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`Open Network’ Helps Airtel Upgrade 9,000 Sites And Optimise Another 30,000

Airtel, today said that its Open Network initiative has received good response from customers across the country. Launched in June 2016, the initiative made public Airtel’s entire mobile network information to customers through an interactive online interface and asked them for their feedback to improve the network. Airtel received feedback and suggestions from millions of customers across multiple Open Network touch points – Open Network portal, myAirtel app, Airtel Call… Read More

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Airtel now offering 3G speed on 2G data packs, Fierce battle ahead ?

Ever since Jio entered the telecom market in India, the existing operators are gearing up to compete with Jio’s insanely priced 4G packs. The operators like Bharti Airtel and Vodafone India have been slashing their data rates rapidly to counter Jio. In one of the latest moves, Airtel has started offering 3G speeds to 2G data packs. Today, we got an SMS on our Airtel prepaid number, which touts the 2G… Read More

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Airtel deploys Aadhaar-based e-KYC solution in Delhi NCR, Vodafone to provide the service pan-India from August 24

Bharti Airtel has started rolling out the Aadhaar-based e-KYC solution in stores across Delhi NCR. The solution will be extended to other places in the upcoming days. With the Aadhaar-based e-KYC solution, the customer purchasing a SIM card can avail an instant verification process. The customer will have to submit/verify their Biometrics (iris scan / fingerprints) at the Point of Sale. The biometrics data will be matched with the UIDAI… Read More

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Bharti Airtel’s Manish Prakash to join Telenor Group: Report

Manish Prakash, Bharti Airtel’s director of strategic alliances, has reportedly quit the company and will soon join Telenor Group as the head of enterprise. According to an Economic Times report, Prakash, who is currently serving his notice period at Bharti Airtel, will join Telenor in September to spearhead the group’s enterprise or B2B business globally. The development follows a recent restructuring at Bharti Airtel under which the telco consolidated its… Read More

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Airtel to launch 4G services in UP East Invites customers to upgrade their existing SIMs to 4G ready USIMs

Airtel, customers across UP East can now switch their existing 2G/3G SIMs with 4G ready USIMs completely free of cost at any Airtel store/ retailer in the city. With the USIM upgrade, customers can continue enjoying their existing 2G/3G services, while staying ready to experience Airtel 4G from the day of its launch. Shailendra Singh, CEO UP & Uttarakhand said, “We are inviting all our customers to be 4G ready with… Read More

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Now Airtel customers purchasing Samsung Galaxy J series mobile device, can enjoy 10 GB Airtel 4G data at the price of 1GB data.

Airtel, today announced that customers purchasing Samsung Galaxy J series mobile device, can enjoy 10 GB Airtel 4G data at the price of 1GB 4G data. Available with most of the Samsung Galaxy J series devices, under the offer, new and existing Airtel prepaid users can avail 10GB of 4G data at a nominal cost of Rs. 250. To claim the offer, customers will simply have log on to www.offers.airtel.com… Read More

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Midst of rising 4G competition, Singtel increases its stake in Bharti Telecom

The Singaporean telecommunications company Singtel has announced its plan to buy an additional 7.39% stake in Bharti Telecom Ltd for a cost of $659.5 million. This will raise Singtel’s holding in Bharti Telecom up to 46.39%. Mittal’s family holds the 51% stake in the company. Singtel acquires this 7.39% stake from Singapore-based investment company Temasek owned by the Government of Singapore. The investment comes ahead of Reliance’s Jio’s launch in… Read More

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Airtel to soon launch of 4G services in Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh

Airtel, today said that customers can switch their existing 2G/3G SIMs with 4G ready USIMs completely free of cost at any Airtel retail store in the state. Airtel plans to launch 4G services in Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh soon. With the USIM upgrade, customers can continue enjoying their existing 2G/3G services, while staying ready to experience Airtel 4G from the day of its launch. Vir Inder Nath, Chief Executive Officer, Madhya… Read More

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Airtel slashes postpaid data rates, now offers up to 50% more data

After slashing data rates for its prepaid customers, country’s largest mobile operator Airtel has slashed data rates for its postpaid subscribers. Airtel now offer up to 50% more data on its postpaid data packs. The move follows recent introduction of postpaid infinity plans which offer unlimited voice calling along with 100 SMS per day, 1GB 3G / 4G data for Rs 1,199. Similar to its prepaid data packs, 500MB data pack now comes at a… Read More

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Airtel launches 4G services in Kharagpur, using dual spectrum bands of 2300 MHz (TD LTE) and 1800 MHz (FD LTE)

Airtel,  today launched its 4G services in Kharagpur. With this, Kharagpur has become the second city in Bengal to have 4G mobile services. Customers can enjoy Airtel 4G at the price of Airtel 3G and customers will have the option of choosing from a host of attractive tariff packs. Airtel 4G in Kharagpur has been rolled out using dual spectrum bands of 2300 MHz (TD LTE) and 1800 MHz (FD LTE).… Read More

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Tata Docomo launches 18 new 3G data packs in Tamilnadu circle

After launching 3G services in Tamil Nadu, now the Tata Sons’ owned telecom operator has launched 3G data packs for their GSM subscribers across the circle. Though the company doesn’t own any 3G licence to operate services in the market, they partnered with Vodafone to offer high speed data services to their 10 lakh customers in the southern state. The company has launched 18 new 3G data packs starting from… Read More

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Airtel broadband homes will now get free additional data benefits with ‘myHome Rewards’

Airtel, today launched ‘myHome Rewards’ programme for its broadband customers. In a never before offer, Airtel broadband homes can now get a monthly free additional data benefit of 5GB for every other Airtel service connection – postpaid mobile or digital TV (DTH) – within the family. Customers can avail this exciting offer for their existing as well as new Airtel postpaid mobile and digital TV connections. So, if an Airtel broadband… Read More

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Airtel introduces Jackpot offer giving 5GB night data to users of ‘My Airtel’ app

After slashing data rates up to 67% , the country’s largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel has now launched another promotional offer called ‘Airtel Jackpot’ for their customers across India.   Under the new offer, Airtel is offering 5GB free data to all its customers who will follow some easy steps on their self-care app My Airtel. To do this, Airtel customers need to install all Wynk apps which are almost… Read More

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Airtel introduces free voice calling for postpaid infinity plans, Jio effect?

The country’s largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel today launched two unlimited voice calling plans along with bundled 3G / 4G data under ‘myPlan Infinity’ series. Under the new Infinity plans, for Rs 1,199 customers will enjoy unlimited voice calling – local, STD, and on national roaming – along with 100 SMS per day, 1GB 3G / 4G data and free subscription to Wynk Music and Wynk Movies.   The Rs… Read More

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Airtel starts deploying 4G on band 40 in circles where it bought spectrum from Aircel

Ahead of Reliance Jio’s 4G launch; India’s largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel is now all set to launch their 4G network on Band 40 across 8 telecom circles for which they brought spectrum from Aircel at around Rs 3500 crore. According to our readers, Airtel has already started distributing 4G SIM cards in four circles including Rest of West Bengal, Bihar, J&K and Assam. In the remaining four circles namely… Read More

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