India’s largest telecom service provider Airtel has launched an ultimate apps named SmartDrive, a voice-controlled navigation system exclusively for its user which is dedicated to provide real time updates on traffic and turn by turn navigation. Apart from this, the SmartDrive is also provides information about restaurants, theatres and shopping malls. Now by SmartDrive, user can choose the less traffic routes in order to avoid any inconvenience as it gives the current location and destination of the user on the map. The SmartDrive is preloaded with Trip recorder feature which allows users to record their trip for future reference. It also lets users to add frequently visited location to their favorites along with weather information.

Airtel SmartDrive- A wonderful utility to Know traffic Updates

Airtel SmartDrive- A wonderful utility to Know traffic Updates

However this service is currently limited to Delhi and NCR, Mumbai and Bangalore. According to Airtel, this service is likely to be available in Pune, Chennai and Hyderabad by the end of December this year. if you are an Airtel user then you can grab this wonderful utility from www.airtellive.com/smartdrive using your mobile devices or just by sending a SMS smart to 54321. you can find the list of mobile handsets which are compatible with Airtel’s smartdrive by just clicking here.

Let’s take a look at the subscription charges for SmartDrive.


Subscription charges for SmarDrive 
S No. Feature Charge
1. search and map viewer Free
2. Navigation (Daily Pack) INR Rs.10 per day
3. Navigation (Monthly Pack) INR Rs.99 per month
4. Live Traffic INR Rs.3 per day
5. Live Traffic (Monthly Pack) INR Rs.49 per day

According to Airtel, Data browsing is absolutely free till 30th November. After that normal data usage charges will apply as per the data pack availed by the customer.