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Bharti Airtel set to lose 7 crore customers as it ends its ‘lifetime free incoming’ plan: report

Bharti Airtel set to lose 7 crore customers as it ends its ‘lifetime free incoming’ plan: report

Bharti Airtel set to lose 7 crore customers as it ends its ‘lifetime free incoming’ plan: report
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By CNBC-TV18 Dec 27, 2018 9:25:02 AM IST (Published)

Telecom major Bharti Airtel is likely to lose 50-70 million customers as the company is looking to end its ‘lifetime free incoming’ plan and will be asking customers to maintain a minimum balance of Rs 35, The Hindu BusinessLine reported.

Telecom major Bharti Airtel is likely to lose 5-7 crore customers as the company is looking to end its ‘lifetime free incoming’ plan and will be asking customers to maintain a minimum balance of Rs 35, The Hindu BusinessLine reported.

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The telecoms major is not worried about the loss and is looking to generate more average revenue per user (ARPU) as many SIMs under that plan were not being used, a senior company executive told BusinessLine on condition of anonymity.
The company in October decided to do away with its lifetime free incoming calls plan for prepaid customers.
 
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