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Telecom major Bharti Airtel has forayed into online sale on Monday by launching its first online store - airtel.in/onlinestore.
India's fastest network is Airtel and Reliance Jio offer biggest coverage but it lags behind Airtel, Vodafone, and Idea in terms of 4G speeds, says OpenSignal
With Reliance Jio going all out to promote 4G and its VoLTE services and others operators like Airtel, Vodafone and Idea trying to match or excel in this India’s data rush seems to have opened up a pandora of opportunities for allied sectors.
At the end of August 2017, India’s private telecom service providers had a total of 948.54 million subscribers and the numbers include those of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd, said Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI).
There seems to be no end to bitter telcos war, the fledgling Reliance Jio has dismissed Bharti Airtel’s charges, saying the latter is attempting to create policy bias in its favour over mobile inter-connection charges at the cost of consumers.
Reliance Jio has not only disrupted Internet on mobile but forced big telcos like Vodafone, Airtel, Idea, BSNL to re-price their offerings
Jio said that Airtel's advertisements of certain offers arean attempt to lure prospective subscribers making them believethat they will be provided 1 GB data per day for 70 days.
The incumbents, particularly Bharti Airtel, should be able to retain most of high-end subscribers given they provide better voice and customer service, claimed a Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey
Airtel’s acquisition of Tikona’s 4G spectrum fills the gap that it had in the TDD-LTE band mainly in UP East, UP West and Rajasthan circles, said research firm Gartner
After the Vodafone-Idea deal, Bharti Airtel has now entered into a definitive agreement with Tikona Digital Networks to acquire Tikona’s 4G Business including the Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum and 350 sites, in five telecom circles