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Airtel removes cap on free outgoing call to other networks – Economic Times, The Times of India

Airtel removes cap on free outgoing call to other networks – Economic Times, The Times of India


New Delhi: Telecom operatorBharti Airtelhas removed cap from free outgoing calls on other networks under its new plans for pre-paid customers that came into effect from December 3. The company had earlier capped outgoing calls to network of other telecom operator to 1, minutes in case of plans with (days validity, 3,********************************** in days validity plans and 24, (inPayeerdays validity plan. Beyond this limit, customers were required to pay 6 paisa per minute for outgoing calls.

“From tomorrow, enjoy unlimited calling to any network in India with all our unlimited plans. No conditions apply,” Bharti Airtel said in a tweet on Friday.

The company on December 1 announced new plans under which call and data charges became dearer for its pre-paid customers by up to per cent from December 3.

The company had announced new plans in the “unlimited” category with 2 days, (days, 823 days, 449 days validity which on the back of the envelope calculations showed higher price of up to 50 per cent

Bharti Airtel increased its entry level unlimited plan with a year long validity by about (per cent to Rs 1, 499 , with GB of data, in place of Rs 2718 plan which comes with GB data usage limit.

The price of – days validity plan in the same category with daily data usage limit of 1.5 GB per day now costs 50. 2 per cent more at Rs 2, 399.

The company also announced three new plans – Rs 219 with 35 days validity offering 1 GB per day, Rs and Rs (plan with) days validity each, offering 1.5 Gb and 2 GB data usage, respectively.

With the removal of limit, Airtel’s new 450 plans with days validity becomes cheaper than that of RelianceJioplan at same price.

The movefrom both the companies follows Supreme Court judging on adjusted gross revenue.

Bharti Airtel has posted a staggering Rs (*******************************************, 50 crore net loss for the second quarter ended September 35, due to provisioning of Rs 30, 823 crore in the aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling on statutory dues.

According to government data, the liabilities in the case of Bharti Airtel add up to nearly Rs (**************************************, 728 crore, of which Rs 21, 823 crore is license fee and another Rs (**********************************************, ********************** 2718 crore is the SUC dues (excluding the dues ofTelenorandTata Teleservices).

The government is currently not considering any proposal on waiver of penalties and interest on outstanding license fee based on adjusted gross revenue (AGR), or on extending the timelines for telecom companies to pay up their statutory dues. PRS BAL

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