New Delhi, December 8: India’s top telecommunication carrier Bharti Airtel, on Thursday announced free voice calls across India and data benefits for its users. In attempt to fight Reliance Jio’s free calls and data services Bharti Airtel will provide its users with free data benefits and voice calling bundled with 300 MB of 4G data at Rs145. The Rs. 145 pack will offer 300 MB data to customers with 4G ready mobile phones along with free Local and STD Airtel-to-Airtel calls.
“This is another initiative from us to bring innovative bundle offers to our customers in line with our endeavor to provide the great value backed by a superior network experience,” said Ajai Puri, director marketing operations at Bharti Airtel.
The cheapest plan starts at Rs 145 and offers free Airtel to Airtel voice calls across India. Users also get 300MB of 3G/4G data along with free local and STD calls in this plan. The pack will also offer 50MB data extra to those customers who are using basic mobile phones 'ideally suited for web surfing and accessing light social media applications'. Both the packs have a validity of 28 days and is available to customers across India, Airtel said.
Bharti Airtel introduced another bundled tariff plan for its 4G users at Rs345, with free calls and 1GB data. These prices are for Delhi circle, the company said.
The Rs 345 plan offers free voice calls to customers, both local and STD, on any network across India. The plan also offers 1GB of internet data to customers with 4G-ready mobile phones. The rest of the benefits of the plan are same as that of the Rs 145 plan.