The introduction of the Reliance Group’s Jio network has brought substantial changes in the Indian telecom industry. It is a common occurrence in businesses to have acquisitions and mergers taking place for mutual benefit between two or more parties. The added edge of two companies working together helps provide an advantage to both parties and increases economical prospects, such as the Airtel and Tata merger.
According to a new report, Tata Teleservices’ Consumer Mobile services have now officially been integrated into Bharti Airtel. The news of the completion of the merger arrived after a joint statement issued by both the companies.
Airtel has taken some more steps towards its goal of its complete network transformation. The telecom provider, which is one of the leading in India and was at one point of time, amongst the largest int he world, plans to get back on track. Airtel’s 4G network already covers 100% of Karnataka. It is the only telecom provider in the region to offer 4G, 3G and 2G services. to give a recap of its journey in the state, here are some numbers:4G services on 2300 MHz launched in 2012 4G services on 1800 MHz launched in 2015 VoLTE services launched in November 2017 Towns and villages covered by network – 39,000
Now, in an effort to maintain their lead in this [...]
Apple and Airtel have announced that the Apple Watch Series 3 will be available to buy in India from the 11th of May. The 3rd generation of Apple Watch has cellular support, which means that users can leave their iPhones behind and still be able to make calls, send texts and surf the web. The pre-registration for Apple Watch Series 3 begins on the 4th of May and it goes on sale on the 14th of May via all the major Apple authorised sellers across the country. Cellular services on the watch will be free for Airtel postpaid customers on an Airtel My Plan or Infinity Plan.
It is worth noting that to [...]
The 11th edition of Indian Premier League is just around the corner. There will be a grand inaugural ceremony on the 7th of April. This season, we have 8 teams battling for a single trophy. If you are an IPL enthusiast, then here are the top three free IPL streaming apps available for Android and iOS. However, some of these apps are carrier specific and work only with a certain telecom operator.Hotstar
Hotstar is our first pick of the lot. In fact, Hotstar has been offering free streaming for different Star-only cricket tournaments since its inception. With Hotstar, the user will be able to enjoy other regional content, cinemas and Hotstar exclusive titles. However, [...]
Voice over Long-Term Evolution (VoLTE) was first introduced by Jio in India. A typical voice call uses a 2g/3g network. Whereas a VoLTE is based on 4G network, which offers more clarity and sound and takes less time to make a connection between the devices. And now, Airtel is testing VoLTE technology in India. To encourage users to participate in the beta test, the company is offering up to 30GB of free 4G data.Airtel VolTE Beta Test
Airtel claims that VoLTE will offer HD voice calls, 3x faster call connectivity and multitasking. VoLTE will enable users to make a voice call without disconnecting active internet connection.
In most of the smartphones, a user has to [...]
Since the launch of Jio, the telecom industry has been under a lot of changes. From 1GB a month to now 1GB data per day, the plans have changed radically. Telecom providers like Airtel, Vodafone, and others have come up with interesting new recharge plans, to tackle the rising popularity of Jio.
A lot of consumers are streaming Youtube Videos, uploading photos, watching movies on the go. For an instant, we no more search for a Wifi hotspot, instead, we look for a cheaper data plans. Here is the archive of data plans for every 4G smartphone user in India. These plans will enable to get most out of your 4G smartphone.Note:
All these plans are applicable to pre-paid [...]
In order to keep up with the growing rise of Jio, Airtel has decided to rival the JioPhone which was recently announced. Airtel has announced a partnership with Indian smartphone manufacturers for its ‘Mera Pehla 4G Smartphone’ initiative. First phone to come our of this initiative is in association with Karbonn, called the Karbonn A40 Indian. The smartphone is said to be available at an ‘effective price of Rs 1399’, clearly taking on the JioPhone with the same terminology.
Talking about the new initiative, Airtel has said that:
This initiative is aimed at enabling every Indian to buy a 4G smartphone and get on to the digital superhighway. This [...]
Telecom companies have started offering competitive data offers ever since Reliance Jio stormed into the telecom industry with its practically free offers to all the customers. The 1GB high-speed data per day that Jio offers is still the most popular plan in the country but, companies like Vodafone, Airtel have come up with plans that offer free 4G/3G data to its customers. Continuing their efforts to offer Jio-competitive data plans, Airtel has announced a new data scheme wherein its offering 60GB free 4G/3G data to its existing postpaid customers. This plan doesn’t have pre-requisites other than your account being postpaid.
This plan follows Airtel’s Monsoon Plan [...]
The tariff war between the dominant telecom providers has been waging ever since Reliance Jio was introduced in September of 2016. Since then Airtel, Vodafone and many other network operators have been pushing out multiple data plans to counter Jio’s offers. Jio’s recent plans, Jio Summer Surprise and Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan provide Jio Prime users with 4G data at reasonable prices till 30th July.
Given the increasing popularity and demand of Reliance Jio, other telecom companies such as Airtel, Vodafone, Idea etc. have been trying to keep up with the competition by launching new data plans every other week. To help you chose the right data plan for you 4G Smartphone, [...]
Airtel has just launched new Mobile plans in India, called myPlan Infinity they offer unlimited voice calling, STD and Roaming, however Data is fixed.
For Rs. 1199/- customers gets 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. 1599/- plan gets unlimited voice calling: local, STD, and on national roaming along with 100 SMS per day, 5GB 3G/4G data and free subscription to Wynk Music and Wynk Movies. More plans detailed below. To activate a plan you can use the Airtel App or visit http://www.airtel.in/4g
Airtel Unlimited Voice Calling [...]
Airtel has come up with its exclusive ‘iPhone Infinity Plans’ offering free 4G data worth Rs. 15,000/- for 12 months. Additionally, Airtel also announced today that starting this Friday, 16th October, the company will also be selling iPhone 6s and 6s Plus through 235 of its stores across the country. Out of these 57 of these stores will stay open the entire night so that customers don’t have to wait to get to lay their hands on the new iPhones.
Since Airtel is the only telecom network offering 4G data in the country, Airtel has clubbed the launch of the iPhones with its 4G data plans. All buyers of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will also be able to avail [...]
Bharti Airtel Limited (“Airtel”), a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, has launched a new venture with OnePlus. OnePlus is a rapidly growing technology start-up which is now beginning to make its presence felt in over 35 countries. It’s new smartphone OnePlus 2 would now be available for retail in over 50 Airtel stores in Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi.
The new smartphone by OnePlus is an ‘online only’ gadget which makes it unavailable for sale in stores. This first-of-its-kind-partnership with Airtel therefore, would allow you to take a look at it, at a store near [...]