Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea today announced the extension of validity of mobile pre-paid packs till May 3.
Airtel and Vodafone Idea earlier extended the validity of pre-paid plans to under-privileged customers on their mobile networks till April 17.
Airtel said many of these customers have recharged through several channels activated by Airtel including – ATMs, Post Offices, Grocery stores and Chemist shops, in addition to digital channels. However, close to 30 million such customers did not recharge their pre-paid mobile accounts.
Airtel said the additional measure will help low income customers to remain connected till the end of the second phase of lockdown.
Vodafone Idea said this free of cost extension of incoming service validity will enable millions of feature phone users of both Vodafone and Idea to receive incoming calls, even if the validity of their plan expires earlier.