1 . Tata Docomo launches ‘Freedom Offer’ for prepaid GSM subscriber
On the eve of India’s 67th Independence Day, Tata Docomo has launched a new offer named as the ‘Freedom Offer’ for its pre-paid subscribers in various circles. According to the offer, a Docomo subscriber will get to use 1.9GB of 2G data for free for 7 days from the date of the recharge of the scheme.
This offer is valid only for the Docomo’s GSM prepaid users on 2G network and will be applicable on recharges done till August 31, 2013. For Andhra Pradesh circle, the recharge pack is available for Rs 32, while for Chennai the same pack will cost Rs 31.
2. Aircel Launches Independence Day ‘Full Freedom – Full Talktime’ Offer
Aircel, this Independence Day is offering its customers a unique and exciting product – ‘Full Freedom – Full Talktime’. With this product, Aircel aims to redefine the user experience by offering Full Talk Time (FTT) starting from Rs. 10 in Western region.
Aircel constantly makes efforts to offer exciting products and services for its customers. The company strives to bring an element of ‘Extra’ in its products as a simple way to bring joy and happiness to its customers. Recently, Aircel has introduced noteworthy products in the market like ‘One Nation One Rate’ which made roaming charges free, PocketBuddies, Pocket Internet Games, Pocket Internet 24, amongst others.
Harish Sharma, Regional Business Head – West, Aircel, said, “This Independence Day, Aircel is bringing a best value for money product for its customers which gives them freedom to get FTT for as low as Rs. 10. The product will allow us to take giant strides in the voice market by making it convenient and affordable for our customers.”
New Customers in Mumbai, Maharashtra Goa and Gujarat circle : Price Rs. 91 - Benefits –: FTT on subsequent recharges starting from Rs. 10/30/90 (offerValidity 180 days).
Existing Customers in Mumbai, Maharashtra – Goa and Gujarat circle : Price Rs. 27 —: Benefits – FTT on subsequent recharges starting from Rs. 10 (offer validity 60 days).
3. Cathay Pacific Airways launches ‘Freedom offer’
In order to celebrate the Indian Independence Day this year, Cathay Pacific Airways has launched the ‘Freedom offer’, as per a release. The offer is valid from August 14 to 19. Passengers booking tickets during this period have the freedom to change their date of travel multiple times free of cost. This offer is valid for all bookings made in India for travel from India to any destination on the Cathay Pacific and Dragonair network during the period.
Cathay Pacific Airways along with sister airline Dragonair offers connectivity to over 170 destinations in 40 countries.
4. Celebrate Independence Day with Hidesign’s Freedom Offer!
Celebrate Independence Day with Hidesign’s Tri-colour collection & Avail of the special Freedom OfferShop for your favourite Hidesign products and get upto 20% OFF on the second purchase
Choose from Hidesign’s collection of exclusive, handcrafted, vegetable-tanned leather bags at unbelievable prices.With a wide range of styles, Hidesign has something unique and special to offer everyone – from the bestselling Celine to stylish Harrison and Elton
The offer is on at all exclusive Hidesign stores across India until 20th of August.
Shop Online: www.hidesign.com
5. LG ‘Freedom Festival Offer’ on Cinema 3D Smart Televisions
LG introduced Freedom Festival Offer on its Cinema 3D smart televisions. Consumers can purchase the television on easy installment schemes. Blu-Ray player worth Rs. 1990 is also offered with every purchase of the television.
LG has come up with Freedom Festival Offer on its Cinema 3D Smart televisions to celebrate the Independence Day with LG. Cinema 3D smart Televisions are offered with nod own payment. They are also offered with special discount prices. Along with the discounts, a free Blu-Ray player worth Rs. 9,990 is also offered with every purchase of Cinema 3D smart televisions. Freedom Festival Offer is applicable on Cinema 3D smart televisions above 42 inches screen.
The Cinema 3D smart models and their offer prices are given here on which LG is offering Freedom Festival offer. All the 3D Smart televisions are available on finance schemes with no processing fee, no verification or no hidden costs. Standard Chartered, SBI card, Baja Finsery, Citi Bank, HDFC bank, ICICI credit card can be used to purchase the televisions.
- Model number 55LKA6910 is offered for a price of Rs. 1,79,990 and the EMI is Rs. 11,999
- 47LA6910 is offered with a price tag of Rs. 1,08, 990 and the EMI is Rs. 7,266
- Model number 42LA6910 is offered under Freedom festival offer for Rs. 89,990 and the EMI is Rs. 5,999
- 55LA6200 is offered for Rs. 1,46,990 and the EMI is Rs. 9,799
- Model number 42LA6200’s offer price is Rs. 78,990 and the EMI is Rs. 5,266
- 47LA6620 is another model available under Freedom Festival Offer and the offer price is Rs. 98,990 and EMI is Rs. 6,599
- 42LA6620 is another TV in this scheme and it is offered for Rs. 81,990 and the EMI is Rs. 5,466
Blu-Ray player worth Rs. 1,999 is offered on the purchase of all the above LG Cinema 3D Smart television models. Some of the features of the handset are voice and gesture control with the magic remote. Time machine is another features which allow internal recording, scheduled recording and live playback. 2D content can be converted in to 3D.
LG is also introduced another combo offer in which model number 32LN5650 Jazz 1200W PMPO is which is worth Rs. 37,000 is offered along with Songstar which is worth Rs. 14,990. Both the devices are offered for a combo price of Rs. 46,990. Consumers can save up to Rs. 5,000.
