Mobile App based cab service ‘Uber’ has partnered with Bharti Airtel to provide customers with free high speed Internet during rides. The service will be initiated in Mumbai first and then spread to different cities across India.


Airtel is now also Uber’s official telecom partner and offers mobile, data and device plans to partnered Uber drivers. This facility has already been activated in Mumbai.

A joint statement to the media said, “As part of this partnership, Uber riders across India can now pay for their trips using Airtel’s mobile wallet service – Airtel Money. Additionally, Mumbaikars will now be the first in India to enjoy free high-speed internet from Uber, powered by Airtel 4G. This service will soon be rolled out for Uber riders pan India.”

Apart from this, all new Uber riders who top up their Airtel Money wallet will have a chance of earning up to ₹500. Soon, every Uber vehicle in India will be WiFi enabled & powered with Airtel 4G.

Now that’s a strong incentive for you to book an Uber!