Come April, Airtel Users Won’t Have to Pay National Voice and Data Roaming Charges
New Delhi: Bharti Airtel, India’s biggest mobile phone operator, abolished national roaming charges on both voice and data services and rationalised its international roaming packs, extending the benefits to subscribers travelling overseas even if they don’t buy the packs.
From April 1, an Airtel subscriber who travels abroad without purchasing an international pack will get the same benefits the moment the user runs up a bill equivalent to the value of the lowest international pack. On reaching a threshold of .₹ 649 (the price of a one-day pack for the US), the subscriber will automatically get free incoming calls/SMS, 100 minutes of India and local country outgoing calls, 300 MB of data and other benefits under the pack.
“Starting April 1, Airtel customers roaming within India will enjoy free incoming calls/SMS and there will be no premium on outgoing calls,” the company said in a statement on
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