Reliance Jio is now extending its free services by another three months as part of the Jio Happy New Year Offer. Other telecom operators have started launching new plans and recharge packs of their own, offering unlimited voice calls, and various data benefits, to retain users.
Airtel unlimited voice calling and data plans
Airtel has launched two new unlimited calling packs for its prepaid users, which offer local and STD calls without any caps with data benefits.
- The Rs. 145 Airtel voice calling recharge pack provides users the option to make local & STD calls to any Airtel user across the country. Along with this, 300MB of 4G data will be provided to the customers.
- Airtel’s Rs. 345 prepaid recharge pack comes with unlimited voice calls to any network across the country. They are providing bundled data benefits of 1GB for 4G customers.
- Postpaid users can opt for the Rs. 799 myPlan Infinity, which provides with unlimited local and STD calls, 100 SMSs per day, 2GB of data, and Wynk Music and at Movies subscription.
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Vodafone unlimited voice calling & and data plans
Vodafone has some unlimited calling, and mobile data offers for prepaid and postpaid customers. The most attractive Vodafone data offer is the Double Data offer, which provides you with twice the data benefits on recharges of Rs. 255 or above. Therefore, for the Rs. 255 prepaid data recharge, you get 2GB of mobile data instead of the standard 1GB. The same applies for 3GB, 4GB, and higher value data recharges.
Vodafone is providing users of new 4G smartphones 10GB of data, for the price of 1GB. However, the extra 9GB of the 4G or 3G data can be used only between midnight and 6 am. Those who opt for this plan will also get a free Vodafone Play subscription, the company’s TV, movie, and music streaming service. The offer is available for both prepaid and postpaid users, until December 31, 2016.
Idea Cellular unlimited voice calling and data plans
Idea Cellular has launched the Rs. 148 prepaid recharge pack that allows users to make unlimited local and STD calls to Idea users, as well as 300MB of 4G data. On the other hand, the company’s Rs. 348 plan allows users to make unlimited calls to any network in the country, plus 1GB of 4G data. Those who choose these recharge packs but do not have 4G smartphones will get 50MB of mobile data.
Idea Cellular had cut the prices of its 3G/ 4G mobile data recharges by up to 67% percent, for prepaid recharges of 2GB or higher – for example, you have to pay Rs. 349 for a 2GB recharge now instead of Rs. 449. For mobile data recharges of 1GB or lower, the price cut had been up to 45 percent. So, now you get 90MB of data for Rs. 22, rather than the 65MB you used to get earlier.
BSNL unlimited voice calling and data plans
BSNL is expected to launch an unlimited calling pack (local+STD) for prepaid users at Rs. 149 on January 1, 2017. Like rivals, the state-run BSNL will provide 300MB of mobile data to users.