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Old 2nd September 2017, 10:31   #91
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Has anyone else faced this issue?
Yes, I have faced these issues. This is all that data mining and intelligence software does for them. I know for sure, they have some logic to force the customers to cough out more moolah at the end of their plans.
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Yes, I have faced these issues. This is all that data mining and intelligence software does for them. I know for sure, they have some logic to force the customers to cough out more moolah at the end of their plans.
The key probably lies in just renewing the plan about a day or two ahead of expiry.

In an age where businesses have to make things easier for customers, we have airtel which is nothing short of a streetside hawker trying to always make a fast buck.

They truly deserve the jio onslaught.
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Old 2nd September 2017, 10:57   #93
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I had switched to Airtel on moving to Gurgaon because with Jio coming out with free 1 GB daily, they offered me a good data plan at competitive rates.

After about three months and tired of frequently losing mobile network (not just 4G, but sim wouldn't register on the Airtel network at all) I switched back to Voda.
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These days, even their "fastest netorkw" 4g is slower than their earlier 3g speeds. not to mention frequent no service error. The Airtel tech guy who visited my home to assess the signal problem agreed that the signal is low ( this after using airtel for over 5 years with excellent network and great internet speeds on 3g) and that he can only escalate the issue to the technical department. All sorts of issues have cropped up after upgradation to 4g sim .
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Airtel is piss poor almost everywhere in Bangalore, I commute across town five days a week and it's impossible to hold a phone conversation beyond a minute or two tops while on the move, plus the data coverage is slow and unstable most of the day. 4G, you say? Sure!
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Is it only me, or people in Gurgaon are also facing the severe connectivity and speed issues in Airtel. I changed my SIM first and then phone, then I discovered that maybe there is something wrong with the network itself.
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I have an Airtel and Vodafone sim . Both on 4g in Mumbai . In my experience Vodafone beats Airtel hands down in call quality and 4g/3g network availability for my usage patterns .
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Vodafone is excellent in KTK, MH and TN. Hyderabad has the worst wireless network and AirTel is the best among them. Data is good, no complaints.
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There seems to be a problem specially during rainfall and overcast conditions.. yesterday the phone was gasping for signals even on the ancient 2G network, 3G and LTE were completely dead. Today its back to normal. Voice reception is another thing though.. I remember 4-5 years back the network was so nice that it felt like communicating face to face, today its full of call drops, buzzing sound, sound as if one is sitting underwater and garbling and overall pathetic quality.

Also 2G speed today is equal to no speed, 3G is strictly average and 4G is just about acceptable when and if the signal is available. Airtel is clearly playing games here.. in 2010-2011 I know for sure that 2G was awesome, I used to play Youtube videos, keep Yahoo Messenger on all the time on the phone and they used to stream/connect seamlessly and all day long while consuming <100 mb a day. Today with the insane demand for data and LTE signals, Airtel is clearly throttling the speeds across the bands. Sad.
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Is it only me, or people in Gurgaon are also facing the severe connectivity and speed issues in Airtel. I changed my SIM first and then phone, then I discovered that maybe there is something wrong with the network itself.
I have experienced issues with Airtel in Gurgaon firsthand, and I can confirm many in Delhi/GGN have experienced network issues.
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Yes, I have faced these issues. This is all that data mining and intelligence software does for them. I know for sure, they have some logic to force the customers to cough out more moolah at the end of their plans.
Posted a similar post in FB and got a overwhelming response.

Based on various complaints, I conclude that Airtel's plan is a scam and they are a big fraudster.

I have been using Airtel's services since the past 13 years and I am seriously contemplating to switch to other networks. Not because of the plans but because of their attitude towards the customers.

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Vodafone is excellent in KTK, MH and TN. Hyderabad has the worst wireless network and AirTel is the best among them. Data is good, no complaints.
When you say "Hyderabad has the worst wireless network..." are you referring to Vodafone, per se?

I have a pre-paid Vodafone connection in Hyderabad and face difficulty in accessing data. Every time I have complained, I am nudged to moving to a post paid plan.

Was seriously considering changing the operator. In this context, could I consider your remark ".....AirTel is the best among them" as being specific to Hyderabad.
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When you say "Hyderabad has the worst wireless network..." are you referring to Vodafone, per se?

Was seriously considering changing the operator. In this context, could I consider your remark ".....AirTel is the best among them" as being specific to Hyderabad.
I use both Airtel and Vodafone at Hyderabad, and both suffer from signal and call drops. Airtel is the better of the two and their data service is quite good. I am on the move the entire day, so voice and data services matter a lot.
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