- The monthly subscription plans for Airtel 4G hotspot begin at Rs 399
- Subscribers paying for a six-month plan get the 4G hotspot device for free
For some internet users, a good internet connection is all about mobility. While home broadband and fibre connections get you the best speed and reliability, sometimes when you are travelling, and you want to use the internet on multiple devices, then 4G hotspots are the way to go. Reliance Jio started the trend of affordable 4G hotspot devices in India with its JioFi. Soon, other companies followed in its footsteps and slashed prices of their offerings. Bharti Airtel also had the same product in its portfolio, the Airtel 4G Hotspot. To compete better with the Mukesh Ambani led telecom operator, the operator had slashed the price of the 4G hotspot to make it more affordable for the masses. Now, the Airtel 4G hotspot comes with even better monthly plans which makes it a more compelling buy. Read ahead to know more about what the Airtel 4G hotspot offers.
Airtel 4G Hotspot: Specifications
One of the perks of Airtel 4G Hotspot, or any similar device is that it gets you 4G like speeds in even non-4G devices. Although, nowadays it is hard to find any user who owns a non-4G device, some users in the rural areas could find this hotspot worth their investment as it supports connectivity with ten devices at one time. If you want to own an Airtel 4G hotspot device, then all you need to do is buy it from the Airtel official website or Amazon.
It is worth noting that the Airtel 4G hotspot is a device manufactured by the Chinese vendor Huawei and it comes with 1500mAh battery which is slated to give you six hours of battery life. Also, it is noteworthy that previously Airtel 4G hotspot used to come with many more plan options; however, now they seem to have been discontinued as per the official Airtel website.
Airtel 4G Hotspot Monthly Plans
The Airtel 4G hotspot offers mainly two monthly rental plans. The first plan is of Rs 399 which packages 50GB of data per month after which users get access to unlimited data but at a throttled speed of 80kbps. The second plan which Airtel offers for its users of the 4G hotspot is the Rs 599 plan which provides 100GB data for the users with 4G speed per month, and after the exhaustion of this limit, the speed is throttled down to 80kbps.
Advance Rental Plans for Airtel 4G Hotspot
Airtel also offers six-month advance rental plans for the users of Airtel 4G hotspot, and the customers will get to enjoy perks like free Airtel 4G hotspot device. The first plan of Rs 399, when bought in advance for six months will set back the buyers by Rs 2,400. However, the buyers will save Rs 999 as they won’t have to pay for the device upfront. Similar will be the case for the 100GB per month plan which will be available for Rs 3,600 for a six-month subscription period.
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