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Airtel Rs 749 and Rs 999 postpaid plans now allow up to eight add-on connections

Airtel postpaid plans priced at Rs 749 and Rs 999 will offer up to eight add-on connections. Users are charged for more than four add-ons.

twitter-logoYasmin Ahmed | November 5, 2020 | Updated 13:56 IST
Airtel is now allowing up to eight add-on connections on some postpaid plans. (Picture: Reuters)

Highlights

  • Airtel has updated its terms and conditions to offer up to 8 add-on connections on some postpaid plans.
  • These plans are priced at Rs 749 and Rs 999 per month and give 125 GB and 150 GB data respectively.
  • Out of the 8 available add-ons, Airtel offers some add-ons at no cost and users have to pay for add-ons that are not allocated freebies.

Airtel has updated its terms and conditions to offer a maximum of eight add-on connections on postpaid plans. Airtel currently offers postpaid plans priced at Rs 399, Rs 499, Rs 749, Rs 999, and Rs 1599. Airtel will offer up to eight family add-ons for postpaid plans priced at Rs 749 and Rs 999 per month. The Rs 749 postpaid plan offers 125GB whereas the Rs 999 plan gives 150GB with data rollover benefits, unlimited calling, and 100 SMS per day with a year's subscription to Amazon Prime, Airtel XStream and other benefits.

The updated terms and conditions on Airtel's page for the plan read, "Maximum 8 Add-ons numbers can be added in a family plan, including the free add-ons as per Plan opted." When a user visits Airtel's website, these plans show two family add-ons and four family add-ons respectively for plans priced at Rs 749 and Rs 999. These are allocated freebies. And if users go in for add-ons beyond these allocated freebies they will be charged Rs 249 for regular plans and Rs 99 for data respectively. "Beyond consumption of allocated freebies, add-ons will be chargeable at Rs 249 and Rs 99 for Regular and Data respectively," the terms and conditions page noted.

The development was first reported by Telecom Talk.

Airtel further notes that the primary or parent number can manage the add-on services anytime such as data allocation, addition and removal of add-on connections and change the bill plan. It also noted that family plan benefits can be utilised if parent and add-on numbers are in the same state or circle.

Earlier this month, Airtel reintroduced its Rs 399 postpaid plans in select telecom circles across India to take on JioPlus Postpaid plan that starts at Rs 399. Airtel's Rs 399 postpaid plan offers 40GB data with 3G or 4G speed along with unlimited calling and 100 SMS per day. The Rs 399 postpaid plan also offers a subscription of Airtel Xstream Premium included for one year in addition to subscriptions of Wynk Music and Shaw Academy. Customers will also get Free Hellotunes and Rs 150 cashback on FASTag transactions.

Airtel users opting for postpaid plans of Rs 499 or above are only eligible to get 'Priority Service,' as per the Terms and Conditions. The Airtel Rs 499 postpaid plan offer, which is available throughout the country, offers 75GB data of 3G or 4G speed with unlimited local, STD and roaming calls. This plan also gives one year of free subscription to Amazon Prime, Airtel Xstream Premium and handset protection.


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