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October 31st, 2016 3:44 PM 159 COMMENTS

To counter Jio, Airtel starts offering unlimited voice calling along with 3GB 3G/4G data at Rs. 298

As a means to counter Reliance Jio’s free voice calls, Bharti Airtel has announced an unlimited calling to any network in India at Rs. 298. Alongside the free voice calls, the operator also offers 3GB of 3G/4G data in this pack. The pack is valid for 28 days. The availability of this pack is limited to the major circles across India like Kolkata, Mumbai, and Delhi. The offer seems to... Read More

October 31st, 2016 11:48 AM 10 COMMENTS

Airtel crosses 2 crore subscriber mark in West Bengal and Kolkata circle combined

Positioning itself as a strong contender to Vodafone India, Bharti Airtel has crossed 2 crore subscriber mark in West Bengal state including the Kolkata metro area. According to a latest COAI data, the Mittal led telecom operator now has 20.15 million subscribers in the Bengali spoken state where they had launched India's first 4G network in 2012. The company which started its services in early 90s has become the second... Read More

October 29th, 2016 7:34 PM 0 COMMENTS

On the occasion of Diwali BSNL gives double data benefit to subscribers Pan India

On the auspicious occasion of Diwali, state run BSNL has launched special Diwali Double Data offers for its customers across India. The data offer is an extension to BSNL's Diwali Voice plans which the company launched earlier. With this new offer BSNL prepaid customers can get double data on a few recharges starting at Rs 67. The other denominations are Rs 155, Rs 198. While those who surf more and... Read More

October 28th, 2016 11:08 AM 22 COMMENTS

Airtel hikes DTH tariffs second time in a row

Following in the footsteps of Tata Sky, Bharti Airtel has now hiked DTH tariffs for its Digital TV services across India. The Mittal owned telecom giant hiked DTH tariffs up to 10 percent in entry level monthly packs which are subscribed by almost 80 percent of total active Digital TV users. Airtel's DTH business which expanded sharply during last few quarters, thanks to cable TV digitisation process has now more... Read More

October 19th, 2016 9:56 AM 55 COMMENTS

Airtel starts offering 2 GB 3G/4G data for Rs.153 as special offer to select users

After lowering data tariffs post Jio's entry in the market with unlimited data offer, market leader Bharti Airtel has already proved that it would follow the same route to protect its user base. The operator is now offering 2GB 3G/4G data at Rs 153 to prepaid customers, which shows they are ready to challenge Jio with dirt cheap data rates. Other operators’ special promotional packs provide 1 GB 3G/4G data... Read More

October 18th, 2016 3:55 PM 27 COMMENTS

Following its latest ad campaign, TataSky hikes tariff plans by up to 10%

Tata Son's DTH arm, TataSky which has recently rebranded its logo and launched a new TVC campaign with Amitabh Bachchan to attract new cable TV customers from tier 2 and tier 3 cities; has hiked rentals for almost all packages across India by upto 10 percent. Depending on the monthly subscription package rate, prices have increased in the range of Rs. 10-30 per month. The company which has nearly 13... Read More

October 16th, 2016 3:18 AM 72 COMMENTS

Vodafone launches the cheapest 3G/4G data pack offering 1GB/month at Rs.55

Following Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular, second largest operator Vodafone has finally launched its cheapest 3G/4G data pack in India which would offer data tariff as low as Rs 55/GB for a month to prepaid customers. Although to get the low data rates customers have to recharge with an upfront fee of Rs 1501, but the company now ensures that every customer would get 15 GB of 3G/4G for that... Read More

October 14th, 2016 1:50 PM 43 COMMENTS

Airtel launches unlimited on-net voice calling STV for Rs 148

Facing the heat in the voice market after Jio's arrival and their free voice calling strategy, Bharti Airtel has been forced to offer unlimited calling at dirt cheap rates. The Mittal lead telecom operator which has more than 25 crore customers in India, has started offering on net unlimited calls at a low rate of Rs 148 as special offer to most of the circles for prepaid subscribers. The new... Read More

October 12th, 2016 4:15 PM 27 COMMENTS

Exclusive: Airtel starts offering 1.5 GB 3G/4G data at Rs.100 for select postpaid subscribers

After offering 15 GB data at the cost of 1 GB, Bharti Airtel is now offering 1.5 GB of 3G/4G data at only Rs 100 to few of its postpaid customers as 'Surprise' offer. After, Reliance Jio's service launch, Airtel has cut down the data tariffs for prepaid customers to almost half. The company even launched a data pack where one can get 1 GB data for as low as... Read More

October 12th, 2016 10:11 AM 1 COMMENTS

BSNL lost the most wireline subscribers in July 2016- TRAI

According to data released by TRAI about telecom subscriber base in India at the end of July 2016, Wireline subscriber base declined from 24.74 million at the end of June 16 to 24.62 million at the end of July 16. Net reduction in the wireline subscriber base was 0.13 million at the monthly decline rate of 0.51%. The share of urban and rural subscribers in total wireline subscribers were 83.74%... Read More

October 11th, 2016 7:01 PM 35 COMMENTS

Airtel partners with Ditto TV to offer free TV streaming to its mobile subscribers

To counter Jio's live TV streaming app Jio TV, market leader Bharti Airtel has now partnered with Zee Group's Ditto TV which is famous for low cost live tv streaming service. Jio which offers a host of digital content through its app suite has attracted millions of users towards its network. One of its main attraction is Jio TV which was earlier famous as Jio Play, the TV streaming app... Read More

October 11th, 2016 4:23 PM 36 COMMENTS

BSNL added maximum new wireless subscribers in July 2016- TRAI

The total mobile subscriber base in the country has declined marginally to 103.42 crore at the end of July this year from 103.51 crore in June, primarily due to operators like Reliance Communications and Tata Teleservices losing CDMA subscribers. According to latest subscription data shared by TRAI, overall telecom operators lost 0.88 million mobile subscribers during the month. State run BSNL added 1.1 million new users, followed by Bharti Airtel... Read More

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