Airtel Rs 219 plan offers 1.4GB data, unlimited calling, 100 SMS and more
In a bid to beat Jio and other closest rivals, Airtel has rolled out a new Rs 219 plan for its prepaid subscribers. The company is offering 1.4 GB of 3G/ 4G data, unlimited calling, and 100 free SMSes for a period of 28 days. Airtel has also bundled up free Hello Tunes for the same validity period.
The new Rs 219 plan is somewhat similar to company’s Rs 199 plan. Airtel offers unlimited calling, 100 SMS, and 1.4GB 3G/4G data. The only difference between the two is the Hello tunes. Users who do not want the Hello caller tunes can buy the Rs 199 plan.Read more ↓
Airtel at Rs 299 competes with Jio’s 198 plan. Jio offers 2GB 4G data per day along with unlimited calls, free roaming, free caller tunes and free subscription to Jio bouquet of apps.
Airtel Rs 219 also competes with Vodafone’s Rs 199 plan. Voda offers unlimited calling, free roaming and 1GB data for 28 days. However, the SMS is not free. It is 25 paise per SMS for all local and national SMSes.
Idea also has a Rs 199 that can compete with Airtel’s new plan. Idea offers 1GB of 4G/3G/2G data along with unlimited voice calls at Rs 199.
Airtel only few days ago launched a Rs 49 plan to beat Jio’s Rs 49 plan that is only available for JioPhone users. Jio offers unlimited calling and 1GB data for 28 days. However, this plan can only be availed if you are a JioPhone user.
Airtel at Rs 49 offers 3GB of 3G/4G data and only for 1 day. The plan can be bought from Airtel’s website or use the My Airtel app. On comparing the two plan, Jio plan sounds way better than the Airtel’s. There is not just data and unlimited calling but also a longer validity period of 28 days with Jio plan.
Airtel is also offering free 30GB data on upgrade to 4G smartphone. Airtel, under the new initiative, offers 30GB data free to 3G or 2G mobile phone users when they upgrade to a 4G smartphone. The programme comes under Airtel’s Mera Pehla Smartphone initiative.
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