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Airtel’s Vittal says attracting new subscribers to premium broadband services will be a challenge

Bharti Airtel’s Gopal Vittal, Managing Director & CEO, India & South Asia said that it would be a challenge for the company to attract new subscribers to its premium broadband services in a fiercely competitive market. His comments come at a time when Airtel’s data penetration has flattened nationally over the past few months, and it has seen a sequential dip in both average data realisation per MB (ARMB) and data… Read More

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Net Neutrality: Airtel seeks Trai nod before entering into video content deal with a global firm

Bharti Airtel, the country’s largest telecom operator by subscribers, has reached out the Trai to seek nod for a video content deal with a “big global content provider”, and to avoid any controversy on net neutrality. The company, in a letter to Trai Secretary Sudhir Gupta, said that it has been approached by one of the big global content providers who wishes to offer their video content on exclusive basis… Read More

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Airtel introduces new SMART PACKS for international roaming, offers 200% more data benefits

Airtel today announced the launch of its new Smart Packs for international roaming. Airtel’s new Smart Packs provide unmatched value to customers traveling to popular international destinations with the convenience of using their Airtel number wherever they go. Airtel Smart Packs offer free incoming calls and provide up-to 200% more data benefits than competing packs, so that customer are always connected without having to worry about bill shocks. Benefits/Country USA… Read More

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Airtel to offer unified online experience to customers

Airtel is embarking on a redesign of its online recharge and payments interface, with the objective of delivering an improved and consistent customer experience. Currently, Airtel customers can make online recharges for their pre-paid mobile and DTH accounts through a host of mobile wallets/digital platforms. This has resulted in a fragmented customer experience and also an increase in customer complaints relating to online recharges. Going forward, Airtel will integrate all… Read More

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Airtel to consider share buyback amid tower stake sale speculation

India’s leading telco, Bharti Airtel, is expected to consider a buy back of equity shares in its board meeting on April 27. Airtel, in a BSE filing, said that the board of directors of the company will consider to recommend final dividend for the financial year ended March 31, 2016 or buy back of equity shares of the company or a combination thereof, in its meeting scheduled to be held on… Read More

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Airtel ensures effective network during Simhastha Mela in Ujjain

Airtel, has taken significant measures to ensure excellent network and service experience during the time of Simhastha Mela 2016, happening in the city of Ujjain from 22nd April. A footfall of five crore is expected for the Mela during the 30 days. As a part of the Mela, Airtel has primarily upgraded the capacities of all the 72 towers in the city of Ujjain. The existing infrastructure will be supported… Read More

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Shimoga gets Airtel 4G, total deployments in Karnataka rise to 110

Shimoga, Karnataka is the next on the 4G list of Airtel! The operator has made the commercial launch of 4G services in Shimoga, taking the number of its 4G towns in Karnataka to 110. The service will be available to customers across a wide range of devices including mobile phones, dongles, 4G hotspots and Wi-Fi dongles. Surendran, CEO – Karnataka, Bharti Airtel Ltd shared his excitement about the launch. “Today,… Read More

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Airtel plans freebies, discounts for high-value customers to tackle Reliance Jio threat

In a bid to tackle the looming threat posed by Reliance Jio Infocomm, Bharti Airtel is planning to retain top 11% of its users or high-value customers that contribute around a sixth of its revenue through specially directed offers and discounts, according to a report by Economic Times. Historically, high-value users rarely switch their carrier unless service is truly terrible. A person familiar with the telco’s plan told the publication… Read More

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Airtel launches 4G services in Chidambaram, Sriperumbudur and Karaikudi

Airtel has announced the commercial launch of its high speed 4G LTE services in Chidambaram, Sriperumbudur and Karaikudi. The 4G services is available across a range of devices including mobile phones, dongles, 4G hotspots and Wi-Fi dongles. Airtel promises a high speed wireless broadband on Airtel 4G, enabling users to enjoy uninterrupted HD video streaming, superfast uploading and downloading of movies, music and images. “As customers in India show an… Read More

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Airtel Social Car comes to a halt in Kolkata

Airtel’s innovative digital campaign ‘Social Car’ has successfully completed its journey and has reached its final destination Kolkata. It travelled from Mumbai to Kolkata covering 2200 km. In this novel initiative Airtel Social Car, the team comprising of popular TV Actor Karan Wahi, MTV VJ of ‘Student of the Year’ fame Sana Saeed, and MTV’s  Zerxes Wadia made conversations through social media and posted contents from the road trip using… Read More

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Guruvayoor and Kottayam in Kerala gets Airtel 4G services

The telecom service provider Airtel has announced the commercial launch of its high speed 4G services in Guruvayoor and Kottayam in Kerala. With this, the total number of deployments in the state has rose to 150. Now the customers in these areas can experience high-speed internet, enabling uninterrupted HD video streaming, superfast uploading and downloading of movies, music and images. George Mathen, Hub CEO – Kerala & Tamil Nadu, Bharti Airtel… Read More

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Airtel rolls out Platinum 3G using 900 Mhz band along with 2100 Mhz band in Hyderabad

Airtel, today announced the launch of its Platinum 3G network for customers in Hyderabad. Airtel’s Platinum 3G will boost indoor coverage, enhance voice clarity, deliver faster internet speeds and offer a superior network experience for customers. Additionally, Platinum 3G will help optimize the backend engagement between the network and mobile devices, thus allowing customers to enjoy extended battery life on their mobile devices. Platinum 3G is powered by dual band… Read More

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Airtel launches High Speed Platinum 3G in Punjab

Airtel, today announced that it will start rolling out its Platinum 3G services across Punjab starting this month. The first few markets will be Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula, Zirakpur, Kharar, Patiala, Ludhiana, Moga, Amritsar, Bathinda, Jalandhar, Phagwara, Kapurthala, Hoshiarpur and Dera Bassi. Airtel Platinum 3G, which will be available on the efficient 900 MHz spectrum band, will offer world-class mobile experience to customers through significantly enhanced indoor coverage, faster data speeds… Read More

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