Airtel reduces data charges by 90 percent

After Vodafone slashed their data charges by as much as 80 percent, Airtel went a step further and slashed their data rates by a whopping 90 percent.


In a move triggered by growing competition, Bharti Airtel has scaled down their data usage charges by 90 percent for pre-paid subscribers in Punjab and Haryana. The Volume Based Charges (VBC) on its recharge vouchers for 2G data usage of three denominations have been reduced to 1 paise per 10 KB from the existing 10 paise per 10 KB.

The new rates are applicable on recharge vouchers of Rs 22, Rs 25 and Rs 125 which have a free download limit of 125 MB for 30 days, 150 MB for 30 days and 1 GB for 90 days respectively. After the free usage, subscribers will be charged at 1p/10KB.