To take on Reliance Jio Fiber broadband service, Airtel announced the launch of the high-speed broadband plan in India. The Airtel Xstream Fiber now offers unlimited broadband at 1Gbps for Rs 3999 per month. This comes immediately after when Reliance Jio announced its monthly broadband plans, which starts from Rs 699 and goes up to Rs 3,999.
The new Airtel Xstream Fiber high-speed broadband plan comes with unlimited landline calls to any network in India along with exclusive #AirtelThanks benefits. It includes up to three months of Netflix subscription, one year of Amazon Prime membership and free access to premium content from ZEE5 and Airtel Xstream app. The Airtel Xstream Fiber is available in Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida, Ghaziabad, Mumbai, Pune Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Indore, Jaipur and Ahmedabad. The services will reach to other cities also in the coming months.
Airtel Xstream Fibre Rs 3,999 plan provides unlimited internet data and downloading speed up to 1Gbps. Whereas Jio Fiber Rs 3,999 plan comes with up to 2.5TB of data with 1 Gbps speed and post FUP the data speed will go down to 1Mbps. The plan offers VR-experience support and premium content offerings like Jio First Day First Show movies, special sports content and more. The platinum plan also offers free voice calls, free TV video calling, cloud gaming, home networking and Norton device security for up to 5 devices.
The company recently rebranded the name of its Airtel TV platform to Airtel Xstream. It has also launched an Android-based OTT smart stick and an Android-based 4k Hybrid Smart Box.
The 4K Hybrid Box is powered by Android 9. It offers to opt from more than 500 TV channels that comes with preloaded Airtel Xstream app. The app offers Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, more than 10,000 movies and shows. The box has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity and in-built Chromecast. It comes with a universal remote that is supported with Google voice assistant. New Airtel Xstream Box can be purchased at Rs 3,999 whereas all existing Airtel Digital TV consumers can upgrade to Xstream Box at Rs 2,249.
Previously Airtel was offering Broadband plans that gave up to 100Mbps or more Internet speed. The Airtel Rs 1,099 plans offer 300GB data with an internet speed of up to 100Mbps along with unlimited local and STD calls, Airtel Thanks benefits of Amazon Prime subscription, Netflix subscription, Zee5 Premium subscription and Airtel TV Premium subscription. Airtel’s Rs 1,599 plan offers 600GB of data with up to 300Mbps of internet speed and it offers all the other benefits of the Rs 1099 plan. Airtel VIP Rs 1,999 broadband plan offers unlimited data usage at up to 100Mbps of internet speed, three months of Netflix subscription and 12 months of Amazon prime subscription along with all the above-mentioned benefits.
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