- Oct. 14, 2016
-- The telco giant RCOM, led by Anil Ambani, has launched festive offers for their new and existing pre-paid customers, a company statement confirmed. Existing RCOM customers in Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR) can now recharge their accounts with the recently launched 'NonStop Plan' and avail 1,000 local and STD minutes, along with unlimited calls to both local and STD Reliance users.
Not only for existing, but the company is also offering festive packages for new pre-paid customers with a new SIM as a 'welcome offer'. "Customers will enjoy full talk time, free data and a special calling rate of just 25 paise per minute with the 'DoubleScoop Plan'. The 2G DoubleScoop Plan in Delhi and NCR starts from Rs 141 recharge which gives Rs 141 talk time and 5GB of data usage, along with 25 paise per minute call rates for a period of three months," the statement said.
For 3G users, the company is offering plans starting from Rs 295 under which customers can avail full talk time and 3GB of 3G data usage, along with 25 paise per minute calling rate for three months.
The company recently announced the merger of their wireless telecom business with Aircel owned by Maxis Communications Berhad. The merger is said to create the 3rd
largest telco company in India and both the companies will have equal stake in it, with equal representation in board of directors and other integral committees. The merged entity is valued at Rs.35, 000 crore ($5.2 billion) with asset base of over $9.7 billion. It is also the second largest spectrum holder amongst all the leading operators, holding 448 MHz across the 850, 900, 1800 and 2100 MHz bands. The merged entity is said to have a cumulative subscriber database of over 190 million. Presently Airtel has a subscriber base of 251 million, Vodafone with 198 million and Idea Cellular with subscriber base of 175 million.
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