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Airtel hikes postpaid 2G and 3G data tariffs across India

India telecom giant Airtel has announced an increase in its postpaid data charges by about 20 percent in many circles, including the national capital Delhi, Metro Circle, and Kolkata. Airtel has made changes in both 2G & 3G segments, making data more costly to consume. A couple of months back, the top three operators – Airtel, Idea, and Vodafone – raised prepaid data tariffs for 2G as well as 3G.… Read More

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Global: Airtel planning on selling off operations in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

Bharti Airtel the largest telecom operator in India and third largest globally by subscriber base and operations in over 20 countries is contemplating on selling its assets and operations in India’s neighbouring countries Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. In a clarification to the BSE, Airtel said it keeps evaluating various opportunities on an ongoing basis in ordinary course of business and will make necessary disclosure as and when required. Sources familiar… Read More

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Bharti Airtel acquires Augere Wireless in an attempt to consolidate its 4G footprint in India

Bharti Airtel Limited the largest operator in India by subscriber base and third largest operator in the world with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% equity stake in Augere Wireless Broadband India Pvt. Ltd. (“Augere”), which holds 20 MHz of BWA spectrum in the telecom circle of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh (MPCG). Upon acquisition, Augere will become a… Read More

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Vodafone and Airtel thank Government for its efforts to enhance telecom infrastructure

As soon as the Telecom Minister publicly announced the support to telecom operators to optimize their networks in terms of installation policies, India’s two telecom companies, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone India thanked the Government’s efforts to facilitate setting up of telecom infrastructure. “We are thankful to Communication Minister asking various government departments and states regarding telecom infrastructure installations, as this will provide a major boost in tackling the problem of call-drop… Read More

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After Kochi, Airtel Brings 4G to Kozhikode

Airtel, customers in the city can experience high speed wireless broadband on Airtel 4G and get on to the digital superhighway to enjoy uninterrupted HD video streaming, superfast uploading and downloading of movies, music and images. Airtel 4G is available to customers across a range of smart devices including mobile phones, dongles & 4G hotspots. Commenting on the launch of Airtel 4G in the city, George Mathen, HUB CEO –… Read More

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Airtel launches 4G services in Kohima and Dimapur (Nagaland)

Bharti Airtel Limited, today announced the commercial launch of its high speed 4G services (also called LTE) in Kohima and Dimapur (Nagaland). Now, customers across the country can experience high speed wireless broadband on Airtel 4G and get on to the digital superhighway to enjoy uninterrupted HD video streaming, superfast uploading and downloading of movies, music and images. Airtel 4G is available to customers across a range of smart devices… Read More

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Airtel reintroduced 3G Night Data Packs in Kolkata in a bid to compete with JIO & Vodafone

In a move to compete with Vodafone’s Double Data offerings, and to gain more customers in the 3G segment, Airtel has reintroduced Night Data Packs in the Kolkata circle. A few months back, they withdrew the popular Night 3G Packs in that region. Similarly, following their footsteps, Aircel removed their 3G night offerings as well. However, Airtel has now launched the Night 3G Packs as Vodafone’s newly launched ‘Double Data… Read More

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Airtel integrates ‘Airtel Money’ wallet into self-care ‘My Airtel’ app for Android

Bharti Airtel has updated its self-care app My Airtel for Android users. The largest telecom operator in India has integrated Airtel Money within the app under a new Wallet section. Airtel users who have Airtel Money account, and who uses the app to carry out recharges now don’t need to open the Airtel Money app. Instead, they could now easily add money into their wallet balance using Airtel Money. However,… Read More

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Now use ‘Airtel Money’ to pay for your Uber ride and enjoy free high speed Airtel internet onboard

Bharti Airtel Limited (“Airtel”), the third largest mobile services provider globally with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, and Uber today announced a first-of-its-kind strategic partnership in India. As part of this partnership, Uber riders across India can now pay for their trips using Airtel’s mobile wallet service -Airtel Money. Additionally, Mumbaikars will now be the first in India to enjoy free high-speed internet from Uber, powered by… Read More

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Airtel, Vodafone & Idea hike prices of on-net calling rate-cutter plans

India’s top 3 telecom operators; Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, and Idea have hiked the prices of its on-net 10p/min calling STV (Special Tariff Voucher) in the Kolkata circle. India’s largest telecom operator, Airtel, has hiked its on-net 10p/min calling voucher to Rs. 123 from an earlier price of Rs. 97, while Vodafone did similar changes for its prepaid users, and the new price of its rate-cutter plan is Rs. 118 as… Read More

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Airtel offers free Wi-Fi router to new Broadband users in hopes to counter Reliance JIO

As Reliance JIO is nearing the launch of its broadband & 4G services, Airtel is trying to counter them in every possible way. A few days back, Bharti Airtel announced that its 4G network is present in 300+ cities across India. Now, they have come up with offers in the broadband segment. Airtel is now offering free Wi-Fi router to every new user who buys a new broadband connection from… Read More

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Vodafone, Airtel get nod for payment banks from RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) gave approval for 11 entities, including telecoms like Bharti Airtel and Vodafone to set up payment banks. These banks can accept deposits and remittances, but will not advance loans. Vodafone India finds this as an opportunity to accelerate India’s journey into cashless economy. “We are grateful to the RBI for giving us the license for setting up a payment bank. With over 90,000 ‘M-Pesa’… Read More

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Airtel and Idea cellular allotted New MSC Codes by DOT for meeting 1 million subscriber mark

Bharti Airtel the largest operator by subscriber base and Idea cellular the third largest operator have both been allotted a new set of MSC codes by DOT for meeting the 1 million subscriber prerequisite in some circles. The details of MSC codes allotted to the two operators are given below. Sr. No. Name of Licensee Name of service area MSC codes allotted 1 M/s Idea cellular Ltd. Maharashtra 91460-91469 2… Read More

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