Branded budget hotel room operator OYO Rooms and Airtel have signed an agreement to provide internet connectivity and and direct-to-home services to more than 3,000 OYO rooms. The partnership will start in the cities of Gurgaon, Bengaluru and Chennai, and will subsequently be implemented across all OYO Rooms in India in weeks to come. It's worth remembering that Airtel also has a deal with online cab-hailing service Uber where Uber cabs will be equipped with free Airtel 4G WiFi for usage. As part of the Uber deal, users also got an option to pay for their cab rides with Airtel Money. We wonder why the deal did not entail an option to pay via Airtel Money, it would have certainly pushed more uses cases. OYO Rooms has previously tied up with Ola Money as a payment method. Funding: In August, OYO Rooms raised…
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