Aircel To Be Competative With Major Rivals
By F9 Team : 15-Dec-2016
Now, the smaller rival of the leading telecom operators Bharti Airtel and Vodafone, Aircel has also announced free unlimited calling to its prepaid subscribers, as an attempt to level up with the Reliance Jio’s offer.
In a statement released by the company Aircel, the company has announced to new plans RC14 and RC249 that include the offer of free unlimited calling to local and STD calls with a validity of one day and 28 days, respectively, to any network across India.
In addition to this free unlimited calling offer, the subscribers with 4G handsets can also avail the offer of additional 1.5 GB of 3G data in regions that include Assam and North East, West Bengal, Kolkata, Uttar Pradesh East, Bihar and Jharkhand, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
Anupam Vasudev, Chief Marketing Officer, Aircel, said in a statement that, "As we gradually move towards the New Year, we want to delight our customers with an exciting gamut of products that offer them benefits of unlimited calling and data. Both RC14 and RC249 are designed for a wide spectrum of users, who want to enjoy free calling and also stay connected online at an affordable cost."
Earlier in the last week, the industry has seen the same offer of free unlimited calling announced by major telecom operators like Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular, following the Reliance Jio’s offer.
Reliance Jio, has entered into the market with free 4G mobile service that include calls and data, which has been extended till March end, next year, and has grabbed a market share of 52 million customers in just 83 days of its service launch.
The Reliance Jio offer that has gained fame is the RC149 plan that includes free calls to any network in India for 28 days without any roaming charges, also 300MB 4G data during day and unlimited usage during night.