Airtel has reportedly started offering bundled Amazon Prime subscription on its low-cost 100Mbps broadband plan. This new revision is visible for users in select cities inside the Airtel Thanks app. Airtel Broadband plan priced at Rs. 1,099 (including taxes), and previously no Amazon Prime membership benefits were offered in this plan. Amazon Prime and Zee5 membership was offered for broadband plan users with speeds above 200Mbps. However, that seems to have changed and even 100Mbps broadband plan users are now reportedly getting Amazon Prime benefits.
it is not reflecting on the revision Website As of now, neither is it live in our airtel thanks app. Airtel clarifies that this is only available in select cities where Airtel Xstream offers broadband connections through partnerships with local cable operators (LCOs). This is why they are not publicly mentioned on the site or app. the plan was earlier spotty by Onlytech.
Reportedly, Airtel Rs. 1,099 broadband plan is an LCO broadband plan that bundles Amazon Prime subscription. Additionally, it offers unlimited calls, 100Mbps speed, unlimited data, and a validity of 30 days. It also bundles Airtel Xstream app subscription, which is bundled with the base tier plans priced at Rs. 589 and Rs. 943 broadband plan.
The report also states that Amazon Prime benefits are only offered on these revised plans if it is purchased on a monthly basis, and is not listed for semi-annual or annual purchases. This newly revised scheme has not been rolled out widely and is live for select cities with LCO participation. Existing Airtel Xstream Fiber users may be more likely to see this in the Airtel Thanks app than potential new customers.
Airtel recently started offering ‘unlimited high-speed internet access’ on all its broadband plans after arch rival Reliance Jio made a drastic revamp of its Jio Fiber broadband plans.
(Updated October 8 to correct some details as confirmed by Airtel)
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