Airtel tariff hike: 20 hilarious Twitter reactions after Airtel increases prepaid recharge plan prices

Airtel recently announced a complete revision of its prepaid recharge plans tariffs in India. The new tariffs from the telecom operator will come into effect starting November 26th. The latest revision from the telco starts from an increase of as low as Rs 20 to a hike of up to Rs 501 for some packs. The base recharge plan of Airtel now starts at Rs 99 instead of Rs 79 and the most premium plan has been revised from Rs 2,498 to Rs 2,999.

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Airtel announced that the new revision has been introduced in the country to ensure a reasonable return on the capital. This will allow the telecom operator to have a financially healthy business model and accelerate 5G roll out. The company stated that in order to achieve the optimal business model, the average revenue per user (ARPU) needs to be Rs 200 and ultimately reach Rs 300.

Airtel has hiked its prepaid tariffs in India by up to 25%

Airtel has hiked its prepaid tariffs in India by up to 25%

As you can imagine, Twitter users were quick to react to the Airtel price hike and post hilarious memes since the announcement. From people joking about porting to Jio and even BSNL to condemning Airtel for the move, Twitter is full of hilarious reactions to the latest development. Here are our top picks from hilarious Twitter reactions to Airtel increasing its prepaid recharge plans prices in India.

Twitter reacts to Airtel hiking its prepaid recharge plan prices

Following in the footsteps of Airtel, Vi or Vodafone Idea has also hiked the prices of its recharge plans in the country. The revised tariff of Vi is almost identical to Airtel’s with the base plan starting at Rs 99. It remains to be seen whether Jio also hikes its prices or continues to offer the same tariff to maintain its edge in the market.

Abhiman Biswas

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