Jio effect: Airtel Rs

Yolanda Curtis
January 13, 2018

This is similar to Reliance Jio's recently launched Happy New Year 2018 pack that provides 1.2GB 4G data on a daily basis at the same price of Rs. 199 with 28 days validity period.

2GB, 3GB & 5GB Packs of Jio - Looking for a 2GB daily data pack with free calls then Jio 299 plan is best. this plan offers 56GB data for 28 days.

Reliance Jio Infocomm added as many as 6.11 million customers in November, taking its market share past 13% while rivals Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular registered comparatively lower customer gains of 4.34 million, 2.7 million and 3.19 million respectively, according to data put out by the telecom regulator. The 509 plan of Jio offers 3GB data per day.

Previously, Airtel offered 1GB 3G/ 4G data per day along with the other benefits for a validity of 28 days.

Well, with the revision, the validity of both these plans has been increased.

Under the scheme, pre-paid plan priced at Rs 485 will give 1.5 GB data per day with the validity of 90 days and Rs 666 will give 1.5 GB per day data with a validity of 129 days with unlimited local, STD and roaming calls. Plan 398 of Jio offers 105GB data for 70 days.

With the recent change in the 149 plan of Jio 4G, now all prepaid users can enjoy 1GB daily data usage with unlimited calling. Airtel offers a prepaid plan that costs Rs 349 (as good as Rs 350) per billing cycle.

All the above-mentioned recharge packs come with freebies such as unlimited calls to any network across India, no roaming charges, 100 free SMSes per day, and access to Jio apps. Also, there are several other prepaid packs of Reliance Jio, Airtel, Idea, and Vodafone operators, which offer 2GB daily to users.

The move comes into effect just days before the ongoing ends. State-owned telecom operator BSNL, on the other hand, added 1.08 million, taking its base to 107.49 million (9.25 percent market share) by the end of November.

The number of telecom subscribers dwindled by 1.58 crore to 118.5 crore in November, even as Reliance Jio continued to lead in customer addition with over 15 crore subscribers, as per a report by Trai.

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