Bharti Airtel rolls out Monsoon Surprise offer giving free 30 GB 4G data for 3 months
Bharti Airtel has just extended its "Holiday Surprise" offer. The new extension called "Monsoon Surprise" provides postpaid customers 3 months of free 10 GB 4G data starting from July 1. This means a total data of 30 GB. The previous offer was unveiled in April and would terminate at end of June. The same was informed by Airtel CEO, Gopal Vittal through an email to the subscribers.
The offer can be availed by navigating to the MyAirtel app after July 1. Opening the app will allow the users to claim the offer. The bundled 30 GB data has a cap of 10 GB data per month and is only meant for postpaid customers.
Vodafone offered a similar plan where users would get 10 GB data by paying only for 1 GB data. But the Airtel surprise offer extension is absolutely free.
Just a week back, BSNL also launched a plan called "Chaukka444", which entitles users to FUP capped 4 GB free data per day for a total of 90 days at an insanely low price of less than Rs. 5 per day. The customers need to pay only Rs. 444 to avail the benefits of this plan. And they had earlier launched a "Triple ACE" plan offering 3 GB data per day for 90 days at a price of Rs. 333.
These rapid changes by incumbent operators have been enforced owing to the new entrant Reliance Jio's push toward immensely aggressive pricing. However, these tariff wars have ended up benefiting consumers at large as they now have various inexpensive choices to look at while earlier, they were forced to pay more due to lack of plans and lack of sincere pricing competition at the top level.
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