Airtel ties up with Zoom for unified communications service

Bharti Airtel has tied up with Zoom Video Communications, a unified communications service, to launch Unified Communications service offering for HD audio, video and web conferencing.
Airtel annual report 2017-18Businesses can now leverage the next generation unified cloud service for an innovative one-stop-shop conferencing solution to foster effective collaboration amongst its employees and teams globally.

Ajay Chitkara, director and CEO – Airtel Business, said: “The unified conferencing solution is designed to simplify the user experience and will bring immense value to customers.”

Airtel and Zoom’s conference calling solution comes with features such as instant one click access, video conferencing, audio conferencing, content sharing, recording, virtual backgrounds, company branding, multi-layer security, and meeting participation of up to 1000 people on video from locations across the globe.

The platform will also enable live video streaming of video webinars for up to 50,000 viewers.

Airtel will enable enterprise customers to leverage benefits including built-in audio conferencing for free. Airtel’s enterprise customers can access local dial-in numbers for over 55 countries enabling all its call participants to join the conference over audio for unlimited minutes.

Airtel enterprise customers will get 24×7 customer care support. Airtel will also offer easy payment options – monthly billing on a pay as you go basis and special monthly packs. These convenient billing options also enable businesses to avoid making payments using credit cards for the service.

Airtel’s unified conferencing plans range from approximately Rs 10,000 for a year to Rs 24,000 per year offering unlimited conferencing on video, audio and web along with other benefits.