AIRCEL To Scale Down Mobile Services in Five Telecom Circles

Leading mobile operator AIRCEL is likely to scale down its GSM mobile service operations in 5 telecom circles. Aircel is pan-india mobile service operator and currently it operates in 23 out of which these five are likely to go which are Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Rajasthan and Punjab in its bid to cut costs and reallocate resources to profitable telecom circles.

We are getting continues reports from our readers as well as Mobile SIM card retailers from various circles that the operator has told its distributors in the Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Rajasthan and Punjab circles, that it plans to restructure its entire business model and it may not require their services for a while.

However Aircel officially said  “Aircel is revamping its business model innovatively to lower ‘cost to serve’ without compromising on customer service or network experience. The telecom industry is facing severe margin pressures as the voice market is maturing and the data demand in its true sense is still nascent. Operational costs are high and incremental market demand for relatively new players is prohibitive.”

Aircel, which has more than 66 million customers and a pan-India 2G presence with its operations all 23 telecom circles including Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Assam, North East, Orissa, Bihar, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Kolkata, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Delhi, UP(West), UP(East), Maharashtra & Goa , Mumbai, Haryana , Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat and Rajasthan.

Aircel provides 3G service in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar & Jharkhand, Chennai, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Kolkata, North East, Orissa, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, UP East and West Bengal.

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  • jeevant - meerut November 14, 2014 1:18 am

    my no is closed on march 2013.and i am no infromation to closed this service in up west.at this time my sim is also lost and i have big problem.pls tel where i go to give my same no in other telecom or re-issue that no for any by postpaid is also…

  • vineet kumar malviya - narsinghpur M>P November 1, 2014 10:52 am

    sir I am old custmer of aircel . my aircel sim hasbeen off since dec 2012. what i do? for the restart of my aircel sim

  • Murtaza - Indore October 27, 2014 11:42 am

    How To Port My Off Sim .When U Restart Ur Service In Madhyapardesh

  • naveen chadnani - beawar (ajmer) October 11, 2014 2:00 am

    hahaahha

  • pintu kumar - pune September 19, 2014 11:42 am

    aircel network in working ya not working in lawasa city pune

  • rishabh - mathura August 2, 2014 12:36 am

    When aircel start their service in mathura…

  • jitdutt - ahmdabad July 8, 2014 3:17 pm

    Aircel gujarat me kab tak comeback karega? Recharg me bhaut dikkat hoti he. Plz Online recharg nahi

  • rahul kumar varshney July 1, 2014 1:21 pm

    Agra ke alawa Aircel Ki servise up west Mai kahan start ho gayi

    • Nagendra - meerut July 15, 2014 3:00 pm

      When the aircel infra project is starting in Meerut
      UP

  • pavan June 27, 2014 1:19 pm

    when will aircel start in vizag…

    • krish August 6, 2014 11:50 am

      forget about it. they will not launch again in near future

  • Tushar June 21, 2014 7:44 am

    Hey! Im in Kerala and im unable to get any signal at all! It was good a few days ago! But now for the past 2 days i have no signal on my phone!

    Tried latching on to Vodafone, Reliance & other services available. But it didnt help in any way!

    Please let me know what can be done of the same!

  • ayat May 22, 2014 12:51 pm

    i want to know when aircel srart working again in up west…or it’s network still available in up west or not???

  • Rahul bhardwaj February 14, 2014 1:59 pm

    i want to know that why Aircel not take licence for up west circle ,i am very sad when i listen that Aircel not get licence for up west.
    i want to know what Aircel take licence for up west circle??

  • Amit February 11, 2014 7:11 am

    aircel haryana me dubara start hoga ya nahi

  • hi January 31, 2014 1:11 pm

    hey anyone from andhra pradesh using aircel is able to latch on to reliance( or docomo or any other) network?? because aircel is having very limited coverage in andhra pradesh. Please reply.

  • Vinay Gowda January 21, 2014 9:17 pm

    In molar 3g network other no first network 2g also

  • Anuj chauhan January 19, 2014 1:24 am

    I’m using aircel in delhi my number is-9716009264, address- shapura,tilaknager, new delhi-110018,
    i have been using your service for last one year, my internet doesn’t work manytimes in a day, There is very poor connectivity & bad service ,You are getting 134 rupees from customer and servicing nothing,it have bad network coverage,there were no singal of the network in my area. i complianed the customer care . They said that your problem has been clear then the same problem i have been facing for the last one year,aircel is cheating the people by the name pocket internet,this is pure cheating and looting by them in the name of free unlimited internet.
    if the company cannot give us the required internet facility then why does it promise to give so?, i’ m requesting to you please solve this problem, it is not only my complain, your all customer have same problem, your internet pack is cheap but how can we use your internet when network is not well, there is compitition in the market, if you can’t provide us better internet service then you will be out of the market, this company will no longer stay in market, it will better for you please solve your network , thank you

  • Anwar Hussain Tapadar January 15, 2014 9:45 am

    I want to change the circle of my Aircel Prepaid number
    from Karnataka to Assam, Can you please let m e know the process.

    Regards,
    Anwar

  • Fatima January 7, 2014 5:43 pm

    There is no network in allahabad….??

  • ameen khan January 2, 2014 8:50 am

    when will start aircel again in madhya pradesh..???

  • Kiran Sutar December 31, 2013 11:41 am

    Hi All,

    I want to change the circle of my Aircel Prepaid number from Mumbai to Maharashtra, Can you please let m e know the process.

    Regards,
    Kiran Sutar

  • Krishnaprasad December 1, 2013 1:14 pm

    Whiling calling customer care . . . . .y not receiving

    • Krishna January 6, 2014 9:19 pm

      Really waste aircel
      .
      .
      .
      Shame shame puppy shame

  • Krishna November 30, 2013 6:43 am

    Ya i have tried in other mobiles. . . . But it dint came . . . . And before 2 days i called customer care and they told u have not used sim for 6 months. . So it is dead. . . .but i was using. . . Then i called mangalore customer care . . But that number is also not in service . . . So mostly if i want 2 change the number . . I want 2 go 2 bangalore. . . K . . . Thank you

  • Krishna November 21, 2013 2:24 pm

    From last two days my aircel sims registration failed . . . No service . .what 2 do. . . .from january 2013 there was no network for 3 months. . . And then network came. . . . . But no pack facilities available . . . And from last 1 month while calling UR CALL FACILITES HAS BEEN TEMPARARILY BARRED . . . But now sim card registration failed . . . . . What 2 do . . . . ?

    • hi November 22, 2013 8:26 am

      can you tell me from which state you are and from which place?

      • Krishna November 22, 2013 10:15 pm

        Me from karnataka
        Mangalore @ Puttur taluk
        .
        .
        My aircel sim number which is not working -9738327024
        .
        If any news plz msg me
        .
        Or reply_7847017285

        • hi November 28, 2013 10:42 pm

          I think thats a problem with your sim card. try it in other phone. or buy a new one.

          • Krishna November 30, 2013 8:35 pm

            My comment is above

  • Akkul November 7, 2013 5:45 pm

    plzzzz come back aircel in Ap

  • sandeep October 20, 2013 3:52 pm

    Aircel Again To Services in Visakhapatnam,Rajamundry,Kakinada,Ananthapur and Other Cities Soon.Waiting For Aircel In Visakhapatnam.

    • aj October 22, 2013 10:13 am

      do u mean aircel is back in Visakhapatnam

      • srinivas November 1, 2013 12:26 am

        when it will come back in Visakhapatnam.
        i am waiting for it

        • dh November 11, 2013 7:39 pm

          go to your phone settings and select manual network and search for it. if it shows aircel in the list then it is present in your area.

