With NMNP into picture, Airtel hikes Postpaid Roaming Packs/Plans

With NMNP facility, customers can easily switch circles and networks while still retaining the same number and avoid roaming charges. Now that this facility is already made available to users, Airtel hiked it’s postpaid roaming packs/plans.


Users have 1 roaming Top up pack – Rs75 and RTP/FR-RTP – two Rs99 plans with airtel postpaid segment as roaming benefit options to enroll earlier.

While there is a hike in the pricing, benefits remain almost the same as earlier plans. Airtel has intelligently tweaked the two 99Rs plans RTP and FR – RTP plans to align with TRAI mandate and also not to loose it’s business interest providing customers with two roaming plans.

New Top up Pack benefit details : Previous MRP Rs75 / Billing Cycle 

Particular Roaming Pack 99
Rental per month Rs 99
Roaming Incoming FREE

All other rates and benefits same as base plan on which customer is currently on. Only change is Free Incoming while roaming.

New Roaming Tariff Plans :

Bill Plans

Particular Special Roaming Tariff Plan 125 Per Sec Plan 125
Rental Rs. 125 125
Local Rs/Min Paise / Sec
airtel to airtel 0.75 1.5
airtel to other Mobile 0.75 1.5
airtel to Landline 0.75 1.5
airtel to airtel Landline 0.75 1.5
airtel to airtel 0.75 1.5
airtel to other Mobile 0.75 1.5
airtel to Landline 0.75 1.5
airtel to airtel Landline 0.75 1.5
ISD – Standard Standard Rates Standard Rates
Roaming Rs/Min Rs/Min
Incoming 0 0.45
Outgoing Local 0.8 0.8
Outgoing STD 1.15 1.15
Outgoing Local SMS 0.25/ SMS 0.25/ SMS
Outgoing STD SMS 0.38/ SMS 0.38/ SMS
Local airtel to airtel Rs. 1/SMS Rs. 1/SMS
Local airtel to others Rs. 1/SMS Rs. 1/SMS
National Rs. 1.5/SMS Rs. 1.5/SMS
International Rs. 5/SMS Rs. 5/SMS
Toppings mins. mins.
airtel to all – Local + STD + Roam 0 0
SMS – Local + STD + Roam 0 0
To subscribe to these products please call 121

Previously these two plans are priced at Rs99 only and with the reduced roaming ceiling prices, hope these plans doesn’t disappoint either. Useful for short term travelers on postpaid.

Dear readers, do let us know you opinions on the hike via comments.

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July 20, 2015 6:37 pm 6:37 PM

so according to you duane airtle the no. 1 best service provider who gives services to only those who can afford it doesn’t have enough money that they are hiking prices all around india. maybe giving so many gandhijis under the table is the reason.

Shashikant Mane
July 20, 2015 5:55 pm 5:55 PM

Deploying 900 mhz/ 3G platinum coverage has increased now. Only call clarity need to be improved . in Maharashtra. airtel having issues with Coverage

Sahab Singh
July 20, 2015 5:19 am 5:19 AM

Airtel provide..poor service…its…
Postpaid or prepaid….

Costly plans….& pacakage…..Data service……
Day by Day Customer….base Down…

I m totaly unsatisfied…with Airtel service….