Airtel Offers 70 GB Data For Rs. 399

Move to counter Reliance Jio

by RASHMI RAWAT

Airtel has launched its new data plan at Rs. 399. Under this plan, the company is offering 1 GB of 4G data per day, and free voice calls for 70 days. Further, 300 minutes of voice calls can be made per day (1200 minutes in a week) between its own networks and 3,000 minutes of free local and STD calls for 70 days. Post the free calls, users will be charged 10 paise per minute.

In comparison, Reliance Jio, offers 28 GB free data per month to its prime customers. To beat Jio’s Rs. 309 and Rs. 509 offers, Airtel has launched the new Rs. 399 plan.

References
1. http://www.indiantribune.com/technology/airtel-offers-70-gb-4g-data-rs-399-know-plans-9099.html
CMIE STATISTICS
Unemployment Rate
Per cent
5.3 -0.1
Consumer Sentiments Index
Base September-December 2015
95.8 0.0
Consumer Expectations Index
Base September-December 2015
93.9 0.0
Current Economic Conditions Index
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Quarterly CapeEx Aggregates
(Rs.trillion) Dec 16 Mar 17 Jun 17 Sep 17
New projects 2.33 3.80 2.06 1.02
Completed projects 1.01 1.94 1.14 0.99
Stalled projects 1.13 0.70 2.66 0.64
Revived projects 0.18 0.67 0.30 0.23
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Updated on: 22 Nov 2017 9:20AM
Quarterly Financials of Listed Companies
(% change) Dec 16 Mar 17 Jun 17 Sep 17
All listed Companies
 Income 6.2 10.2 9.8 8.6
 Expenses 6.3 11.9 10.0 9.9
 Net profit 40.3 15.8 -19.7 -18.1
 PAT margin (%) 6.1 6.0 5.3 5.9
 Count of Cos. 4,507 4,438 4,290 2,783
Non-financial Companies
 Income 5.9 11.8 10.4 8.6
 Expenses 7.2 15.6 10.7 8.6
 Net profit 24.5 -2.5 -25.1 -5.3
 PAT margin (%) 6.2 6.2 5.2 6.8
 Net fixed assets 6.9 10.0
 Current assets 2.6 2.2
 Current liabilities 8.8 10.0
 Borrowings 4.8 4.1
 Reserves & surplus 6.3 8.1
 Count of Cos. 3,488 3,439 3,342 2,037
Numbers are net of P&E
Updated on: 22 Nov 2017 9:30AM
Annual Financials of All Companies
(% change) FY14 FY15 FY16 FY17
All Companies
 Income 10.0 5.2 1.1 6.6
 Expenses 9.9 5.2 1.2 6.8
 Net profit -2.2 1.6 -12.9 20.2
 PAT margin (%) 3.2 3.2 2.9 6.5
 Assets 12.3 9.4 9.6 8.8
 Net worth 9.6 8.7 10.3 8.5
 RONW (%) 6.2 6.1 5.1 9.6
 Count of Cos. 23,895 23,579 20,184 3,629
Non-financial Companies
 Income 9.7 4.3 0.1 6.5
 Expenses 9.3 4.5 -0.6 7.4
 Net profit -2.7 -5.5 11.5 14.3
 PAT margin (%) 2.2 2.1 2.6 6.5
 Net fixed assets 11.6 13.4 15.1 7.3
 Net worth 8.2 7.1 10.6 7.2
 RONW (%) 5.1 4.9 5.4 11.0
 Debt / Equity (times) 1.1 1.1 1.1 0.6
 Interest cover (times) 2.0 1.9 2.0 3.7
 Net working capital cycle (days) 69 67 66 50
 Count of Cos. 19,154 19,053 16,707 2,782
Numbers are net of P&E
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