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This programme will complement Airtel's "Mera Pehla Smartphone" initiative, under which Airtel is partnering multiple mobile handset manufacturers to offer cashback offers.

Prepaid users who upgrade to 4G network will get 1GB of free data every day for 30 days.

The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. In a run against Reliance Jio's Republic Day tariff plans, Airtel has revised the popular Rs 399 prepaid plan, which now offers benefits in-line with Jio's Rs 399 prepaid plan. However, it should be noted that the free data will be over and above any recharge or plan, an Airtel subscriber chooses. The latest scheme comes after the company's "Mera Pehla 4G Smartphone" initiative, under which it offers Rs 2,000 cashback on purchasing select smartphones.

Reliance Group's telecom operator Jio has got some relief on its petition against the Airtel's marketing campaign for the live streaming of the Indian Premier League matches on the Sunil Mittal-owned mobile data provider's networks.

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"While 4G smartphones are fast becoming the norm, for millions of customers with feature phones/3G devices the upgrade to a 4G smartphone is a big decision and a long term investment". Now, Airtel has come up with a new plan for the existing users by upgrading their plans with more and high-speed data.

That said, to get this 30 GB of free data, you will first have to switch from 2G/3G phone to a 4G phone. Moreover, customers can check whether they can avail the free data by entering their mobile number at and clicking on Check Eligibility. Besides this, the Rs 499 postpaid plan, which used to earlier offer 30 GB or gigabytes of rollover data, now offers more data.

The 2GB data limit per day on the Airtel Rs. 249 pack brings a total of 56GB of 3G/ 4G data for 28 days, while the 3GB data limit per day on the Rs. 349 brings a total of 84GB of 3G/ 4G data.