Bharti Airtel

Airtel India’s Opportunism: Spend on Premium SMS to protect your Privacy

Twitter was rife with tweets about an SMS that was supposedly sent by Airtel that demanded subscribers to send SMS at premium rate of Rs. 3 to remain private. The SMS read like this: It was later confirmed authentic on twitter by Airtel Presence: Now we understand that DOT has mandated telcos to publish subscriber information online. This is okay as BSNL has been publishing telephone directories for years now

Airtel leads the league when it comes to Highest Rural Subscribers Base, for the month of July 2014

It is a well-known fact that phones have become an integral part of Humans lifestyle be it the corporates in Metros or a farmer in the rural areas. The rural penetration is a quintessential factor as a major chunk of India’s population resides in rural areas. According to TRAI report for the month of July 2014 the total number of GSM Subscribers base in rural India stands at a whopping 371.10million

Airtel launches Wynk Music service for access to unlimited free songs

Airtel has just launched Wynk which is a music streaming application. It features 1.7 million songs across Indian and International music. You can stream and download songs by genres, moods, artists or tune into one of the many Radio channels it has on offer. It is an ad free application. You can further subscribe to Wynk Plus or Wynk Freedom to get unlimited downloads and get access  to music offline

In Depth Review: Airtel 4G Dongle along with Speed test after throttling

Airtel has been the forerunner when it comes to 4G LTE technologies in India. Airtel has been offering huge discounts and incentives on new connections and is also offering a buyback scheme for 3G dongles. The 4G coverage is also increasing and Airtel are focusing on bringing this technology across Tier 2 cities. We review the Airtel 4G dongle in Bangalore and see if it is a viable and affordable

Airtel’s Blooper: Uses Vodafone Connection to Demonstrate Airtel 4G

In what may be termed as a blooper in terms of advertising standards, Airtel's video used for 4G demonstration purpose uses an iPhone with Vodafone connection. The video uploaded in February 2014 has received over 13k views on YouTube so far and is also present in Airtel's official 4G page! In the video though Airtel is shown beside the signal strength indicator, under iPhone settings it is Vodafone IN. This

Airtel’s New 3G Data Pack to Cost 46% More in Kerala, Older Packs see Heavy Validity Reduction

TelecomTALK has learnt from exclusive sources that Airtel will be introducing two new 3G data packs in Kerala circle. In addition to this the existing 3G packs will see a heavy reduction in terms of validity. It may be remembered that Airtel uses ICRA to provide 3G to customers in Kerala and the 3G data packs used to cost 40% more during debut. Old New Change Rs. 24 - 60