Airtel Raises Prepaid Mobile Tariff

By November 16th, 2011 AT 6:41 PM

India’s largest Mobile Service operator Bharti Airtel surprisingly once again hikes its prepaid tariff by decreasing the validity period and offerings under certain STVs in all telecom circles across India.

Airtel increased the 2G GPRS Data rates by reducing the data benefit offered under its most popular monthly GPRS Pack of Rs.98 which is now giving only 1 GB data download instead of 2 GB offered earlier.

The operator also has also reduced the tariff validity of some special tariff vouchers (STV) and Reduced Call Rate benefits by 50%  like 180 days from the existing 365 days.

Airtel also announced one small revision of its prepaid ISD tariff. Now ISD call rates are increased by up to 10 per cent  for some destinations.

In July-2011, Airtel had hike 20% in prepaid tariff as earlier we shared on TelecomTalk. Later, other leading mobile service providers live Vodafone, IDEA and BSNL also increased rates of their prepaid mobile services.

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Airtel had good message pack offers, before but now there is no message offers in airtel if this continues there will be 100% shutdown of airtel

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RCom, Airtel face maximum user complaints More than 41,000 telecom subscribers filed complaints against various service providers with the Department of Telecom and sectoral regulator Trai over poor network and other service grievances in the first half of the 2011-12 fiscal, Parliament was informed today. Most of the complaints filed with the DoT were against state-run telecom companies MTNL and BSNL. Over 24,000 complaints were received against MTNL and 11,000 against BSNL. Among private operators, Reliance Communications (RCom) topped the charts for the maximum number of complaints. A total of 1,859 complaints were filed against RCom with the DoT and… Read more »

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