Airtel coustemers will now need to pay additional on the off chance that they are making approaches Skype, Viber or different applications utilizing their portable information packs as the administrator has chosen to charge standard information rates for making voice brings over web.
The Voice over Internet Protocol (Voip) information will be charged independently and would not be a piece of the current information packs.
“All web/information packs or arrangements [through which client can profit reduced rates] should just be legitimate for web searching and will prohibit Voip [both approaching/ outgoing]. Voip over information network would be charged at standard information rates of 4p/10 KB [3g service] and 10p/10 KB [2g service],” Airtel said on its site.
This is the first run through in the nation that any versatile administrator is charging independently for Voip information.
“All internet/data packs or plans [through which customer can avail discounted rates] shall only be valid for internet browsing and will exclude VoIP [both incoming/ outgoing]. VoIP over data connectivity would be charged at standard data rates of 4p/10 KB [3G service] and 10p/10 KB [2G service],” Airtel said on its website.
Portable administrators have long been requesting the outrageous (OTT) players like Whatsapp, Line, Skype among others ought to be brought under regulation.