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Airtel Partners Intex, Offers Aqua Lions N1 at an Effective Price of Rs. 1,649

Airtel has partnered Intex to bring three of the domestic brand’s smartphones under its Mera Pehla Smartphone initiative, which offers cashback to sweeten the purchase and lock customers onto the operator’s network. Thus far, Airtel has partnered with Karbonn and Celkon, with Intex becoming the third manufacturer to join the telco’s initiative. With the announcement on Wednesday, Intex has also launched a new smartphone… Read More »

Airtel Takes on Jio Phone With Karbonn A1 Indian, A41 Power Smartphones: Price, Offer Details

Jio Phone is effectively free, while the new Airtel phones’ effective price starts at Rs. 1,799 HIGHLIGHTS The new Karbonn phones will compete against Jio Phone Karbonn A1 Indian comes at an ‘effective price’ of Rs. 1,799 Karbonn A41 Power at an ‘effective price’ of Rs. 1,849 Jio Phone is a looming threat for both phone makers and telecom… Read More »

iPhone 7 at Rs. 7,777 Down Payment With New Airtel Rs. 2,499 Plan

Airtel is offering customers iPhone 7 at a down payment of Rs. 7,777 under a new plan it has launched. The offer is exclusively available via the telecom operator’s new Online Store. On top of the down payment, Airtel requires customers to subscribe to its new Rs. 2,499 postpaid plan for 24 months to get their hands on iPhone 7 32GB.… Read More »

Airtel Said to Be in Talks With Handset Companies for Rs. 2,500 4G Smartphone to Rival Jio Phone

India’s largest telecom operator, Bharti Airtel, is in talks with multiple handset makers to bring a 4G smartphone for a price as low as Rs. 2,500-2,700 to take on Reliance Jio. While Mukesh Ambani-led Jio has announced plans to offer Internet-enabled feature phone for a refundable deposit of Rs. 1,500, Airtel is placing its bet on a full-fledged smartphone as… Read More »

Telecom shares gain in a weak market; Bharti Airtel up 2%

Telecom shares continued to trade firm in an otherwise weak market amid reports that Reliance Jio may delay its launch of 4G service while Moody’s report on the Bharti-Videocon deal also boosted sentiment. At 1:10am, the S&P BSE Sensex was down 104 points at 25,226 and the Nifty50 dipped 28 points to 7,687. Meanwhile, foreign institutional investors continued… Read More »

In 4G battle, spectrum deal may push Airtel to centre stage

The winner, they say, takes it all. This could not be more true for India’s telecom business, where the top two players in any circle or service area tend to cream the market. By acquiring airwaves in the 1,800-MHz band in six circles, Bharti Airtel is preparing to achieve just that. By buying spectrum in the 1,800-MHz band,… Read More »