Around a week back TimesDeal.com, the group buying portal of The Times of India Group, in association with Paytm, a subsidiary of One97 Communications, had brought out a unique deal for prepaid mobile consumers in India where users had to pay just Rs 50 and got Rs 100 worth mobile recharge voucher from Paytm.
The deal was a runaway hit with users and as many as 70,000 consumers availed the offer in a single day to get double value of their money. .
Regarding the deal, Mr Rishi Khiani, chief executive officer of Times Internet said, “Offering maximum value for money to customers is core to the deals business. Therefore, the primary focus of TimesDeal has always been to offer users such relevant high value-for-money deals. The repeated overwhelming response bears testimony to this.”
Harinder Thakhar, the chief executive officer of Paytm, said, “The reach of Times Deal combined with Paytm’s perfect mass-appeal product, enabled us to strike this biggest online mobile recharge deal ever! What next? Well, how about 2 Lakh.”