iWorld

Airtel makes it easier for customers to upgrade to a 4G smartphone

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2018/04/13/airtel_0.jpg?itok=TL1lzChX

MUMBAI: Bharti  Airtel  India's   largest  telecommunications   services provider,today rolled out another special initiative to help more Indians get on to the digital highway.

Under  the initiative, Airtel customers  on 2G/3G mobile  devices will  be eligible  for  30 GB data FREE data when they upgrade to a 4G smartphone. Prepaid customers will get FREE 1GB data every day for 30 days over and above any pack they charge with. Postpaid customers will get FREE 30GB data (with rollover) in their first bill cycle over and above their  plan benefits.

Bharti Airtel, CMO, Vani Venkatesh said: "While  4G smartphones are fast becoming the norm, for millions of  customers  with  feature phones/3G devices  the  upgrade  to  a 4G smartphone is a big decision  and a long term  investment. This is one of the largest customer  rewarding programs  & with this initiative our customers shall get an opportunity to experience  the online  world  at 4G speeds and fully unlock the potential of their  smartphones. We believe this will help millions of our customers  to fulfil their  aspiration of owning  a 4G smartphone by making the transition more  rewarding."

This programme will complement Airtel's  'Mera  Pehla Smartphone' initiative, under  which  Airtel is partnering multiple mobile  handset  manufacturers to  create  an open  ecosystem  of  affordable 4G smartphones and bring them to the market  for virtually the price of a feature phone. The initiative has received very positive response from customers  across India. Airtel has already  tied up with Samsung, lntex, Karbonn, Lava, Celkon, Motorola, Lenovo, Nokia, ltel, Zen, Karbonn  and Lephone. Under the program. All these smartphones come with exciting cash back benefits  and special bundled plans with data and unlimited calling.

Customers  can check the  eligibility and claim the free  data benefits  by calling  the  toll  free  number 51111 or on My Airtel App. The 30GB FREE data benefit will be provisioned within 24 hours of making the claim. For more information, customers  can visit the website airtel.in/4gupgrade.

Inline  with this initiative, Airtel also rolled out an integrated brand campaign that will run across digital and TV and can be viewed here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lew4-nBTniQ

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/04/21/cha.jpg?itok=XjGEBSk7
Vice Media starts Indian journey promising edgy content

MUMBAI: Global youth media brand Vice Media, which officially launched its operations in India on Thursday in partnership with the Times of India group, will bring content in Hindi and English and has introduced all its digital brands under the VICE.com banner.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/04/21/ama.jpg?itok=U3e3spQZ
Amazon Prime Video UK adds US Open

MUMBAI: With the gradual progress in the over-the-top (OTT) market, SVoD providers are increasingly inclining towards sports rights. Amazon Prime Video, one of the biggest players, has been granted the exclusive live telecast rights to the US Open tennis championships in the United Kingdom and the...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/04/20/Jeff_Bezos.jpg?itok=DVeVZbwz
India fastest-growing market in first year for Amazon: Jeff Bezos

MUMBAI: Amazon’s unstoppable march continues worldwide, including India. Putting an end to the speculation around the number of Amazon Prime subscribers, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has finally revealed the data in a letter to shareholders. The e-commerce giant has crossed 100 million subscribers for...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/04/19/vivek.jpg?itok=x3qEq7OO
TVF ropes in Vivek Saxena as north head for brand partnerships

MUMBAI: The Viral Fever (TVF), a digital platform, has announced Vivek Saxena as north head for brand partnerships. Saxena has joined TVF from Hotstar where he was managingagency relationship nationally with Publicis, IPG and Omnicom Media Group.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/04/19/netflix.jpg?itok=DyZRnWnL
Introducing Mobile Previews

One of the best ways to know if you’ll like a new series or movie is to watch a quick trailer. Today, we are excited to introduce mobile previews (launching today on iOS and coming soon to Android) to the mobile experience. Mobile previews present members with a fun, simple, and easy way to learn...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/04/19/fubo.jpg?itok=84PfFjqV
FuboTV raises $75 million from Fox, AMC Networks and Sky

Days after ESPN launched its new streaming service ESPN+, FuboTV, a three-year old streaming TV service for sports fans, is announcing the close of $75 million in Series D funding. The round included new investor AMC Networks and existing investors 21st Century Fox, Luminari Capital, Northzone,...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/04/18/Facebook.jpg?itok=5GmDEjrg
Facebook's Q1 ad spend on 4C grows by 62%

MUMBAI: Marketing technology company 4C, in its latest report, reveals that spend across major social and mobile platforms in the first quarter of 2018 increased significantly year-on-year (YoY) with the greatest revenue growth on 4C witnessed by Snapchat (234 per cent) and Instagram (136 per cent...

iWorld Social Media
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/04/18/Manav-Seth.jpg?itok=VphRdXtm
ALTBalaji's Sethi reaffirms faith in originals

MUMBAI: Among the plethora of over-the-top (OTT) players that sprung up in the Indian market, we have Balaji Telefilms’ ALTBalaji, which is striving to understand content through the eyes of its customers. The platform takes customer feedback seriously to predict which content will work. After...

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/04/17/shilpa.jpg?itok=68BR5LYI
Shilpa Shetty makes digital debut with Amazon dating show

MUMBAI: In order to build a strong footprint in India, Amazon Prime Video has announced a new show Hear Me. Love Me around the concept of blind dating.  Bollywood actress and fitness guru Shilpa Shetty will host the show marking her debut on a digital platform.

iWorld Over The Top Services

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories