Aircel subscribers can now make 1 GB 3G data recharge starting from Rs 24 with a validity of 28 days. For this subscribers will first have to make an initial recharge worth Rs 329 that would give 2GB of 3G data with a validity of 28 days. Within these 28 days subscribers can subsequently make unlimited number of 1GB of 3G data recharges for a lower rate of Rs.24. Note that the offer is currently available across circles including Chennai, Tamil Nadu Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Kolkata, West Bengal, Assam, North East, Bihar & Jharkhand, Punjab and Jammu & Kashmir. 1GB packs will vary between Rs. 24 to Rs. 41, while the initial recharge will vary between Rs.291 to Rs.329. in these circles. Airtel also offers the same Airtel also offers a very similar 3G/4G recharge packs worth Rs 748 (valid for up to 6 months) and Rs 1498 (valid for up to 365 days) that allows users to make unlimited 1 GB data recharges at a lower rate of Rs 51 for up to 1 year or 6 months depending on the initial pack. At that time we had pointed out that these packs do not seem to offer anything new, other than the fact that a user is paying a huge sum for a 1GB data recharge to get a pseudo subsidy on the subsequent lowered 1 GB packs. Note that Aircel subscribers will practically end up spending more than Rs 24 for 1GB of data, given that the…
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