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Airtel prepaid top-up plans increased by up to 25%, base rate plan will start at Rs 99 from November 26


Telecommunications operator Bharti Airtel, in a new move, has raised the price of its existing recharging plans in the country. Airtel says it has always tried to maintain that the mobile ARPU (average revenue per user) should be at Rs 200 and ultimately at Rs 300. The company says this ARPU will provide a reasonable return on invested capital and also allow a healthy business. model. As a result, the plans are now up to 25% more expensive. Some plans have seen an increase of even Rs. 501. These rates will be applicable from November 26, 2021.

Airtel’s cheapest plan, which costs Rs. 79 right now, is poised to become around 25% more expensive, and users will now have to shell out Rs. 99. It’s not just a top-up plan that will cost more expensive, the company has increased the prices of almost all unlimited recharge packs. Take a look at the new charging plan prices and benefits below,

Current price New price Validity Data Calls and SMS
Rs. 79 Rs. 99 28 days 200 MB 50% more talk time of Rs 99, voice rate 1p / sec
Rs. 149 Rs. 179 28 days 2 GB Unlimited calls, 100 SMS / day
Rs. 219 Rs. 265 28 days 1 GB / day Unlimited calls, 100 SMS / day
Rs. 249 Rs. 299 28 days 1.5 GB / day Unlimited calls, 100 SMS / day
Rs. 298 Rs. 359 28 days 2 GB / day Unlimited calls, 100 SMS / day
Rs. 399 Rs. 479 28 days 1.5 GB / day Unlimited calls, 100 SMS / day
Rs. 449 Rs. 549 28 days 2 GB / day Unlimited calls, 100 SMS / day
Rs. 379 Rs. 455 84 days 6 GB Unlimited calls, 100 SMS / day
Rs. 598 Rs. 719 84 days 1.5 GB / day Unlimited calls, 100 SMS / day
Rs. 698 Rs. 839 84 days 2 GB / day Unlimited calls, 100 SMS / day
Rs. 1498 Rs. 1799 365 days 24 GB Unlimited calls, 100 SMS / day
Rs. 2498 Rs. 2999 365 days 2 GB / day Unlimited calls, 100 SMS / day

Apart from these plans, Airtel has also increased the prices of the data recharge plans. For a 3GB data top-up, users will have to spend Rs. 58, compared to Rs. 48, as of November 26. Likewise, for 50 GB, data recharging will cost Rs. 301, instead of Rs. 251, from November 26. Take a look at the new data recharge plans and benefits below,

Current price New price Data advantage
Rs. 48 Rs. 58 3 GB of data
Rs. 98 Rs. 118 12 GB of data
Rs. 251 Rs. 301 50 GB of data

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