Airtel 4G Hotspot Gets a Price Cut, Now Available at Rs. 999
Airtel on Wednesday has announced a price cut on its 4G hotspot which was earlier priced at Rs 1950. It slashed the price of the portable Wi-Fi device to Rs. 999 as it attempts to bring more customers on its network. The Airtel 4G Hotspot lets users to connect multiple devices from smartphones and laptops to tablets and smart TVs, on a portable network for connectivity on the go. It competes with the JioFi M2S 4G hotspot device by Reliance Jio, which is available at Rs. 999.
In a statement, the biggest telecom operator said the portable Internet device is available at all leading Airtel retail stores around the country. In addition, consumers will soon be able to order it from Amazon India. The price cut comes roughly 3 months after Reliance Jio cut the price of its JioFi M2S by half in a promotional exercise.
The 4G device requires an Airtel SIM card to work, and needs to be recharged periodically, just like the SIM card on a smartphone. If Airtel 4G network is not available in a region, then the hotspot will switch to 3G network. On its official webpage, the company claims that the hotspot can connect up to 10 devices at a time, and delivers battery life of up to 6 hours.
“Airtel 4G Hotspot delivers a superior multi-device online experience, wherever the customer may be, by leveraging Airtel’s pan-India high speed data network. What’s more, it now comes at a great price with some very affordable plans that offer large bundles of data,” said Ajai Puri, Chief Operating Officer, Bharti Airtel.