Airtel has just announced a range of new prepaid recharge packs that offer talk time, 4G/3G data, validity and tariff, all in the same plan. The highlight of these new packs is that to get all these benefits, users will not have to pay for relatively expensive packs. The company clarified that it conducted “extensive research” along with “feedback from customers” to craft these new recharge packs. These packs include denominations of Rs 35, Rs 65, and Rs 95.
Airtel will initially launch these new packs in Tamil Nadu, UP West, and Punjab before rolling them out to other parts of the country “over the next few weeks”. Airtel claims that these plans will “complement” the unlimited bundled recharge packs that offer unlimited calls, SMS messages, data benefits, and free national roaming.
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Airtel Rs 35 prepaid combo recharge benefits
The affordable of the three, this plan comes with 28 days validity and offers 100MB 3G / 4G data. The plan also comes with a talk time of Rs 26.66, with tariff for local and STD calls at 1p/sec.
Airtel Rs 65 prepaid combo recharge benefits
This plan also offers 28 days validity and comes with increased data limit of 200MB. You also get a talk time of Rs 65, with local and STD calls charged at 1p/sec.
Airtel Rs 95 prepaid combo recharge benefits
Lastly, while the validity of the Rs 95 plan remains the same for 28 days as the other two plans, customers get increased data limit and free talk time. The plan offers 500MB 3G / 4G data, and talk time of Rs 95. Unlike the other two plans where outgoing call tariff was per second, here the tariff is per 2 seconds. This means, customers will be charged 1p/2 secs for outgoing calls.
Ajai Puri, the COO of Bharti Airtel for India and South Asia issued a statement adding, “We are constantly listening to our customers and working towards improving their experience through exciting innovations and process re-engineering. These revolutionary prepaid packs are designed to truly simplify the customer experience and offer great value. All this will continue to be backed by world-class customer services on India’s best mobile network.”
These new plans come right after Airtel announced that there are about 200 smartphones support its 4G VoLTE services in the Indian market. The company also launched its “affordable international roaming voice packs” as part of the “Foreign Pass” for its prepaid customers.