After the private telecom companies like Airtel, Idea and Vodafone, it seems like BSNL has also joined the race against Jio. According to TelecomTalk, BSNL has also brought in its budget plan with unlimited calls and excessive amount of 4G data. This could essentially be a step to compete against the Reliance Jio Prime membership plan and various budget plans from other companies.
BSNL in December last year launched two plans worth Rs. 99 (prices varied with respect to the [...]
Just a few days back, Airtel launched its budget plans for 1 GB data per day to compete with Jio Prime plan. Airtel has now launched its new 2 GB data per day plan against Jio’s Rs. 499 recharge which offers 2 GB data per day. Airtel is providing 56 GB 4G data for 28 days at 2 GB FUP/per day and unlimited local plus STD calls at Rs. 799.
The launch of this plan from Airtel could be seen as a strategy to retain its customers. Although Rs. 799 per month is way more than that [...]
No sooner did Reliance Jio entered the market, it became an alarming eye opener for its competitors in the telecom sector. The big guns like Airtel, Idea and Vodafone had no other option but to come up with new attractive schemes in order to compensate with the hole in their pockets given by Jio. Along with the free voice call and sms provisions , it is the revised 3G/4G data benefits that seem to hold the centre stage now. After the announcement of new Reliance Jio prime membership [...]
Airtel Payments Bank, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel Limited was first rolled out across 10,000 Airtel retail outlets in Rajasthan, during the pilot phase in November last year. Today, at an event in New Delhi, the Airtel Payments Bank is officially launched across all 29 states in the country.
According to the company, there are over 250,000 Airtel retail stores in the country, that will also function as banking points, and [...]
Airtel has come up with two new plans for its postpaid customers that offer free voice calls and data benefits. The company has updated its myPlan Infinity series with two new more affordable postpaid plans priced at Rs. 549 and Rs. 799. Earlier, the cheapest myPlan Infinity offer started from Rs. 1,199, that was launched in August this year.
Both the new Rs. 549 and Rs. 799 Airtel myPlan Infinity plans offer similar perks except the difference in amount of Internet data. Under [...]
As, Reliance Jio extended its free welcome offer by another 3 months, calling it the Happy New Year offer, Bharti Airtel has now announced the launch of two new bundled packs of Rs. 345 and Rs. 145 for its prepaid customers that offer free voice calling across the country, along with substantial data benefits.
The new Rs. 345 pack by Airtel offers free unlimited Local and STD voice calls to any network in India. Along with this, the prepaid customers will get 1GB of 4G data. [...]
Airtel Payments Bank, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel Limited on Wednesday rolled out a pilot of its banking services in Rajasthan. The pilot is aimed at testing systems and processes ahead of a full scale pan Indian launch. The banking services are rolled out across 10,000 Airtel retail outlets in Rajasthan.
Airtel Payments Bank has become the first payments bank in the country to go live. Customers in towns and villages [...]
Once again, the data war is on show, following the launch of 4G data services by Reliance Jio. Now, Bharti Airtel has announced a new data offer for all its customers purchasing a new 4G-enabled smartphone for next three months. Users will get 10 GB 4G data on a recharge of just Rs. 259.
Airtel says 1 GB data will be instantly credited to the customer’s account and the additional 9 GB data can be claimed via MyAirtel App. [...]