Ahead of the festive season, PepsiCo India and Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s leading provider oftelecommunications services, havejoined handsto bring an innovative offer for the consumers. With every purchase of Pepsi®, Mountain Dew®, 7UP®, Mirinda®, Slice®, and Tropicana® PET bottles consumers get Airtel Recharge coupons worth INR 10* to INR 20*. An Airtel Thanks App discount coupon code will be printed on the reverse side of the labels of PET bottle to provide consumers with an access to avail the offer.
Demand for connectivity and internet access continues to grow in India with consumers increasing their time spent online be it gaming, entertainment or content streaming. As per Airtel’s quarterly report ended June 30, mobile data consumption surged by 16.6 percent from a year ago, with consumption per mobile data consumer at 19.5 GB per month.
Concurrently, out-of-homebeverageconsumption has alsowitnessed a spike with consumers stepping out more frequently to celebrate moments of togetherness, resuming work and travel. As the mobility and movement increase, there has been an escalation in the demand for beverages.
In line with this, PepsiCo Indiaand Airtel’s distinctive association is aimed at expanding thebrand footprint while establishing a deeper connect with consumers through this value-for-money proposition.
Speaking on the partnership, George Kovoor, Senior Vice-President, Beverages, PepsiCo India said, “Demand for digital connectivity continues to soar in India and is transforming the way consumers engage with the brand. At PepsiCo India, it is imperative for us to deepen our consumer connect by engaging with the consumers through platforms that are most relevant to them. With consumers now ready to step out and interact with the world around them, our festive partnership with Airtel is designed to complement their digital experience. We are delighted to team up with Airtel to provide a greater value to our consumers and enable them to stay connected with their loved ones while they enjoy their favourite beverages.”