    • Ahmed Isaq Pasha January 27, 2014 2:04 pm

      Mine working in Vizag but it says as it is in roaming Am not able to use net can any one help

      • hi January 31, 2014 1:10 pm

        hey please tell me which network are you latched to( reliance or docomo?) are you getting 3g signal? Please reply?

        • lakshman February 7, 2014 10:38 pm

          reliance it was coming and internet was not working when aircel signal will start to use internet plz tell me

          • hi February 7, 2014 11:04 pm

            I think aircel 2g will not comeback in near future. what about aircel 3g network. are you getting 3g signal?

            • lakshman February 9, 2014 10:04 pm

              no aircel signals and how 3g signals will com when aircel will start in vizag

              • hi February 9, 2014 11:11 pm

                Maybe they have tied up with reliance for 2g and continuing 3g signals by their own. Well I don’t think aircel will come back to visakhapatnam again. At least for the next 3 years.

              • hi February 9, 2014 11:16 pm

                they will not start in vizag at least for the next 3 years. I think aircel 3g is working in vizag. their website is saying that aircel 3g is present in vizag.

              • lakshman March 18, 2014 3:24 pm

                why 3years i called customer care they said it is under process to start

              • ll March 30, 2014 10:36 am

                customer care people say like that only.

  • Raksha Bedi October 19, 2013 1:59 am

    plzzz aircel come back in bhopal…..i and my all friends are waiting for its restart…..best company forever…..

  • deepak goyal October 14, 2013 10:28 pm

    Plz provide me good Aircel mobile number port code Haryana , I will pay for it

  • karunakar mishra October 12, 2013 12:56 pm

    Plz aircel resume ur services in up west & uttarakhand I had 5 aircel nos. In my 5 members family but u guys stopped ur services u were best internet provider in this circle nd we still miss ur services…
    plz start again…..

  • anil September 24, 2013 7:29 am

    Why aircel close in chhattisgarh?
    Plz again start the aircel in chhattisgarh …thanks

  • ravi August 23, 2013 6:22 pm

    hai friends please tell aircel was continue in visakhapatnam or not

  • bhavesh vaishnav June 28, 2013 12:32 am

    I have network problem on my to aircel simcard 9768626362/8898822091
    I also many completed to customer care but they are saying that they can’t help me for the problem ,i have network problem only in my home and it work proper out side but it was working proper at my home and my address is
    Om misquita nagar H2 bld harishankar rd near krishna hospital dahisar east mumbai-400068
    Please help me your customer care is telling me that i can change my card and go to other sim card service like vodafone etc

  • Subhasis Das June 6, 2013 12:49 pm

    TIME HAS REALY COME FOR FOR AIRCEL TO WIND UP HIS BUSINESS ESPECIALLY IN THE ASSAM CIRCLE AS THERE IS SO MUCH IRREGULARITIES DONE BYE THE AIRCEL .. THEY MUST WIND UP THEIR BUSINESS AND CANNOT FOOL THE ORDINARY PUBLIC OF THE PEOPLE OF ASSAM .

  • adittyarks May 11, 2013 10:10 am

    when will the coverage of aircel will come in nagpur. before five months there was a nice coverage but now there is totally null coverage i am requesting you to please start the coverage and network tower of aircel in nagpur.

  • Uttam April 29, 2013 12:28 am

    Aircel was giving best 3G service in Imphal, Manipur, at my home. But since about 2-3 months, the 3G services has simply gone off the air. I get only 2G on my Dongle. This is a case of cheating the consumer.

  • Vontawi Sianno Aw April 23, 2013 6:30 pm

    I recharge with?? For 30days one month but it said message sending fail…??what can i do??help..!

  • jayant nathani April 20, 2013 5:00 pm

    from today 20th april 13 at 3.30 pm there is no service of aircel in mumbai .all the customers and retailers are trying to find out the reason dont now who will tell ?
    is it not the duty of the provider to inform the customr in advance ?

  • naidu April 17, 2013 12:44 pm

    aircel 3g network, working or not working at visakhapatnam ap

  • Ayush pal April 7, 2013 3:16 pm

    moradabad me aircel kab tak aa raha hai

  • Alok Barseria April 6, 2013 11:00 am

    I am getting no services in UP W of Aircel. Is there any Possibility of improvement.Presently no recharge, no tarriff, no pocket internet,and no customer care servicer. Should I throw Aircel sim into DUSTBIN.

  • jeevan April 1, 2013 3:44 pm

    hi
    aircel ka hed off. kaha hai or postal add. kiya hai

  • MINHAJ March 29, 2013 2:21 am

    Aircel can Restart The service in Five Circle???????????/

  • priyanka March 20, 2013 4:51 pm

    kya himachal pradesh main aircel band ho rha hai yhe kab band ho rha hai plz reply

    • manish April 12, 2013 11:38 am

      last 7 day se aircel ka customer care ka number q ni lag raha h,sar bal. Cut ho gya,

  • vinay March 17, 2013 10:25 pm

    tohana haryana me waapis aa jao aircel

  • praveen March 17, 2013 11:27 am

    Costomer care people are not responding properly.
    They said me that, they will activate 70rp plan of 30pic call rate per min to all local calls. but its not happened

  • Farukh March 16, 2013 12:40 pm

    Hi…friends
    Aircel ka network
    Nagpur me dobara lounc hoga ya nahi
    kab hoga.

  • meher bunny March 12, 2013 9:15 pm

    hi sir,plz give us aircel network in andhra pradesh.plz its kind request from many aircel custmers

  • Aniket March 12, 2013 11:02 am

    Guys plz tell,
    will aircel continue its service in pune,

    plz ans me

  • Sagar talwatkar March 11, 2013 10:41 pm

    Will aircel continue in mumbai ?

  • Qnal March 11, 2013 12:32 pm

    Aircel has also closed it’s operations in UP.

  • raj March 11, 2013 10:47 am

    Kya aircel band ho raha he kal mumbai mein? Plz reply karo.!

    • kushal April 7, 2013 1:12 pm

      ya frm 17th april

  • nishant March 10, 2013 12:38 am

    can anyone tell me about aircel internet availability in khambhat. Can i get enough network to use internet in khambhat, dist anand, gujarat?

  • vijay March 6, 2013 5:52 pm

    will aircel countinue its service in mumbai / maharashtra

  • Aashish March 5, 2013 2:23 pm

    aircel kya punjab mein bhi band ho rhi hai????

    Please tell me guys

  • Deepak March 5, 2013 11:55 am

    Aircel has no network in haryana from 31 jan 2013. it is confirmed by customercare.

    • mitesh March 5, 2013 1:43 pm

      yaar cc galat keh raha hai.. 21 feb se tata ke network pe lathcing band huyi hai. mere yaha aircel ka tower hai aur signal abhi bhi aa raha hai mere number pe. kal hi upc generate kiya hai jo march 19 tak valid hai.

  • Pooja Chawda March 4, 2013 1:40 pm

    will aircel continue its service in mumbai……??????
    as am having 2 sim cards of aircel if it stop providing its service it will create me a big trouble… so please solve my query

  • karan kumar March 4, 2013 9:45 am

    Pls, quickly I want to know about aircel in Andhra Pradesh….
    I have come to know that aircel gonna shut down or withdraw its service from A.P,,,is it true???
    plss reply as quickly as possible…thnx!! :)

  • Raju February 22, 2013 10:35 am

    Bad worst network no signal in vizag

  • Saurabh February 16, 2013 9:08 pm

    I didn’t knew that people in some of these circles where operations has been scaled down have stopped getting network. In Haryana, network is still live, both Aircel’s own wherever they have cell site and you can latch on TD also. You can generate UPC through SMS. Aircel don’t charge for SMS to 1900 so no balance required. I generate UPC code once the old one expires every 15 days. Who knows when they turn their towers off and it latching on TD also stops. I bought it mainly for 2G data. So I’m not thinking of porting it. UPC generation for time pass only.

