Airtel had recently confirmed that it will be soon introducing the data pack for the VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) . Few days back Airtel announced that it will charge separately for VoIP calls at data rates of 4p/10 KB on 3G and 10p/10 KB on 2G. This telecom company has unveiled the latest first data pack for the prepaid users, and also mentioned that plan for post-paid is coming soon.
The latest VoIP data pack costs Rs. 75 for 75MB with 28 days validity and it will cost around Rs. 1,000 for 1GB of VoIP data. Airtel also informed that its plans for VoIP will not be rolled out immediately, but will be implemented in a phased manner over the next few weeks. It added customers will be informed in advance about the changes through SMS, USSD pop-up, email.
In regards to VoIP data packs Airtel said "Our customers can enjoy a superior VoIP calling experience on Airtel's network by choosing from a range of new VoIP specific data packs that will soon be launched. For prepaid users, the VoIP exclusive pack will be priced at Rs. 75 for 75MB with a validity of 28 days. This will allow customers to make between 200 and 250 minutes of calling. Similarly, affordable VoIP plans will soon be launched for postpaid customers. There would be no other charges in respective of VoIP calls."
Further they added "The VoIP update is not applicable with immediate effect. This change will be implemented in a phased manner over the next few weeks. In all cases, our customers will pro-actively be informed about these VoIP charges in advance through the company's standard communication channels like SMS, USSD pop-up, email etc."
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