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Airtel hints a tariff hike, CEO says ‘huge headroom to reduce discounts’

Bharti Airtel hinted a hike in tariff of the voice calls, saying that there was a big opportunity in reducing discounts and freebies on voice calls. “Voice realization is 30-33 paise per minute whereas our rack rates are almost about 90 paise, so there is huge headroom to reduce discounts,” Bharti Airtel (India & South Asia) MD & CEO Gopal Vittal said. Airtel already increased its data prices in last… Read More

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Airtel Drastically Reduces Validity of 2G Data Pack, Revises Rate Cutter Benefits with Tariff Hikes

Moving closer on the heels of national operator BSNL, Airtel seems to have taken a leap ahead of the former in tariff revisions. TelecomTALK learned from anonymous sources (which were also verified after calling Airtel Customer Care) that the tariff revisions happened in the near past. Airtel New Data Pack One of the widely used data pack costing Rs. 125 will now provide a validity of three weeks instead of… Read More

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Airtel Revises it’s Tariff in Delhi & Mumbai

As expected after the latest spectrum auctions are over the tariff revision has started from one of our AVOID Operators.We have been receiving reports,comments from our readers across Mumbai and Delhi circles stating that Airtel has hiked it’s tariff. According to the reports Bharti Airtel has revised its prepaid call rates for some Delhi and Mumbai plans by 33 percent. As per the revision is concerned charges for ‘Gold Plan’ in… Read More

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Bharti Airtel Increases 2G Data Tariff, Now 1GB 2G Data for Rs.155

India’s largest mobile service provider, Bharti Airtel, has increased 2G data rates by reducing free 2G Data usage and validity in all popular prepaid data packs, similar to its closest rivals, Vodafone India. Starting from Karnataka circle, Airtel has been cutting down on data freebies to its customers, has increased the price of its 1GB 2G data plan for prepaid users by 25% approx, and Airtel 2G prepaid customers will… Read More

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Airtel Starts Pilot Run of New Tariff Hike: Local onnet 1.6p/sec & STD 1.4p/sec

Every mobile operator hiked their tariffs, but what if you have to pay Rs 173 for enjoying local onnet calling at 1.6p/sec (96p/min), Local other mobile at 1.6p/sec, STD mobile calls at 1.4p/sec (84p/min) and landline at 2.5p/sec (Rs 1.5/min) for just 30 days!! Thanks to our reader Kaushik, he found this type of tariff packs are mentioned on Airtel’s website for Kolkata circle. We also checked in for other… Read More

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Airtel Hikes Pan India Base Tariff to Rs 2 Per Min for Prepaid Customers

Tariff hike takes a new lead as Airtel has increased the base tariff to Rs 2 per minute. Airtel, India’s largest mobile operators is going to extend this new tariff in all circles in two months. It is almost certain that other biggies especially Vodafone and Idea will revise their tariff as per as Airtel’s moves. For last couple of months Airtel, Vodafone and Idea are hiking tariffs – be… Read More

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Tariff Revision is Obvious: Recent Trends in Mobile Tariffs

Few days back Bharti Airtel CEO (India and South Asia) Sanjay Kapoor spoke up for the tariff hike and hinted for further tariff hike to make telecom industry sustainable. The tariff will go up following the spectrum auction. If you forget Idea already hiked tariff to 2 paisa per second i.e. Rs 1.20 per minute as a second round of tariff hike. Even if the spectrum is refarmed and auctioned… Read More

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Airtel Hikes its Prepaid Tariff

Bad news for Airtel prepaid customers across Delhi-NCR, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Mumbai, Madhya Pradesh & Chattisgarh and Kerala, Airtel today announced that it has hiked its prepaid tariff (Pay Per Min and Pay Per Second plan) for the above circles. When we asked them regarding the tariff hike Airtel Spokesperson quotes that “Telecom is probably the only industry where despite increasing inflation, tariffs have been falling unabatedly. Continuously declining margins,… Read More

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