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No 1 Worst Net Work in India is Airtel - I had ported from idea to airtel. That idea is not working properly so I had changed to Airtel and asks to customer care Lothugunta. They told your location is airtel good so please take. I had taken. Now it is tower full up and down and calling is very disturbing. Please don't take airtel sim. If any doubts call my no. I will clearly briefing to you.
Frustrating experience on calling Airtel customer care. Their guidance system to the customer care through phone is hopeless. It’s like a tension and difficult task to get to talk to their customer care people. I have decided to stop using Airtel because they don’t have a customer service which is simple and easy to access and when someone by luck picks up the phone they will say they have called the wrong person. Why are they keeping this service complicated and also the option to call their customer service is kept at last, we have to wait and hear all the Airtel stupid offers. Just stop your service. I am switching my network.
I'm from Kargil the worst speed of 4G in Ladakh. In here the airtel 4g is just like BSNL 2 here worst problem of airtel 4g. We complain to the airtel network authorities but they didn't reply of our application.
Nowadays Airtel became worst service provider in India. I have done recharge on 08-apr-18. It has 28days validity. Airtel has disconnected the network before it reached 12 o clock on 05-apr-18. Network has been disconnected @ 10.45PM. They had advertised themselves as 4g provider. I am living in a town where they distributed internet like 2g speed. But they got money from customers for 4g speed internet. If we give money less than the recharge amount, would they accept it?
Airtel is cheater company. They sends fake offers about recharge and channel packages. After recharge will be done, they will not provide same offer and same channel packages. I am user of airtel digital TV (consumer id: **). They given me offer via sms that if I recharge with Rs 1499 (for 6 months) then I will get 6 months free. But after I recharged with same amount I did not get any offer. In addition they removed many existing channels from my package. I called customer care but they did not respond.
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Get 7-8 calls in a day from different numbers each time asking me to switch my company mobile number service provider, I kept telling, "It's my office number and we don't have any rights to change the service provider," and yet these people shamelessly keep calling. When I got upset and told the lady to stop spam calls, she rudely replies I need to activate DND on my number then. Geniuses, I have done DND already and yet the spam calls do not stop. Some of the spam numbers **.
I'm from B'lore and I'm using Airtel service from last 4yrs. Now I'm facing problem (Internet service) from last 4 months. I informed to customer service that internet not available on NOV 2017. Airtel customer service: "Due to upgradation of the tower you will not get the proper internet. We taken your complaint. It will be resolved within 48Hrs." After 48Hrs. I asked them, "Still not getting internet. When it is going to be solved?" Airtel customer service: "We can't say exactly. Maximum days will be 90 days." I called them so many times they keep on saying the same thing. Later I moved to other Internet service provider for the next two months (Dec-Jan).
In Jan 2018 I asked them (Airtel) again about upgradation of tower is complete or not in my area. "Can I recharge now." Airtel customer service: "Yes, It's working fine. You can recharge." As per their advice I recharged again for 399/- on 15th Jan 2018. From that day itself I faced same problem again. I discussed this issue with more than 5 customer service representative from junior level to manager level. Everyone took 3 days each to solve, but no one provide me the solution. They keep on extending days.
One of the manager told me that, He don't know the project ending date! Then who knows? Another supervisor told me that, "Recharge is your problem. Not ours. You supposed to check with Chota internet pack first to check whether internet is coming in your area or not." This means without knowing any kind of information or any knowledge, they are advising people to recharge. If they (customer service) don't have information about internet in my area, then whom should I ask before recharging?
I am from Chandigarh. I've been experiencing internet problem with Airtel. I recharged with Rs.399 pack last month, and since then I have been very disappointed with the speed that I get on my phone. Though I use the 3G Network but even then it's speed most of the times is found to be worst than 2G network speed. When I go out in Open space the net starts working normally, but as soon as I enter my home the network just diminishes sometimes. One day I called up to the Airtel customer care, and after examining, the customer care executive said that the network in my area is under upgradation.
I said this is happening for the last 2/3 months, and then I asked what time will it take to work the network normally and he said "I can't say anything about that"... then I asked him that if the company is going to pay back the compensation for this loss of customer as I have already recharged for Rs.399 and the service I am getting is worst... And his answer was again a big "NO". I heard in recent days that Airtel has conducted its 5G network test. If Airtel officials are reading this view, then they should first get to the reality of their network speeds in each and every part of the country. Let alone the idea to bring 5G, Airtel need to bring speed to its 3G and 4G networks first.
