Continue reading “Airtel demos immersive VR advertisement powered by 5G”

Airtel 5G roll out begins in 8 cities from today

At the India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2022, Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman of Bharti Enterprises announced that Airtel will roll out 5G services in India in 8 cities, including Delhi, Varanasi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai, and Siliguri starting today.

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Airtel Payments Bank introduces micro ATMs

Airtel Payments Bank has launched Micro ATMs to help debit card customers outside of metro and Tier 1 cities withdraw cash. The banks will leverage their network of over 500,000 banking points in India to facilitate cash withdrawals. Continue reading “Airtel Payments Bank introduces micro ATMs”

Airtel Xsafe home surveillance cameras launched

Bharti Airtel has launched Xsafe, an end-to-end home surveillance system that is simple to use and is equipped with a variety of Wi-Fi-based advanced cameras. This system gives customers complete peace of mind by keeping them connected to their homes even when they are away. Continue reading “Airtel Xsafe home surveillance cameras launched”

Airtel unveils Edge CDN ahead of 5G launch

Airtel said that it will be deploying 5G in India in August, but it is yet to reveal the launch date for 5G service for the public. Today, it announced Edge CDN and other products in Edge Cloud Portfolio. Airtel said that it will utilise Qwilt’s Open Edge Cloud solution for deployment Continue reading “Airtel unveils Edge CDN ahead of 5G launch”

Airtel launches two new 1.5GB/ day prepaid plans

Airtel has quietly introduced two new prepaid plans, Rs. 519 and Rs. 779, respectively. These plans include 1.5GB of data per day as well as some additional benefits. This is a welcome move by the company, as 1.5GB/day plans are popular among consumers and offer low-cost alternatives in the face of rising tariff costs. Let’s take a closer look at these two plans. Continue reading “Airtel launches two new 1.5GB/ day prepaid plans”

Airtel 5G deployment to begin this August

Nokia today signed a partnership with top telecom operator Bharti Airtel for the implementation of 5G radio access networks (RAN). This multi-year agreement comes on the heels of the recently concluded 5G spectrum auctions and the allocation of pan-India spectrum to Bharti Airtel, demonstrating the company’s commitment to ushering India into the 5G era. To recall, in India’s 5G auction, Airtel acquired 5G spectrum worth Rs. 43,084 crore. Continue reading “Airtel 5G deployment to begin this August”

India 5G auction: Jio acquires spectrum worth Rs. 88,078 crore, Rs. 43,084 crore for Airtel, Vi spends Rs. 18,784 crore

5G spectrum auction ended today after 40 rounds, and the government received bids worth Rs. 1,50,173 crore for 71% of total 5G spectrum bid. A total of 72097.85 MHz of spectrum in various Low (600 MHz, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2300 MHz), Mid (3300 MHz) and High (26 GHz) frequency bands with a validity period of 20 years was put to auction. Continue reading “India 5G auction: Jio acquires spectrum worth Rs. 88,078 crore, Rs. 43,084 crore for Airtel, Vi spends Rs. 18,784 crore”

Airtel trials first private 5G network at BOSCH facility

In India, 5G is crucial for both the telecommunications sector and other sectors that heavily rely on automation. Typically, 5G operators will set up private network solutions for industries to boost the effectiveness of that particular business. Continue reading “Airtel trials first private 5G network at BOSCH facility”

Airtel Xstream Fiber launched in Ladakh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Bharti Airtel has launched Airtel Xstream Fiber, a Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) broadband service in Ladakh and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. With the establishment of fibernet, the firm has become the first private ISP to roll out FTTH broadband in these remote areas, providing customers with world-class digital access. Over the next three years, the company plans to expand its FTTH footprint to over 2000 towns across the country, contributing to a digitally connected India. Continue reading “Airtel Xstream Fiber launched in Ladakh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands”

Airtel launches Xstream multiplex in the Metaverse

Airtel today launched Xstream multiplex, an extension of Airtel’s Xstream Premium offering, which it says is the India’s first multiplex on the Partynite Metaverse platform. Yesterday, the company said that it has achieved a 2-million subscriber milestone within 100 days of its launch. Continue reading “Airtel launches Xstream multiplex in the Metaverse”

Airtel launches new All-in-One Broadband Plans with up to 17 OTTs, 350+ TV channels starting at Rs. 699

Airtel has launched three new all-in-one plans to take on JioFiber. The company said that these are built for the evolving entertainment needs of today’s connected homes. There are three monthly plans – Rs. 699, Rs. 1099 and Rs. 1599 that offer 40Mbps, 200Mbps and 300 Mbps speed, respectively. Continue reading “Airtel launches new All-in-One Broadband Plans with up to 17 OTTs, 350+ TV channels starting at Rs. 699”