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Telcos Offer Freebies To Help Customers Marooned In Chennai

Telecom operators have come to the rescue of people marooned in Chennai rains by offering free talktime and internet for limited period of time

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Telecom operators have come to the rescue of people marooned in Chennai rains by offering free talktime and internet for limited period of time. This, even as waterlogging has affected operations of most of the service providers in the city.

Many cellular operators such as Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, BSNL and so on have been working 24x7 to ensure customers can continue to use the network, despite difficult conditions and they are also doing their bit to support their consumers in these difficult times.

Airtel subscribers in Chennai will get auto approval for 'talk time' credit up to Rs 30 (the talk time offer is only for Airtel prepaid subscribers). The company will also provide credit of 10 minutes for Airtel-to-Airtel calls for prepaid customers with a validity of two days.

Free credit of 50MB mobile data for Airtel prepaid customers with a validity of two days is also being offered.

Idea has started crediting 10 local mobile minutes and 50 MB of 2G data in the prepaid accounts of 19.5 lakh customers in the five affected districts of Chennai.

Vodafone is offering pre-approved 'chota credit' of Rs 10 to all pre-paid customers and a credit of 10 minutes for Vodafone to Vodafone calling.

In addition, free 100MB mobile data is being offered to all customers. The validity of the talk time credit and free data is two days.

State-run BSNL will allow free local and STD calls to other BSNL mobile phone users as well as 100 MB data for seven days for its prepaid users.

Reliance Communications is offering 10 minutes of all-India free calling and 50MB of data free.

Aircel will offer free 10 minutes Aircel to Aircel calls across India to all its Chennai customers for the next three days.

It will also credit Rs 30 and provide 10 Free all India SMS and 100 MB 2G/3G free data valid for 3 days.

PayTm is also offering a recharge of Rs 30 free of cost.


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