Right after facing wrath of Andhra Pradesh CM Chandra Babu Naidu for not restoring telecom and network services in Andhra Pradesh affected by Hudhud cyclone devastation, telecom operators announced free talk time in the affected regions.
Almost all leading telecom operators like Aircel, Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Vodafone started working jointly for the restoration of the services. Sunil Bharti Mittal, Bharti Airtel Chairman flew to Visakhapatnam to oversee restoration operations.
Mobile companies provided 30 minute free talk time to customers and also offering an advance talk time facility up to Rs.50 in Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam and Vijayanagaram districts. Chandra Babu praised the gesture of the telecom companies. Telecom companies announced that they are providing PCOs at relief camps and people can also charge their mobiles un interrupted at the places.