The offer is named "Mera Pehla Smartphone" which not only offers free data benefits but also gives cashback on certain smartphones including brands like Samsung, Intex, Karbonn, Lava, Celkon, Motorola, Lenovo, Nokia, Zen, Karbonn and many more. In a bid to compete against Jio, the company has announced to offer free 30GB data to its existing 3G/3G customers who upgrade to a 4G smartphone. Airtel prepaid customers are offered 1 GB data per day for 30 days which translates to a total of 30 GB data, and, Airtel postpaid customers are offered 30 GB of data for their first billing cycle. Airtel is offering 30 GB of free data to its customers who upgrade from 2G/3G phone to a 4G smartphone. The prepaid users will be eligible for 1GB of free data for every day for the next 30 days.
Bharti Airtel has launched a new prepaid plan for its users.
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In its argument, Airtel counsels termed RJio as a "jealous competitor" and stated what was meant by "free subscription" is free subscription of Hotstar network and whereas the advertisement specifically provides if one intends to watch the game one has to use data as per a user's plan. Besides this, the Rs 499 postpaid plan, which used to earlier offer 30 GB or gigabytes of rollover data, now offers more data. The latest scheme comes after the company's "Mera Pehla 4G Smartphone" initiative, under which it offers Rs 2,000 cashback on purchasing select smartphones. Moreover, customers can check whether they can avail the free data by entering their mobile number at https://www.airtel.in/4g-upgrade and clicking on Check Eligibility.
As a part of its network expansion program - Project LEAP, Airtel announced its plans to add more than 9500 new mobile broadband sites in FY 2018-19, along with an addition of 4000 KMs of optic fiber, in Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh Circle.