Airtel lowers Roaming rates for its customers visiting South Africa

airtel-champ-trophy-2009  Airtel subscriber who are going to visit South Africa between September 22 and October 5, 2009 can enjoy a special roaming benefit during that period. All Airtel mobile subscribers will be able to avail of international roaming incoming calls at a rate of Rs 10 per minute during the Champions Trophy in South Africa. The offer will be available on the MTN-South Africa network for both Airtel Prepaid and Post paid customers. All other calls, SMS & data charges remain unchanged.

All Airtel customers visiting South Africa during the Champions Trophy needs to log onto the MTN network.Once they have selected this network they will get a “Welcome SMS” informing about the special tariff. ”You are logged on to MTN South Africa. Enjoy incoming calls on MTN-SA@Rs 10 / min. Offer valid during Champions Trophy (22 September to October 5).”

“Cricket has a huge fan following in India and we are sure that many Airtel users who are cricket enthusiasts are in South Africa to enjoy the ICC Champions Trophy.”, said Mr. Shashi Arora, CEO – Bharti Airtel Limited, (Mobile Services), Delhi & NCR. “We are delighted to introduce this promotional roaming offer that will empower the Airtel user to stay in touch with their friends and family back in India during the ICC Champions Trophy.”