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Airtel Black plans 2021: how to create your own plan, add postpaid, DTH and Broadband accounts, benefits and more

Highlights

  • Airtel Black has been launched in India for postpaid, broadband, and DTH users
  • It lets users combine Airtel Postpaid, Airtel Xstream, and Airtel Digital TV subscriptions under one plan
  • Airtel Black Fixed Plans start from Rs 998 and go up to Rs 2,099

Airtel Black has been launched in India as a revamped One Airtel service by the Bharti Mittal-owned telecom operator. Just like One Airtel, Airtel Black lets the user combine Airtel postpaid, Xstream Fiber, and Airtel Digital TV DTH services or any two of them together for simplified billing and benefits. The plan also offers benefits like one bill and one call center, a dedicated relationship team, free service visits, and free Airtel Xstream Box.

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Airtel Postpaid plans 2021: list of all postpaid plans with price, 4G data & OTT benefits, add-on connections and more
Airtel Xstream Fiber broadband plans 2021: price, how to book, installation, all offers and details

Notably, Airtel launched Airtel Home back in 2018, which was later revamped as One Airtel. It seems that the One Airtel service will now be offered as Airtel Black. The telecom operator has a press briefing on July 2nd, after which it’s expected that the One Airtel service will be replaced by the Airtel Black. Let’s take a look at all details of the Airtel Black.

What is Airtel Black?

Airtel Black launched in India to combine Airtel Postpaid, Airtel Xstream, and Airtel DIgital TV

Airtel Black launched in India to combine Airtel Postpaid, Airtel Xstream, and Airtel Digital TV

As mentioned before, Airtel Black is for those subscribers who use one or more services from the telecom operator including Airtel postpaid, Airtel Xstream Fiber, and Airtel Digital TV. Those who are subscribed to two or all three services can combine them together under one Airtel Black plan to simplify billing and customer care for all services.

Airtel Black offers a single bill and also a single call center for all services, which streamlines the user experience. Additionally, Airtel Black users will get a dedicated relationship team for priority resolution and quick call pick time of 60 seconds or assured call back. Airtel users can switch to Airtel Black at zero cost and zero installation costs. The service also provides free service visits for all services to Airtel Black members.

Airtel Black Plans

Airtel has introduced four new Airtel Black Plansa

Airtel has introduced four new Airtel Black Plans

Airtel has announced four new plans for Airtel Black members. These plans are priced at Rs 998, Rs 1,349, Rs 1,598, and Rs 2,099 respectively, and come with varying benefits for the user. The prices quoted by Airtel Black take into account the base plans for Airtel postpaid, DTH, and Fiber, which start at Rs 499, Rs 153, and Rs 499, respectively. This means that the price for each Airtel Black bundle is liable to increase based on which plan you opt for. Let’s take a look at all benefits of these plans below.

  1. Airtel Black Rs 998 plan
  2. Airtel Black Rs 1,349 plan
  3. Airtel Black Rs 1,598 plan
  4. Airtel Black Rs 2,099 plan

Airtel Black Rs 998 plan

The Airtel Black Rs 998 plan is the most basic plan for users. The plan lets users combine postpaid and DTH services in one connection. Users can combine two postpaid numbers and one DTH connection with this plan.

Airtel Black Rs 1,349 plan

Next up is the Rs 1,349 Airtel Black Plan, which is the same as the Rs 998 plan. However, users can combine up to three mobile postpaid connections and one DTH connection with this plan.

Airtel Black Rs 1,598 plan

The Airtel Black Rs 1,598 plan is a Fiber + Mobile package, which is self-explanatory. With this plan, users can add two Airtel postpaid connections and one Airtel Xstream Fiber connection in one bill.

Airtel Black Rs 2,099 plan

The Airtel Black Rs 2,099 plan is the top-tier offering and is called All In One. As is clear from the name, Airtel users opting for this plan will be able to combine all three services into one connection. Airtel Black users on this plan can add three postpaid, one Airtel Xstream Fiber, and one Airtel Digital TV DTH connection.

How to create a custom Airtel Black plan?

Airtel lets users create their own custom Airtel Black plan from the Airtel Thanks app. Below are the steps to create a custom Airtel Black plan on the app.

  1. Download the Airtel Thanks app from Play Store or App Store
  2. Launch the app on your phone and sign in with your Airtel number
  3. Complete the OTP verification
  4. On the homepage, you’ll see Airtel Black banner, click on it
  5. You can now choose and combine services you want to
  6. Users can also opt-in for new services at this point and get it added to their Airtel Black plan.

Benefits of Airtel Black plan

As mentioned before, Airtel Black lets users combine two or more services as a single connection. This helps simplify the billing and customer services for the user. However, apart from these, there are several other benefits of Airtel Black as listed below.

  1. Free 30 days equivalent to the bill rental value for any new service availed at the time of creating an Airtel Black custom plan
  2. In case the user decides to opt for a new Airtel Digital TV at the time of switching to Airtel Black, the Airtel Xstream Box will be provided for free along with a 1-year warranty. A refundable security deposit of Rs 1,500 will be charged.
  3. There are no switching, installation, and activation costs for new connections.

How to pay Airtel Black plan bill?

The USP of the Airtel Black service is that it lets users make a single payment for all accounts added by them. The bill can be easily paid from the Airtel Thanks app in a few simple steps.

  1. Download the Airtel Thanks app from Play Store or App Store
  2. Launch the app on your phone and sign in with your Airtel number
  3. Complete the OTP verification
  4. Go to the Bill section of the app
  5. You’ll see the detailed bill on the next page
  6. Click on Pay Bill and make payment to pay Airtel Black plan bill

Airtel Black plans: price, benefits

Airtel Black PlanPrice (Starting)PostpaidFiberDTH
DTH + MobileRs 99821
DTH + MobileRs 1,34931
Fiber + MobileRs 1,59821
All In OneRs 2,099311

Airtel Black FAQs

Can I add an Airtel prepaid number to Airtel Black plan?

Airtel Black plan is available to only Airtel postpaid users. Any Airtel prepaid user can upgrade to a postpaid connection from the Airtel Thanks app and avail an Airtel Black membership.

Can I add or remove an account or service from my Airtel Black plan?

Yes, you can customise your Airtel Black plan anytime from the Airtel Thanks app or the Airtel website. However, this may affect the discount and benefits offered to you as part of the Airtel Black plan.

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