Bharti Airtel has updated its Fair Usage Policy (FUP). Airtel prepared users with a recharge pack of Rs. 199 and above will continue to receive data at 128 Kbps after exhausting the daily data limit. This was confirmed by a customer care executive of Airtel.
That means an Airtel suscriber recharge with a pack of Rs. 199 and consume 1.4 GB of high speed mobile data in a day during a validity period will be no longer charged for additional data for the remaining period of the day.Subsequently,another 1.4 GB will be allotted with the change of day during the validity period of the pack . Earlier, such a users was charged a certain fee per unit of data consumed beyond the daily limit.
The company is also offering the benefits of unlimited local ,STD and roaming calls along with 100 free SMS per day with the recharge amount of Rs.199 for entire validity period, according to Bharti Airtel website.
These change in FUP by Airtel is due to high competition in the telecom sector, triggered by aggressive pricing of high speed data by latest entrant Reliance Jio. Jio provides telecom service under brand Jio, currently offers a revised speed of 64 Kbps beyond high speed data limit subscribed for a day.