Apart from Reliance Jio – Airtel, Idea and Vodafone may soon launch VoLTE services in India. Airtel has signed with Nokia, Idea and Vodafone recently won spectrum in an auction. Airtel has been testing the technology for quite some time.
Airtel is now offering 10GB 4G data with any new 4G enabled smartphone. For 10GB 4G/3G data, Airtel will be charging Rs. 259 only. The company was offering this pack for Samsung Galaxy J Series handset and now it is applicable on any 4G handset.
Airtel has launched V-Fiber services in India, for now it is only available in Chennai and will soon be rolled out in Delhi & NCR and Bangalore and then gradually expanding to over 87 cities. Airtel also becomes the first service provider to launch V-Fiber in India.
Airtel today unveiled a new special plan for 4G users. The new plan offers 90 days of free 4G data usage for Rs. 1495. Airtel existing users can available this pack for Rs. 1495 and for new users they can avail this plan by paying Rs. 1494 – as their first recharge.
Airtel has now rolled out about 20,000 Aadhaar based eKYC units across India. Now the next time you visit Airtel gallery for getting a new SIM card you can get a new SIM and activate the same using Aadhaar eKYC within minutes.
It seems Airtel is blocking SMS’s send by reliance Jio. If you are using Airtel as your primary number and have applied for Reliance Jio, you might never get any SMS’s sent by Relaince Jio on your Airtel number and neither will you get any OTP SMSs sent by Jio.
With Reliance offering free Jio SIMs and free 4G usage for 90 days – though they have still not revealed the tariff plans, to compete with it, Airtel launched Mega Save packed for its pre-paid customers. There are two options to choose from.
Airtel announced a new scheme for Samsung Galaxy J series users, they can now enjoy 10GB Airtel 4G data for price of 1GB i.e. for Rs. 250. This scheme will be applicable for most (not all) Samsung Galaxy J Series devices.
Airtel has unveiled a unique plan called the Airtel MyPlan Infinity for Postpaid Airtel customers. This MyPlan Infinity offers unlimited mobile calls and comes with bundled SMS/data all this starting from Rs. 1,199.
Airtel has introduced a new scheme for prepaid users, it’s called Airtel Happy Hours. Under this scheme prepaid customers will get 50% of the data back when they consume data between 3 AM to 5 AM. Users can also schedule downloaded during the happy hours time and reap the benefit.