Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Sunday came out with revised tariff plans for its mobile customers, which would come into effect from December 3. In November, both Airtel and Vodafone Idea had announced plans to raise tariffs in December.
New Delhi, Dec 1: Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Sunday came out with revised tariff plans for its mobile customers, which would come into effect from December 3.
The announcement has come amid an adverse Supreme Court ruling on adjusted gross revenue (AGR). In November, both Airtel and Vodafone Idea had announced plans to raise tariffs in December.
Post the revisions, the current Rs 129 pack for 28 days with unlimited calling, 300 SMS, and 2GB data will cost Rs 148, an Airtel statement said.
Similarly, the plans worth Rs 169 and Rs 199 for 28 days have been merged and a new pack of Rs 248 has been created which would offer the same benefits as the former two, with unlimited calling, 100 SMS per day and 1.5GB data per day.
The Rs 249 worth pack which offered unlimited calls, 100 SMS and 2GB data per day would cost Rs 298, said the statement. Packs which currently cost Rs 448 and 499 for 82 days would now cost Rs 598 and Rs 698 for 84 days.
The current yearly plan worth Rs 1,699 would be charged Rs 2,398, among other rate hikes.
"Airtel's new plans, represent tariff increases in the range of a mere 50 paise/day to Rs 2.85/day and offer generous data and calling benefits. In addition, Airtel provides exclusive benefits as part of the Airtel Thanks platform, which enables access to premium content from Airtel Xstream (10,000 movies, exclusive shows, and 400 TV channels), Wynk Music, device protection, anti-virus protection and much more," it said.
After Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio on Sunday announced new tariff plans with up to 40 per cent increase in prices.
The new "all-in-one" plans will come into effect from December 6, Reliance Jio said in a statment, adding that customers would now on get more benefits too.
"Jio will be introducing new 'all-in-one' plans with unlimited voice and data. These plans will have a fair usage policy for calls to other mobile networks. The new plans will be effective from 6th December 2019," it said.
"Although, the new 'all-in-one' plans will be priced upto 40 per cent higher, staying true to its promise of being 'customer-first', Jio customers will get up to 300 per cent more benefits."
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