Amid high competition in the telecom market, Bharti Airtel - the country's largest telecom operator - is offering 300 GBs or gigabytes of mobile data for 360 days at Rs 3,999. Under a recharge pack priced at Rs 3,999, Bharti Airtel is offering unlimited local/STD calls along with 300 GBs of data, among other benefits, for a validity period of 360 days, according to its website - airtel.in. Benefits offered to Bharti Airtel prepaid customers under the telecom company's Rs 3,999 recharge plan include outgoing calls in national roaming and free SMS with a daily limit of 100, the Bharti Airtel website noted.
Here are some Airtel recharge plans priced around Rs 1,000 and above:
Airtel Rs 3,999 recharge pack
"Unlimited all Local+STD Calls(non-commercial use), outgoing in National Roaming & SMS Free (100 SMS/Day), 300GB data for 360 days. T&C," Bharti Airtel describes the Rs 3,999 recharge pack on its website.
(Airtel’s Rs 999, Rs 1,999 and Rs 3,999 recharge plans come with unlimited calls, among other benefits, for a validity period of 90-360 days, according to its website)
Airtel Rs 1,999 recharge pack
Under a separate recharge pack, Airtel offers 125 GBs of mobile data for a validity period of Rs 180 days. This recharge plan from Airtel is priced at Rs 999, according to its website. Airtel's Rs 999 recharge pack includes unlimited local/STD calls for non-commercial use as well as outgoing on national Roaming. Customers can also send 100 SMSes a day for the validity period of 180 days.
Airtel Rs 999 recharge pack
Under a recharge plan priced at Rs 999, Airtel offers 60 GBs of data for a validity period of 90 days, according to its website. Benefits under Airtel's Rs 999 recharge plan include "unlimited all Local+STD Calls (non-commercial use), outgoing in National Roaming & SMS Free (100SMS/Day)", it added. That means an Airtel prepaid customer recharging his or her Airtel connection with Rs 999 will be able to make calls and send 100 SMSes a day free of cost for a period of three months (90 days).
The telecom services market is witnessing high competition due to aggressive mobile data pricing and free voice calling offers by new entrant Reliance Jio. Reliance Jio, part of conglomerate Reliance Industries, offers a range of recharge options to its prepaid customers. Starting at Rs 19 (validity of one day), Jio recharge plans go all the way up to Rs. 9,999 (360 days).