6. BSNL has announced revised SMS Packs
BSNL has announced revised SMS Packs and one new SMS STV for all the 2G and 3G prepaid customers. The SMS packs priced at Rs 12, Rs 24, Rs 31 and Rs 52 offering (network to network) Local/National SMS at 0.5p per SMS and (BSNL to others) Local/National SMS at 10p per SMS
7. Paytm Coupon ‘FREEDOM’
On using coupon ‘FREEDOM’, those who use Paytm will receive 100% cashback on their recharge. This cashback will be reflected in 3 days within recharge and it will be valid up to August 15.
On the occasion of Independence Day, 500 Lucky Winners will be given 50% or maximum up to Rs 50 cashback on recharges worth Rs 100 and above. The cashback will be added into your JRI Card.
9. Loop Mobile
Loop Mobile is providing its subscribers in Mumbai with a host of offers including Independence Day CRT. The Independence Day songs are featured on top deck of Jukebox (543213), @cafe WAP portal features a dedicated zone for Independence Day downloads and Independence Day MP3 downloads being promoted on USSD (*234*2#).
Besides these offers announced by the telcos, the online recharge websites are also offering several discounts. Below are a couple of them.
MTNL has announced two new full talktime offers for its customers in Delhi circle. These offers are applicable to both 2G and 3G customers. These offers are valid only for one week from August 12 to August 16.
11. SUN DIRECT LAUNCHES FREEDOM OFFER @ 1947
On the eve of the Independence Day (August 15th), Sun Direct announces a limited period special offer priced at Rs.1947 for the Cinema + Sports pack valid from 14th to 18th August 2013. This subscription comes with 2 months subscription free. Cinema + sports pack comes at a great value of just Rs. 185 per month with 130+ channels and cheapest Cinema + sports offering among the DTH Players. This includes a range of sports and entertainment channels, with nonstop movies round the clock. The freedom offer delivers non-stop entertainment value at a very affordable price point.
This new pack is sure to address the complete entertainment needs of the entire family with the addition of 4 new popular sports channels ESPN, Star Sports, Star Sports 2 and Star Cricket- at an amazing price point. Sun Direct has also added ESPN HD and Star Cricket HD as part of their HD offering. What’s more, customers can now record their favorite serials and movies with Sun Direct offering video recording at no extra cost on all its SD + and HD + boxes.
12. India Today Group Digital rolls out ‘Freedom Offer’!
In its endeavour to celebrate 67 successful years of Indian independence, India’s leading media conglomerate, the India Today Group, has slated attractive discount offers on subscriptions of all its 18 digital magazines. The ‘Freedom Offer’ season by the group begins from 1st August’13 to 31st August’ 13 and will enable modern day readers to enjoy attractive discounts on both print and digital issues of single, three month, six month and annual magazine issues.
The season’s ‘Freedom Offer’ by the group is in line with India’s 67th year of independence where magazine lovers can enjoy discounts on magazine subscriptions i.e. 67% off on a year’s issues, 50% off on issues for six months, 25% off on issues for three months and 10% off on print and digital combination subscription offers.
The Group has also expanded its overall digital magazine portfolio introducing Prevention India Digital and Women’s Health India Digital editions recently. Other digital magazines from the group include India Today (Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam & Telugu), Business Today, Gadgets & Gizmos, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, Men’s Health, Reader’s Digest, Harper’s Bazaar, Money Today, Travel Plus and Ten Years of Sex Survey. The group magazines keep the reader updated with the best of information pertaining to various genres such as politics, health, business, sports, lifestyle, entertainment, and India and world.
About India Today Group Digital Magazines
The digital media landscape is changing and is witnessing new reading trends amongst readers. In a very short span of time, India Today Group Digital has been instrumental in reaching out to its viewers, and the growing popularity of its magazines is a testimony of the group’s impactful reach to a wide variety of audiences. The digital magazines offered by the group provide impressive readability with moving covers, rich multimedia content that too at super deals across a variety of digital platforms.
- One year subscription-67% off
- Six month subscription-50% off
- Three month subscription- 25% off
- One month subscription-10% off
13. British Airways is offering 15 per cent discount on its fares to London and North America
from Indian cities to mark the country’s 67th Independence Day (I-Day)
Indian passengers travelling via London-Heathrow will also benefit from the airline’s Terminal-5, which provides seamless connections to over 200 destinations in partnership with American Airlines.
Meanwhile, Hong Kong based Cathay Pacific has announced a “Freedom Offer”, which lets passengers change their travel dates anytime on tickets booked between 14th and 19th August 2013. These tickets can be booked for travel from India to any destination on its network.
Some other airlines are asking passengers to pay 66 per cent of base fare for tickets booked on Independence Day, agents said.
British Airways’ offer is available only on the first and club world cabins, starts from August 15 and will end on August 18 on outbound travel from September 1 to December 20, the airline said in a statement.
Coinciding with the I-Day fete, the airline is also showcasing some of its iconic photos from its heritage collection, which captures its first flight to Delhi and its national crew uniforms, including the Indian sari uniform.
14. Fiat India Freedom Drive
Fiat India has launched ‘Freedom Drive’ to give customers an opportunity to drive away for a total of three nights for those who book a Fiat car to a destination of their choice.
The company also offers an exciting exchange package wherein customers can take advantage of benefits upto Rs 1 lakh in exchange of their old car, and on booking Linea or Punto, assured gifts are the order of the day.
Free checkups for Fiat vehicles are also on offer and customers are requested to take their vehicles to allocated Pit Stops in Mumbai, Pune, Chandigarh, Chennai, Bangalore and Ahmedabad on August 14 and 15 for a free check and advice on maintenance on their vehicles. This checkup camp is being offered to ensure that all Fiat cars are in perfect condition so as to ensure trouble free rides to customers as they head to their destination getaways.
Fiat Freedom Drive offer is valid till 18th August 2013 and is being initiated by the company to continue with their long term commitment to customers across the country and to create a closer bond between the company and their clientele.