Telecom Operator Airtel is reportedly expanding its XStream Broadband service to 50 more cities in the coming weeks. Airtel has listed the new cities under the ‘Launching Soon’ tab on its website.
The new cities in which the service will be launching are Ramnagara, Ramanathapuram, Ratnagiri, Rudraprayag, Saran, Satara, Shrawasti, Siddharthnagar, Sivaganga, Solapur, Sonbhadra, TehriGharwal, Thiruvannamalai, Thoothukkudi, Tirupati, Udaipur, Udhampur, Uttarkashi, Viluppuram, Dhule, Dindori, Hosur, Jalgaon, Jalna, Jhunjhunu, Kaushambi, Kodagu, Latur, Mahendragarh, Mahrajganj, Mewat, Mirzapur, Muzzafarnagar, Nanded, Parbhani, Raigad, Ahmednagar, Akola, Aligarh, Amravati, Ariyalur, Bahraich, Barabanki, Barwani, Bikaner, Chamrajnagar, Chamoli, Champawat, Chandauli, Chandrapur, Chikodi, Davanagere, and Dharamshala.
These 50 new cities will soon be greeted with Airtel’s fast broadband service. The telecom giant has decided to partner up with local cable operators and will reportedly be charging Rs. 1000 for the wiring.
Talking about Delhi, the broadband plans range from Rs. 799 per month to Rs. 3999 per month.
The Rs. 799 plan offers 150GB of internet, speeds of upto 100mbps, unlimited local/STD calls and Airtel Xstream Video Service. In contrast, the highest plan offers unlimited internet with speeds of upto 1Gbps, Amazon Prime Subscription, unlimited calls and Airtel XStream video service.
Airtel is also planning to increase the data prices upto Rs. 100 per GB. This move comes as a result of Airtel being wanting to increase its ‘Average Revenue Per Unit (ARPU)’ to Rs. 300 in the next year.