    Jab tak chalta hai, chalayi jayo. Network check karney mein aur TD pe latching check karne k kaam toh aa hi raha hai.

  • PRATIK February 16, 2013 6:57 pm

    BREAKING NEWS:
    YOU CAN GET UPC PORTING CODE EVEN WITHOUT NETWORK.JUST CALL AIRCEL CUSTOMER CARE FROM ANY PHONE N TELL NUMBER N ADDRES DETAILS.CC EXECUTIVE WILL GIV U PORTING CODE.
    AIRCEL CC NO.
    HARYNA 9802012345
    PUNJAB 9803012345
    MP 9806012345
    UP WEST 9808012345
    GUJRAT 9722012345
    RAJSTHAN 9782012345
    KERALA 9809012345

    • RAMDAS March 3, 2013 7:22 am

      Yes.. its true.

  • Saurabh February 16, 2013 4:15 pm

    From Haryana:

    @Vsk, Thanx a lot for your reply. I’m surprised too as Aircel has strong foothold in Southern India yet they scaled down operations in Kerala. Operations are up in all other southern states.

    I hope they don’t scale down in Himachal Pradesh which is among their oldest circles where they started in Jan, 2007. I have bought SIM from H.P as one of its town is just 8Kms from my area. It will get activated in next 3 days as now it takes a week for a number to get activated. They still offering unlimited 2G in Rs.98 in H.P and luckily I have their own network, so no roaming charges for using Internet. Also on my rooftop I get full signal of all operators in H.P. Will use their One Nation Plan for free incoming if needed but mainly it will be for 2G data only. I’ve also adviced my friends living near the Haryana-Himachal border to do the same. :D

  • Vsk February 16, 2013 12:50 pm

    hi am from kerala…..in kerala most of the places aircel has its own network and at some places it uses tata docomo network…..also has around 18 lakhs of active customers in 2012….and has a place next to airtel in kerala…but surprisingly they stop service in kerala…it is better to increase the call charge or reduce the offers,,, but why they scale down ?? it is strange move..it also have a 3g liscence in kerala……..

    • SAJU February 16, 2013 1:59 pm

      Yes friend..
      We all are facing the irresponsible move from AIRCEL & TRAI…what they are doing or cheating theses kinds

  • Saurabh February 16, 2013 12:21 pm

    From Haryana:

    As of now Aircel has scaled down operations in 6 circles completely which are Gujarat, Haryana, Kerala, MP incl. Chattisgarh, Punjab and UP (West) and partially in Rajasthan circle (at some places). Of these 6, there are two circles where Aircel also holds 3G spectrum which are Kerala and Punjab.

    Lets look at the subscriber base as of Dec 30, 2012 in these circles:

    1. Gujarat- 338,457
    2. Haryana- 427,498
    3. Kerala- 1,522,927
    4. MP incl. Chattisgarh- 680,866
    5. Punjab- 973,252
    6. UP (West)- 1,509,375

    Total as of Dec 30, 2012- 5,452,375 (This is even lower than Airtel’s customer base in Punjab circle only. lol) They have lost more than 3.5 million customers after scale down announcement in these 6 circles.

    I can understand scale down in 4 circles i.e Gujarat, Haryana, MP and Punjab as customers base is too low and they failed to attract customers mainly due to non-availability of their own network and even after offering dirt cheap price plans. So, operational cost was too high in these circles due to low revenues. But scaling down in Kerala and UP West is bit surprising.

    Someone from Kerala and UP West please intimate me about whether Aircel was using own network or Tata network in these two circles. In other 4 they were using Tata’s network at most of the places. So might be they did not want to pay Tata for network for same reason i.e low customer base. Its good that they shut down in these as why to pay when you are hardly getting customers.

    Though they have shut down operations in these 6 circles but Aircel’s own network is live at whatever places they have cell sites. I also have Aircel own network in my area and can select Tata also. Now that’s confusing because if their customers can still latch on Tata network why they stopped services i.e recharges for talktime, sms packs and pocket Internet packs?

    • Kartik March 23, 2013 5:57 pm

      Aircel either has stopped completely or scaled down its services in many areas of various states (many are not mentioned above) & on the other hand they are wasting so much money for adds on tv & internet (latest being meet dhoni).
      Seeing this question arises will aircel start back ever? cz they havent sold thier spectrum like spice/hutch neither they sent notice b4 closing like uninor

  • saurav February 15, 2013 7:51 pm

    News Update : Aircel had completely stopped there operations in chandigarh.

  • faizal February 9, 2013 8:23 pm

    hey…i didn’t get any network on my aircel i wan’t to port it immediatly hw can i get port code (by online or any else) please help me fast

    • kash February 15, 2013 11:29 pm

      i am afraid that you can’t at all if you are using a gsm prepaid sim

    • Sreekumar March 15, 2013 7:03 am

      Request through their CC email…you will get it.

  • Ankit February 4, 2013 5:59 am

    Hey guyz i read out ur comments and i have come to a conclusion….
    Actually aircel is using tata docomo network and has not installed its own networks..(sometimes you may notice on nokia java s40 mobiles that network shows aircel and tata docomo)
    people are saying that they can catch the signal in some places may be the reason is that aircel is in the process of installing its own networks every where…
    And if not so aircel is finally quitting your circle…

    • Sreekumar February 5, 2013 6:45 am

      No……..Actually tata docomo is using Aircels network . now both networks are not available here

  • Rakesh February 3, 2013 11:35 pm

    Aircel haryana me kab start hoga

  • nitant February 1, 2013 12:16 am

    please aircel start your service in vidharbha.. we used to your service. it fatest in market. because no other network match your internet speed. i have tried 3operators in last one month ( airtel, tata doccomo, uninor) but no one match you or no way near you in the internet speed you provied us. once again i request you please start your service. kyonki adat pad chuki hai… doosaro se pet nahi bharta.

  • nabu January 25, 2013 12:53 am

    i am from up west
    and i wanted to know that what happned with aircel i can’t get any top up in our area

    • Sreekumar January 25, 2013 3:07 pm

      No futher thinkig… port out immediatly…

  • Gurpreet Singh January 24, 2013 12:35 pm

    im using aircel but trying to port out. again and again aircel is rejecting my port request although my documents are same as given to them. same happened three times.

  • harish gangwar January 23, 2013 9:49 pm

    I request all who have suffered or facing problem due to sudden closure of services by aircel to immediatrly lodge complaint on government website www. pgportal. gov. in so that trai telecom department may take stringent action and porting of all customers may be done.

  • Sushibu January 21, 2013 9:28 pm

    Aircel started with barring out going calls from 11 jan 2013 and now they do not provide network from 16th Jan 2013 here in Kannur District. Thousands of Aircel users are puzzled here, this is totally a irresponsible move from Aircel. Still there is no response or announcement from Aircel.!!!

  • Sreekumar January 19, 2013 4:39 am

    From yesterday no network in Trivandrum , Kerala. TRAI’s Regualtion is
    if an operator is quitting a circle they have to inform customers 1 month before and surrender the Licence to TRAI. But that irresponsible AIRCEL did not inform us . HOW TO PORT OUT ????????

