New Delhi | Jagran Tech Desk: Leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel on Sunday announced a hike in tariff rate in the range between 50 paise per day to Rs 2.85 per day. The new changes will come to effect from December 3. The company has announced new plans, which have an effect on prepaid users who avail plans under unlimited category, among others. 
In a release, Bharti Airtel Chief Marketing Officer Shaswat Sharma said, "Our new mobile plans offer tremendous value to our customers and are backed by a superior network experience on Airtel's nationwide 4G network. Airtel will continue to make large investments in emerging technologies and digital platforms to deliver world-class experiences to our customers."
The new plans will offer exclusive benefits as part of the Airtel Thanks platform to its customers, the release added.
Post revisions, here are the changes:
Price of Rs 129 plan that offered 300 SMS, unlimited calling and 2GB data has been raised to Rs 148. Similarly, the plans worth Rs 169 and Rs 199 for 28 days period have been merged and a new plan worth Rs 248 would offer the same benefits as the former two, with unlimited calling, 100 SMS and 1.5 GB data per day. 
Among others, Rs 249 plan that offered unlimited calls, 100 SMS and 2GB data per day would cost Rs 298. Other packs that cost Rs 448 and Rs 449 would now cost Rs 598 and RS 698 for a period of 84 days. The yearly plan worth Rs 1,699 will be charged Rs 2,398.
"Among exclusive benefits, customers can enjoy Airtel Xstream (10,000 movies, exclusive shows, and 400 TV channels), Wynk Music, device protection, anti-virus protection and much more," Airtel said.   
The announcement comes amid harsh ruling by the Supreme Court on adjusted gross revenue (AGR). 

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