On Sunday (July 17th, 2016), Airtel slashed 3G, 4G Tariff and and offer 67% more data on Monthly Packs. This we have seen after a long time. The reason is the Reliance Jio 4G Plans and the Jio launch could be one of the biggest reasons behind this. In this new offering, Airtel customers will now get more value on the existing packs.
Under the revised data benefits, the Rs 655 4G/3G monthly recharge pack will now offer 5 GB data vs 3 GB earlier, an increase of 67%. Similarly, the Rs 455 pack 4G/3G pack now offers 50% more data by increasing data benefit to 3 GB from 2 GB. The Rs 989 4G/3G pack will now offer 10 GB data vs 6.5 GB earlier, offering 54% more benefits.
2G/3G/4G Sachet Packs also see major increase in benefits. The Rs 25 2G pack now offers 45% more data at 145 MB vs 100 MB earlier, while the Rs 145 4G/3G pack now offers 32% more data benefits at 580 MB vs 440 MB earlier. Even the Rs 5 one day 2G data pack benefits have been increased by 48% to 30 MB keeping in mind non-regular/first time users, particularly in rural markets.
George Mathen, HUB CEO – Kerala & Tamil Nadu, Bharti Airtel said, “As customers in India show an increasing propensity for consuming data services, we at Airtel are excited to take the lead in introducing the market to the power of blazing 4G speeds. With the help of the feedback received from the beta launches, we have now built India’s first commercial 4G network. Today, as we launch Airtel 4G for our customers in Tirunelveli, they will be uniquely positioned for a superlative 4G experience. We are committed to building a world class 4G network in the region”
The telecom giant is currently one of the first to start its 4G services country wide. Till now the company has covered more than 296 towns across India with its 4G services. Users can avail the 4G services at a 3G data pack price, which starts at Rs 25.
Additionally, Airtel is offering six months of unlimited music streaming and downloads on Wynk Music and five free movies per month for six months on the Eros Now channel of Wynk Movies.
If you’re planning to purchase any new smartphone, look out of for Airtel’s bundled 4G SIM offers with brands like Asus, Samsung, Motorola, Lenovo, Huawei and Xiaomi. The alliance is when you purchase from Flipkart, Samsung’s e-Store and retail stores.