  • rahman January 18, 2013 11:09 pm

    Can we knw the reason why aircel has shut down in vizag…….we all subscribers cannot decide to choose which sim we should use ,,,,,

  • RAJESH January 18, 2013 8:22 pm

    AIRCEL HAVE FOOLED THE PPL THEY COMMITTED THAT “WE R JUST SCALING DOWN OUR SERVICE IN GUJARAT CIRCAL BUT CUSTOMERS WILLING TO HOLD THEIR NO.CAN CONTINUE RECHARGING THEIR ACCOUNT THROUGH NET OR ELSE CAN PORT OUT IF THEY WISH BUT TODAY SUDDENLY THEY CHURNED ALL NUMBERS IN GUJARAT NOW WHAT ABOUT THE BUSINESS PPL LIKE US HAVING SPREAD THEIR NUMBER TO LARG NO.OF BUSINESS COMUNITY AND WHAT ABOUT THE BALANCE AVAILABLE IN CARDS OF THE PPL WHICH ARE CHURNED THIS MAY AMOUNT IN CRORES!!!! HOW WILL COMPANY REPAY THIS???
    IS THERE ANY ONE TO MAKE THEM REPLY FOR THIS???
    MODERATOR SIR IS THERE ANY WAY WE CAN COMPLAIN AGAINST THIS??

  • Dominic Gonsalvez January 18, 2013 10:14 am

    Can you give me the reason why Aircel has shut down its services in Vizag ? I guess we all Aircel Subscribers need an answer .

    • Siddarth January 18, 2013 8:52 pm

      Yes exactly. Why have they shut down in vizag. And on top of it they did not even inform the customers about it. Without signal we cant even port out now!!!

  • krishna January 16, 2013 12:19 am

    so guys aircel finally shutting down their services in andhra pradesh too !!

    • Arjun Chandrashekar January 17, 2013 4:16 pm

      Aircel Has Stated That Company is Going To Adopt a New Business Model So That After Implementation They Will Start To Cover All Telecom Circles

      • ALOK MISHRA January 18, 2013 6:54 pm

        any news about mp-cg circle ??? please tell. when did new offers will launch ??

  • AsitPaul January 15, 2013 5:21 pm

    Aircel shutting operations in some circles and sucking blood of Assam and North East people.
    New call rate Local @1.35p/sec (Thats unique!), STD @1.5P/Sec.
    Also they reduced tariff validity and bundled benefits of all packs.

  • Pradeep January 15, 2013 3:21 pm

    From last 2 months i have been using aircel 3g services, where as the signals were completely stopped now in vizag. So, kindly give me the reason for what has happened………….

    • deepak January 25, 2013 8:37 pm

      even im also searching for that reason n will da services restart???????
      and wt abt da recharges done to aircel number???????? will dey repay us?????

  • D. Rajesh kumar January 14, 2013 8:06 pm

    I used Aircel network last month, but now I am not getting signal in vijayawada and kothagudem in Andhrapradesh.some told me Aircel stopping service in these regions, is it true?

    • krishna January 16, 2013 12:15 am

      yes aircel has stopped services in many towns and cites of andhra pradesh. and the worst part is they had done it with out prior statement,now iam totally without signal. today when i called their customer care(from a different network) they asked me to portout.
      how rude it is!!! first they dont even inform people,and expect them to port out when there is no signal even to sent a port request, screw aircel. guys its the end forget aircel ~!

  • Sourabh W January 14, 2013 10:34 am

    wtf is Aircel doing? no network since 6 days in belgaum (Karnataka). are they going to restore their services? atleast announce a proper decision so that we can atleast move on to different operator.

    • Sajid January 16, 2013 2:01 pm

      i am a user of Aircel for 2 years. I am facing the same problem in Mangalore too… NO NETWORK IN HEART OF THE CITY & ULLAL (10km from Mangalore). But i am getting the signals some place around the city. Its strange guys…

      • kartik January 17, 2013 1:38 pm

        yes there is no network in few places in belgaum, but i find it in some places like first gate

  • Kedar January 12, 2013 10:43 pm

    Since 2 days. Aircel Internet goes at very low speed . Before today Aircel gives 40kbps but now they provide 2-3kbps . Something happened with Aircel Network in Maharashtra

  • prateek January 12, 2013 1:18 am

    i have aircel and it is good traiff in delhi or ncr and save money also…
    bcz ‘A-Vo-Id is going in traif hike and rel is also not a cheap…
    i used ratecutter for ex..
    68rs…Local A2A 1p/3sec that is 20p/min
    Local A2O 2p/3sec….40p/min
    STD 1p/sec
    Other Benefits
    FTT on any talk time recharge above Rs 50/-.
    and also rc.41rs is superb 4 me…that is
    250mb…2g bcz 3g is not avble in delhi or ncr
    500sms aircel to aircel local
    and 500 sms other local and national…30 days val
    and also latest ratecutter is rc95rs
    1p/2sec…30p/min….4 180 days val
    or 100 min local national 4 30 days val
    full talktime above 51rs
    and also net is chepr in delhi
    29rs unlimited net….4 a week
    98rs 3gb…1 month
    or
    251 unlimited net for 3 months ans also 150 min aircel to aircel
    thats i love aircel
    and most imp is network but in delhi is good network 4 aircel
    aircel is best or chepr but i m waiting 3g in del…

  • kiran January 11, 2013 9:54 pm

    i was recharge my kerala sim by online recharge process.my home town is near to tamilnadu . i can get tamilnadu network their. iuse this network to get my porting. now i have my porting number.

  • Gaurav January 10, 2013 12:42 pm

    I am an Aircel subscriber in Chhattisgarh and hv not received any network since 5-6 days now..any news about what’s happening in CG?..I tried selecting Docomo’s network but that failed too.. :(

  • Neeraj January 10, 2013 10:47 am

    Aircel has stopped his service yesterday. No tower is displaying.

  • MA January 7, 2013 9:45 pm

    AIRCEL users…if you are not getting proper network, just say their tagline aloud.
    “IT’S TIME TO MOVE ON…” “… to some other operator.”

  • Md. Sadiq A. Pachapuri January 7, 2013 8:01 pm

    Aircel Didnt Open Their STORES Also Today After Network Glitch.. Many Are Not Getting NETWORK Signals, But I Am Lucky Getting Signals But Dont Know Which Operator.. RECHARGE Dried Up… PORTING Request Stopped… Those Who Got, When Utilized By Some Other Operators, They Are Getting Rejected From Aircel Side…

    All But CHAOS…, I Am Porting Out Tomo..

  • Gl January 7, 2013 5:59 pm

    Is aircel is going to shutdown services all over india?

  • om prakash vishwakarma January 7, 2013 1:56 pm

    sir port no other no se mil sakata h kya???

  • sk January 6, 2013 11:56 am

    hi……
    freinds i am subscriber in mp-cg circle. the aircel is stop the service and the 4th january the network is not providing. the service was totally stopped by the aircel.

  • Md. Sadiq A. Pachapuri January 6, 2013 11:33 am

    The Network Which Is Found With ROAMING Sign Was Of TATA Docomo.. When I Asked CC People That I Have Around 150/- As Main Balance, She Said Wherever I Get NETWORK I Have To Use It Else After Porting It Will Be Nullified…

  • Md. Sadiq A. Pachapuri January 6, 2013 11:30 am

    BIG News From Karnataka: There Was NETWORK Failure Yesterday In Belgaum City and When I Got Back Some Network Today It Came With ROAMING Signal… When I Contacted The AIRCEL Customer Care, As Soon She Heard The City Name and Straight Way Said “Please PORT Out Your Number Sir” We Are Facing Network Issues and We Feel HURT By Saying To Port Out.. I Said I Am Happy With The Services, Please Rectify, But She Said It Will Not Happen, Cos I Will Ask You To Wait and Then Some Days Later You Will Call Back With Same Issue, So Please Port Out…

    SAD To Hear That AIRCEL Is QUITING…

  • Navneet January 1, 2013 9:47 am

    Aircel is working on Docomo’s network in MP and Its Official site shows only Recharge of 10, 50 and 500 rs. only, should I recharge online and how long it works for me in my circle after recharge ?

