Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest integrated telecommunications services provider, has launched free voice calling and data benefits for all its customers residing across flood hit Vadodara.
Due to incessant rains and flood like situation in Vadodara, Airtel is extending special benefits to customers to support the relief efforts of the administration. With an aim to enable customers to stay connected to their loved ones without worrying about recharging or bill payment, Airtel has enabled all its mobile customers in the region to get free talk time credit and data benefit of 100MB in their accounts along with an extended SIM validity. For Postpaid customers the bill payment dates have been extended.
In addition to this, Airtel’s network teams in the region are working overtime to ensure that the network connectivity is normal across affected areas.
Navneet Sharma, COO – Gujarat, Bharti Airtel said: “As a customer obsessed brand, we want to do all that we can to contribute and support the efforts of the government and the administration in this hour of calamity. This initiative is a step in this direction with which we want to ensure that our customers can easily stay connected at all times given that the mobile phone is an important lifeline for millions especially at this time.”
The benefits will be auto credited to the accounts of the mobile users and customers will be updated via an SMS notification so they can make the most of the additional benefits. Customers can enjoy the free talktime credit to make free Airtel-to-Airtel calls.