Airtel 3G Tariffs for Chennai

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.

Pack Type
Maximum Service Charge
Prepaid Postpaid
Free DataValidityData Browsing charges
SachetRs.810 MB1 dayPost expiry of free data usage, browsing charges as per 2G Services Charges (30p/20KB) will apply
Rs 6365 MB3 days
Rs.4530 min1 dayRs 3/min
StandardRs.101Rs.100100 MB30 daysPost expiry of free data usage, browsing charges as per 2G Services charges (30p/20KB) will apply
Rs.201Rs.200250 MB30 days
Rs.451Rs.450600 MB30 days
Rs.751Rs.7502 GB30 days
FlexiShieldRs.675Rs.6751.25 GBAfter 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
Rs.15021 days15p/20KB
Rs.20030 days15p/20KB
Pay as you go
00030p/20KB
Video Call5p/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

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