4:42 pm - Monday January 18, 7875

Airtel introduces airCredit – the prepaid loan service    

Airtel Bangladesh Limited, the fastest growing telecom operator of the country, is introducing a new service named airCredit which will allow customers to recharge their mobile account balance on credit.

Airtel is helping its prepaid customers to take a sundry credit/loan for emergency situations when customers run out of their account balance,  or cannot recharge due to geographical constraints or inadequate amount of money, or is facing time constraint; etc. Valued customers of Airtel will be able to use the loans for recharging their main account where they will be allowed BDT 5 and BDT 10 loans.

airtel22Customers will also be able to claim SMS loans for 25 SMS for 1 day, 75 SMS for 2 days and even internet loans of 10 MB for 1 day, 20 MB for 3 days along with other loans for various VAS services which will be added later on. Airtel customers can avail the service by dialing the USSD code *141# (via Airtel Gifting Service), *141*10# (direct) or call the IVR on 20141. The maximum balance allowed for taking any loan will be BDT 4.99 for a customer to be eligible to take the loan. Customers will be allowed to take loans only if their previous loan is fully paid back.

This service will be allowed for Airtel’s prepaid customers only and the eligibility will be based on Age on Networks (AON) of customers.

About Airtel Bangladesh Limited

Airtel Bangladesh Limited is one of the fastest growing mobile services providers in Bangladesh and is a concern of Bharti Airtel Limited, a leading global telecommunications services provider. The company offers a wide array of innovative mobile services, including voice, value added services, data and m-commerce products and is focused on expanding its state-of-the-art mobile network both for coverage and capacity.

About Bharti Airtel

Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 4 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed DSL broadband, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G wireless services and mobile commerce. Bharti Airtel had over 289 million customers across its operations at the end of January 2014.