Airtel has declared its rate for 3G now on their 3G Tariff page. Select Chennai to see the rates. There are few Key points you should know though :
- You cannot make video calls on ISD and International Roaming.
- On Roaming you will need to use ONLY Airtel 3G network.
- You cannot recharge a data pack with another data pack till previous balance is above 50MB.
- On recharge with new data pack (when balance less than 50MB)/ change in existing pack, earlier data balance available in your account will be forfeited.
Also read their 3G FAQ to clarify your doubts.
|Maximum Service Charge|
|Prepaid|| Postpaid||Free Data||Validity||Data Browsing charges|
|Sachet||Rs.8||–||10 MB||1 day||Post expiry of free data usage, browsing charges as per 2G Services Charges (30p/20KB) will apply|
|Rs 63||–||65 MB||3 days|
|Rs.45||–||30 min||1 day||Rs 3/min|
|Standard||Rs.101||Rs.100||100 MB||30 days||Post expiry of free data usage, browsing charges as per 2G Services charges (30p/20KB) will apply|
|Rs.201||Rs.200||250 MB||30 days|
|Rs.451||Rs.450||600 MB||30 days|
|Rs.751||Rs.750||2 GB||30 days|
|FlexiShield||Rs.675||Rs.675||1.25 GB||After 1.25GB, VBC of 1p/100KB upto a max shield (amount) of Rs 2000. Post hitting the shield value, enjoy free unlimited browsing at 20Kbps speed, validity 30 days.|
|Volume Based Charging Packs|
3G Value Pack
Pay as you go
|Video Call||5p/sec , valid on Local, STD & Roaming|
|salient features of the flexishield pack:|
|*Provides you flexibility to start from a lower rent and pay as per usage, instead of committing a higher rent upfront. When your total data bill reaches Rs. 2000, you can continue using data absolutely|
free, though at a reduced speed of 20Kbps.
Related : Calculate your internet usage before you buy a plan