Airtel VoWi-Fi Service Testing Phase Ends: Launch Expected By December


Airtel is said to be gearing up to launch its VoWi-Fi (Voice over Wi-Fi service)in December in India. The telco will become the first service provider to offer this service in the country. Earlier. Reliance Jio was the first company to launch VoLTE service now Airtel is coming up with different technology. Here are the details:

Airtel VoWi-Fi Service Testing Phase Ends: Launch Expected By December


According to TelcomTalk, the company was testing the VoWi-Fi service for a while now in different cities. Airtel's employees and some selected customers were part of the testing programme. As per the ET Telecom report, the company is planning to roll out the service publicly by next month. However, it's still not clear whether the company will launch this service across the country or in selected circles only.

There are many countries in which this service is already launched the VoWi-Fi service, and like always India is the one who is getting the technology late as usual.

"It has been testing the services for some time now and select customers and Airtel employees have been using the solution for a couple of months as part of the beta. The results and calling experience feedback has been fairly good," ET Telecom quoted a user.

Airtel VoWi-Fi Service Testing Phase Ends: Launch Expected By December

This service will be useful to the indoor users, the voice calls will be conducted via using the Wi-Fi network, also do note that to use this service your phone has to support Airtel VoWi-Fi software. The VoWi-Fi service will be free-to-use and no extra charges will be applied to the service.


According to the report, VoWi-Fi icon will automatically appear on the status bar if your smartphone supports the feature. "The service also does not need a separate app or any log-in or new number and customers will be able to use it on any Wi-Fi connection inside their homes," ET Telecom quoted the source.

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