Airtel’s plan to take on Reliance Jio starts at Rs 8

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

It’s never been better times for Indian telecom users. Courtesy Reliance Jio, the data tariffs across mobile carriers have come down. Not just this, the voice tariff too on most plans have halved over the last few month. Now, there are slew of plans from companies other than Reliance Jio that also offer 1GB data (or even more in some cases) per day. Here we have collated some of the best data and voice plans being offered by Airtel, Vodafone, Reliance Jio, Idea Cellular, BSNL and Aircel.

Airtel offering 70GB data at Rs 549 (validity 28 days)

Price: Rs 549 Data: 70GB FUP: 2.5GB limit per day Speed: 4G data Validity: 28 days Calls: Free unlimited calling Availability: For Delhi NCR users

Airtel offering 28GB data at Rs 244 (validity 28 days)

Price: Rs 244 Data: 28GB FUP: 1GB limit per day Speed: 4G data Validity: 28 days Calls: Free unlimited calling Availability: Delhi NCR users

Vodafone offering 70GB data at Rs 244 (validity 70 days)

Price: Rs 244 Data offered: 70GB FUP: 1GB per day Speed: 4G data Validity: 70 days Voice calls: Free unlimited calling Availability: Only for the company’s new subscribers

Idea Cellular offering 28GB data at Rs 347 (validity 28 days)

Price: Rs 347 Data: 28GB FUP: 1GB limit per day Speed: 2G/3G data Validity: 28 days Calls: Free unlimited calling Availability: Delhi NCR users

Reliance Jio offering 84GB data at Rs 399 (validity 84 days)

Price: Rs 399 Data: 84GB FUP: 1GB limit per day Speed: 4G data Validity: 84 days Calls: Free unlimited calling Availability: Only for Jio Prime users

Reliance Jio offering 56GB data at Rs 309 (validity 56 days)

Price: Rs 309 Data: 56GB FUP: 1GB limit per day Speed: 4G data Validity: 56 days Calls: Free unlimited calling Availability: Only to Jio Prime users

Aircel offering 84GB data at Rs 348 (validity 84 days)

Price: Rs 348 Data: 84GB FUP: 1GB limit per day Speed: 3G data Validity: 84 days Calls: Free unlimited calling Availability: For users in UP East region

BSNL offering 120GB data at Rs 666 (validity 60 days)

Price: Rs 666 Data: 120GB FUP: 2GB limit per day Speed: 2G/3G data Validity: 60 days Calls: Free unlimited calling Availability: All BSNL users

Rs 8 plan: Local and STD calls for 30 paisa

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.

Rs 349 plan: 28GB data and unlimited calls

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.

Reliance Jio announces new plans: All that has changed

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

Earlier valid for 28 days with 28GB data on offer, the Rs 309 plan’s validity has now gone up to 56 days and is now offering 56GB data. This means users get 56GB data for 56 days. Rest of the offerings including FUP limit remains same.

Rs 349 plan: No. of days doubled with data

The Rs 349 plans offers users 10GB + 10GB 4G data for 56 days (28 + 28). Post the exhaustion of 20GB in 56 days, the internet speed is reduced to 128kbps. There is, however, no cap on daily data usage in this plan.

Rs 399 plan: This is the original Dhan Dhana Dhan Plan

This plan offers 1GB data per day that is valid for 3 months (84 days). This plan is similar to the Dhan Dhana Dhan Plan that was announced by the company in April at Rs 309.

Rs 509 Plan: Double Days, double data

This plan is similar to the earlier offered plan at this price but comes doubles validity. The pack offers 2GB data per day (FUP limit) valid for 56 days.

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).

Rs 4,999 Plan: Both data and validity goes up

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.

 

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