Following the path of Airtel and Idea Cellular, Indian telecom operator Aircel has announced free incoming voice calls on national roaming. The best part you won’t need to pay any extra charge for this while roaming on Aircel network across the country.
Aircel prepaid and postpaid subscribers can get free incoming calls while on national roaming. To activate the service, subscribers need to dial the USSD code
*121*909#. The service will be activated instantly and there won’t be any monthly charges for it. Once activated you won’t be charged for incoming calls if you are on national roaming (outside your home telecom circle).
“We are delighted to announce free incoming calls on roaming for all our customers which will help them stay seamlessly connected and speak long hours with their loved ones even on roaming,” said Anupam Vasudev, Chief Marketing Officer, Aircel. “We want to ensure that our customers not only enjoy economical propositions but also the benefits of staying with us“.
Aircel Free incoming calls on Roaming
- Incoming voice calls become free while roaming anywhere in India.
- Customer needs to activate the service by dialling USSD code *121*909#.
- No extra charges or additional fees for the service.
- Charges still applicable for outgoing voice calls, SMS and data usage on roaming.
Note that only incoming voice calls are made free by Aircel on roaming. You will still get charged for all outgoing voice calls, SMS and data usage while on roaming.
In Airtel’s offer, the operator completely removed the incoming and outgoing charges for voice calls and SMS on roaming. Whereas Idea Cellular has only removed the charges for incoming calls while on domestic roaming. You still need to pay a small charge for outgoing voice calls and SMS on roaming.