After providing VoLte support to OnePlus, Huawei, Xiaomi, Nokia, Samsung and Gionee, India's second largest telecom operator Vodafone has finally announced its support to Apple iPhones.

The telco has also rolled out the list of compatible handsets on its website i.e iPhone 6, iPhone 6+, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S+, iPhone 7, iPhone 7+, iPhone 8, iPhone 8+, iPhone SE, iPhone X. Vodafone has recently announced the roll-out of its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services in Karnataka with cities like Bangalore, Mysore & Belagum. With this launch, Vodafone now enables its customers to make calls using VoLTE and enjoy HD quality crystal clear voice with super call connect. Vodafone SuperNetTM 4G customers can access Vodafone VoLTE for no additional charges and all calls will be billed as per existing plan or pack benefits, thus experiencing the best from Vodafone's Data Strong Network. The services were launched in Mumbai, Delhi-NCR, Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Maharastra & Goa, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, UP East, UP West and will be extended across the country in a phased manner over the next few months. How to enjoy Vodafone VoLTE 1. Customers can access Vodafone VoLTE services on all VoLTE enabled devices. Several popular handsets are already compatible with the Vodafone VoLTE network, and the numbers of such handsets are growing rapidly. To check if you can enjoy Vodafone VoLTE on your handset, please click on the link - www.vodafone.in/volte 2. Upgrade the mobile device's OS to the latest version 3. Ensure the device has a Vodafone 4G SIM: Customers with Dual-SIM handsets have to ensure that the Vodafone 4G SIM has been inserted in the data SIM slot/slot 1 and network mode has been set as "4G/3G/2G (Auto)". - Gizbot


Bharti Airtel has extended its promotional fixed line broadband “Airtel Big Byte Offer’ till October 2018. Floated first time in May 2017, Airtel’s limited offer was earlier valid till March 31, 2018, and offered up to 1000GB of additional bonus data with select broadband rental plans. With the extension, Airtel’s new subscribers can still avail extra 1000GB bonus data upon selection of fresh subscription plans. The additional data can be enjoyed at the same speed as per the chosen base plan. The company promises that the un-used Big Bytes data will be carried over each month till October 31, 2018, or till the data getting over whichever is first.

Airtel’s two V-Fiber plans starting from Rs 1099 and Rs 1299 in Delhi region are applicable under this scheme. The “bonus data” being offered is in addition to the base plan quota in each plan.

Rs 1099 Plan

For example in Delhi region, Airtel’s Rs 1099 Plan comes with up to 100 Mbps speed and 250GB of data per month. In addition, the customers get Data Rollover feature that allows one to carry forward the unused to next month. There is also unlimited local and STD calling bundled with the plan.

Besides, the Big Bytes 1000GB data, Airtel has also includes a free subscription to Amazon Prime with the plan. Though the plan is priced Rs 1099, subscribers can now get it for Rs 933 monthly rental on six-month advance payment.

Rs 1299 Plan

Airtel’s Rs 1299 Plan offers 350GB of data though the speed remains at 100Mbps. There is Data Rollover, and Unlimited local/STD calling included. Bundled along is once again 1000GB bonus data and Amazon Prime subscription. The broadband plan costs Rs 1299 normally, but as part of Airtel’s promo can be availed at just Rs 1100 upon six advance payment.

Airtel says that new customers looking to avail this offer will need to visit their official website ‘www.airtel.in/broadband’ and select base plan, enter mobile number and address to raise a request for new broadband connection. They can also contact customer care representatives to apply for subscription to Airtel Broadband services.

The Big Bytes bonus data will be available for use after seven days following the date of activation of new connection as per the company. The user can then enjoy additional data under Big Byte offer, over and above the base plan chosen by them, Airtel says. Furthermore, users can connect their Airtel Postpaid and Digital TV Connection to the existing broadband connection to get another 15GB of additional data. Airtel Broadband customers will also get free Airtel TV subscription. – Telecom Talk


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