Aircel offers Rs 20,000 free plans for buying iPhone 5 at Rs 45,500; Airtel adds new voice and data plans

Telecom Lead India: Aircel has offered free usage plans worth Rs 20,000 for one year for Apple iPhone 5 users in India. Airtel has also offered special voice and data plans.

Apple iPhone 5

With every Apple iPhone 5, Aircel’s postpaid subscribers will get free monthly rentals and free in-built usage (1GB data per month) bundled with voice (500 minutes /month) and SMS (500 / month) for one year.

Post 12 months, the customer has to pay Rs 399 month to continue getting these benefits.

Aircel will also launch a series of value based prepaid plans starting at Rs 399, with bundled data and SMS pack, specifically designed to suit the needs of its prepaid customers.

Aircel’s iPhone customers will receive their devices with pre-loaded settings facilitating a seamless internet access.

In addition, a dedicated premium helpline will be launched to cater to all Aircel iPhone 5 customers.

Priced at Rs 45,500 for the 16GB model, 52,500 for the 32GB model and Rs 59,500 for the 64GB model, Apple iPhone 5 will be available at all Aircel’s retail stores.

Aircel customers can avail the option of Easy EMI for 12 months through Aircel’s exclusive company stores.

“Aircel has positioned itself as a data led telecom player and has addressed the multi-functionality of a mobile phone. Our long standing partnership with Apple only reiterates the fact that introduction of best handset devices in the market automatically leads to best consumer experience therefore resulting in high data usage,” said Anupam Vasudev, head – Marketing, Aircel.

Meanwhile, Airtel said it will offer a range of attractive data plans for iPhone 5 that will allow customers to connect to its fast HSPA+ and DC-HSPA networks with Wideband Audio.


Airtel scheme for post-paid users of Apple iPhone 5 users


plan name Units 600 1000 1600 2000
all local min Nos 500 900 1400 1500
all sms local + national Nos 300 400 500 600
3G Data MB 200 500 1200 3072
discount Rs. 50% 50% 50% 50%
you pay Rs. 300 500 800 1000



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