Bharti Airtel

Update: Airtel’s services disrupted in Hyderabad : Report

Airtel, the country’s largest private operator has been in the middle of quite a lot of controversy since it announced it plans on charging for VoIP services. But it took back the move after that and resumed providing regular services after that. Now the company has been struck by a systemic failure of its network in Hyderabad and, as a result, its cellular services have not been available since 6

Airtel 3G Vs. 4G: Is 4G service in India hyped up or is it really any good?

Airtel has been pitching the 4G services quite aggressively and even the Indian smartphone market is inundated with entry-level handsets that support 4G LTE. I have been using 4G connection in Bangalore for almost 8 months and there is also considerable progress when it comes to 4G speeds over the period of time. Let's check out if Airtel is just trying to create a hoopla or 4G connection really makes

Bharti Airtel inks Rs 12.40 billion 4G network deal with Nokia Networks

Bharti Airtel has selected Nokia Networks for its 4G network deployment in the 1800 MHz band in six telecom circles, the contract is worth around USD 200 million (approximately Rs 12.40 billion). Interestingly the National Stock Exchange (NSE) has sought clarification from Bharti Airtel Limited with respect to recent news saying that Nokia Networks Bags Rs 12.40 billion (Rs.1240-cr) Airtel 4G Deal. Three months ago, Ericsson joined hands with Bharti Airtel

Airtel might have to cough up Rs 436 crore penalty

Bharti Airtel may have to pay Rs 436 crore for merging its subsidiary Airtel Broadband Services Pvt Ltd (ABSPL) with itself, according to a source. The telecom department (DoT) had sought legal opinion whether the company was liable to pay differential spectrum cost and migration fee for merging ABSPL with itself. ABSPL had an internet service provider's ( ISP) licence to provide wireless broadband but merging it with a unified

Now just walk-in to an Airtel store near you to buy a Redmi Note 4G

Airtel today announced that coming Friday, January 16, 2015 will be celebrated as ‘Mi Day’ across its 133 stores in 6 cities - Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi-NCR and Kolkata. Starting 3:00PM on Friday Mi India fans will be able to simply walk-in to the nearest Airtel store and walk-out with a Redmi Note 4G without any pre-booking. The devices will be sold on first-come-first-serve basis till stocks last. The Mi

Airtel forcing Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G customers to switch for postpaid ?

Airtel and Xiaomi have introduced a new way of selling Note 4G devices, wherein a customer will book the device and then gets the delivery of the same in an Airtel outlet. This is certainly a better method of buying a Xiaomi device than those crazy flash sales on Flipkart. When one tries to book the Xiaomi Note 4G through the Airtel portal the following message shows, if the person is not

Airtel now offers 4G double data for Xiaomi and dongle users

Ahead of rival Reliance Jio 4G launch, Airtel has revamped its website for 4G services. The new website offer a modern and easy to navigate interface with stunning graphics. The website list Airtel 4G service in 16 cities with images of main tourist attractions for each city. It also list location in city where 4G coverage is available. Airtel has also showcased best mobile device for its 4G network which

Is Airtel planning to hike its 2G data tariff ?

An anti-revolution was witnessed few days back on social media against Airtel regarding it's decision to charge separately on Voice Over IP methodology of data transmission for voice communications. With the woes of customers on one side, Airtel went ahead with its decision and also introduced a sample VoIP pack in the market which was later  rolled back or put on hold for now. Seems like the after effects of this decision

Airtel starts offering free WYNK Subscription with 3G Data pack

Airtel starts offering free WYNK subscription along with 3G data benefits to its users on recharging with respective 3G data packs in few circles. On recharging with Rs 265 and Rs 285 3G pack users gets 3G Data benefit along with free WYNK subscription. UP(West) & Uttarakhand Circle Benefits   Karnataka Circle Benefits We expect the same to be rolled out in other circles soon. Dear readers, do you get benefited with these offerings

Airtel decides to roll back VoIP packs, will wait for TRAI to regulate OTT players

In unexpected turn of events, Airtel has decided to roll back the differential charging of VoIP packs. In a statement released by Airtel, they said they have decided not to launch proposed VoIP packs. “In view of the news reports that a consultation paper will be issued shortly by TRAI on issues relating to services offered by OTT players including VOIP, we have decided not to implement our proposed launch

TT Analysis : 76% of subscribers are not willing to switch to Airtel myPlan or Idea iPlan

Some time back we conducted the TT Poll : Share your views on Airtel myPlan and Idea !Plan. We usually get a good response for polls, but this one left us with a different experience as the responses received themselves spoke about the scenario and interest among users. Note : This survey mainly concentrates on the postpaid plans rather than on the prepaid myPlan as we feel there is no point