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Are Airtel's 'prepaid' insurance plans as good as standalone policies?

Earlier this month, the telecom company introduced a Rs 279 prepaid plan, with Rs 4 lakh insurance cover from HDFC Life

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Bindisha Sarang 

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High competition in the telecom industry has led to a spate of offers from existing firms. The offers include Netflix, Amazon Prime, access, free handset insurance, and now, even a life policy. Yes, Bharti Airtel’s (Airtel’s) latest prepaid recharge plan offers exactly that — a free life policy. Says Vikas Seth, managing director and chief executive officer, Bharti AXA Life Insurance: “The life cover is available to all customers aged 18-54 years and requires no paperwork or medical test. The objective behind this offer is to ensure life insurance cover to every customer with each recharge and helps him/her leverage its benefits.” Bharti Axa Life Insurance has tied up with Airtel for the Rs 179 prepaid offer, which gives cover for Rs 2 lakh, apart from unlimited calls to any network, 2 GB data, and 300 SMS.



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First Published: Tue, January 28 2020. 00:22 IST