Bharti Airtel

Timelines
Rajasthan HC reserves order on plea of Sachin Pilot's camp

21 Jul 2020

Rajasthan HC reserves order on plea of Sachin Pilot's camp

The Rajasthan High Court will pronounce order on the pleas filed by Sachin Pilot and members of his camp on Friday, the bench said today while asking Speaker CP Joshi to not take a decision on their disqualification by then.

Airtel-Verizon launch 'BlueJeans' to take on JioMeet, Zoom in India

15 Jul 2020

Airtel-Verizon launch 'BlueJeans' to take on JioMeet, Zoom in India

As Indians adjust with the reality of working and connecting remotely, leading telecom-to-technology companies in the country are racing to get affordable yet high-quality video-conferencing solutions up and running.

Chinese hackers are planning attacks on Indian telecom, pharma companies

18 Jun 2020

Chinese hackers are planning attacks on Indian telecom, pharma companies

Amid heightened border tensions between India and China, hackers associated with the latter are gearing up to target critical Indian establishments.

No Chinese equipment for 4G upgradation: Centre to BSNL

18 Jun 2020

No Chinese equipment for 4G upgradation: Centre to BSNL

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has asked Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) to not use any Chinese equipment in its 4G upgradation work.

Amazon may invest $2 billion (Rs. 15,000cr) in Airtel: Report

04 Jun 2020

Amazon may invest $2 billion (Rs. 15,000cr) in Airtel: Report

After Facebook's multi-billion-dollar investment in Jio Platforms, e-commerce giant Amazon is moving to strike a deal with its competitor - Bharti Airtel.

#Lockdown: Airtel extends validity for over 80 million 'under-privileged' customers

31 Mar 2020

#Lockdown: Airtel extends validity for over 80 million 'under-privileged' customers

Bharti Airtel has announced that it will extend the plan validity for over 80 million 'under-privileged' prepaid subscribers in India, complying with a directive from Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

Airtel to offer consolidated plan for DTH, broadband, mobile data

21 Mar 2020

Airtel to offer consolidated plan for DTH, broadband, mobile data

Bharti Airtel is gearing up to launch a new One Airtel Plan in India. It will be a consolidated recharge plan, including benefits from four services: DTH, broadband, streaming, as well as mobile data.

Telcos partially pay government dues; 'slim hope' for Vodafone-Idea

18 Feb 2020

Telcos partially pay government dues; 'slim hope' for Vodafone-Idea

Ailing telecom companies have paid their dues linked to adjusted gross revenue (AGR) in part to the government.

Is there no law in country: SC asks telecom companies

14 Feb 2020

Is there no law in country: SC asks telecom companies

The Supreme Court was mighty furious on Friday and issued show-cause notices to telecom companies over their failure to clear Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) dues.

Here's how to use Google's new Mobile Recharge service

06 Feb 2020

Here's how to use Google's new Mobile Recharge service

Google has launched a new service in India that helps you easily find, compare, and even recharge your prepaid account using Google Search.

Airtel discontinues free Netflix benefit from broadband and postpaid plans

02 Feb 2020

Airtel discontinues free Netflix benefit from broadband and postpaid plans

Following the disruption caused by Reliance Jio, Airtel had upgraded its plans to offer freebies like Amazon Prime membership and Netflix subscription.

Airtel's new Rs. 179 prepaid pack offers free life insurance

20 Jan 2020

Airtel's new Rs. 179 prepaid pack offers free life insurance

Bharti Airtel, in partnership with Bharti AXA Life Insurance, has launched a new Rs. 179 prepaid pack in India that comes with a free life insurance cover of Rs. 2 lakh.

Airtel Wi-Fi Calling now available for these smartphones

11 Jan 2020

Airtel Wi-Fi Calling now available for these smartphones

The telecom war between Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel has now reached new territories. A day after the Mukesh Ambani-led company launched its VoWi-Fi service, Airtel has expanded its Wi-Fi Calling across India.

Jio launches Wi-Fi calling: How to enable it?

