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Airtel Launches Rs 49 Recharge Plan for Free, Double Benefits With Rs. 79 Plan

- Updated: 18th May 2021, 17:37 IST

Airtel announces two special offers for prepaid customers amid COVID-19 lockdowns in India. In addition, Vi (Vodafone Idea) also joins the list of networks doing so. Both the companies are offering almost similar offers. The former will be offering its Rs. 49 recharge plan for free as a one-time gesture for its prepaid customers. It will also offer double the benefits of its Rs. 79 plan. The company says they introduced these offers to help its 55 million low-income customers in these challenging times. Whereas, Vi also launched special offers for its 60 million low-income customers to help them stay connected. Like Airtel, Vi is also providing a Rs 49 pack for free and the plan includes Rs 38 Talktime, and 100MB data for 28 days. It should be noted that this is also a one-time offer.

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“Through this gesture Airtel will empower over 55 million customers. Mostly in rural areas, to stay connected and have access to critical information when needed”.


Starting this week, Airtel users will not have to pay for the Rs 49 prepaid plan as it is available for free. One should note that this is a one-time offer, and you can avail of it only once. It gives Talktime worth Rs 38.52, and 100MB of data. Once the provided 100MB data is exhausted, customers will be charged Rs 0.50 per MB. The plan comes with a validity period of 28 days.

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Furthermore, like Airtel, Vi also announced a new Combo Voucher RC79. This special recharge plan comes with the benefits of double Talktime. So, you get Rs 128 talk time with this prepaid pack. Customers also get 200MB of data. The plan comes with a validity period of 28 days. This is a limited-time period offer and will expire soon.

This step comes as a welcoming gesture for many in the country who are going through a tough time.