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Airtel to offer Xstream Fibre at ₹3,999 a month

Broadband can be accessed at 1 Gbps

Bharti Airtel on Wednesday launched the Airtel Xstream Fibre that will offer users access to broadband services a speed of 1 Gbps for ₹3,999 a month.

The announcement comes a week after rival Reliance Jio launched its Jio Fiber, offering a minimum of 100 Mbps speed with a starting plan of ₹699. The company had also announced plans for offering 1 Gbps speed starting from ₹3,999 a month.

Bharti Airtel said its Xstream Fibre service will be available to homes, SOHO (small office home office) and small commercial establishments in Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida, Ghaziabad, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Indore, Jaipur and Ahmedabad, from Wednesday.

Over the coming months, Airtel Xstream Fibre would be rolled out in more markets, it added.

The connection will be bundled with unlimited landline calls to any network in India along with benefits such as three months’ Netflix subscription gift, one-year Amazon Prime membership and access to premium content from ZEE5 and Airtel Xstream app.

Sameer Batra, CEO — Broadband, Bharti Airtel, said: “With growing proliferation of 4K HD content, high-end online gaming and IoT, we have introduced the 1 Gbps Airtel Xstream Fibre for connected homes and premises where multiple users and devices are online concurrently.”

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