Cashing in on the demonetisation move by the government, Telecom player Telenor India is trying it’s best to attract more customers.
Telenor has come out with a deal that will not only allow people to get rid of their old Rs 500 notes but will also earn profits for them.
The plan called as an 'extra talktime offer' will let the Telenor India customers to use the scrapped Rs 500 notes for mobile recharges and will give them a talktime of Rs 600.
The offer was introduced on November 25 after the government allowed people to use banned Rs 500 notes for mobile recharges.
"With this offer, customers also get benefits of STV 36 free which offers calls at 25 paise per minute for 28 days," read a company statement.
“Through this offer, Telenor customers can stay connected without disruption as they can use their old Rs 500 note for recharging and get more talktime minutes,” the statement further said.
Rituraj Kalita, Circle Business Head, Gujarat Circle, said, "Mobile telephony has become an integral part of our lives now and allowing recharges with old notes will only help our customers stay connected as before."
Getting rid of the demonetised Rs 500 notes has now just gone profitable.