New Delhi : Price Wars for the Data Plans in Telecom Companies Jio, Idea, Airtel, Vodafone. As Reliance Jio enters into Indian telecommunication, All telecom providers equivalent fight in Price wars to offer the most affordable prepaid packs and postpaid plans.
As Customer wants the cheapest mobile data and call rates in the world, makes an advantage to gets all benefits provided by Telecom companies. With the availability of 4G in India touching new highs this year, users are consuming massive amounts of data and operators are pandering to the needs with tariffs that offer high daily limits for data. We look at all the prepaid packs and postpaid plans that offer 1GB of 4G data per day. For the purposes of simplicity, we’re excluding all packs and plans that offer more than 1GB data per day per month.
See the Prices and Plans of Jio, Idea, Airtel, Vodafone:
Starting off with the most affordable pack, users can avail unlimited 4G data (high speed limit of 1GB per day, followed by unlimited usage at 64 Kbps), unlimited local, STD, and roaming calls to and from all national operators, unlimited SMS messages, and access to Jio apps for Rs. 309 with a validity of 49 days. Similarly, users can avail the same pack benefits with the validity of 70 days for a tariff of Rs. 399, validity of 84 days for Rs. 459, and, finally, a validity of 91 days under the Rs. 499 pack.
The Idea Rs. 309 recharge pack provides 1GB of 4G data per day (in circles where Idea 4G coverage is available), unlimited local and STD calls, free roaming outgoing calls, and 100 SMS messages per day. Subscribers who purchase the recharge from the official website or app will get an additional 1GB data for the validity period. Another pack, priced at Rs. 398, offers the same benefits with an extended validity of 70 days, while the Rs. 509 pack has a validity of 84 days with the same offerings. There is yet another prepaid pack, priced at Rs. 197, which offers 1GB data per day with a validity of 14 days. This pack, according to Idea Cellular’s website, is available in the Kerala circle.
The most affordable of Airtel’s prepaid packs, offering 1GB 4G data per day, is priced at Rs. 399. With a validity of 56 days, this pack has benefits like 1GB 4G data per day, unlimited voice calls – local, STD, and roaming – to all national operators. The free calls are limited to 250 per day and 1,000 per week. The Rs. 399 pack also offers up to 100 free SMS messages per day. Similarly, you get the same benefits with a validity of 70 days in the Rs. 448 pack and with a validity of 84 days in its new Rs. 509 pack.
There are currently only two packs in Vodafone’s prepaid catalogue – priced at Rs. 458 and Rs. 509 – that give benefits of 1GB 4G data usage per day. The Rs. 458 pack has a validity of 70 days and offers benefits like 1GB 4G data per day, 100 SMS messages per day, free roaming calls, and free local and STD calls to all networks. There is cap on the bundled calls – users can make up to 250 minutes of calls per day and 1,000 minutes per week without charge. The Rs. 509 ‘Super Plan’ pack has the same benefits but offers a validity of 84 days. Both these packs are available for select users on the Vodafone network.