Last month, Airtel announced its move to offer unlimited data on all its broadband plans. Whether you purchase the base pack or the high-speed packs, the plans offer unlimited data. Just before the festive season, Airtel has another ace up its sleeves. The broadband operator is now reportedly revising its plans once more to offer more freebies with all the plans, including the popular 100Mbps plan. Also Read - Airtel announces partnership with VOOT for premium content on Airtel Xstream
According to a report from OnlyTech, Airtel has revised its plan Xstream broadband offerings once more. The two base plans now offer more benefits as high-speed plans. The report mentions that Airtel is extending subscriptions to Amazon Prime, Xstream app, and more services. The 200Mbps and higher-speed plans remain unchanged. Also Read - Reliance JioFiber to offer free Netflix, Amazon Prime Video subscription with select plans
Update: Airtel has clarified that the changes made to the plans are only for those cities where Xstream services are offered in partnership with Local Cable Operators. The Rs 589 and Rs 1,099 plans are not available for all cities. The standard Rs 799 plan remains unchanged with the same benefits as before. The story has been updated accordingly. Also Read - Airtel Xstream Fiber lets you save Rs 600 per month on annual plan: Here's how
Airtel Xstream broadband updated LCO plans
Readers should note that the updates are only meant for those cities where Airtel Xstream is available via LCO. The original base plan of Rs 589 currently offers unlimited data at 40Mbps speeds. The plan will still cost Rs 589 and include a free subscription to Shaw Academy, VIP service, and Fast Tag. Airtel will also include the Airtel Xtsream app services with this plan going forward.
The faster broadband plan of Rs 1,099 also accommodates the benefits. It will still cost Rs 1,099 per month but include Amazon Prime subscription too. The plan will continue to offer data speeds of 100Mbps and unlimited data. Subscribers will continue to get unlimited local and STD calls with this subscription. The updates seem to have been done keeping in mind JioFiber’s aggressive plans. The Amazon Prime annual subscription costs Rs 999 and it brings access to a lot of Amazon services.
Prime members get priority delivery and quicker access to sales on Amazon. The subscription also includes access to Prime Video which hosts a wide variety of originals as well as popular shows. Prime subscribers also get free access to Prime Music with high-quality streaming and no ads. Members also get free in-game content with popular mobile games.