Bharti Airtel has rolled out 'Airtel Surprises'; offers free data and content benefits

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel today rolled out 'Airtel Surprises' for its home broadband customers offering them free additional data and content benefits within their existing plans to mark celebration of its crossing 2 million home broadband subscriber milestone.


The amount of data that you will get in the offer is not fixed and will depend on your current Airtel Broadband plan. To get the free data or additional content benefits, you need to visit the 'Airtel Surprises' website and login using your Broadband ID or landline number with STD code.

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel today rolled out 'Airtel Surprises' for its home broadband customers offering them free additional data and content benefits within their existing plans to mark the celebration of its crossing 2 million home broadband subscriber milestone.

"We are happy to cross this milestone of 2 million customers... therefore, we are delighted to bring the latest 'Airtel Surprises' for them. With these additional benefits, our customers will be able to do much more with their existing plans," Bharti Airtel (India) CEO - Homes, Hemanth Kumar Guruswamy, said in a statement.

As per the latest data from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Airtel crossed the 2 million fixed-line broadband subscriber mark in November. Under the offer, all existing Airtel home broadband customers will get free additional monthly data top-up with their existing broadband plans at no extra cost. Customers can also enjoy free access to Airtel Movies, which has a collection of over 10,000 popular Hollywood and Bollywood movies, premium TV shows across a host of genres, the statement said.

You need to be an existing customer prior to 31 December 2016 to take benefit of these benefits. The offer is limited for personal use and after logging in, the customer must register for and claim the offer before 29 February 2017. Another thing to note is that in case you plan to switch from the current plan where you subscribed the free offer, the benefits of plans will cease to exist.

To avail of the offers of 'Airtel Surprises', customers need to log on to broadband surprises section on the Airtel website and unlock their "surprise". As on November 30, 2016, the top five wired broadband service providers are BSNL (9.95 million subscribers), Bharti Airtel (2.03 million), Atria Convergence Technologies (1.14 million), MTNL (1.05 million) and YOU Broadband (0.60 million).

Overall, the newcomer Reliance Jio has become a leader in the broadband segment at 52.23 million connections, followed by Bharti Airtel (43.93 million), Vodafone (34.88 million), Idea Cellular (28.4 million) and BSNL (20.39 million).

With inputs from PTI


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