Since Reliance Jio announced its latest tariff plans for 4G data, other companies like Airtel, Vodafone, and Idea Cellular have been coming up with their own recharge packs. While Jio’s Rs 399 plan got the most traction as it offers 84GB data for 84 days, similar plans have been unveiled by the rival network service providers. Most recently Airtel updated its Rs 399 plan, where it was offering 70 GB of data, will now provide 84 GB for its subscribers. In the same way. even Vodafone has a student special plan and Idea Cellular has a 3G offer. Here is a look at all the 84GB plans unveiled by Jio, Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular.
Airtel Rs 399 plan: Airtel has brought a new offer for its subscribers. This offer is applicable only for prepaid customers. According to the new Rs 399 plan, prepaid users can avail 1GB data per day for a period of 84 days at Rs 399. Not only this but along with the data, Airtel will also provide unlimited calls (both local and STD) on all network under this Rs 399 plan. Telecom experts see this offer as an effort by Airtel to take on rival Jio. According to Airtel website, the offer is applicable only on 4G handsets with 4G SIMs. A user will see this recharge on the online website for Airtel and depending on their circle. Airtel has a separate plan for 84GB data as well. The Rs 293 plan has an 84 day validity with unlimited local, STD calls for Airtel to Airtel, and 1 GB data per day. Finally, there’s a Rs 449 with 84 days validity, and unlimited local and STD calls and yes, 1GB daily data.
Vodafone Rs 445 plan: Vodafone India had launched a new offer called Campus Survival Kit. Vodafone’s new offer is targetted at students and under the scheme, the network is offering 1GB 4G data per day for a period of 84 days. The new offer by Vodafone is currently available for Delhi NCR while other parts of the country will get to avail it soon. Vodafone’s Campus Survival Kit can be availed for a price of Rs 445 initially and later the monthly recharge will come down to Rs 352. So, Vodafone is essentially offering you 84 GB of data at that price. Meanwhile, Reliance Jio recently came up with its new tariff plans after its Dhan Dhana Dhan and Summer Surprise offers ended. Under the new plans, Jio is offering 84GB of 4G data on a number of plans.
The new offer of Vodafone comes with a price tag of Rs 445. This offer brings unlimited calls and 1 GB of 4G/3G data per day. Interestingly, this time the validity is higher than the 28 days average we udually see on Vodafone 1 GB data per day tariffs. The Campus Survival Kit is valid for a period of 84 days, that means users can avail 84 GB of data for the recharge period, and that includes free calls and SMS. But there is a catch here. Vodafone has launched the new offer directed at students in Delhi NCR. Addtionally this offer is valid just for new connections. However, the network provider will expand this plan to other cities in India too. Also, the Rs 352 recharge can be availed only from the second recharge cycle. For the first recharge, users will have to pay Rs 445 and it will contain free discount coupons and a bag as part of the scheme. These things are available apart from the unlimited calling benefits, 1GB data free per day. After the first recharge is exhausted, that is 84 days, users will be able to buy the Rs 352 recharge. However, this plan will also contain the same benefits, which includes the 84 day validity.
Reliance Jio Rs 399 plan: When it comes to Reliance Jio, users can avail a Rs 349 plan, which gives with 20GB 4G data for a period of 56 days. Jio also has a Rs 309 plan under which users can get 1GB data per day. This recharge pack is valid for a period of 56 days. But most importantly, for the sake of comparision, Reliance Jio has the Rs 399 plan. Under this tariff plan, subscribers can avail 1GB data per day, and it is valid for 84 days. So, essentially, Jio, under the Rs 399 plan is giving 84 GB data for its users. Meanwhile, voice calls and SMS will always be free on the Jio network. For users interested in the Jio plans, have to pay a sum of Rs 99 to get the Jio Prime Membership. This membership is required to avail the recharge plans. However, the Vodafone plan, is limited to only new connections.
Idea Cellular Rs 453 plan: Idea Cellular has an 84 day validity pack, though this is only for first time recharge users. The plan is priced at Rs 453, and comes with unlimited local and national calls, and 1 GB 3G data per day, and the speed is reduced to 80kbps after the FUP is used. The problem is that in the Delhi NCR region this plan is limited to 3G, and not 4G data speeds.
There is also a cheaper Rs 297 plan with unlimited Idea to Idea local and national calling, along with 1 GB daily data. In Mumbai circle, there’s a Rs 395 plan with 84 days validity, and unlimited local and STD calls along with 1GB daily data for 4G smartphone users. For non-4G users, the validity is reduced to 28 days.