The announcement has come against the backdrop of both companies reporting massive losses in the second quarter (Q2) amid an adverse Supreme Court (SC) ruling on adjusted gross revenue (AGR). The earlier unlimited plan of Rs 199, which was popular among many, will now cost subscribers Rs 24.
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Airtel new paid plans listed: FUP limits, knowledge advantages and everyone you wish to understand Airtel has magnified its paid arrange costs by introducing revised plans which will be on the market to the subscribers from Dec three, 2019. This plan remains unchanged and has been continued from the previous list of plans. Validity lasts for 28 days.
Cellular industry executives in the country are saying that the tariff hike can't be avoided as old cellular plan prices are not sustainable and telco operators would need to address pricing issues more maturely and sustainably.
The company's new ₹1,776 All-in-One plan offers benefits for 336 days. All the plans will have unlimited Jio to Jio calls.
Rs 2398 plan: Airtel is giving unlimited calling, 100 SMS per day, and 1.5 GB per day under this plan. The basic plan is available for Rs 19 which offers unlimited calling, 100 free SMS and 150MB data.
In its combo plans of Rs 49, there is Rs 38 Talktime, 100 MB data, 2.5p/sec tariff, 28 days validity. The increase in tariff ranges from 50 paise per day to Rs 2.85 per day.
These are the plans where both Airtel and Vodafone Idea increases the validity to 84 days. Its new Rs249 plan would provide unlimited voice including FUP of 1,000 minutes for off-net calls, 1.5GB data, and 100 SMS per day. The plan offers Rs 63.95 talk time along with 200MB data. The plan, which comes with a validity of 365 days and offers 1.5GB data per day, unlimited calls and 12,000 minutes for Jio-non Jio calls. This plan also has a validity of 28 days. The Rs 379 plan offers 6GB of data for the duration of validity, the Rs 599 plans offers 1.5GB of per day, and the Rs 699 plan offers 2GB of data per day.
However, India's only profitable telecom company claims that its customers will get 300% more benefits than its rivals.
Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio has announced upto 40% increase in tariff for its services. It has announced new prepaid plans with two days, 28 days, 84 days, 365 days validity, and broadly compared with existing plans of similar nature.