Bharti Airtel revises its Rs 1,199 plan, now offers 30GB extra data
Taking yet another step forward, Bharti Airtel has revised its Rs 1,199 postpaid plan following the roadmap laid down by Vodafone, which recently revised its own Rs 1,299 RED postpaid plan. Airtel has increased the data benefit by 30GB in its Rs 1,299.
Taking yet another step forward, Bharti Airtel has revised its Rs 1,199 postpaid plan following the roadmap laid down by Vodafone, which recently revised its own Rs 1,299 RED postpaid plan. Airtel has increased the data benefit by 30GB in its Rs 1,299. The telco now offers 120GB from the earlier 90GB.
Airtel has also added extra 40GB data to the Rs 799 postpaid plan, which will take the data benefit to 100GB per month. Both the Rs 799 plan and the Rs 1,199 plan fall under Airtel's myPlan Infinity postpaid plans. These plans even come with data rollover facility. Users under these plans can store up to 500GB in their postpaid account.
The telco has earlier revised its Rs 499 and Rs 649 postpaid plans and had increased its data benefit to 75GB and 90GB. The Rs 499 and Rs 649 postpaid plans of Airtel even offer users free add-on connections.
Airtel's Infinity Postpaid plans even offer unlimited voice calling along with free 100 SMS per day, free Amazon Prime subscription for one year.
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Bharti Airtel share price gained over 2 per cent on Thursday after the telecom major added a whopping 3.6 crore subscribers in May led largely by Telenor merger, while Reliance Jio remained a distant second by adding 93 lakh subscribers and Idea Cellular lost 25 lakh subscribers during the same months.
Reacting to the data, Bharti Airtel rallied as much as 2.56 per cent to Rs 345.45 on the BSE. Idea Cellular dipped 2.5 per cent to Rs 48.75, while Reliance Industries, parent firm of Reliance Jio, gained marginally to Rs 1101.50 on the BSE.
The data from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) showed the country's mobile phone customer base rose 0.53 per cent to 113 crore in May.