Reliance and Airtel butt heads over Tariff plans once again
Ever since the entry of Reliance Jio in the telecom industry, there has been a huge chaos among the telecom companies all over the nation, particularly the nation’s top list of Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and so. As the Jio started to provide free calls and free internet usages to its customers, the customer base of the other network has been shattered and the telecom companies are trying their best to retain their customer base.
Few month back, the reliance Jio has extended the welcome offer of providing voice call and internet usage at free of cost to its users up to the march 31st of 2017. The telecom companies like Airtel, Vodafone and Idea too provided as certain pack by which their users may get free voice calls and internet usage. However, the reliance Jio filed a complaint against the airtel as the free unlimited pack introduced by the Airtel does not provide exact benefits to the users as they mentioned in the pack features and requested a huge fine amount from TRAI recently.
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In reply to the complaint, Airtel responded as the pack introduced by the airtel is full predatory in nature according to the competition act of section 4. Also the Airtel accused the Reliance Jio for using its revenues and assets to dominate the Indian telecom industry, once gaining the higher share in the market they will charge high amount to the users where they not supposed to have options of choosing telecom network.