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Airtel 49 prepaid recharge plan scrapped; telco replaces it with one priced at 79

The new Airtel prepaid recharge plan priced at <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>79 replaces the entry-level <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>49 plan
The new Airtel prepaid recharge plan priced at 79 replaces the entry-level 49 plan (MINT_PRINT)

The entry-level Bharti Airtel 49 prepaid recharge plan has been replaced by a new one that is priced at 79.

n a big development, Bharti Airtel today scrapped its entry-level 49 prepaid recharge plan. Instead, it has announced a new plan for its prepaid subscribers in India. This new Airtel prepaid recharge plan is priced at 79. “Airtel has discontinued its 49 entry-level Prepaid recharge plan. The Company’s Prepaid packs will now start from the 79 Smart Recharge and offer up to four times more outgoing minutes of usage to customers along with double data. This change is in line with the Company’s focus on offering superior connectivity solutions,” the telecom provider said in a blog post.

Airtel 79 prepaid recharge plan: So, what does the new 79 plan offer? Airtel’s new prepaid plan offers talktime worth 64, with 200MB of data and a maximum OG MoU of 106 minutes. The company will charge 1p per minute for local and STD calls when the talktime expires. This new plan comes with a validity of 28 days.

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The announcement that Airtel has upgraded its entry-level prepaid plan in India comes shortly after the company declared that it has upgraded its postpaid plans for its retail customers in India. The company announced that it had discontinued its 749 Family Postpaid Plan for new customers and that it will now offer 999 as the only Family Postpaid Plan.

Bharti Airtel postpaid plans: In case you missed the update, Airtel’s 399 postpaid plan offers one connection with 40GB of data, unlimited calls per month along with Wynk Music app, Airtel Xstream app, and Shaw Academy subscription for one year. The 499 postpaid plan, on the other hand, offers one connection with 75GB of data, unlimited calls per month. It also offers a one-year subscription of Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar, VIP service, Airtel Secure, Wynk Music, Airtel Xstream app Premium and Shaw Academy. Similarly, the 999 postpaid plan offers three connections with a total 210GB of data, unlimited calls per month. It also offers a one-year subscription of Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar, VIP service, Airtel Secure, Wynk Music, Airtel Xstream app Premium and Shaw Academy. Lastly, the 1,599 postpaid plan offers two connections with unlimited data, IR pack unlimited calls per month.

 

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