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Airtel and Cisco announce strategic partnership to bring advanced connectivity solutions

By : CIOL Bureau

Bharti Airtel (Airtel) and Cisco today announced an alliance to offer advanced networking and connectivity solutions to enterprise and SMB customers in India. India, which is the fastest growing major economy in the world, is seeing strong growth in demand

Airtel selects Ericsson for VoLTE expansion

By : CIOL Bureau

Ericsson has been selected by Bharti Airtel (Airtel)  to expand its VoLTE (voice over LTE) services in India. This agreement will result in deployment of the Ericsson Cloud VoLTE solution, an industrialized solution to deliver VoLTE services onto a customer

Airtel 4G now covers 297 towns and 35,674 villages across Rajasthan

By : CIOL Bureau

Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”) said that its 4G network now covers 297 towns and 35,674 villages across Rajasthan, empowering customers with best-in-class high speed mobile broadband services. Airtel, which is the #1 operator in Rajasthan with over 20million customers, recently announced

Airtel and Ciena to Build One of the World’s Largest Photonic Control Plane Networks

By : CIOL Bureau

Bharti Airtel is deploying Ciena’s coherent optical and intelligent software platforms to build one of the World’s Largest Photonic Control Plane networks in India. Airtel’s new backbone network will serve the exploding demand for high speed data services. It will

Airtel boosts 4G network coverage with LTE 900 technology in Mumbai

By : CIOL Bureau

Airtel today said that it has further upgraded its 4G network in Mumbai with the deployment of LTE 900 technology that will significantly enhance the network experience for its smartphone customers. With the rollout of 4G in the superior 900

Airtel boosts 4G network coverage in Punjab with LTE 900 technology

By : CIOL Bureau

Airtel said that it has further upgraded its 4G network in Punjab with the deployment of LTE 900 technology that will significantly enhance the network experience for its smartphone customers. With the rollout of 4G in the superior 900 Mhz

Airtel launches Google Assistant based Digital Customer Care

By : CIOL Bureau

Airtel smartphone customers will now able to get instant resolution to their frequent account related queries through the Google Assistant. In yet another industry first, Airtel has collaborated with Google to truly simplify its customer service experience by integrating its

Airtel and Telecom Egypt Announce Strategic Partnership for Global Submarine Cable Systems

By : CIOL Bureau

Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”) and Telecom Egypt announced a strategic partnership, wherein, Airtel will get IRUs (Indefeasible Right of Use) on Middle East North Africa Submarine Cable (MENA Cable) and TE North Cable Systems. In addition, Airtel will also take large

Ajay Chitkara appointed as Director and CEO – Airtel Business unit

By : CIOL Bureau

Ajay Chitkara has been appointed as Director and CEO – Airtel Business. In his new role, Ajay will spearhead Airtel Business as an integrated unit that will include both domestic enterprise and global enterprise operations of the company. Ajay will

Airtel, RJio bringing Apple Watch Series 3 cellular to India in May

INDIA: iPhone users in India can now use the new cellular Apple watch to stay connected seamlessly without worrying about taking their mobiles with them all the time. Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio have announced partnerships with Apple for the India

Airtel appoints ex-NASA scientist as chief data scientist

By : CIOL Writers

India’s largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel has appointed ex-NASA scientist Santanu Bhattacharya as the company’s chief data scientist. Bhattacharya will be responsible to accelerate efforts around emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.

Airtel gets reprieve from UIDAI over Aadhaar based e-KYC

By : CIOL Writers

After a temporary ban, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has restored Bharti Airtel’s authorization to perform Aadhaar based e-KYC verification with certain terms and conditions. According to UIDAI‘s conditions, the telecom operator will have to submit quarterly reports on

Airtel acquires Indian leg of GBI’s India-Middle East-Europe submarine cable​

By : CIOL Writers

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecom operator, has announced a strategic agreement to unlock the capacity on Gulf Bridge International’s India-Middle East-Europe submarine cable system. As a part of the agreement, Airtel will acquire the ownership of the India leg of GBI’s

Airtel and Google team up to bring low-cost 4G smartphones

By : CIOL Writers

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel and Google have teamed up to bring low-cost 4G smartphones powered by Android Oreo (Go Edition). As part of Airtel’s ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ program, the company will ship entry-level 4G smartphones having Android Oreo (Go edition) as standard OS

Airtel joins global alliance to bring in-flight data connectivity

By : CIOL Writers

Bharti Airtel has joined a new global collaboration to bring high-speed and uninterrupted in-flight data connectivity to its subscribers. The global partnership known as ‘Seamless Alliance’, whose other founding members include OneWeb, Airbus, Delta and Sprint, will work towards leveraging satellite technology to

Airtel and Huawei conduct India’s first 5G trial

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Bharti Airtel and Huawei today announced that they have successfully conducted India’s first 5G network trial under a test set up at Airtel’s state-of-the-art Network Experience Centre in Manesar (Gurgaon). The setup demonstrates high spectral efficiency and

Airtel partners HMD Global to offer Nokia 2 at an effective price of Rs 4,999

By : CIOL Writers

Airtel and HMD Global have announced a partnership to offer affordable 4G smartphone options to customers as part of Airtel’s ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative.  Nokia 3 and Nokia 2, 4G smartphones are now available with an attractive cashback offer of Rs

Airtel’s strategic partnership now brings Hotstar content on Airtel TV app

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Bharti Airtel, and Hotstar today announced a strategic partnership to bring the latter’s digital content portfolio to Airtel customers. All content on Airtel TV app is free for Airtel Prepaid and Postpaid customers on a promotional basis till

Airtel asks TRAI to issue fresh paper on non-predatory tariff

By : CIOL Writers

Bharti Airtel has asked the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India(TRAI) to issue fresh consultation paper before framing guidelines to ensure transparent, non-discriminatory and non-predatory tariff offers. The Telecom Disputes and Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) asked TRAI to work out guidelines

Hike teams up with Airtel to integrate ‘Total’ on mobile phones

By : CIOL Writers

Hike, India’s homegrown messaging app has teamed up with Bharti Airtel to bring ‘Total, built by Hike’ on mobile devices under the “Mera Peha Smartphone” initiative by Airtel. A recently-announced offering by Hike, ‘Total’ allows users to access essential services such