Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Prepaid mobile telephony services provider Telenor (India) Communications on Monday announced that it had provided life insurance to a million of its customers – existing and new who got a recharge done while a million others were in the pipeline and would come under the insurance cover programme when they recharged their phones in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Telenor is current present in six circles across the country and was the first in industry to launch the free life insurance scheme called Telenor Suraksha according to Circle Business Head for Telugu speaking States Shrinath Kotian.
He said that out of 18 million subscribes who have enrolled for the scheme, pan-India, 7.8 million had already been insured, he said. Speaking to media, he said that for all new customers, the insurance cover would come for a duration of two months till the next recharge.