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It's official: Bharti Airtel takes on Jio, scraps national roaming charges

Airtel offers free incoming calls, SMS and no Premium on outgoing calls while roaming across India

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BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Telecom major Bharti Airtel has decided to do away with national roaming charges for both voice and data services , a move that will benefit its 268 million users, in order to take on Mukesh Ambani's Reliance JioInfocomm.

Airtel announced free incoming calls, SMS and no Premium on outgoing calls while roaming across India. "This marks the death of national roaming," said Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel. In a BSE filing, Airtel said daily billing will be automatically adjusted to the price of basic one day pack even for customers who ...

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First Published: Mon, February 27 2017. 16:00 IST
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