Of late, my mobile bill has been on the rise.
In Mumbai, Hutch had a wonderful Rs 501 recharge option that was perfect for a month (and often longer, when I had opted for a special scheme). In Bangalore, my AirTel bills are already touching the Rs 800 mark. That’s way too much, given the fact that my plan has 600 free AirTel-to-AirTel minutes. I don’t conduct any business on the mobile, which only implies that I am talking and messaging too much.
I tried a simple 24-hour experiment yesterday – I did not make a call or send a message through my mobile.
It took a tremendous amount of self-control but it was worth the effort. As if to test my willpower, I received a call from AirTel offering GPRS connectivity, which I hiccupingly declined.
April being the month for targets (Remember that management wisdom? “What you can measure you can control.”), my targeted mobile bill is Rs 400 – a 50% cut!
Let’s see if I make it.