Airtel Reduces Non-Airtel Local & STD Rates

By October 12th, 2009 AT 12:07 AM

Airtel Reduces Non-Airtel Local & STD RatesBharti Airtel Ltd, India’s leading GSM service provider has slashed the rate of calls  made to non-Airtel phones for its Prepaid customers in Andhra Pradesh circle.

Now Prepaid customers can avail the cheapest non-Airtel Local and STD calls at just 60p/min, for a recharge of Rs 62, valid for 180 days.  What’s more the scheme provides a talktime of Rs 20! The scheme has been launched less than a week after Reliance introduced the SIMPLY RELIANCE scheme on 07 October.

While the offer is independent of the existing “Airtel Advantage” plan, and both the earlier and new schemes co-exist, a comparison with the original AIRTEL ADVANTAGE plan shows benefits to customers in both the non-Airtel Local & STD call tariffs, as well as the Recharge value.

Airtel Advantage RC 62
Recharge Value Rs 51 Rs 62
Taltime nil Rs 20
Validity 30 days 180 days
Airtel 2 Airtel Local 50 p/min 50 p/min
Airtel 2 Airtel STD 50 p/min 50 p/min
Airtel 2 non-Airtel Local 75 p/min 60 p/min
Airtel 2 non-Airtel STD 75 p/min 60 p/min

SMS and Roaming tariffs are as per regular tariffs.

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Guys ….. with number portability and dual sim…. it is win win and only win for customer…. Customer will user Airtel to receive calls….. and make outgoing from a network that is cheaper….. thanks to dual sim phones… now buy two dual sim mobiles ….. because they are even priced at Rs.2500/- or lesser !!!


@amit but it is true that airtel and vodafone call rates and power card prices are always higher than the others. May be it is to reduce the traffic on there network and earn the same money as the others or more. Take an example: with power card of 59/54 per mnt, vodafone and airtel in kolkata offering offnet local calls:75p, onnet local: 35p!!!!!!. see MTS, without any power all local:30p. Reliance: without power all local/std/even roaming:50p, TATA: local: 1rs/10min etc. so its sure that there network traffic will be much bigger than airtel and vodafone as people now a… Read more »

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