Airtel has introduced a new Fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) 300Mbps Home broadband plan to users in select cities in the country. The plan costs Rs. 2190, offers 1200GB of high-speed data and is priced the same in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata. Airtel guarantees an uptime of 99 percent of its broadband plans, unlimited free calls across India and internet connectivity for up to 10 devices with its WiFi modem.
The FTTH plan comes with unlimited local and STD calls, 1200GB data at 300Mbps speeds, bonus data of 1000GB, data rollover facility and one year of free Amazon Prime subscription. Airtel customers opting for the plan will also receive a free subscription to Wynk music, Airtel TV and can enjoy over 3 million songs, over 350 live channels and 10,000 movies and shows. Subscribers who add their Airtel Postpaid and Digital TV connection to their broadband accounts will receive an additional 15GB of data.
Meanwhile, Bharti Airtel on Friday said it will deploy the advanced Massive MIMO Pre-5G technology across Indian Premier League (IPL) match venues starting with the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai where the first match will be played on April 7. The telecom service provider said it will deploy the service in IPL match venues in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mohali, Indore, Jaipur, Bengaluru and Chennai. According to the company, the Massive MIMO (Multiple-Input Multiple-Output) technology expands network capacity by five to seven times on the same spectrum, which will enable customers to enjoy seamless and superfast data speeds despite the very large number of users in and around the stadia.