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Aircel offers calls at 10-25 paise per minute via coupon in Mumbai

aircelAircel, which will merge with Reliance Communications in about six months, announced new recharge coupons that will cut outoing call rates for its Mumbai customers.

The Rs 78 coupon will cut call rates to other Aircel users to 10 paise, including STD calls. Calls to non-Aircel users will cost 25 paise per minute.

However, the validity of the coupon is only 28 days.

Combined with network support from RCom, Aircel’s service offering has become more attractive with this offer for heavy users.

However, for those who make less than 10 minutes of calls per day, this may not make much sense because of the high monthly rental.

“Mumbai witnesses a huge population of students and young working professionals from other states who want to talk to their loved ones for long durations,” said Neeraj Singh, Circle Business Head – Mumbai, Aircel

“Aircel aims to bridge this gap by offering this unique product which will not only provide best value for money for the customers but also helps them stay connected 24X7.”

The same offer is available for new customers at a lower price at Rs 64 and will last for 90 days.

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