Tech, Telecom Firms Roll Out Freebies For Diwali

NEW DELHI: IT and telecommunications players have rolled out out-of-the-box offers to catch the fancy of the customers this Diwali. While some are offering free festive apps, others are offering rebates on  talk time and some others are offering freebies.

Microsoft and Amazon are offering a discount of 4,000 on the Xbox One and giving the FIFA 15 game free. The Xbox One video game console is currently available on for 35,990.

To add to the fun this festive season, mobile handset maker Blackberry is offering its users free applications like Diwali Greetings for BlackBerry 10, Indian Sweets Recipes, Party Planning, Party Games,  Cocktail Mixer  Remixed, Search for Amazon and Flipkart Store Browser.

Telecom service provider Vodafone India has launched a Bumper Two-Day Diwali Flash Sales. Pre-paid customers in Delhi and NCR have to check with the service provider Oct 19-20 for the offer they are eligible for.   Depending on eligibility one can get up to 80 percent off on various segments like internet, SMS, voice and bonus card deals.

"As the entire region gets into festive mood, we hope to add to their joy through this exciting customer connect initiative and make this the festive season even more memorable for our subscribers,"  Subrat Padhi,   business head - Delhi, Vodafone India, told.

South Korean electronics major Samsung has introduced exciting promotional offers on home appliances and audio visual products. These include assured gifts, instant cash back, free installation and service   schemes.

"We are offering complimentary gifts such as free tablets with premium Samsung Smart TVs for customers to get a state-of-the-art interactive experience. During this high footfall period, we have also deployed   additional manpower and trained our entire workforce across our retail network to give a world-class brand experience to our customers," Ranjivjit Singh, senior vice president, corporate marketing, South West Asia,   Samsung Electronics, told.

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Source: IANS