Airtel launches new pre-paid plans with 3 months Disney+ Hotstar Mobile subscription, bundled data

Airtel has launched two new pre-paid plans with bundled 3 months subscription to Disney+ Hotstar Mobile. These new Airtel mobile prepaid plans come with bundled data, unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day along with subscription to Disney+ Hotstar Mobile for 3 months. Airtel already offers a 1-year Disney+ Hotstar bundle plans. Continue reading “Airtel launches new pre-paid plans with 3 months Disney+ Hotstar Mobile subscription, bundled data”

Airtel bundles Netflix subscription with select broadband plans

For the first time, Airtel Xstream Fiber, the company’s broadband connection, has begun bundling complimentary Netflix subscriptions with its Airtel Professional and Infinity Plans, similar to other competitors such as JioFiber.  Continue reading “Airtel bundles Netflix subscription with select broadband plans”

Airtel and Tech Mahindra partner to co-develop and market 5G use cases

Bharti Airtel and Tech Mahindra today announced a strategic partnership to jointly grow and market innovative solutions for India’s digital economic development. In India, Airtel and Tech Mahindra will collaborate to develop and market 5G use cases. Continue reading “Airtel and Tech Mahindra partner to co-develop and market 5G use cases”

Airtel Axis Bank Credit Card with exclusive benefits for Airtel users launched

Airtel has announced a strategic partnership with Axis Bank to launch Airtel Axis Bank Credit Card co-branded credit card that offers a host of attractive benefits such as cashbacks, special discounts, digital vouchers and complimentary services to Airtel customers. Continue reading “Airtel Axis Bank Credit Card with exclusive benefits for Airtel users launched”

Airtel acquires strategic stake in Singapore-based blockchain technology startup Aqilliz

Airtel today announced that it has acquired a strategic stake in Aqilliz – a Singapore-based Blockchain as a Service Company under the Airtel Startup Accelerator Program. Launched in 2019, the program looks to support early-stage startups that will contribute to the growth of Digital India. Continue reading “Airtel acquires strategic stake in Singapore-based blockchain technology startup Aqilliz”

Airtel joins SEA-ME-WE-6 undersea cable consortium

Airtel today announced that it has joined the SEA-ME-WE-6 undersea cable consortium to scale up its high speed global network capacity to serve India’s fast-growing digital economy. The 19,200 Rkm SEA-ME-WE-6 will connect Singapore and France, and will be amongst the largest undersea cable systems globally, said the company. Continue reading “Airtel joins SEA-ME-WE-6 undersea cable consortium”

Airtel Xstream Premium with 15 OTT services launched at Rs. 149 per month

Airtel has launched Airtel Xstream Premium that aggregates content from 15 Indian and global video OTT’s in one app. It will be available to Airtel customers at a monthly rate of Rs. 149 and Rs. 1499 annually. Continue reading “Airtel Xstream Premium with 15 OTT services launched at Rs. 149 per month”

Google to acquire 1.28% stake in Airtel, invest up to $1 billion

Airtel today announced that it signed a long-term, multi-year agreement with Google to accelerate the growth of India’s digital ecosystem. As a part of the deal, Google as a part of Google for India Digitization Fund will make an investment in Airtel, which will include a $700M equity investment (1.28% ownership in Airtel) and a corpus of up to $300M that will go towards implementing mutually agreed commercial initiatives over the course of the next five years. Continue reading “Google to acquire 1.28% stake in Airtel, invest up to $1 billion”

Airtel and TCS demo 5G-based remote robotic operations

Airtel and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today announced a partnership to test innovative use cases from TCS’ Neural Manufacturing solutions suite on Airtel’s ultra-fast and low latency 5G network. This comes after last month’s roll out of Airtel’s 5G for Business initiative to demonstrate a wide range of enterprise grade use cases using high-speed and low latency networks. Continue reading “Airtel and TCS demo 5G-based remote robotic operations”

Airtel conducts India’s first 5G trial in the 700MHz band with Nokia

Airtel today announced that it has successfully conducted India’s first 5G trial in the 700 MHz band in partnership with Nokia using 5G trial spectrum allocated to Airtel by the Department of Telecom. This comes after the company’s last month announcement that said that it has conducted India’s first 5G network demonstration in a rural geography in Bhaipur Bramanan village on the outskirts of Delhi/NCR. Continue reading “Airtel conducts India’s first 5G trial in the 700MHz band with Nokia”

Airtel hikes prepaid tariffs by up to 25%; plans now start from Rs. 99

After revising  its postpaid plans back in July, Airtel today hiked its prepaid plans, which now start from Rs. 99 for a 28-day plan, which is a 25% increase. To remind you, the company removed the Rs. 49 plan back in July. However, this doesn’t come with SMS. Continue reading “Airtel hikes prepaid tariffs by up to 25%; plans now start from Rs. 99”

Airtel rolls out 5G for Business in partnership with AWS, Cisco, Ericsson, Nokia, Google Cloud and more

Airtel has rolled out 5G for Business initiative to demonstrate a wide range of enterprise grade use cases using high-speed and low latency networks. As a part of this, it has announced that it is partnering with global consulting and technology companies such as Accenture, AWS, CISCO, Ericsson, Google Cloud, Nokia, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to work with brands such as Apollo Hospitals, Flipkart and several leading manufacturing companies to test 5G based solutions. Continue reading “Airtel rolls out 5G for Business in partnership with AWS, Cisco, Ericsson, Nokia, Google Cloud and more”

Airtel recharge offer: Get Rs. 6000 cashback on purchase of new smartphone

Before Reliance Jio launches its JioPhone Next, Airtel today launched Mera Pehla Smartphone program that will offer Rs. 6000 cashback for users who purchase new smartphones. This will require users to recharge Rs. 249 or above for 36 months, after which they will get full cashback. This is available to customers who purchase a new smartphone priced approximately up to Rs. 12,000 from leading brands. Over 150 smartphones are eligible for this benefit, says the company. Continue reading “Airtel recharge offer: Get Rs. 6000 cashback on purchase of new smartphone”

Airtel, Ericsson conduct India’s first rural 5G trial

Airtel today announced that it has conducted India’s first 5G network demonstration in a rural geography in Bhaipur Bramanan village on the outskirts of Delhi/NCR using 5G trial spectrum allocated to Airtel by the Department of Telecom in partnership with  Ericsson. Continue reading “Airtel, Ericsson conduct India’s first rural 5G trial”

Airtel launches new pre-paid plans with 1-year Disney+ Hotstar Mobile subscription

Airtel has launched new Mobile and Home Broadband plans that come bundled with free 1-year subscription to Disney+ Hotstar. These new Airtel mobile prepaid plans come with bundled data, unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day along with subscription to Disney+ Hotstar. This comes after the launch of similar Disney+ Hotstar bundled packs from Jio earlier this month, but Jio’s 56 days plan costs Rs. 666 and the 365 days plan costs Rs. 2599. Continue reading “Airtel launches new pre-paid plans with 1-year Disney+ Hotstar Mobile subscription”