09 Jan 2020

Jio launches Wi-Fi calling: How to enable it?

In a bid to take on Bharti Airtel, Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio has launched Wi-Fi calling in India.

Jio's New Year offer provides unlimited services at Rs. 2,020

24 Dec 2019

Jio's New Year offer provides unlimited services at Rs. 2,020

Reliance Jio has introduced an attractive '2020 Happy New Year offer' wherein the company is providing one year of "unlimited services" for Rs. 2,020.

After Airtel, Jio VoWi-Fi is also live: Details here

24 Dec 2019

After Airtel, Jio VoWi-Fi is also live: Details here

Reliance Jio has started rolling-out its VoWi-Fi feature in India as it looks to take on Bharti Airtel which launched its Wi-Fi calling feature in the country earlier this month.

Airtel, Reliance Jio, Vodafone new prepaid plans compared

15 Dec 2019

Airtel, Reliance Jio, Vodafone new prepaid plans compared

India's leading telecom operators, Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio, and Vodafone, recently hiked the prices of their prepaid services and products in India.

Airtel is offering Rs. 1,000 discount to new broadband subscribers

12 Dec 2019

Airtel is offering Rs. 1,000 discount to new broadband subscribers

In a bid to take on rivals like JioFiber and ACT Fibernet, Bharti Airtel has announced an attractive discount for its new broadband subscribers.

Airtel VoWi-Fi service launched in Delhi-NCR

11 Dec 2019

Airtel VoWi-Fi service launched in Delhi-NCR

Bharti Airtel has finally launched its VoWi-Fi service in Delhi and NCR, becoming the first telco to offer Wi-Fi calling in the country.

Vodafone-Idea, Airtel remove FUP limit on all unlimited prepaid plans

08 Dec 2019

Vodafone-Idea, Airtel remove FUP limit on all unlimited prepaid plans

Just days after increasing the prices of their prepaid services in India, telecom giants Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel have removed the FUP limit on voice calls for all unlimited plans.

Airtel is working on making indoor calls better: Here's how

30 Nov 2019

Airtel is working on making indoor calls better: Here's how

Bharti Airtel is gearing up to commercially launch Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) service in India next month, according to ET Telecom.

Now, Mukesh Ambani is 9th richest, ahead of Google founders

28 Nov 2019

Now, Mukesh Ambani is 9th richest, ahead of Google founders

Mukesh Ambani, the chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries, has become the 9th richest person in the world.

Government defers spectrum dues, Telcos get Rs. 42,000 crore lifeline

21 Nov 2019

Government defers spectrum dues, Telcos get Rs. 42,000 crore lifeline

In a major relief for the ailing telecom sector, the government on Wednesday approved the recommendation of the Committee of Secretaries (CoS) on providing relief to the stressed telcos and allowed a two-year moratorium on spectrum payment.

Star's Sanjay Gupta to lead Google India: Details here

08 Nov 2019

Star's Sanjay Gupta to lead Google India: Details here

In a major development, Google India has appointed Sanjay Gupta, the former head of Star and Disney India, as its Country Manager and Vice President of Sales and Operations.

BSNL introduces triple play broadband plans in some Indian cities

03 Nov 2019

BSNL introduces triple play broadband plans in some Indian cities

Upping the ante against private players like Reliance JioFiber and Bharti Airtel, BSNL has introduced triple play plans in some Indian cities to bundle broadband, landline, and cable TV services in one pack.

Airtel revises broadband plans, offers 1Gbps speed and unlimited data

01 Nov 2019

Airtel revises broadband plans, offers 1Gbps speed and unlimited data

Bharti Airtel has announced new broadband plans under the 'Airtel Xstream Fiber' service, as it looks to up the ante against Reliance's JioFiber.

How Jio's 'All-in-One' Rs. 222 recharge compares against its competitors

23 Oct 2019

How Jio's 'All-in-One' Rs. 222 recharge compares against its competitors

Taking on rivals like Vodafone and Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio has introduced new "All-in-One" prepaid plans, packing data and talk time in a single recharge.

