Airtel hikes calling pack rates, reduces benefits and discounts

By July 8th, 2015 AT 3:37 PM

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.


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 The company has withdrawn discounts that it was offering for online purchase of mobile packs.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 DetailsNew BenefitsOld Benefits
Pack Price New Calling RateNew ValidityOld Calling RateOld Validity
Rs 37Local @ 45p/min28 DaysLocal @ 40p/min28 Days
Rs 51Local @ 40p/min28 DaysNew Launched Pack.
Rs 65Local @1.4p/2 sec28 DaysLocal @1.2p/2 sec28 Days
Rs 78Local @1.2p/2 sec28 DaysNew Launched Pack.
Rs 105Local @ 40p/min56 DaysLocal @ 40p/min94 Days
Rs 97Airtel to Airtel @ 15p/min28 DaysAirtel to Airtel @ 10p/min28 Days
Rs 123Airtel to Airtel @ 10p/min28 DaysNew Launched Pack.
Rs 49Local + STD @ 40p/min19 DaysLocal @ 40p/min : STD @35p/min28 Days
Rs 69Local @ 40p/min : STD @35p/min28 DaysNew Launched Pack.
Rs 21STD @ 40p/min18 DaysSTD @ 40p/min28 Days
Rs 32STD @ 40p/min28 DaysSTD @ 35p/min28 Days
Rs 42STD @ 35p/min28 DaysNew 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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