  • vardan December 29, 2012 1:34 pm

    Will Aircel stop it’s services in Punjab also?

  • jithu December 27, 2012 5:09 pm

    hi…….
    Aircel completely shutdown their operations in kerala circle………. reported by mathrubhumi

  • arjun December 26, 2012 11:33 pm

    dear friends,
    Aircel is going to close all its showrooms in kerala on or before 31-12-2012..already two of them in calicut are closed..so stay safe ..port and save your number.

  • gj December 24, 2012 3:07 pm

    i dont know its true but ccare says aircel wll back soon.

  • Dwp December 20, 2012 6:09 pm

    I think Aircel also going shutdown in up west.since no recharge is available for 2 months.sms and data packs are also closed.what to do wait or port the no. To another operator?

  • vsh December 19, 2012 4:49 pm

    Guys

    As i have said i am subscriber from kerala. For the Last few weeks i’m getting messages from BSNL,DOCOMO,Airtel,IDEA etc,, saying better port to their network as aircel is shutting down and they have good plans.

    Today got a call airtel cCARE saying that ” Do you know about MNP ?”.They told Aircel is being taken over by MTS and the acquistion will be complete by this month or so.And MTS ain’t having much coverage if you are not living in cities.Then he told about the offers airtel is providing to new users who port into it.
    1ps/3sec A-A calls,1ps/2sec to others for 1 year without any special recharges.

    Whom to belive ??
    #some operators saying AIRCEL is bieng shutdown
    #some say MTS taking over
    #Aircel cCare saying its all rumours(marketting calls and messages),they will be back soon.
    #AND TRAI’s Regualtion
    if an operator is quitting a circle they have to inform customers 1 month before and surrender the Licence to TRAI.

    • Arjun Chandrashekar December 21, 2012 1:32 pm

      Most of The Telecom Operators are Goofing You Kerala People That Means You People are Educated Fools Who Get Fooled By Other Operators in The Sense

  • Arjun Chandrashekar December 17, 2012 2:53 pm

    Aircel Karnataka CBH Said That Company Will Roll Out It’s Services Accross Karnataka Within A Span of 5 Years

  • Rubel December 13, 2012 11:31 am

    @Haryana_Vaasiyo

    Alert for Aircel users in Haryana- Company is going to completely shutdown its mobile operations in Haryana from January next year and is asking its customers to port out in order to retain number. I had received SMS on Dec 9th, 2012 regarding the same and I already submit application for porting to Idea. You can generate porting code by SMS. Type PORT(space)10 digit mobile number and send it to 1900. Aircel don’t charge for SMS to 1900 so even if you have zero balance you can get porting code. Recharges were stopped 2 months ago but CC kept on telling that online recharges will be available but now even CC is telling to port-out. Users in other circles where they scaled down operations should also port-out.

  • vsh December 10, 2012 4:58 pm

    I am subscriber in kerala. The 48RC has been reactivated. Also getting calls from docomo saying that aircel is going to shutdown in kerala and so you should port.

    • Arjun Chandrashekar December 11, 2012 11:31 am

      This is All Bakwaas Plan, If Docomo Will Say Like This, Surely Aircel Will Penalizes Docomo for Misusing of It’s Network. And That’s Not All, Docomo’s Coverage is Pathetic Than Aircel. I found That In Kerala Aircel is Rolling out it’s Towers with The Help Of BTS Partners GTL Infra, Quippo and Indus towers.

    • sachin December 14, 2012 11:27 pm

      dont worry man ..u better port to tata docomo.its having good plans and cheap call rates, good 2ginternet speed , no unauthorised balance deduction and good customer care through mobile and have a chat option through tatadocomo.in website.i have been using tata docomo since mnp has been introduced in kerala. dont hear to those poeple saying useless coments about docomo

      • Arjun Chandrashekar December 18, 2012 11:32 am

        I.E. Why TATA DOCOMO is Having Worst Coverage, No Network in Industrial Areas, No Network in Most Of The Villages, Where Villages Will Connect to the Town / City.
        People Needs Network and Not Offers. Without A Signal Bar Can People Able To Make A Call in Case if They Are Emergency? No It Can’t Be Possible

  • Arjun Chandrashekar December 8, 2012 6:04 pm

    The Reason is That Aircel Has Incurred Loss Because of The Idiot Tata Docomo. TATA DOCOMO Tariff Plans Misleaded The TRAI that TRAI has Ordered to Implement the Tariff for The New Operators Like Aircel. Aircel’s Service Gone Pathetic and In Tact To Provide a Better Coverage They are Quitting Some Cities

  • Priyobroto December 8, 2012 10:50 am

    It has been notified by Aircel (Kerala) CC that they are going to stop services in three district of Kerala. All the customers belonging from these area are being requested to port out soon. The services will be stopped by January 2013(date was not mentioned).
    Three unfortunate districts are:
    1) Ernakulam
    2) Thissur
    3) Palakkad

    • Arjun Chandrashekar December 12, 2012 2:00 pm

      Well The Reason is That, So Far The Company Has Got Complaints from Customers Because of The Poor Coverage, Aircel Has Informed That They Will Close Down The Services Temporarily Where They Currently Operating With Their Own Sites and Services Are Restored When The Coverage Map of Aircel is Almost Ready

  • nithin December 7, 2012 1:41 pm

    aircel planned to stop all their services in kerala, without any reason

  • Arjun Chandrashekar December 7, 2012 11:29 am

    There’s Nothing At All, Aircel’s Infra is Restructuring Headed By Sandeep Das, With Being Jean Pascal of Cheif Operating Officer.
    The Reason is The Former Chief Operating Officer Gurdeep Singh was not an Active Person and He was Terminated out of Aircel and Due to The Poor Signals and Bad Service in all over India.
    And The Another Part is Company is Not Able To Provide Services Properly for Corporate Users Headed By Gurdeep Singh.

  • cc December 7, 2012 10:39 am

    aircel is no 1 provider in kerala for long time ….but now they stop all the service for long month i dont know what happening ..sum people telling aircel is leaving in kerala ,or merge with mts …d customer care executive telling they changed thier offers beacause new offers are coming out therefore they sto p thier service …. i think the y stop thier unlimited internet plans./……..

  • Ruchir Bansal December 7, 2012 2:03 am

    In U.P. West,no sim, no recharge,nothing.Aircel site where months ago,all options amd recharged for 251/= etc.Some were only at its site.But now,after selecting U.P. West,no recharge nothing.When I asked CCE,he said only 54 tariff working in detail with very few others.I recharged for the same amount.rejected by saying incorrect amount from the most reputed site for online recharge.Last successful recharge of Rs 29 months back was this time rejected too.Not a question of net or retailer anymore. Ques is can one have GPRS by sending SMS like *234 etc. to use balance.
    CCE will say tech difficulties but only dumb would believe that all this is temporary etc. The remaining customers will start shifting as soon as balance rs 1 to send MNP message.

