NEW DELHI: To counter the Reliance Jio wave, India’s number one telecom operator Airtel has rolled out new data and voice plans starting at Rs 8. The plans, which differ per telecom circles, start at Rs 8 and goes up to Rs 399.
Here are the new plans rolled out by Airtel for its prepaid subscribers:
8 hot data plans from Airtel, Vodafone, Reliance Jio and others
Airtel offering 70GB data at Rs 549 (validity 28 days)
Airtel offering 28GB data at Rs 244 (validity 28 days)
Vodafone offering 70GB data at Rs 244 (validity 70 days)
Idea Cellular offering 28GB data at Rs 347 (validity 28 days)
Reliance Jio offering 84GB data at Rs 399 (validity 84 days)
Reliance Jio offering 56GB data at Rs 309 (validity 56 days)
Aircel offering 84GB data at Rs 348 (validity 84 days)
BSNL offering 120GB data at Rs 666 (validity 60 days)
Under the Rs 8 plan, Airtel subscribers will be able to make local and STD calls at 30 paisa per minute for a period of 56 days.
Rs 15 plan: Local calls at 10 paisa
With recharge of Rs 15, Airtel subscribers will be allowed to make calls to the same network at 10 paisa per minute for a period of 27 days.
Rs 40 plan: Unlimited validity
On recharge of Rs 40, subscribers will get talktime of Rs 35 with unlimited validity.
Rs 60 plan: Talktime and unlimited validity
Airtel prepaid users will get talktime of Rs 58 along with unlimited validity under this plan.
Rs 90 plan: Talktime and unlimited validity
Like the above-mentioned plan, users will get talktime of Rs 88 and unlimited validity.
Rs 149 plan: Unlimited Airtel to Airtel calls and data
Users can get 2GB 4G data and unlimited Airtel to Airtel calls with validity of 28 days on recharge of Rs 149.
Rs 198 plan: Local calls and data
With recharge of Rs 198, Airtel users will get unlimited local and STD calls and 1GB of data for 28 days. Along with this, they will also get 10% cashback if they open an Airtel Payments Bank account.
Rs 199 plan: Unlimited local calls and data
Under this plan, Airtel users will get 1GB of data and unlimited local calls for a period of 29 days.
Rs 295 plan: Unlimited calls
The recharge pack of Rs 295 offers unlimited local and STD calls for a period of 84 days and 10% cashback if they open an Airtel Payments Bank account.
With a recharge of Rs 349, subscribers will get 28GB data with the daily FUP limit of 1GB and unlimited local and STD calls with validity of 28 days.
Rs 399 plan: 28GB data and free roaming calls
Under this plan of Rs 399, Airtel is offering unlimited local and STD calls along with free outgoing roaming calls. Over that, Airtel is also giving 28GB of data with 1GB of daily FUP limit for 28 days.
With Dhan Dhana Dhan offer coming to an end, Reliance Jio has revamped its tariff plan for both pre-paid and post-paid users. Though the new plans still start at Rs 19, the data offered and validity of most plans has been increased. The daily FUP limit and other offers including free voice calling remains same for all plans. Here are Reliance Jio’s revamped plans for prepaid users:
Rs 309 plan: No. of days doubled along with data
Rs 999 Plan: More data, More number of days
While the old validity for this plan was 60 days, the new offer is now valid for 90 days with no daily FUP limit. However, once a user exhausts his 90GB quota, the internet speed is reduced to 128 kbps.
Rs 1,999 Plan: Validity goes up to 120 days
While originally this plan offered 125GB data with 90 days validity (roughly 1.38GB data per day), this plan is now valid for 120 days and offers 155GB data (1.29GB data per day).
The Rs 4,999 plan now offers users 380GB data as opposed to 350GB data with validity increased to 210 days from 180 days. Originally it came down to 1.94GB data per day and now it is 1.80GB data.
Rs 9,999 Plan: Slight increase in data and validity
Extending the validity from 360 days to 390 days, this plan now offers 780GB data as opposed to 750GB data keeping the per day data to average about 2GB.