Telecom operator Aircel has joined hands with domestic smartphone maker Lava Mobiles to offer unlimited data and voice calls at Rs 153. The plan comes with 28 days validity and is available for 24 months.
Lava feature phone that comes bundled with this offer costs Rs 850 and buyer will also get 100 per cent cashback after 24 months. The move aims to take at Reliance Jio’s JioPhone and Airtel’s upcoming Rs 2000 4G smartphone.
User will get access to unlimited 2G data, unlimited voice calls, SMS and music at a recharge of Rs 153. The device comes with dual SIM support and these are SIM slots are open for any network unlike the JioPhone in which the SIM slot is locked to Jio network. The pre-booking for the device is taking place on Aircel’s official website and the device will be available in the market in the next 14 days. Aircel has stated that only those user who recharge the phone with Rs 153 every 28 days for 24 months are eligible for the cashback. Also, the amount will be sent to the user’s account via RTGS payment method. “Aircel and Lava understand customer needs and know that they opt for a handset change after about 24 months of usage. This cashback has been timed to be most beneficial to the customer at the time of buying a new device. This offer is a stimulus in the digital revolution of the country,” the company said in a press statement.
Please note that user will receive the cash back in the form of actual cash and not some talk time. User does not have to be return the Lava feature phone for the cash back. “We are excited about our partnership with Aircel which is designed to offer an exceptional 2G experience to our valuable customers. With the exclusive cashback worth Rs. 850, Lava users can now get a mobile phone absolutely free. We at Lava believe in establishing a reliable relationship with our patrons through an array of reliable products and services, and our partnership with Aircel is a step towards further strengthening this consumer confidence in the brand. We focus on making technology available at affordable prices for the continued benefit of all users,” Gaurav Nigam, ?senior VP, head of product, Lava International said in a press statement.
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