  • Aravind December 5, 2012 7:17 am

    It is confirmed by athorities and newspaper that aircel is going to stop there service by december of this year,,,,,

  • Sreeba December 4, 2012 9:32 pm

    Within one year all operator’s 1800mhz spectrum circles will shutdown ,900mhz spectrum signal is powerful and not costly

    • Arjun Chandrashekar December 11, 2012 11:35 am

      How Will you Say That 1800MHz Operators Easily Will Shutdown? When An Operator Has Invested Crores of Money for to Roll out his Cellular Network Across The country or a Particular Telecom Circles He will Not Shutdown? and First of all You People are Seems to Be A Spoiled Brats Who Doesn’t Know Anything Telecom.

  • Raju December 3, 2012 11:50 pm

    AIRCEL ALMOST SCALED DOWN THEIR SERVICE IN KERALA …..
    FROM NOVEMBER 2012 ONWARDS…..
    (1) No Top-ups available
    (2) No flexi available
    (3) No link to Customer Service Representative from 121
    (4) No Rate Cutters available
    (5) No response from Sales Representatives
    (6) Only Online Recharge is possible….
    (7) USSD using *121# is not available
    (8) No other scheme (using code) available
    (9) Share Towers of Tata Docomo
    (10) No specific answer from customer care regarding the availability of Top-ups / Flexi in Kerala…..

  • Kiran December 3, 2012 7:52 pm

    Received an email from aircel Cc regarding pocket internet!

    ” We regret to inform you that from 16/11/2012 all pocket internet & 3g pack have been temporarily blocked in Kerala due to some technical reasons & you will receive confirmation once the service are restored. “

  • rakesh December 2, 2012 3:10 pm

    am facing the same problems .no flexi recharges available.i recharge through onlne only

  • Aswin December 2, 2012 12:12 pm

    In keral there is no topup

  • Fahad December 2, 2012 12:02 am

    Raju :
    FROM NOVEMBER 2012 ONWARDS…..
    (i) No Top-ups available
    (2) No flexi available
    (3) No link to Customer Service Representative from 121
    (4) No Rate Cutters available
    (5) No response from Sales Representatives
    (6) Only Online Recharge is possible….
    (7) USSD using *121# is not available
    (8) No other scheme (using code) available
    This shows that Aircel is not interested to continue their service in Kerala region. They say that updation is in Progress… (by cutting down their service ?!!! only in KERALA ???!!!!!) Guess the rest…

    Same is the case In Madhya Pradesh

  • Raju December 1, 2012 8:16 pm

    FROM NOVEMBER 2012 ONWARDS…..
    (i) No Top-ups available
    (2) No flexi available
    (3) No link to Customer Service Representative from 121
    (4) No Rate Cutters available
    (5) No response from Sales Representatives
    (6) Only Online Recharge is possible….
    (7) USSD using *121# is not available
    (8) No other scheme (using code) available
    This shows that Aircel is not interested to continue their service in Kerala region. They say that updation is in Progress… (by cutting down their service ?!!! only in KERALA ???!!!!!) Guess the rest…

    • Divakar January 3, 2013 5:03 pm

      in andhra also same problem… no recharge cards available….only online recharge …

  • ANAND November 30, 2012 5:23 pm

    aircel is becoming a waste in kerala. no recharges availabe with retailers and company has stopped all rate cutters. fed up with this useless network.
    ccare persons have nothing to reply about the queries.

    does anyone know what really happened to them. r they scaling down the operations in kerala also ????????

  • Ripudaman Singh November 29, 2012 11:50 pm

    Now Aircel is giving full talk time even on Rs.20 recharge.
    But since sms recharge and coupons are no more available Retailers are doing online recharge and charge 5 rupees extra for every recharge.

    Its good for internet savvy customers but for others its a headache. :p

  • Kiran November 26, 2012 8:37 pm

    telecomtalk.info team must investigate what’s really going on aircel kerala circle! :)

  • shinie November 26, 2012 6:15 pm

    Is Aircel kerala facing any trouble. I couldn’t able to recharge my Pocket Internet account and only Rs 30 recharge available.

  • kirti November 25, 2012 2:29 pm

    ye bilkul galat he not good for custmors , ve kya karenge ,

  • sachin November 24, 2012 6:40 pm

    no you can do online recharge from aircel’s website ..its working..@Rinson

  • Rinson November 23, 2012 11:14 pm

    Is there any problem with aircel network on kerala. Am so anxious n afraid of lossing my number. all retail shops says that AIRCEL is going to stop service in kerala and even there is no recharge coupons at all.

    am thinking of Mobile Number Portability. all my frnds are going to port their numbers.

    So Guys, If there is a problem, frnds pls. give me an Info abt it. It will be so helpful

  • upsarg November 23, 2012 9:12 pm

    nice service best offer nice telecom service.

  • Kaushik Roy November 21, 2012 4:46 pm

    WHAT A WASTE OF PRECIOUS SPECTRUM BY AIRCEL !!!
    OTHER DESERVING COMPANIES NOT GETTING SPECTRUM BUT THIS IDIOT HAS SPECTRUM IN ALL CIRCLES

  • Suraj November 20, 2012 10:40 pm

    Aircel stoppd thr service in up west circle why?

  • Kiran Francis T November 20, 2012 7:54 pm

    Hai I am from Kerala. Aircel stopped its all good offers here. Mainly Aircel to Aircel 10ps offer….. Only just half paise persecond offer is there. Is aircel is going to shut down in Kerala???

  • ARJUN CHANDRASHEKAR November 20, 2012 12:09 pm

    @Tajoddin
    For Your Kind Information Aircel 3G is Working Fine in Kolar, Karnataka and It is Having it’s Own 3g Service and You Peoples are Using Aircel 3G Through TD Network and one More Fact TD 3G is Still Congested and that’s why you people are not able to enjoy Aircel 3G

  • ARJUN CHANDRASHEKAR November 20, 2012 12:06 pm

    @Mohd Raiyan Ahmed

    @Arockia Ignatius

    @Ripudaman Singh
    All Stupid Statements Provided By Vodafone And Airtel To Drag You People To Port into Their network instead of Aircel. Coz Previous Month Aircel Has Got rised and These Fellows Customer Base Has Got Dropped Out

  • ARJUN CHANDRASHEKAR November 20, 2012 12:03 pm

    @Tajoddin
    Nothing At all, Aircel’s Service Got Congested That’s Why Those People are Saying Like That

  • Pike November 19, 2012 7:17 pm

    Aircel offers and call rates are very poor in chennai ! Thinking to port out to idea!

  • Tajoddin November 19, 2012 2:23 pm

    I am frm Karnataka.. here 3G service is not in service from 2-3 weeks..
    sum mobile shop owners were saying Aircel network is being terminated in December..
    Is it true?

  • SAURABH November 18, 2012 4:31 pm

    I am aircel internet user. aircel gives me very good speed in 2g at average of 27kb/s and plan is also good as 4gb in 98rs. hey aircel plz don’t go…

  • ARJUN CHANDRASHEKAR November 17, 2012 6:39 pm

    @Abdullah
    NO UPDATES

  • Mohd Raiyan Ahmed November 17, 2012 5:22 pm

    I think Aircel will be merged with MTS ,now a day the MTS providing the CDMA services

  • Arockia Ignatius November 17, 2012 4:49 pm

    Sir,

    It seems that AIRCEL is planning to scale down from UP West also.
    Distributor & retailers don’t have the balance to recharge any aircel no….
    New sim is not available…

  • Ripudaman Singh November 17, 2012 3:45 pm

    A retailer told that all Aircel numbers in UP West will get transferred to Vodafone. :banghead:

    Airtel and Vodafone people are calling Aircel cutomers to port out saying that Aircel is gonna quit in UP West.

    I personally believe that Aircel is gonna be more Urban-centric in coming days.
    And probably more youth-centric too.
    Lets see.

