Airtel launched the ‘Mega Saver Pack’ in India, starting from Rs.748 for prepaid customers. The first Mega Saver Pack is of Rs.748, which offers 1GB 4G/3G data upfront. Subsequent recharge of each 1GB will cost Rs. 99 over a period of six months. The second Mega Saver Pack is for Rs.1498, which also offers 1GB 4G/3G data upfront with a validity of 28 days. After that users can purchase additional 1GB 4G/3G data for Rs.51 for the next 12 months. During the period of the pack, customers can do any number of recharges. These two packs are currently available in Delhi only; it will be rolled out across all circles by August 31.
|Pack||Upfront benefit||Post 1GB benefit||Post 1GB benefit
|Pack MRP||Upfront Free benefit (Valid for 28 days)||MRP of 1GB (Valid for 28 days)||Pack Validity
|748||1GB 4G/3G||99||6 months
|1498||1GB 4G/3G||51||12 months
We would like to call, it the ‘Jio Effect’! Reliance Jio will launch commercially in the upcoming months, and we can see the effect in other operators by slashing their plan costs. Reliance Jio is currently beta testing 4G and claims to have over 1.5 million users on it.
These two packs offer great value to heavy data users, by saving more with every subsequent recharge. These two packs are offering 4G/3G data with 80 percent savings!
Commenting on the newly launched offers, Ajai Puri, Director – Operations (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel said, “At Airtel, we are constantly innovating to provide superior experience and great value to our customers. With these innovative packs, we are redefining the value proposition on our data packs and allowing our customers get a lot more within the same budget.”