The initiative is part of Airtel’s flagship Mera Pehla Smartphone program that aims to make it easier for more Indians to upgrade to quality smartphones
As part of its Mera Pehla Smartphone program, Bharti Airtel Limited (“Airtel”) today announced yet another innovative initiatve to enable customers to upgrade to quality smartphones and enjoy a world-class digital experience on its high speed network
Airtel will offer an attractive cashback of Rs 6,000 to customers who purchase a new smartphone priced upto Rs 12,000 (appx.) from leading brands. Over 150 smartphones are eligible for this benefit.To know more about the program and the list of eligible handsets visit https://www.airtel.in/4g-upgrade.
To avail the Rs 6000 cashback benefit, a customer needs to recharge with a Airtel prepaid pack of INR 249 or above continuously (as per pack validity) for 36 months. The customer will receive the cashback in two parts – the first instalment of Rs 2000 after 18 months and the remaining Rs 4000 after 36 months.
For e.g. A customer opts for a device priced Rs 6000. She enjoys generous data quotas and unlimited calling benefits with every Airtel repaid recharge to unlock a superior smartphone experience. At the end of 36 months, with an attractive cashback benefit of Rs 6000, the customer gets back her entire investment in the device while being able to stay digitally connected.
Customers opting for this program are also eligible for a one time FREE screen replacement by Servify in case of damage. This offers an additional cost benefit upto Rs 4800* (*estimated cost of screen replacement for a Rs.12,000 Smartphone). Once customer is on an eligible recharge pack, the screen replacement enrolment can be done on Airtel Thanks App within 90 days period.
Along with unlimited calling and generous data benefits, customers enjoy a range of exclusive Airtel Thanks benefits with their prepaid recharges. These include FREE Wynk Music subscription and 30 day trial of Amazon Prime Video Mobile Edition.
According to Shashwat Sharma, Director – Marketing & Communications: “Smartphones are now a basic need, especially in the post pandemic world, as customers look at access a range of services digitally. As millions of customers across India aspire for a quality smartphone for good online experience, our ambition is to make it easier for them to own the device of their choice. We will continue to bring to market a range of interventions as part of this innovative program and enable customers to get on to the digital highway.”
Airtel’s high speed 5G ready network reaches every corner of India allowing customers to stay digitally connected on the go.
Headquartered in India, Airtel is world’s second largest provider of telecommunications services, based on total mobile connections on sum of consolidated subsidiaries with operations in 18 countries across Asia and Africa and a track record of serving approximately 474 million customers globally. Airtel is India’s largest integrated communications solutions provider. Airtel’s retail portfolio includes high speed 4G/4.5G mobile broadband, Airtel Xstream Fiber that promises speeds up to 1 Gbps with convergence across linear and on-demand entertainment, streaming services spanning music and video, digital payments and financial services. For enterprise customers, Airtel offers a gamut of solutions that includes secure connectivity, cloud and data centre services, cyber security, Internet of Things (“IoT”), Ad Tech and cloud based communication. For more details visit http://www.airtel.in