  • Abdullah November 16, 2012 9:22 pm

    Dear sir,
    Is Aircel thinking to scale down from up east also

  • ARJUN CHANDRASHEKAR November 16, 2012 10:52 am

    @chinto
    No Updates Till Now

  • chinto November 15, 2012 7:46 pm

    @ARJUN CHANDRASHEKAR
    Dear Ac sir ,
    whats next step in aircel?

  • ARJUN CHANDRASHEKAR November 15, 2012 7:22 pm

    @Kaushik Roy
    One Thing I can appreciate that Uninor is Having Quite Strategy That they Had Withdrawn their Services from Largest Telecom Circles Like TN, Karnataka and Kerala. But in the Aircel The Administration of the Network was Hold By Gurdeep Singh in The Previous Times who was not interest to deploy the towers in ther rural areas. This Fellow Has Been Elaborated By Sandeep Das who was a MD in Vodafone India in the Previous Times. Now Lets see what happens with this Useless Aircel

  • ARJUN CHANDRASHEKAR November 15, 2012 7:17 pm

    @chinto

    @salam

    @anil

    @kartik
    These are all a Goofing Ideas Made by the Retailers / The Media. Aircel Company Has Stated that The Company is restructuring it’s Infra in India so that to make availability of the network to the customers so beware retailers / Media who make you fool. I can state the company will shut down if the coverage is very bad than that of Uninor. But There was no coverage Problem in most of the circles when compared to that of uninor services

  • ARJUN CHANDRASHEKAR November 15, 2012 7:04 pm

    @chinto
    Useless TD Icra is getting cancelled by Aircel Due to it’s poor network so that’s why you people are feeling that aircel is closing off

  • Shinefire November 15, 2012 11:41 am

    @Shinefire Sorry, I was saying Aircel is not shutting down..

  • Shinefire November 15, 2012 11:40 am

    @nimeesh Aircel is now shutting down in Kerala…Aircel has good internet customerbase in Kerala, I used its 3G even today…there seems to be no problem as of now.

  • Ajay November 14, 2012 5:53 pm

    They are shutting down because you people always keep abusing them of poor service and they thought to better shut their operations down.
    Lolz

  • Dark November 14, 2012 5:04 pm

    @hari
    ya its true.

  • prateek November 14, 2012 1:01 pm

    in delhi best aircel in call rates or k k custmr srvice and good in network…my othr no. is voda is costly but in now a days voda network is not good…but good cc service…i hate airtel is very costly in delhi….rel is bad but k k in traif…and idea i dnt knw….in my openion aircel is best my money is saving…in aircel…but wait 3g….

  • hari November 14, 2012 9:25 am

    It has been said that they are going to shutdown operations in kerala also……any idea???

  • Saurabh November 14, 2012 8:33 am

    Online recharge denominations are again removed by Aircel for Haryana circle. Even most of the top-ups are removed which were offering full talktime and only 3 denominations are left i.e 50, 100 and 500 with 41.50, 86 and 442 as talktime respectively. Now you can’t even activate packs using main account balance as no FTT available.

    So, it’s not a scale down but a shutdown.

    CCE keeps on telling we aren’t shutting down but all of our recharges including Plan, Top-Ups and STVs getting revised and it will take some time.

    Whatever….. Videocon has retained license for Haryana circle. Lets see what price hike they do in their packs.

  • max November 13, 2012 1:09 pm

    what about unified licensing, we are talking about free roam india and these operator shutting down services in some circle. mainly videocon, aircel, uninor, may be mts too

  • raj November 13, 2012 1:05 pm

    @alex kerala
    there is nothing much we can do.when uninor (cheapest tarrif in entire circle)is downscaling in chennai,people used to bash it but now acustomed to the situation.You also will get adjusted to this

  • chinto November 13, 2012 10:54 am

    @Amit.
    No sir .
    3G not working some area .2G is very slow some time not open web pages ,time out,error messages coming .maybe aircel shutdown in Karnataka ,But his waiting coming 2g bid status..?

  • Adil November 13, 2012 10:48 am

    Hello telecom talk team and all readers of telecom talk wish you a very very pleasant and a happy Diwali…

  • Adil November 13, 2012 10:47 am

    Will any new telecom operator enter in India?

  • Saurabh November 13, 2012 10:02 am

    Spectrum auction update-

    As per DoT website,

    Circle with no bidders as of Day 1- Delhi, Mumbai, Karnatka, Gujarat, Rajasthan and UP West.

    Circles that received bid for 6 slots (Each slot=1.25MHz)- Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, North East, Odisha, West Bengal.

    Circles that received bid for 4 slots- Andhra Pradesh, Kolkata, Tamil Nadu.

    Circles that received bid for 1 slot- Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Punjab, UP East.

    Maharashtra got bid for 5 slots, Assam- 7 slots and Bihar- 8 slots.

    Circles that received bid for more than 6 slots as of now can hope of a new operator.

  • rajiev November 13, 2012 8:25 am

    Funky :

    vikas619 :
    if Aircel shutdown his services in Punjab it will be huge loss for them as in Punjab they have 3g service as well . I don’t think they will continue with only 3g services and shutdown 2g services .
    They should continue with both 2g and 3g services at least in Punjab .

    dey shud sel their license 2 either airtel or voda so that customers of dese 2 get 3g.

    nor airtel neither vodafone , they sell their license to mts.

  • Funky November 12, 2012 11:56 pm

    vikas619 :
    if Aircel shutdown his services in Punjab it will be huge loss for them as in Punjab they have 3g service as well . I don’t think they will continue with only 3g services and shutdown 2g services .
    They should continue with both 2g and 3g services at least in Punjab .

    dey shud sel their license 2 either airtel or voda so that customers of dese 2 get 3g.

  • Saurabh November 12, 2012 11:46 pm

    @Anil, 1. Scaling down doesn’t mean complete shut down and Aircel told it 1 month ago that they are going to adopt a different business model in these circles to cut operational cost. The customer base in these 5 circles is too low. Here in Haryana, recharges for different packs were stopped and options were also removed from USSD Menu and online recharge site but now everything is back to normal. All packs are available on USSD menu to activate through core balance and online recharge is also back. Aircel told that if they find this model a success, it will be adopted in other circles too. Recharges from retailers are stopped here and in Punjab too. But they aren’t shutting down. But customers have to depend on online recharges now.

  • Saurabh November 12, 2012 11:45 pm

    @Anil, 1. Scaling down doesn’t mean complete shut down and Aircel told it 1 month before also that they are going to adopt a different business model in these circles to cut operational cost. The customer base in these 5 circles is too low. Here in Haryana, recharges for different packs were stopped and options were also removed from USSD Menu and online recharge site but now everything is back to normal. All packs are available on USSD menu to activate through core balance and online recharge is also back. Aircel told that if they find this model a success, it will be adopted in other circles too. Recharges from retailers are stopped here and in Punjab too. But they aren’t shutting down. But customers have to depend on online recharges now.

  • Amit. November 12, 2012 9:31 pm

    @chinto
    Dont know yaar but from past 10 days 3G (ICR) is not working but 2G internet is working. Are u able to use 3G inernet?

  • Ashesh November 12, 2012 9:17 pm

    Sad News for Employees:-(:-(

  • manu November 12, 2012 8:50 pm

    unlimited plan only on aircel but stil stop aircel unlimited plan

  • chinto November 12, 2012 8:20 pm
  • chinto November 12, 2012 8:17 pm

    @Amit.
    amit sir , last 15 days to go no recharge no sim card ,no internet packs .retailer said port out. aircel is shutdown in 31st november. thats true?
    But CC say no problem not shutdown in karnataka.CC tell only ICR towns is shutdown .

