Airtel Pre-Paid Night Unlimited Voice / Data Pack

Airtel Night unlimited Talk PlansIndia’s Leading Wireless Operator, Airtel has decided to make the right use of Unused Spectrum and Network at Night.

Airtel launched Night Unlimited Calling pack at just Rs 7 / Month where in you can make Local Calls to any Airtel Mobile and talk for unlimited time between Midnight 00:00 to 06:00 Hours every day.

In order to develop taste for Indians towards Data Services, you can surf and browse as much as you want on Airtel 2G GPRS Data network with the (more…)

How 95% Pre-Paid Users with Unbundled Packages Will Deter Airtel / Vodafone/ Idea ?

Unbundled Pre-Paid Users a Liablity on TelcosThe A-Vo-Id [Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular] Telecom Operator Lobby Control over 2/3rd of the Indian Telecom Market. They have ~95% of their subscribers on the pre-paid platform and never did they make any effort to convert them to post-paid. Never did you see them offering Bundled Packages [SmartPhones,Unlimited Voice, SMS and 3G Data] even in post-paid segment. Reliance Communications was the only exception in this regard which offered iPhone and Unlimited Calling Pack.

To date, A-Vo-Id operators focus has been on cannibalisation of SMS revenues by messaging apps (WhatsApp, Viber, WeChat, etc). Clearly, the advent of OTT voice adds an additional potential threat. At first glance, the amount of revenue exposed to (more…)

How Airtel Pre-Paid Tariffs Changed in Jan-Feb 2014 ?

Airtel PrePaid Mobile TariffsOur recent channel checks suggest that operators across circles continue to withdraw / reduce discounted / free minutes; however, the pace appears to have slowed. While we also picked up increasing instances of rising discounts (i.e., a reduction in RPM), the overall trajectory still remains with an upward bias on realisations. Our discussions with retailers also indicated that commission levels have remained stable over the past 6-8 months (possibly indicating this cost may not be squeezed any more).

Airtel India Increased tariffs across 16 Circles in Pre-Paid Segment leading to higher RPM while it had to offer Discounts to Competition to maintain the Average MoU Traction in 6 Circles where it reduced tariffs (more…)

Airtel Pre-Paid Mobile Tariff Benefits Reduced in May-2013 – Tracking Changes

Airtel IndiaBharti Airtel India’s Largest Wireless Carrier has a Big Data Analytics Team Closely Working with its Product Managers in Delhi who decide how to modify the Pre-Paid Plans across 22 Cicles in India. We tracked Airtel closely in the last 1 month and here are the key changes they brought across circles reducing benefits on Pre-Paid Special tariff Plans / Vouchers and boosting bottom-line of the company. The following table shows the same (more…)

Airtel Mobile Tariff Hike in April Across All Circles

Airtel IndiaIndia’s leading Cellular Service Provider, Bharti Airtel lead the Hike in 2G Voice Tariff Upwards without losing traction in the market or letting subscribers off their platform. Here is an excerpt of Old Tariff vs New Tariff that were hiked in April 2013. (more…)