JioFiber Platinum v/s Airtel VIP: The better 1Gbps broadband plan?

20 Oct 2019

JioFiber Platinum v/s Airtel VIP: The better 1Gbps broadband plan?

After a great run with its mobile services, Reliance Jio looks to disrupt India's broadband market with its newly launched JioFiber service.

After Haryana, Airtel discontinues 3G services in Punjab

19 Oct 2019

After Haryana, Airtel discontinues 3G services in Punjab

Airtel has shut down its 3G services in Punjab with an aim to boost the 4G LTE services in the circle.

Vodafone is giving double 4G data with these prepaid plans

17 Oct 2019

Vodafone is giving double 4G data with these prepaid plans

Taking on Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel in India's highly-competitive telecom sector, Vodafone has upgraded two of its affordable prepaid plans to offer more data benefits.

Reliance JioFiber v/s Airtel V-Fiber: Broadband plans under Rs. 1,000

17 Oct 2019

Reliance JioFiber v/s Airtel V-Fiber: Broadband plans under Rs. 1,000

Reliance's much-awaited JioFiber service is now available across India. The FTTH service promises to offer up to 1Gbps download speed along with attractive freebies, with plans starting at just Rs. 699/month.

Jio Fiber v/s Airtel V-Fiber: Which one to opt for?

07 Sep 2019

Jio Fiber v/s Airtel V-Fiber: Which one to opt for?

After a stellar run with its mobile services, Reliance Jio looks primed to disrupt the broadband space in India. Just recently, the company launched its fiber-to-the-home service, Jio Fiber, and revealed all the plans.

Airtel is giving 400MB extra data on these prepaid plans

28 Aug 2019

Airtel is giving 400MB extra data on these prepaid plans

In a bid to take on Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel has updated some of its prepaid plans to pass on more benefits to its users.

Reliance Jio tops 4G download speed chart: Details here

20 Aug 2019

Reliance Jio tops 4G download speed chart: Details here

Reliance Jio, which recently bagged the coveted title of being the largest telecom company in India, has now topped the 4G speed chart in the country.

Rivaling Jio, Airtel is launching feature-rich 'Black' postpaid plan

17 Aug 2019

Rivaling Jio, Airtel is launching feature-rich 'Black' postpaid plan

In a bid to take on Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel is working to launch a premium, feature-rich postpaid plan for its high-spending customers, according to The Economic Times.

Airtel Internet TV gets a massive price cut in India

16 Aug 2019

Airtel Internet TV gets a massive price cut in India

Just weeks after reducing the prices of its HD and SD set-top boxes, Bharti Airtel has slashed the prices of its Internet TV by Rs. 1,230, bringing it down to Rs. 2,269.

Airtel is offering 33GB free data: Here's how to redeem

25 Jul 2019

Airtel is offering 33GB free data: Here's how to redeem

Taking on Reliance Jio and Vodafone-Idea in India, Bharti Airtel has started offering free data to its subscribers. The telco is giving up to 33GB additional data with the Rs. 399 unlimited prepaid plan.

Reliance Jio GigaFiber v/s Airtel V-Fiber: Which one to choose?

21 Jul 2019

Reliance Jio GigaFiber v/s Airtel V-Fiber: Which one to choose?

After a stellar run with its mobile services, Reliance Jio is looking to disrupt the fixed-line broadband market in India with Jio GigaFiber.

Tata Sky Broadband offering unlimited data plans at Rs. 590/month

15 Jul 2019

Tata Sky Broadband offering unlimited data plans at Rs. 590/month

Rivaling Reliance Jio's GigaFiber and Bharti Airtel's V-Fiber, Tata Sky Broadband has updated its plans to offer unlimited data at upto 100Mbps at prices starting from Rs. 590 per month.

Airtel's new prepaid plan offers unlimited calling at Rs. 148

07 Jul 2019

Airtel's new prepaid plan offers unlimited calling at Rs. 148

As an addition to its catalog of prepaid plans, Bharti Airtel has introduced a new pack under its Special Recharge-STV Combo category.