Airtel has announced yet another exciting prepaid data pack for the people in quarantine. The Rs 401 data pack launched by Airtel comes with a free Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription. The streaming app recently arrived in India to compete with the existing players such as Amazon Prime, Netflix and the local apps like Zee5 and Alt Balaji.
With this new plan, Airtel plans to target the audience who are sitting under complete lockdown due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The pack not only provides data benefits but also gives free subscription to the Disney+ Hotstar at no extra cost.
It is worth adding that Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription itself costs Rs 399 annually. Other than the streaming service subscription, users with this new plan(Airtel rs. 401), also get 3GB of high-speed data access for 28 days as apart of the prepaid plan. The subscription brings along TV shows, Disney owned movies, kids content, exclusive Hotstar Specials and live sports.
The plan can be found under the ‘Data’ section in the prepaid charging page. While users get 3GB data, they won’t get calling or SMS benefits in this pack. The plan only provides 3GB data per day for 28 days. However, the free subscription(Disney+ Hotstar) that it provides is valid for 365 days.
The customers planning to recharge their numbers with Rs 401 plan should know that they can only avail this plan once a year. “Customer will be able to recharge with this product only once in 360 days to avoid wrong selling & customer issues,” Airtel was quoted by Telecom Talk as saying. even when your prepaid plan gets over, the subscription to the streaming app will remain valid for 365 days. Airtel also said that the customers can recharge their numbers with any other plan on the top of the Rs 401 prepaid plan.
Airtel is already giving free Amazon Prime membership to prepaid customers. Airtel’s recharge plan priced at Rs 349 comes with one-month free access to Amazon Prime along with other benefits. Amazon’s Prime membership is priced at Rs 129 per month and Rs 999 annually. This recharge plan also comes with 2GB data daily, unlimited local and STD calls, and 100 SMSs per day, all valid for 28 days.