Indian telecom operator Airtel sets to launch a video conferencing service in India called Airtel BlueJeans partnering with the US-based firm Verizon. The service has not yet officially announced, but Airtel has posted about it on its official website citing the info about its service.
Airtel BlueJeans services are likely to be available for enterprise customers initially. And it is considered to rival other popular video conferencing applications like Zoom, Cisco Webex, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, and the newly launched Jiomeet.
Airtel cites that the services will be available for a free trial where the customers are required to enroll themselves by entering their details and the trial period shall be activated within 24 hours. You can also access the subscription of BueJeans directly from the company’s website, but some exclusive features from Airtel will not be provided.
Some of the key features of Airtel BlueJeans are real-time analytics, real-time alerts, and live meeting controls. Also, users will get dial-in options where 50 paise per call will be deducted. It also comes with Airtel audio bridge integration to allow India and the international dial-in support on pay per use basis.
The service will be made available on both PC and smartphones, it can also be accessed through web browsers and other virtual desktop infrastructure. Airtel also claims that it will come with enterprise-grade security. To attract Indian customers, Airtel is claiming to host user data locally in India. And all the audios, videos, and content transmissions are to be done through AES-256 GCM encryption.