The country’s top telecommunications carrier BhartiAirtelon Thursday unveiled unlimited voice calls and more 4G data under a new plan, to take on rival Reliance Jiothat recently extended its free services.
For Rs 345, Bharti Airtel will allow users to makeunlimited callsto any network and consume 1 GB 4G data for 28 days, the carrier said in a statement. Under a separate plan of Rs 145, users will get 300 MB of 4G data and unlimited calls within Airtel network for 28 days, it said.
Reliance Jio Infocomm, which launched telecoms services in September, recently unveiled a three-month extension until end-March for its offer of free data and voice services.
Jio’s launch has led to a price war in India’s highly competitive mobile market. Earlier in the week, state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) also offered attractive plans to compete with the new entrant in the market and retain its share.