December 21st, 2017 7:46 PM 4 COMMENTS

Airtel Announces Celkon Star 4G+ Smartphone at an Effective Price of Rs 1,249; Comes Bundled With the Rs 169 Tariff Plan

Bharti Airtel today announced a new smartphone in partnership with Celkon. The smartphone, which is dubbed as Celkon Star 4G+ comes at an effective price of just Rs 1,249. Like the earlier Celkon and Karbonn smartphones, the all-new Celkon Star 4G+ also comes under Airtel's 'Mera Pehla Smartphone' initiative. To be noted, this is the second device from Celkon under the partnership with Airtel, and notably, it is also the... Read More

October 30th, 2017 12:12 PM 18 COMMENTS

Airtel Partners With Celkon and Launches Celkon Smart 4G Smartphone at an Effective Price of Rs. 1349

Bharti Airtel, at an event in Hyderabad today announced its partnership with the mobile brand, Celkon. The first outcome of this partnership is the Celkon Smart 4G smartphone. This smartphone is part of Airtel's latest initiative 'MeraPehla Smartphone,' under which the operator will collaborate with mobile manufacturers and launches 4G VoLTE smartphones at affordable rates. Celkon 4G Smartphone Effective Price Details The Celkon Smart 4G smartphone comes at an effective... Read More

October 29th, 2017 7:04 AM 68 COMMENTS

Are Indian Consumers Ready to Purchase 4G VoLTE Feature Phones Just to Enjoy Luring Tariff Plans?

A year ago, Reliance Jio disrupted the Indian telecom market with free LTE services, followed by attractive tariff plans. A year after, the same operator is aiming to create waves with a feature phone- the JioPhone. However, this device is aimed at 500 million people in India who can't afford a smartphone. At the time of announcing the JioPhone, Mukesh Ambani said that the company is aiming to sell five... Read More

October 22nd, 2017 5:22 PM 127 COMMENTS

Is it the Right Time for Airtel to Launch VoLTE?

It is the year Voice over LTE (VoLTE) finally picked up in India and is further likely to gather momentum as the year comes to an end. Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio launched VoLTE-powered 4G services last year. It was on the back of VoLTE capability that Jio was able to offer free voice calling for life to its subscribers. VoLTE allows voice calling at a fraction of the cost when... Read More

October 17th, 2017 7:06 PM 41 COMMENTS

Micromax Bharat 1 4G VoLTE Feature Phone Announced at Rs. 2,200; Avail Unlimited Voice Calls and Data at Rs. 97 on BSNL Network

Micromax has launched its much-awaited Bharat 1 4G VoLTE feature phone in the Indian market. For this phone, Micromax has joined hands with state-run telecom operator BSNL and offering a bundled tariff plan for users who choose the BSNL network along with the Bharat 1 4G VoLTE feature phone. Micromax and BSNL are branding the Bharat 1 4G VoLTE feature phone as ‘Desh ka 4Gfone’, and this feature phone is... Read More

October 13th, 2017 10:41 AM 15 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel’s Smartphone Bundling Offer is Better than Reliance Jio’s Feature Phone Offer: Deutsche Bank

Airtel recently announced its affordable 4G Smartphone in partnership with a domestic mobile company Karbonn. Under the offer, Airtel is charging an upfront payment of Rs. 2,899 and subscription to a Rs. 169 per month tariff plan. After three years, customers receive a refund of Rs. 1,500 and retains the phone at the end of 36 months implying an effective cost of Rs. 1,399. In contrast, the JioPhone offer consists... Read More

October 12th, 2017 4:49 AM 23 COMMENTS

Exclusive: Bharti Airtel Now Offering Up to 500% More Data With Its myPlan Infinity Postpaid Plans; Rs. 999 Plan Gives 50GB Data Per Month

Leading telecom operator, Bharti Airtel is on a roll at the moment. Just yesterday, the operator introduced its affordable 4G VoLTE smartphone to compete with Reliance JioPhone, and now, the operator has silently updated its myPlan Infinity postpaid plans. Airtel did not introduce any new plans, but the company is now offering 500% more data when compared to its previous offering. For the unaware, Airtel's myPlan Infinity postpaid plans start... Read More

October 11th, 2017 1:24 PM 92 COMMENTS

Airtel 4G Smartphone With Unlimited Voice Calls, 500MB Data Per Day Announced

Bharti Airtel, today announced a partnership with Karbonn Mobiles, a domestic company to bring an affordable 4G smartphone to the market. It was rumoured in recent times that Airtel is partnering with smartphone brands in the country to launch a cheaper 4G smartphone, aimed at Reliance JioPhone. Effectively priced at a cost of a feature phone, this is the first of several partnerships that Airtel plans to have with mobile... Read More

October 11th, 2017 8:12 AM 0 COMMENTS

Do You Want to Know the Reasons Why Your 4G Internet Is Slow? Tips and Tricks to Improve Your 4G Speeds

In the recent months, India's 4G network base is growing exponentially after the renaissance of Jio 4G and Airtel 4G in India. However, the internet speed still lags and not competitive enough with the proposed rates. When we analyze geographically, the way the 4G penetration has happened in India is not only more significant but also penetrated faster and thanks to free Jio 4G that has raised the bars beyond... Read More

September 14th, 2017 3:56 PM 14 COMMENTS

Will Idea Cellular’s Rs.697 National Special Tariff Be A Game Changer For The Incumbent?

Idea Cellular, the third largest telecom operator in India, recently launched a Rs. 697 National Special Tariff plan which offers 1.5GB data per day for 2G/3G/4G users with a validity of 84 days and free calls for Maharashtra and Goa users. For subscribers from other telecom circles the plan will differ. Non-4G handset users will also be able to make use of this pack. However, non-4G smartphone users will get just... Read More

September 10th, 2017 9:45 PM 17 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Looking to Partner With Multiple Handset Makers to Bring Affordable 4G VoLTE Smartphone at Rs. 2,500

It seems like rumours might become true in the next few weeks as Bharti Airtel is now in talks with various handset makers to launch an affordable 4G VoLTE smartphone around this Diwali season. This smartphone is said to carry a price tag of Rs 2,500 to Rs. 2,700. Immediately after Reliance Jio announcing the JioPhone, Airtel entered into a discussion about an affordable 4G VoLTE smartphone along with bundled... Read More

August 25th, 2017 4:10 PM 28 COMMENTS

What to Expect from Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India, and Idea Cellular in September 2017

India's top three telecom operators Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India, and Idea Cellular are under tremendous pressure due to the competitive tariff plans offered by Reliance Jio. However, Reliance Jio is all set to begin its next journey of disruption with the smartest feature phone, the JioPhone. With the JioPhone, the newcomer is looking to add more subscribers to its fastest growing subscriber base. At the same time, it's making the... Read More

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