According to survey India stands 13th (worst position) in the 4G speeds as compared to other developing countries. Even Pakistan and Sri Lanka have better internet speeds than us... And lastly, if I do not get any compensation for my loss of money and data from Airtel after upgradation of its network, I will be left with last option, i.e. Consumer Forum.
The Airtel is on spree of looting customers. Earlier it disputed payment of Rs. 1655/ and now of Rs. 420- duly paid to it as per my bank passbook entries. I have already sent scanned copy of passbook showing me having made payment of Rs 1655 on 16.12.17 to Airtel and its standing credited to Airtel Account and now I am sending scanned copy of passbook showing payment of Rs 420/- duly paid to Airtel on 6.2.2018. The Airtel is so shameless that it did not stop demanding the payment of 1655/- even after seeing the passbook entry and this payment having come in its Account.
I paid the same again to make my civil and criminal cases strong against it. So it is on record that against its bill for Rs. 1655 for Dec. 2017 it coerced me to pay 3300/- for the same. I made payment of Rs 3000/- towards bills of Dec. Jan. and Airtel demanded Rs. 420 by stating that total of bills for Dec. and Jan was 3,420 and not Rs. 3000 as paid by me. I soon thereafter made payment of balance amount of Rs. 420/- on 6.2.2018 to clear the balance besides my payment of Rs. 1655 having been paid earlier towards the bills as above which remained in excess.
The payment of Rs. 420 is duly credited in Airtel's account on 6.2.2018 as shown in the passbook entries scanned copy whereof is attached. Despite the bank transactions showing the Airtel having received this payment of Rs. 420/- also like that of Rs. 1655/- it is not accepting having received this also and have added the same in its present bill. Even the daylight robbers try to ensure that no evidence of their robbery is left behind. But Airtel is robbing by leaving all evidences showing the same in the open. Anyhow keep on continuing. The matters are soon coming up in courts of law against its calculated fraud and cheating. The customer care has become deaf and is not responding to my mails repeatedly being sent to it against the same.
I am Vijay **, working in abroad and I have Airtel Prepaid number ** in which outgoing call facility is being barred. But I am able to send message & receive incoming calls. So kindly look into my issue for getting my outgoing calls facility also.
The worst company you would ever to choose. They give different offer on same recharge to different people. I have recharged with 449 pack, I got 56 days but my friend got 70 days on same recharge. I asked the customer care. They rudely said "Can't give you." What a stupid company. You better choose a company who don't discriminate among users.
Airtel is the worst network ever used. Even care centre employs are too rude and don't handle the problem properly. After getting the connection no one is there to help you. Always faced problem. Employs are so uneducated, harsh to you. Never to visit the store or call cc...
It has once been advertised that we consumers can recharge our AirTel line by dialing *555*PIN# and we'll be credited with 5 times of recharge and free data bundle alongside your original account balance. I try recharging NGN2000 today using that same method hoping to subscribe with the money but it turns out to be another thing entirely. My main account balance was cleared and I was credited with bonus of NGN12000.
This action wasn't publicized earlier before now which made me to call their customer care representative and they begin to tell me tales and fairy that the plan has changed. Changed???? Without informing the public about the change!!! WTF! Is that, then they begin to apologize. AirTel mislead people by changing from their initial plan to a new one without even informing the public about it. AirTel! You are a monster. AirTel! You sucks. :-(
I recently purchased the Airtel 4G LTE dongle in Pune. I was assured by the salesperson that 4G connectivity was definitely there in my society. I tried it and only got 3g and 2g connectivity that too at speeds below 2 MBPS. I have complained numerous times to Airtel Customer care. If you send them a complaint via internet they send an auto responder saying their executive will get in touch within 2 hours. It has been three days and after four complaints no one has called. I tried calling the customer care number three times, each time they would listen to me and just as they are ready to issue me a token number for my complaint the phone would get disconnected. I called the sales guy who sold me the dongle, he promised to raise a complaint and have it attended within 2 hours. Again nothing.
I even sent tweets to the official Airtel India number but only get assurances that they have forwarded my complaint to the right department and someone will get in touch. This "someone" must be a very busy person because no one from Airtel has bothered to be in touch. Meanwhile I have paid Rs 2300 for a dongle and am being charged for a service I am not using. Please do not waste your time with Airtel.
