Uber cab has signed a contract with the major telecom brand Bharti Airtel to offer a high-speed 4G internet inside the cabs across the country for free. This service has already been launched in Mumbai as of now, and will be extended to other cities soon in near future.
An airtel official stated that “As per the current business agreement, Uber riders across India can now pay for their rides using Airtel Money – Airtel’s mobile wallet service. Additionally, Mumbaikars will be the first ones in India to enjoy high-speed Internet from Uber, powered by Airtel 4G for free. This service will soon be rolled out for Uber riders across India”.
Besides this, Airtel will also become Uber’s official telecom partner across India and will be offering mobile, data and device plans to Uber drivers.
Additionally, starting with Mumbai, every Uber vehicle in India will soon be equipped with wi-fi, powered by Airtel 4G.