Airtel slashes prepaid data tariffs; Offers 67 percent more data benefits

Following in the footsteps of Idea Cellular, Bharti Airtel has announced revised tariffs which increase the data benefits.


Airtel has announced a massive cut in its prepaid data tariffs. With the revised tariffs in effects, data benefits for the users using prepaid data packs increased by as much as 67 percent. Users recharging with the Rs. 655 4G/3G monthly recharge pack can now avail 5 GB of data instead of the earlier 3 GB, which implies an increase by 67 percent.


Similarly, the 2G/3G/4G Sachet Packs would also get additional data benefits. The Rs. 25 2G packs offers 45 percent more data at 145 MB instead of 100 MB earlier, while the Rs. 145 4G/3G pack now offers 32 percent more  data benefits at 580 MB instead of 440 MB earlier.

Speaking about the new plans, Ajai Puri, Director – Operations (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel, said, “At Airtel, we always aim to deliver a great mobile experience and value to our customers. These refreshed data packs will help drive consumption and boost the uptake of mobile internet in the country. Given the deepening smartphone penetration and Airtel’s roll-out of data networks across India, we believe these packs will also drive affordability and bring new users online.