Airtel Xstream Fiber broadband plans in India starts at Rs 499 per month, with five plans in different price categories. All plans offer data capped at 3.3TB, after which the plans continue to offer data at roughly 1Mbps speeds. Airtel is competing with Jio Fiber in India in the broadband sector and has compelling plans to contend with Mukes Ambani-led ISP.
Jio offers “unlimited” data starting at Rs 399, symmetric upload and download speeds14 and bundled OTT subscriptions. Airtel revised its Xstream Fiber plans last year to take on Jio Fiber plans in India. Let’s take a look at how the revised Airtel Xstream Fiber broadband plans stack up against JioFiber plans in India.
Full list of Airtel Xstream Fiber unlimited broadband plans
- Airtel Xstream Unlimited plan: Rs 499
- Airtel Xstream Premium plan: Rs 799
- Airtel Xstream Entertainment plan: Rs 999
- Airtel Xstream Ultra plan: Rs 1,499
- Airtel Xstream VIP plan: Rs 3,999
What is Airtel Xstream Fiber broadband?
Airtel Xstream Fiber is a fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) internet broadband service offered by the telecom operator. Airtel launched the service back in 2019 and recently expanded it in more than 10 new cities.
Airtel Secure Internet: price, benefits
Airtel has launched a new service for its Xstream Fiber users called Secure Internet. According to the telco, India witnessed a 300 percent surge in cyber-attacks last year and around 59 percent of Indians have been a victim of cybercrime in the last year. To safeguard its users against these cyberattacks, Airtel Secure Internet uses Airtel’s network security apparatus to block malware, phishing websites, and apps in real-time.
The Secure Internet facility offers various security modes like child-safe and study modes, to safeguard children from unwanted and explicit content. Airtel Secure Internet is priced at Rs 99 per month and is being offered free of charge for the first 30 days after which it’s billed with the Xstream Fiber connection. The service can be activated and deactivated from the Airtel Thanks app.
Airtel Xstream Fiber broadband installation charges
Airtel has not mentioned an exact activation fee on its website. Airtel Xstream Fiber installation charges vary based on your location, and this will be confirmed to you ahead of installation. If you opt for a 6/12 month package, however, you will get a waiver on broadband installation price and are also eligible for an assured discount.
However, new users will have to pay a one-time refundable security deposit of Rs 1,500 for the Airtel Xstream set-top box, which is now being offered with all plans.
Airtel Xstream Fiber router price
As per Airtel’s website, the router is provided free of cost, irrespective of the plan you choose. This is applicable in all areas where Airtel Xstream services are available, barring Dehradun. For new customers residing in the Dehradun, Airtel will inform you of the router cost before installation.
Airtel Xstream Fiber broadband plans
Speaking of the plans, Airtel Xstream Fiber broadband now has five different plans to suit different budgets and use cases. Here are the details of all Airtel Xtream Fiber broadband plans with their charges and benefits.
Airtel Xstream Fiber Rs 499 Unlimited broadband plan
The base Airtel Xstream Fiber Unlimited broadband plan offers unlimited data at up to 40Mps speeds. However, there’s a FUP (fair usage policy) in place with data capped 3.3TB. Once the FUP limit has been exhausted, users will be able to enjoy unlimited data at a reduced speed of 1,024Kbps. As part of the plan, users will also get unlimited voice calling benefits all over India.
With this plan, users will get free subscriptions to Airtel Xstream, Wynk Music and Shaw Academy. The Airtel Xstream app offers access to OTT platforms like Voot Basic, Eros Now, Hungama Play, Shemaroo Me, and Ultra. Airtel is also offering Xstream DTH box with a complimentary HD pack for one month with this plan.
Airtel Xstream Fiber Unlimited broadband plan price
The Airtel XStream Fiber Unlimited broadband plan retails at Rs 499 per month.
Airtel Xstream Fiber Rs 799 Premium broadband plan
The Airtel Rs 799 Xstream Fiber broadband plan offers the same benefits as the Unlimited plan, including unlimited data capped at 3.3TB, unlimited voice calls. However, the speed offered by this plan is set at 100Mbps, instead of 40Mbps. Other benefits of the plan remain the same as the Rs 499 Unlimited broadband subscription.
