Airtel may tie up with US telecom giant Verizon for IoT services in India

Anirban Ghoshal

Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel is in advanced talks for a formal partnership with American peer Verizon to launch Internet ....

6 June, 2018

Google Play launches carrier billing option for Airtel, Vodafone users

Varun Arora

Vodafone and Airtel users in India will now be able to make purchases on Google Play using the carrier billing option, with Google ....

2 January, 2017

PayU India names Maneesh Goel as CFO

Disha Sharma

Naspers-backed PayU India has appointed former CEO of Den Snapdeal TV-Shop Maneesh Goel as chief financial officer, it said in ....

26 November, 2016

Syntonic enters India with Freeway app, targets prepaid users

Priya Singh

US-based mobile app developer Syntonic has launched its data cash-back and promotion app, Freeway in India. Freeway will allow ....

3 November, 2016

PayU's finance head Gurpreet Singh quits

Arti Singh

Naspers-backed PayU Payments Pvt. Ltd has seen another top level exit with the resignation of its finance head. Gurpreet Singh, ....

27 October, 2016

Freecharge hires Karthik Rajeshwaran as director of strategy

Binu Paul

  Snapdeal-controlled digital payments platform FreeCharge has appointed former Obi Mobiles executive Karthik Rajeshwaran ....

12 October, 2016

What is all the noise about Reliance Jio?

Aman Malik

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL)'s latest offering Jio has created a stir in the market given its promise of free voice calls and ....

9 September, 2016

Airtel to charge its subscribers extra for VoIP calls over 2G and 3G

Anand Rai

In a move that will upset (to put it lightly) its subscribers, telecom operator Airtel will now charge extra for VoIP (Voice over ....

24 December, 2014

Telangana state govt offers free public Wi-Fi in parts of Hyderabad

Anand Rai

The Telangana government in partnership with telecom operator Airtel has launched the state's first 'Public Wi-Fi' in the city ....

10 October, 2014

Aircel becomes 2nd telco after Airtel to launch 4G services in India, starting with 4 circles

Anand Rai

Indian telecom service provider Aircel Ltd has finally launched its 4G services in the country. With this launch, Aircel now offers ....

16 July, 2014

WhatsApp ties up with Airtel to provide WhatsApp only data packs


Cross-platform instant messaging app WhatsApp has tied up with telecom operator Airtel to provide special WhatsApp only data packs, ....

12 May, 2014

Google's chief business officer Nikesh Arora resigns from Airtel's board

Anand Rai

Nikesh Arora, senior vice president and chief business officer at Google, has resigned from Bharti Airtel's board. He has been ....

13 March, 2014

Airtel releasing Telugu movie on DTH platform the same day of its theatrical release


In a development which has implications for digital streaming of new movies, Airtel Digital TV, the DTH service arm of leading ....

23 January, 2014

Airtel to offer DIY e-com platform Shopify to its SME customers

Anand Rai

Telecommunications services provider Bharti Airtel has announced that it will offer Shopify, a do-it-yourself (DIY) e-commerce ....

2 December, 2013

P2P instant messenger Hike inks partnership with Airtel for 3 months free data usage on the network

Sonam Gulati

Hike, the instant messaging app from BSB (Bharti Softbank- the joint venture between Bharti Group and Japan's Softbank) has announced ....

10 September, 2013

Airtel partners with Google to offer search giant's services to its mobile customers for free

Anand Rai

Telecom operator Airtel has partnered with search giant Google to launch 'Free Zone'. Powered by Google, the offering will provide ....

26 June, 2013

Airtel slashes 4G data tariff to match 3G; should online video streaming sites rejoice just yet?

Anand Rai

Telecom operator Airtel has lowered the tariff plans for 4G services for both prepaid and postpaid subscribers in Bangalore, ....

24 June, 2013

Kerala-based mobile VAS firm MobMe eyes $4.6M from IPO on SME Exchange

Sainul K

MobMe Wireless Solutions Pvt Ltd, a Kerala-based mobile VAS provider, is looking to raise around Rs 25 crore ($4.6 million) from ....

13 February, 2013

Airtel launches SmartDrive app, to provide navigation & real-time traffic info

Anand Rai

Telecom operator Airtel has launched an app that provides its subscribers with voice-based turn-by-turn navigation as well as ....

12 September, 2012

Airtel launches app to manage accounts of all services via mobile

Sonam Gulati

Telecom service provider of Bharti Enterprises, Airtel, has launched 'my airtel', an app with which the customers across Airtel ....

5 September, 2012

Airtel, Opera in global deal to offer co-branded browser

Sonam Gulati

Indian telecom giant Bharti Airtel has inked a global deal with Opera Software to offer a customised and co-branded version of ....

6 June, 2012