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”

Telecom Spectrum Auction 2021: Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone Idea win spectrum as auction raises Rs. 77814 crore for Govt

The Department of Telecom (DoT) has announced the winners in the 2021 spectrum auction in various circles that ended after 2 days. At the end of the auction government got bids worth Rs. 77,814.80 core with Rs. 77,146 raised on the first day after four rounds and Rs 668.20 crore raised in the two rounds on the second day. This substantially exceeded pre-bid estimates of Rs. 45,000 crore.  Bharti Airtel Ltd, Vodafone Idea, and Reliance Jio took part in the auction. Continue reading “Telecom Spectrum Auction 2021: Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone Idea win spectrum as auction raises Rs. 77814 crore for Govt”

Airtel and Qualcomm partner for 5G services in India

Bharti Airtel recently demonstrated and orchestrate live 5G service over a commercial network in Hyderabad city. Today Airtel has announced that it has partnered with Qualcomm for accelerating 5G in India. Through Airtel’s network vendors and device partners, Airtel will utilize the Qualcomm 5G RAN Platforms to roll out virtualized and Open RAN-based 5G networks. Continue reading “Airtel and Qualcomm partner for 5G services in India”

Airtel says its network is 5G ready; successfully demonstrates live 5G services in Hyderabad

Airtel today announced that it has become the country’s first telcom performance to successfully demonstrate and orchestrate live 5G service over a commercial network in Hyderabad city. Airtel said that this has been carried out over its existing liberalised spectrum in the 1800MHz band through the NSA (Non Stand Alone) network technology using Ericsson 4G (DSS) radio infrastructure on OPPO Reno5 Pro and OPPO Find X2 Pro smartphones. Continue reading “Airtel says its network is 5G ready; successfully demonstrates live 5G services in Hyderabad”

Amazon Prime Video Mobile Edition launched in India at Rs. 89 per month

Amazon Prime Video has launched Prime Video Mobile Edition, a new single-user, mobile-only plan at an introductory price of Rs. 89 per month first time in India.  The plan provides SD quality streaming through the Prime Video app on Android or iOS, which the company says is created especially for a mobile-first country like India. This competes with Netflix that launched its mobile plan for India at ₹199 per month back in 2019. Continue reading “Amazon Prime Video Mobile Edition launched in India at Rs. 89 per month”

Airtel IQ omni-channel cloud communications platform for businesses launched

Airtel today launched Airtel IQ, a cloud-based omni-channel communications platform that enables brands to deepen engagement with customers through timely and secure communication. It eliminates the need for multiple communication platforms for different channels, said the company. Continue reading “Airtel IQ omni-channel cloud communications platform for businesses launched”

Airtel Xstream Fiber plans now start at Rs. 499 with Unlimited Data, Calls; all plans now include Airtel Xstream 4K Box

Recently, Reliance Jio revised its JioFiber broadband plans with symmetric speed, unlimited data starting at Rs. 399, and bundled subscription to OTT apps. Now Bharti Airtel has revised its Xstream fiber plans offering plans starting at Rs. 499 with unlimited data. Continue reading “Airtel Xstream Fiber plans now start at Rs. 499 with Unlimited Data, Calls; all plans now include Airtel Xstream 4K Box”

Airtel enhances 4G services in Andaman and Nicobar Islands with the launch of 2300km undersea optical fibre cable project

Airtel today announced that it is the first mobile operator to launch ‘Ultra-Fast 4G’ services in Andaman and Nicobar, after launching 4G services in the island back in January last year. Department of Telecommunications today launched new 2300 kilometer undersea optic fiber link between Chennai and Andaman and Nicobar. Continue reading “Airtel enhances 4G services in Andaman and Nicobar Islands with the launch of 2300km undersea optical fibre cable project”

Airtel partners with Verizon for BlueJeans video conferencing solution in India

The usage of video conferencing apps like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business, etc are witnessing a surge owing to the lockdown and people working from home. On similar lines, recently Reliance Jio introduced its video conferencing solution — Jio Meet and following that, now Bharti Airtel has partnered with Verizon for BlueJeans video conferencing solution in India. Continue reading “Airtel partners with Verizon for BlueJeans video conferencing solution in India”

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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