Airtel launches ‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’ in Maharashtra and Goa

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Pune, January 2, 2019: Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest integrated telecommunications company, today launched its Voice Over Wi-Fi service – ‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’ in Maharashtra and Goa.

‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’ leverages cutting edge technology to enhance the indoor voice calling experience for Airtel smartphone customers. The innovative service uses WiFi networks to create a dedicated channel for voice calls and allows customers to make telco grade calls to any network. This dramatically improves customer experience as one can seamlessly switch to Airtel Wi-Fi Calling.

There is no extra charge for calls made over ‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’ and the application consumes minimal data.

Rohit Marwha, CEO-Bharti Airtel, Maharashtra and Goa said, “Airtel has been pioneering the use of new technologies to enhance customer experience and delight. ‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’ will go a long way in making the voice calling experience more seamless, especially in locations where site installations is a challenge for mobile operators and indoor connectivity is a concern area.”

‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’ does not require any app and can be configured on the smartphone by following the steps mentioned below:

Check smartphone compatibility on
Upgrade device operating software to the latest version that supports Wi-Fi Calling*
Go to Settings on your mobile phone and Switch On Wi-Fi Calling
Keep VoLTE switched on as well for a seamless experience

Currently, the following smartphones support ‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’

Apple: All iPhone models starting 6s and above
Xiaomi: Redmi K20, Redmi K20 Pro & POCO F1
Samsung: J6, A10s, On6, S10, S10+, S10e, M20
OnePlus: All OnePlus 7 and 6 series devices

Airtel is working with all leading smartphone brands to roll out compatibility with ‘Airtel Wi-Fi Calling’. The service is currently compatible with Airtel Xstream Fiber home broadband and will soon be compatible with all broadband services and Wi-Fi hotspots. For more details, log on to