Airtel hikes calling pack rates, reduces benefits and discounts

Telecom major Bharti Airtel hikes it’s Calling Packs in Kolkata Circle, indicating next round hike in Calling Pack segment across the country. Bharti Airtel has reduced benefits by 10-25 per cent and has increased prices of some call vouchers for prepaid customers by Rs 5-15.

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Data Packs remain unchanged. The company has withdrawn discounts that it was offering for online purchase of mobile packs.

Pack Details of Airtel Kolkata:

Pack Details New Benefits Old Benefits
Pack Price New Calling Rate New Validity Old Calling Rate Old Validity
Rs 37 Local @ 45p/min 28 Days Local @ 40p/min 28 Days
Rs 51 Local @ 40p/min 28 Days New Launched Pack.
Rs 65 Local @1.4p/2 sec 28 Days Local @1.2p/2 sec 28 Days
Rs 78 Local @1.2p/2 sec 28 Days New Launched Pack.
Rs 105 Local @ 40p/min 56 Days Local @ 40p/min 94 Days
Rs 97 Airtel to Airtel @ 15p/min 28 Days Airtel to Airtel @ 10p/min 28 Days
Rs 123 Airtel to Airtel @ 10p/min 28 Days New Launched Pack.
Rs 49 Local + STD @ 40p/min 19 Days Local @ 40p/min : STD @35p/min 28 Days
Rs 69 Local @ 40p/min : STD @35p/min 28 Days New Launched Pack.
Rs 21 STD @ 40p/min 18 Days STD @ 40p/min 28 Days
Rs 32 STD @ 40p/min 28 Days STD @ 35p/min 28 Days
Rs 42 STD @ 35p/min 28 Days New Launched Pack.

*Confirm with Customer Care before Recharge.
*Offer for Kolkata Circle only.

According to industry sources, the company also plans to increase the tariffs in more circles in the coming days. How do you look at this move from Airtel? Do let us know via comments.

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Sayantan
July 9, 2015 11:51 am 11:51 AM

Hah!Whats the big deal?Who uses Airtel’s STV s for reducing call rates.For out going call purposes ,RAT is the best.So it dosent really matters if AVOID increase their tariff.

Idea88
July 9, 2015 5:58 pm 5:58 PM

U nailed It!!!! Who using Airtel !! Hahaha

sutripta roy
July 9, 2015 11:40 am 11:40 AM

avoid AVOID with your ART ( Aircel Reliance Tata )… :p 😀

Saswata
July 9, 2015 2:05 am 2:05 AM

Couple of month before.. I told it here in TT that ‘within a few month airtel gonna charge for checking prepaid balance i.e you have to pay for dialing *123#’.. I’m gonna repeat this twice… LOL..

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