Today, Airtel launched its new “Work@Home” plans for enterprise customers. With this new innovation, the business arm of Airtel aims at providing “a fully secure and seamless office like experience at home.” It stated that this would allow companies to effectively work with their employees while still ensuring their safety.
This solution by Airtel comes at a very cruicial time with most part of he world in total lockdown from the COVID-19. The Indian government for instance has eased lockdown but still encourages work-from-home if possible.
Airtel offers suitable Work@Home plans
Airtel said that they are offering connectivity options which includes security solutions, wired and wireless and immersive collaboration tools.
Director and CEO of Airtel Business, Ajay Chitkara in a statement said, “Airtel Work@Home is yet another innovation to ensure that our B2B customers are able to empower their people with best-in-class connectivity and digital tools to drive business continuity.”
It’s connectivity offering include “Ultrafast Airtel Corporate Broadband with speeds up to 1 Gbps”, “High speed Airtel 4G Corporate Mi-Fi devices with complimentary G Suite pack”,
“Airtel Corporate Postpaid Mobile Plans with complimentary G Suite Pack”, “4G Data SIM with complimentary G Suite pack” and, “MPLS over Airtel 4G”. The collaboration tools include; Cisco Webex, Google Meet, and Zoom. Airtel Work@Home will also offer Provider provisioned VPN.
Airtel Work@Home Essentials
According to the operator, Airtel Corporate Broadband plan will assist companies who face challenges in accessing the VPN or video meetings. Companies can extend the network to their employee’s home with up to 1Gbps speeds and unlimited local/STD calls. These plans start at Rs 799.
Similarly, Airtel’s “Priority 4G Data SIM with Free G-Suite” option will allow employees work from home with ease. This option also comes with complimentary unlimited video conferencing, G-Suite and 30 GB/ user secure cloud storage,. The prices of the plans start at Rs. 399.
Airtel offers first of its kind MPLS over 4G solution
“Corporate Mi-Fi with Free G-Suite” is another great option for business that includes 50GB Priority 4G data per month and G Suite license. The plans start at Rs. 399 but there will be a one-time device cost of Rs. 2000.
With MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching) over 4G, employers can extend their private MPLS network to their employee’s home. It is the first-of-its-kind MPLS over 4G solution by the company.
With the Priority 4G Corporate Postpaid SIM + G Suite plans, users get Priority 4G access with Airtel Corporate postpaid SIM. They are also offered collaboration and cloud tools. This comes with unlimited calls and 50 GB 4G data with their postpaid plan. These plans start at Rs. 399.