Airtel makes significant changes to postpaid plans: More data, other benefits offered in lesser price

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 07 May 2019, 09:01 PM
Airtel (File Photo)
Airtel (File Photo)

With an aim to compete with Jio and Vodafone Idea, Bharti Airtel has been revising its prepaid and postpaid offerings for a long time now. Continuing with the same, Airtel has made significant changes to the postpaid plans on offer for new and existing subscribers. Notably, the telecom service provider has removed the Rs 399, Rs 649, Rs 1,199 and Rs 2,999 plans and are no longer available for new users or for existing Airtel postpaid users to switch to. So as of now, there are only four postpaid plans to choose from the at the moment—Rs 499 now becomes the entry point to the line-up, Rs 749, Rs 999 and Rs 1,599 which now becomes the highest plan that Airtel has is offering. All these bill plans are bundling add-ons such as subscription for Netflix, Amazon Prime and even more.

Below are the detailed analysis of all the postpaid plans Airtel is offering at the moment:

Airtel Rs 499 postpaid plan details

Airtel has replaced Rs 499 plan with the earlier Rs 399 plan as the lowest priced postpaid plan. The plan includes 75GB of 3G/ 4G data along with data rollover option. Also, it comes with unlimited local and STD calls as well as 100 SMS messages per day. The plan further includes Airtel Thanks benefits that bring three months of Netflix subscription, one year of Amazon Prime subscription, ZEE5 subscription, and Airtel TV Premium. Interestingly, it carries a handset protection service.

Airtel Rs 749 postpaid plan details

If you don't want to opt for the Rs 499 plan, then no worries. You can opt for Rs 749 plan as it includes 125GB of data with unused data rollover, unlimited local, STD and roaming calls as well as 100 SMS per day. This plan can be used as one single bill plan for two primary connections and one add-on connections. Also, there are Airtel Thanks benefits that enable a free add-on connection, three months of Netflix and one year of Amazon Prime subscriptions. There are also ZEE5, Airtel TV Premium, and handset protection.

Airtel Rs 999 postpaid plan details

Airtel also has a Rs 999 postpaid plan for four regular and one data add-on connections along with 150GB data with unused data rollover, unlimited local and STD calls and as well as 100 SMS messages per day. The plan also brings Airtel Thanks benefits such as Amazon Prime, Netflix, and ZEE5 subscriptions and handset protection.

Airtel Rs 1,599 postpaid plan details

The updated postpaid plan lineup has the Rs 1,599 as the most premium monthly offering for two regular connections. This has replaced the earlier Rs 2,999 plan as the most expensive that Airtel has to offer now. It includes unlimited 4G/3G data every month, as well as unlimited local, STD and roaming calls as well as 100 SMS per day. The Airtel Thanks benefits include a free add-on connection, three months of Netflix subscription, and one year of Amazon Prime subscription as well as access to ZEE5 and Airtel TV Premium. The plan also offers handset protection.

First Published: Monday, May 06, 2019 12:37 PM
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