Two day ago I have lost my phone and my AirTel sim. And when I go to store he say "please purchase anywhere HLR-1 sim and comes with proper ID proof." When I do everything correctly, he say "we not activate your number." So this my important number. My all official and banking details connected so please reactivate my number please.
I have ported my cell phone no from Idea to AirTel. Now I from Idea it is ported and not start in the AirTel they. If you complain to AirTel that your number is not working they will give assurance but they will not tell you the problem and also they do not resolve your problem so never port your number to AirTel. If you port ready to lost after waiting a month. I have to take new number.
My mother went to AirTel store to have a particular number reissued to her because its my brother's number who is in US now and will be back soon. They took all the documents and said that someone will come for the verification. The verification guy checked everything and told my mother that they don't issue SIM cards to housewives??? Isn't that really stupid? Can someone please confirm if this is really true or the verification guy has no idea what he was talking about?
Hello sir, if you can't give good offer, it's ok but don't send fake msg to recharge to get that GB data. I got msg that recharge 299 you get 10 GB data. Now I got 1 GB. What you all think about people if I call 198 now they telling "We don't know." It may come or may not. What it mean you should msg that is magic offer. Simply you waste money. This is not 1st time. I call 198 but no one reply properly. From many years we using 5 to 6 AirTel number from 9 to 10 years. If you play like this, you lost respect and your value from people.
I contact to AirTel customer care about 2 hours. I want to take help about AirTel 4g hotspot setting but each department just they are transferring from one to another. And again and again. Finally they are transferring to offer department. When I called to technical department of AirTel but they are also not avail to help about AirTel 4g hotspot. I am fully disappointment about AirTel Telecom. I am fully shocked that they don't know about AirTel product and services. I called to 121, 9831717070, 12118, 18001022244, 9900900789. All are AirTel customer care number. They are not useful. AirTel service are going down. Regards.
From past 6 months I has been charged for that data which I never been used. The senior supervisor of AirTel Miss ** told me that "you made the usage of 500 mb in just 2 mins over whatsapp." I can't understand that how a person make the usage of 500 mb in just within 2 mins. That is totally fraud done by AirTel. Instead of getting AirTel services I prefer to use Vodafone. At least they know the importance of their customers. Customer support of AirTel is so pathetic and they are working like govt. officers. They really don't know the value of customers. I am using AirTel from past 6 years because before AirTel is a good company but now from past 2 years AirTel made lots of unnecessary deductions or fake deductions from my account.
You buy a prepaid package and are told AirTel will call you. We went to another province so missed that call, but did continue to receive calls. Spent 5 calls to customer service to get connected and kept being told will turn the service on in X hours/days but they NEVER DID AS PROMISED. Finally left India with no service although paid for it. You would think that AirTel customer service lies but the fact is I think they are incompetent and seem to just say whatever to get you off the phone. I read in a forum that if you go to another province then they can't connect you. Well if they had told us then we could at least accept that somehow. On one call we were told to go back to the shop in New Delhi. Well we were Goa hundreds of KM away how could we do that. The only positive is that Airtel answers its calls. We were told by an Indian person that customer service doesn't fix problems. Try Vodafone, maybe they are better. Avoid AirTel.
I am fed up from AirTel network connection. They claim that they are best but actually they are worst. AirTel company does not provide good network even I recharged 3G but speed is meeting like worse than 2G. I tried every technical things setup and connection but no improvement met, even am calling then no network available. Tried everything but no good consequences got. Finally I am converting my AirTel to another one and my colleagues too. It's been a worst experience with AIRTEL. I would suggest to all of you never ever try AIRTEL if you want to use hassle free network. I never thought that if AirTel company become brand then it will forget to their customers. But customers are not fool, AIRTEL rectify your mistakes otherwise nobody will use it. A frustrated customer.
My mobile no ** has been deleted and blocked by AirTel Two months back. I have been running AirTel gallery in Mumbai to restore my number but in vain. I contacted AirTel Customer care but they could not locate my number at all. I have been using this number more for more than 9 years. How can this be solved?
Am not ok with the 3G connection and the network.
I had an Airtel broadband connection and I wanted to surrender it on 5th May 2015. I called customer care for the same and the lady over the call listened everything and asked me that she is transferring the call to other department keeping me on hold for 11 minutes, then I went to Airtel store. They asked me to write a mail to Airtel customer care. I did that on 9th May. On 12 May, I got response that the amount will not be charged after 10th May and it will be disconnected. Starting from 1st week of June I am receiving automated calls from Airtel to pay an amount of 1600+ which was my normal monthly rental. While I disconnected on 10 May, why should I pay for whole month.
