Sunday, 23 September, 2018

Airtel ₹448 and ₹509 prepaid plans revised: Here's what has changed

Reliance Jio cuts Rs 50 from internet plans as a New Year scheme Reliance Jio cuts Rs 50 from internet plans as a New Year scheme
Edmund Robinson | 09 January, 2018, 00:59

Telecom operator Reliance Jio will cut tariffs by Rs 50 of all its monthly schemes under which customers are getting 1 GB data per day and also enhanced data limit to 1.5 GB from the existing 1GB for select plans, effective January 9, sources said.

Jio has also reduced the 1 GB data rate to Rs. 4 for a 1-day validity plan. The validity of this plan will be 84 days. While the ₹448 plan came with a validity of 70 days, the ₹509 plan came with a validity of 84 days.

Rs 499 plan: The new price of this plan is Rs 449 and it offers 91GB data for 91 days. Under the new offer, Jio is giving users a total of 28GB 4G data for 28 days for as low as Rs 149. Apart from the change in validity, all other plans remain the same.




Shortly after Idea and Airtel launched 10-day validity plans under ₹100, offering free calling and 1GB of data to match Jio's plans, the Mukesh Ambani-owned telco late last week unleashed another price disruption, giving 50% extra data or a discount of ₹50 to those who have subscribed to its plans that offered 1GB of data per day. The first one on the chopping block is Jio's Rs 199 tariff which will now go for just Rs 149.

Airtel has chose to also provide unlimited calling facility to its users but with "terms and conditions"; voice calls limited to 300 minutes per day and 1200 minutes per week.

All these data packs come with their similar offer of unlimited calls, SMS bundle, and access to Jio's bundle of applications. It comes bundled with unlimited calling, roaming and 100 SMS per day. Also, the company is all set to increase the Data on some special recharges. It puts FUP of 3GB data per day. Under this offer, customers will get 84GB of 4G data with a daily cap of 1GB data. Vodafone's recharge for Rs 509 comes with unlimited local and STD calls, free SMS, and free subscription of Vodafone Play.

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