Airtel Xstream Fiber Premium broadband plan price
The Airtel Xstream Fiber Premium broadband plan comes with a monthly rental of Rs 799.
Airtel Xstream Fiber Rs 999 Entertainment broadband plan
Airtel has announced that the Rs 999 Xstream Fiber plan is the best-selling plan in the country. As the name suggests, the Airtel Xstream Fiber Entertainment broadband plan is intended for multimedia users. The plan offers 200Mbps data speeds, data capped at 3.3TB and unlimited voice calling benefits. This plan comes with faster data speeds at 200Mbps and offers more OTT benefits as well.
This plan also gets the same benefit as the Rs 499 and Rs 799 Airtel Xstream Broadband subscriptions including Airtel Xstream, Wynk Music and Shaw Academy subscription. The Airtel Xstream app gets an additional Lionsgate OTT benefit apart from Voot Basic, Eros Now, Hungama Play, Shemaroo Me, and Ultra.
In addition to the complimentary 1-month HD pack with the Xstream DTH box, Airtel is offering an annual subscription of Amazon Prime to the subscribers of this plan. Airtel is also offering a Disney+ Hotstar Mobile subscription with all broadband plans above Rs 999.
Airtel Xstream Fiber Entertainment broadband plan price
The Airtel Xstream Fiber Entertainment broadband plan costs Rs 999 per month.
Airtel Xstream Fiber Rs 1,499 Ultra broadband plan
The Airtel Xstream Fiber Ultra broadband plan is one of the top-tier plans from the service provider. It offers data speeds of 300Mbps. Other benefits offered by the Ultra plan remain the same as that of the Entertainment plan mentioned above.
Airtel Xstream Fiber Ultra broadband plan price
The Airtel Xstream Fiver Ultra broadband plan will set you back by Rs 1,499 every month.
Airtel Xstream Fiber Rs 3,999 VIP broadband plan
The top-tier Airtel Xstream Fiber VIP broadband plan offers high-speed data at 1Gbps. It shares the rest of its benefits with the above two plans.
Airtel Xstream Fiber VIP broadband plan price
The top-tier plan is being offered at a monthly rental of Rs 3,999.
Airtel Xstream Fiber Broadband: monthly and annual subscription price, benefits
|Name of the Plan||Monthly Price||Benefits||Freebies|
|Airtel Xstream Unlimited||Rs 499||40Mbps, unlimited data, free voice calling, access to seven OTT apps and five studios||Airtel Xstream Hybrid 4K TV Box|
|Airtel Xstream Premium||Rs 799||100Mbps, unlimited data, free voice calling, access to seven OTT apps and five studios||Airtel Xstream Hybrid 4K TV Box|
|Airtel Xstream Entertainment||Rs 999||200Mbps, unlimited data, free voice calling, access to seven OTT apps and five studios, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, Amazon Prime Video||Airtel Xstream Hybrid 4K TV Box|
|Airtel Xstream Ultra||Rs 1,499||300Mbps, unlimited data, free voice calling, access to seven OTT apps and five studios, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, Amazon Prime Video||Airtel Xstream Hybrid 4K TV Box|
|Airtel Xstream VIP||Rs 3,999||1Gbps, unlimited data, free voice calling, access to seven OTT apps and five studios, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, Amazon Prime Video||Airtel Xstream Hybrid 4K TV Box|
Airtel Xstream Fiber broadband plans FAQs
Is Airtel Xstream Fiber Broadband truly unlimited?
Airtel offers five Xstream Fiber broadband plans priced at Rs 499, Rs 799, Rs 999, Rs 1,499, and Rs 3,999. While the telco mentions that these plans offer “truly unlimited” high-speed data, the terms and conditions page reveals that there’s still a FUP limit in place. Users can enjoy 3.3TB of high-speed data, post which the speeds will reduce to 1,024Kbps.