News Roundup: Buy from Snapdeal, Get Data from Aircel Free; BuyHatke’s Price Comparison Addon Upgraded

Customers who purchase data enabled phones from Snapdeal will now get 3 gb of data free for three months, courtesy Aircel. The limited period offer will be valid on both 2G and 3G services for phones purchased via Snapdeal.


The offer will be available to customers via a promo code shared by Snapdeal whenever a handset is purchased during the promo period. New or existing subscribers of Aircel will have to send the promo codes to 121, to activate it.

Offline retailers have had such bundled offers for a long time.

New Additions to BuyHatke’s Price Comparison Addon

Comparison shopping site BuyHatke has upgraded its price comparison extension on Chrome. It had earlier released price graphs for comparing books, has now extended it to other categories as well.


The site has also increased the number of portals whose prices you can compare from 45 to over 70 currently. BuyHatke has also automated the process of finding coupons by just clicking a button at the checkout page. The tool will generate active coupons from across sites for users to pick from and discount cart value.

The automated coupons can be applied across shopping sites, travel sites like MakeMyTrip, Yatra and Cleartrip, as well as for food sites like Dominos and FoodPanda.

Mettl Appoints Subhash Tantry as President of US Operations

Online assessments and testing website, Mettl has appointed TiE member Subhash Tantry as the President of its US operations.

The appointment is aimed at a global expansion and increasing its market share in the US, the company said. mettl

Subhash Tantry formerly led Fox Technologies. Tantry’s experience in IT and software services will benefit Mettl’s “go-to-market” strategies in the US, co-founder Ketan Kapoor said.

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