Bharti Airtel Rs 248 Prepaid Plan for First Time Recharge Users Launched

Alongside removing the existing First Recharge (FRC) plans of Rs 345 and Rs 559, Bharti Airtel has introduced this new recharge of Rs 248 that replaces the older Rs 229 FRC plan

  • Airtel's new Rs 248 recharge offers benefits for 28 days
  • It's available for first time or second time Airtel recharge users

Bharti Airtel has launched a new Rs 248 prepaid plan for the first time/second-time prepaid recharge users. That said, the benefits of this new recharge plan is similar to what the Rs 229 prepaid plan that Airtel used to offer in the past. So Airtel basically hiked the price of Rs 229 First Recharge (FRC) plan to Rs 248. At the same time, the telco also removed some of the earlier FRC plans such as Rs 345 and Rs 559. Overall, Airtel is currently providing just four FRC plans priced at Rs 76, Rs 178, Rs 248 and Rs 495. As noted, the Rs 248 is a newly introduced plan which replaces the earlier Rs 229 prepaid plan for First Time recharge users. The newly launched plan comes with 28 days of validity and offers 1.4GB daily data, unlimited voice calling, and 100 SMSes per day.

Airtel FRC 76: Benefits and Validity Period

The newly launched Rs 76 prepaid plan from Bharti Airtel offers Rs 26 talk time and all the voice calls will be charged at 60 paise per minute. Furthermore, users will also get 100MB of 2G/3G/4G data valid for a period of 28 days.

Airtel FRC 178: Benefits and Validity Period

The second plan in the list of Airtel’s First Recharge plans is Rs 178 and it offers benefits of unlimited local, STD and roaming outgoing calls, 100 SMS per day and 1GB of 3G/4G data for a period of 28 days. This is the same plan Airtel is offering for existing users at a price of Rs 149, although as a segmented plan.

Airtel FRC 248: Benefits and Validity Period

The newly introduced FRC 248 plan for prepaid users ships with data benefit of 1.4GB per day, unlimited local & national roaming voice calling along with 100 SMSes per day for the validity period of 28 days. Airtel has launched the Rs 248 prepaid plan across the country.

Airtel FRC 495: Benefits and Validity Period

Lastly, we have the FRC 495 prepaid plan offering benefits for 84 days. It offers benefits similar to the Rs 248 prepaid plan such as 1.4GB data per day, unlimited voice calling and 100 daily SMS for 84 days. The data benefit can be availed as 2G or 3G or 4G.

Airtel First Recharge Plans: Terms and Conditions

Airtel has some terms and conditions on these first recharge plans. The telco is offering voice calling only for normal usage and if the company finds a user misusing the unlimited voice calling benefit, then the benefits will be taken off from that particular mobile number. Another thing worth noting is that these prepaid plans can be availed only via My Airtel app or website, other than at the time of availing the SIM card.

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Airtel Instructed their agents to do 249/- plan for Porting customers. They dont educate customer what are other options if they don’t want to pay 249/-. Looting people in this way. I ported my number from Jio to Airtel. They asked me to pay 249/-


1.5 gb per day First recharge in JIO(149+99 = 248) and now FRC in Airtel are same . But the happy news is that there is no need for FRC if we are porting a number(Airtel stores will say it is compulsory for MNP because they simply want to loot money). My Friend had given his number for porting to Airtel in a shop. He paid 30 for them . After activation he used the regular recharge(245 – 245 talk time 2gb for 84 days). Its working fine for him. I am also going to do the same. For 104… Read more »

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