Just weeks after Reliance Jio extended its welcome offer of free calls and 4G data, Airtel and Idea introduced new bundled tariff plans with data and unlimited free calls. Jio’s tariff scheme ranges from Rs 149 up till Rs 1499 offering unlimited voice calls to any networks, with varying amount of bundled 4G data on each pack. Below is a review of Airtel’s and Idea’s new bundled plans and how it matches up with Jio. Airtel has introduced two bundled packs with unlimited calls: -Rs 145 pack provides 300 MB of 3G/4G data with unlimited free local and STD minutes within the Airtel network. The pack has a validity of 28 days. Comparatively Jio is offering unlimited free calls to any network at Rs 149 bundled with 300 MB of 4G data. -Rs 354 pack offers 1GB 3G/4G data with free calls to local and STD to any network in India with a validity of 28 days. On the other hand, Jio provides 2 GB data with unlimited calls at lower price of Rs 299 Idea’s bundled packs with unlimited calls: -Rs 148 pack offers 300 MB of data bundled with unlimited local and STD minutes for Idea-to-Idea calls with a 28 day validity -Rs 348 pack offers 1GB of data with unlimited call on local and STD to any network in India for 28 days. What operators said about Jio in the past Both Airtel and had mentioned earlier that it would also start providing bundled packs once Jio…
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