AirTel in India has been running a new program named “Mera Pehla Smartphone” in which they are offering 30GB of free data to the consumers who upgrade to a new 4G smartphone. The new data scheme is applicable for both, Postpaid users and Prepaid users of AirTel within the country. AirTel users who are still using 2G/3G connections, can avail this offer by simply switching their phones to 4K smartphone.
For the prepaid users, 1GB of free 4G data will be provided each day and on top of that, they will add more 30GB of 4G data. For postpaid users, the same data will be added to the bill cycle and this is how this new 4G switching plan will work out for the existing AirTel consumers within the country.
Interestingly, they have explained everything well about their new initiative for the 2G/ 3G network users of the country. Users can first check the eligibility and can claim the benefit of free data just by calling the toll free number 51111. Alternatively, the users can also make use of My AirTel app for the very same reason. My AirTel app lets you explore your plan and will give you the right information about your existing plans and how much data you have used and how much is still remaining, everything can be explored using My AirTel app on your smartphone.
When you request for 30GB of free data, the data will be added to your connection with 24 hours. So you have to be patient enough for the same. If you are eager to know more about this new scheme, you can even head over to their official website from where you can get all the required information about this new plan.
With the new initiative of ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’, the telecom company has partnered with a number of smartphone manufacturers. They will create an open ecosystem of affordable 4G smartphones. This way more people can purchase the 4G enabled smartphone powered by AirTel itself. Yes, being a telecom partner, users who would purchase the 4G smartphones under this scheme, will have an AirTel’s connection.
If we talk about the partners in India, many popular smartphones makers such as Nokia, Samsung, Xiaomi, Motorolo and Intex are currently working with AirTel. According to their official website, they are offering smartphones at an effective price of Rs. 1,249 and above. So you can have plenty of choices when it comes to purchase a new 4G device for you under this new scheme through AirTel.