I am trying to reach customer care since morning, it always repeating same automated promotional message. I have been to Airtel outlet in JP nagar 7th phase, they said they cannot help me out and I have to talk to customer care. On afternoon one guy from customer care picked the call and told me servers are busy and I have to call after 4 hours which I am repeatedly doing. Finally, I can say while taking the connection they are like treat us as guest and at time of disconnection, they behave as they don't know us. Please do not take Airtel service as their after sale service is pathetic.
I have had a post paid connection from Air Tel since 2002 (Mobile no **). I changed it to a prepaid in 2007. It is my personal Number. I have been living in the UK for the last 8 years and my family have been keeping this number active in Chennai by making a few calls and texts every month.
On 14th March when my sister switched on my phone to make a call she found that my connection was disconnected. I wrote to the Chennai Nodal Office on email and they told me that it had been blocked because I was making 'telemarketing calls'. I however fought the claim as I have never used my phone for telemarketing calls. I have exchanged 30 emails with them asking them to prove that I made these calls. No response. The last call made from my phone was on 30th Jan - This was to book a gas with Indane. Air Tel disconnected my phone on 12th March - without any prior warning.
Air Tel did not intimate me by email or text or call that my number would be disconnected. Air Tel claims that I have made telemarketing calls - which I deny. They have no evidence to back up their claim that my number is being used for telemarketing. I have exchanged emails with your Nodal officer in Chennai email since 13th March asking for proof - the time, dates and numbers to which these telemarketing calls were made. But they have not been able to provide proof. And neither do they answer my questions. I have asked for a direct number of someone I can talk to in air tel. No answer so far. All I get is the same email saying that my number has been blocked under NDNC barring.
I have all my bank and utility bills linked to this mobile number. I have exchanged over 35 emails with Air Tel in the last 13 days and I am getting the same ridiculous reply from air tel. They are not being helpful. Really don't understand how my number which I have had for 12 years can be blocked as air tel have no evidence to back your claim. Without concrete evidence this is against the law to block my number. Please provide the dates, times and numbers to which you claim these calls were made.
This is not my first bad experience with Air Tel. End of last year I found that my number was suddenly in someone else's name. Though I had been the owner since 2002. Had to go through all the paperwork again. Get my old Sim disconnected. And get the same number back in a new SIM as a new account.
This is surely some mistake from Air Tel. And my number has been wrongly blocked. I request you to look into it. And restore my number. I am in London and can be contacted on this email or **.
I called up Airtel and rep asked me to hold the line but he transferred my call to normal IVR over and again. Secondly tried calling IVR and was asked to wait while the call is being received by rep and after a while no one received the call and call was disconnected. I had to do the same thing over and again.
I tried to transfer money to Airtel money and I got an error message stating that the "service is not available, please try after some time." The amount which I transferred got deducted from my bank account. I called up Airtel money, they said that the money will be refunded in 5 working days. I am really upset with the service as the company is deducting money from the bank account and giving an error message on the screen. Keeping the money with one's own self for 5 working days I believe it's a scam which this company is doing. Airtel money scam.
I am using Airtel network from past 3 years, but from last couple of months I have faced so many problems like, no network signal, internet not available but this time it's a big one. I am not able to make calls from my phone, not even customer care. Every time I make a call it says CALL ENDED. I have switched off my phone, removed and reinserted the SIM several times, logged out from all the accounts - still not able to resolve the problem. I am using Moto X. Now whose going to help me. Pathetic network, I will never use it again. The only option left with me is to port my no.
I live in a joint family and we have near about 6 mobile phones at home out of which 5 are AirTel numbers (**, **, **, list continues). I am facing no signals problem at my home from the last one week and I am regularly complaining to AirTel through emails, customer support, telephone calls to Officer and I have proofs for all my complaints. We are into business and have to take calls from customers for which we are carrying 2 mobile phones (the other one is Non-AirTel). Every other mobile service works perfectly except AirTel. I got fed-up with the response from AirTel. AirTel customer care officers are of no use. They just give false commitments and nothing will be taken care. I think there is no use to complain to this people. Instead of complaining better I change the network by portability. I thinking off.
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