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Airtel prepaid plans now come with Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription: Here are all the details

Five of Airtel’s prepaid plans, including 401, 448, 499, 599, and the 2,698, now come with a year of Disney+ Hotstar’s VIP subscription.

Airtel’s FAQ pages have been updated to include the new plans that are now offering Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription. All the five prepaid plans offer a year of Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription benefits.
Airtel’s FAQ pages have been updated to include the new plans that are now offering Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription. All the five prepaid plans offer a year of Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription benefits. (REUTERS)

Airtel has expanded some of its plans to come with Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscriptions including the 448, 499, 599 and the 2,698 prepaid recharges. Recharging with one of any of these plans will get you one year of free Disney+ Hotstar VIP access.

Airtel had brought in Disney+ Hotstar VIP access to its 401 prepaid plan four months ago and has now expanded this feature to four new plans. The 401 plan has also been updated with 10 times additional high-speed data benefit for 28 days and now comes 30GB data for 28 days.

Airtel’s FAQ pages have been updated to include the new plans that are now offering Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription. All the five prepaid plans offer a year of Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription benefits.

Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription includes seven multiplex movies, Hotstar specials, Disney+ shows, movies, kids content and live sports access. The Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription is worth 399/year just by itself.

Just to remind you, Hotstar is the official streaming partner for the Indian Premier League (IPL) and has put all the live streaming content behind a paywall this year. So if you are interested in watching all the matches live, you will need the Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription which is much cheaper than the normal Disney+ Hotstar subscription which is 1,499 for a year.

Now, these plans that have been upgraded with the Disney+ Hotstar VIP are not all new plans. The 448, 499 and the 599 plans have been around since last year, but Airtel has revised their benefits. The 2,698 plan is new to Airtel’s portfolio.

Besides this free one-year long Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription, the 448 prepaid plan comes with unlimited local, STD, and roaming calls, 100 SMS messages per day, and 3GB of high-speed data access for 28 days. The 499 prepaid plan also offers similar benefits, however it is specifically designed as a “first time recharge” (FTR) and is available only for new Airtel prepaid customers as their first prepaid recharge option.

On the 599 plan, Airtel offers 2GB of high-speed data benefits alongside unlimited voice calls and 100 SMS messages per day for 56 days. The 2,698 prepaid plan comes with unlimited voice calls, 100 daily SMS messages and 2GB high-speed data per day for 365 days.

You can recharge with any of these prepaid plans online or from an offline store.