Airtel has renewed two of its prepaid plans with extra validity in order to compete with Jio, which recently increased the day-to-day data limit on some of its plans to 1.5GB. Reliance Jio has announced a ₹149 offer with 1GB daily data, making it one of the most economical offers on the market.
Airtel also has a ₹198 recharge with 1GB daily data and unlimited calling included also.
At present, Airtel has upgraded the validity of it’s ₹448 and ₹509 prepaid recharge plans. The ₹448 plan comes with unlimited voice calls and 1GB data per day. The validity is 82 days, which means 82GB data.
Previously the validity of this plan was 70 days and this is the renewed plan. It is handy for all Airtel prepaid users. Airtel’s ₹448 plan works for 3G and 4G data connections.
Airtel ₹509 plan initially released in December with a validity of 84 days and at the same price as an identical plan from Reliance Jio, though the latter’s plan has lower validity. Airtel was offering unlimited calling, roaming, 100 SMS per day with ₹509 plan, which included 1GB data. This means the plan was 84GB. This plan now has a 91-day validity, which means 91GB data in total.
The ₹509 plan is now nearly three months long in terms of validity. Airtel plans also include unlimited voice calls are limited to 300 minutes daily and 1200 minutes per week.
In contrast, Reliance Jio has also increased validity and daily data on some of its more expensive plans. The ₹498 prepaid recharge from Jio will come with 91 days validity and 1.5GB daily data instead of the 1GB daily data from earlier. This means the Jio plan will now offer 136 GB data in total, instead of the earlier 91GB.
Jio’s ₹509 plan has 49 days validity only, but it comes with 2GB daily data which comes to a total of 98GB. The company’s plans also include free unlimited calls and SMS as well as access to Jio’s apps. However, users will have pay ₹99 extra for the Jio Prime membership in order to get these prepaid.