  • anupam November 12, 2012 8:09 pm

    anyone analysed the aircel-MTS deal with repect of this

  • Dark November 12, 2012 8:03 pm

    I today recharged my aircel kerala number with rs.48 for 1gb internet with one month validity. Though the unlimited one month plan has been removed.

  • vikas619 November 12, 2012 6:34 pm

    if Aircel shutdown his services in Punjab it will be huge loss for them as in Punjab they have 3g service as well . I don’t think they will continue with only 3g services and shutdown 2g services .
    They should continue with both 2g and 3g services at least in Punjab .

  • alex kerala November 12, 2012 6:30 pm

    but anil..online recharge for talktime only working.3g and othr offer is not working in onlinw recharge.then wht will these customers do?????????@anil

  • alex kerala November 12, 2012 6:17 pm

    AIRCEL KERALA circle is olso going to shutdowm. initially they cut all its 3g offers and other offers.no one can now renew their dataplans and other offers.but if we call the customer care they tell like this:Thats a wrong info.we are not going to stop…/but all retailers told us to portout…wht a hell..we didnt expect this frm aircel..they are the only one telecom provider which provides affordable 3g+2g unlimited offer… :(

  • spiderman November 12, 2012 6:10 pm

    Is this true ? y’day I’ve done 6 months valid tariff voucher for 65 Rs and 3G stv 447 in my Karnataka Aircel no !

  • Rohit kela November 12, 2012 6:09 pm

    But aircel also close his business in UP west Circle but here UP (W) name not mention………….

  • Amit. November 12, 2012 5:38 pm

    @Ganesh Srinivasan
    Oh come on buddy 3 days back itself i got Idea sim. while purchasing Airtel, vodafone, TATA docomo & reliance were also available, Only Aircel was not available & 2 Retailers told me the same thing that Aircel will shut in 2 months

  • PD November 12, 2012 5:19 pm

    In Expected Line ! Now they don’t get “DAYA” nor “NIDHI” and but only “MARan” from their mentor(s)!

  • yadhu.franky November 12, 2012 4:57 pm

    @nimeesh
    Retailers here in kerala says “aircel is to shut down and to port out. ”
    In some outlets bords of airtel welcoming aircel customers had been hanged”

  • yadhu.franky November 12, 2012 4:56 pm

    Retailers here in kerala says “aircel is to shut down and to port out. ”
    In some outlets bords of airtel welcoming aircel customers had been hanged”
    Also many of the USSD services are not activating.

  • nimeesh November 12, 2012 4:02 pm

    aircel is going to shut down its operations in kerala
    aircel stop it internet/gprs service in kerala from last 7 days

  • Kaushik Roy November 12, 2012 3:18 pm

    I really want Aircel to leave India by selling their business to a better operator
    In spite of starting service from 2005 in WB and 2008 in KOL, its quality is worst,so much of call drops and cross connection specially if one travels.
    From last 3-4 years they simply did not invested in any circles except TN.
    Uninor & MTS are much more serious and quality player than this idiotic Aircel or Airhell
    It would be great if aircel’s licence cancelled instead of Uninor/MTS…

    • Arjun Chandrashekar December 11, 2012 11:43 am

      First of All Spit on The Face of Gurdeep Singh Who was the Former Cheif Operating Officer of Aircel has Committed A Lot Of Mistakes Such That The CEO Sandeep Das Has Evicted Him out of Aircel and He is Now Redesigning the Infra With Jean Pascal as the Network Division Officer who had Worked in the Parent operator Of Aircel I.R. Maxis Communication in Malaysia. and The Major Plus Point is He is Going to Deploy the Towers With The BTS Partners (GTL, Quippo and Indus Towers) within the Near Future.

  • drkavint November 12, 2012 2:59 pm

    this proves people in these 5 states are interested in quality of service and resistant to cheaper tactics… hats off to intelligent people… jai hind..
    dont know when other state people will wake up..

  • kartik November 12, 2012 2:39 pm

    Retailers here in karnataka have stopped selling new sims/vouchers as well as easy top ups, when I ask them they say “aircel bandh honewala hai app apna number port karva ligiye” But nowhere is mentioned about scaling down in karnataka. Even 3G is not working and many of USSD services are not activating.

  • rehan November 12, 2012 1:51 pm

    but why aircel have stop it internet/gprs service in maharashtra from last 3 days mr sanjay can u wil provide detail info about it.

  • Sougata Das November 12, 2012 1:43 pm

    I feel it will have some impact on its subscribers in those 5 areas. Looking for more actual information other than these diplomatic facts.

  • Mane November 12, 2012 1:38 pm

    Aircel has done this in 5 circles Mp, Guj, Haryana, Punjab and Up west. Aircel will still continue service in Rajasthan. I confirmed from aircel customer care that they will keep countinue offering service in Rajasthan.

  • karan November 12, 2012 1:36 pm

    i am retailer of Aircel in Ahmedabad, gujarat,
    the distibuter is stop the distribution of sim cards, and evd balances, ane tell us that the company goes down, nd company is now close.,

  • Saurabh Gupta November 12, 2012 1:24 pm

    I have’t heard anything like that

  • anil November 12, 2012 1:16 pm

    “Scaling Down” does not mean “Shutting Down”. It means they will cut major expenses like marketing and promotional costs from these circle. You may not find aircel recharge coupons in retail stores or distributors but you will still be able to recharge from online recharge portals.

    This could be a revolutionary business model. Removing retail distributors from the middle will definitely increase margins and could make these circles profitable.

  • Ripudaman Singh November 12, 2012 1:04 pm

    Abhishek :
    aircel srevices have been withdraw in upwest as well . i came to know today itself from retailer.

    Don’t what is happening. I have got calls from Uninor and Vodafone representatives offering to port out my number, saying that Soon Aircel is gonna discontinue its services in Agra…
    Do you have anymore info on that? @TelecomTalk

  • Asit Paul November 12, 2012 12:59 pm

    Aircel plans are costly where their customer base is high, eg. Assam, NE, TamilNadu, Chennai. In other circles, they are offering rock bottom tariff even in costly Delhi Circle too.

  • salam November 12, 2012 12:58 pm

    i think aircel is going to shut down its operations in kerala

    • arun December 4, 2012 11:32 pm

      they shut the recharging facility in kerala. When enquired many retailers saying that they will sign off soon

  • Tharun George November 12, 2012 12:51 pm

    Now only Docomo and reliance remain in most circles from the new generation operators. Call cost will defiantly go high.

  • boparai November 12, 2012 12:36 pm

    when will Aircel scale down its services ?

  • Himangshu raj November 12, 2012 12:20 pm

    Better to go from Assam also, because many of my Aircel friend has been port out from Aircel to other network in assam circle due to there very high tariff plans in assam.

  • Abhishek November 12, 2012 12:15 pm

    aircel srevices have been withdraw in upwest as well . i came to know today itself from retailer.

    • MrShare December 16, 2012 12:43 pm

      @Arjun Chandrashekar

      You seem to be very loyal to Aircel and supports them. Do you think what they are doing now is helping the customers? And you say Aircel is gonna come back with its services. So u expect all the customers who ported out to come back to their network once services are restored? Nice strategy. Good luck.

      • Gautam December 21, 2012 12:41 am

        Also, in UP West….recharges are not available….we can recharge from aircel’s official website…..In Rajasthan…Aircel service is fine and new sim cards with all the recharge options are available…!!….Can anyone tell me…what to do…????…..I m from UP west circle…

        • Rahul December 22, 2012 3:25 am

          Gautam im also from up west aircel getting closed now tata data pck r costly in 80 rs only 1gb net. so port ur num