Category Archives: Airtel

Airtel opens 100 company owned, company operated retail outlets in 14 months

With most service providers trying to improve the reachability to their customers in order to ensure quality service, Airtel has opened as many as 100 retail outlets across the country. Bharti Airtel has announced that the company has crossed the milestone of 100 Company-Owned-Company-Operated (COCO) Airtel retail outlets opened across India over the last 14…

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Vodafone and Airtel apply for Unified Licence

While most of the telecom operators were opposed to the Unified Licence policy introduced by the Department of Telecom, in order to continue the business telecom operators were compelled to apply for the new licence. Vodafone India and Bharti Airtel have applied for the new Unified Licence to continue their existing service. While Vodafone applied…

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Airtel launches world's first paper recharge with QR code in Andhra Pradesh

With customers complaining of errors and other issues during mobile recharges due to mistyped digits, Airtel has launched an innovative a faster way to recharge using QR codes. Bharti Airtel has today launched the world’s first paper recharge Smart Pack coupon embedded with a Quick Response (QR) code. The QR code can be directly scanned…

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Airtel and Idea may have to wait for a year to launch 3G services in new circles

While many service providers are rejoicing on acquiring new spectrum by paying exorbitant prices at the recently concluded spectrum auction, the users might have to wait for quite some time before using these services. Bharti Airtel, which acquired a 900 MHz spectrum in Mumbai, and Idea Cellular, which obtained the 900 MHz band in Delhi,…

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Vodafone, Airtel win spectrum auction; Government earns Rs. 61162 crore

While we did see a tough fight and rigorous bidding during the just concluded spectrum, Airtel and Vodafone, which were under pressure to retain their licenses, won the spectrum auctions. The telecom spectrum auction, which lasted for ten days, finally ended yesterday with Vodafone India and Bharti Airtel emerging as winners. But the clear winner…

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