Cheapest 4G data plans from Jio, Vodafone, Airtel, Idea, BSNL in May 2017

Reliance Jio has not only disrupted Internet on mobile but forced big telcos like Vodafone, Airtel, Idea, BSNL to re-price their offerings

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Reliance Jio has not only disrupted Internet on mobile but forced big telcos like Vodafone, , Idea, to re-price their offerings. This has turned out to be a boon for consumers as now more data and services are available at lesser price. Here are some of the plans that telcos are offering in May 2017.

Jio ₹309 4G data plan (Pre-paid) offers free voice call to subscribers of all telecom operators (local, STD and roaming), unlimited data at 4G speed for 84GB with a daily FUP of 1GB (unlimited data at 128kbps post 1GB usage), and unlimited SMS (local STD and roaming). The offer is valid for 84 days for the first recharge and 28 days for the second recharge at 4G speed for 28GB. The first recharge benefit is not available for customers already registered for Jio Summer Surprise.

While the ₹509 4G data plan (Pre-Paid) offers free voice call to subscribers of all telecom operators (local, STD and roaming), unlimited data at 4G speed for 128GB with a daily FUP of 2GB (unlimited data at 128kbps post 2GB usage), and unlimited SMS (local STD and roaming). Its validity is for 84 days for the first recharge and 28 days for the second recharge at 4G speed for 56GB. The first recharge benefit is not available for customers already registered for Jio Summer Surprise.

Also, ₹999 4G data plan (Pre-Paid) offers free voice call to subscribers of all telecom operators (local, STD and roaming), unlimited data at 4G speed for 160GB (unlimited data at 128kbps post FUP), and unlimited SMS (local STD and roaming). Its validity is for 120 days for the first recharge and 60 days for the second recharge at 4G speed for 60GB. The first recharge benefit is not available for customers already registered for Jio Summer Surprise.

Reliance Jio Post Paid Plans

Both post-paid and pre-paid offer more or less similar benefits except that under ₹309 4G data plan post-paid subscribers get 4G speed for 90GB on first recharge and 4G speed for 30GB on second recharge. ₹509 plan for post-paid offers additional data at 4G speed — 180GB on first recharge and 60GB on second recharge.

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On ₹999 4G data plan for postpaid subscribers is valid for three months and offers 4G speed for 180GB on first recharge and 4G speed for 60GB on second recharge.

Vodafone

₹352 4G plan for pre-paid subscribers offers 1GB of 4G data per day for 56 days. It also offers unlimited local and STD calls with a cap of 300 minutes per day and 1,200 minutes per week but no free SMS option.

Bharti Airtel

From Airtel, a ₹244 4G plan for pre-paid subscribers offers 1GB of 4G data daily for 70 days. It also offers unlimited Airtel-to-Airtel calls for both local and STD but after crossing the allotted daily use of 300 minutes and 1200 minutes per week, 10 paise will be charged per minute.

₹345 4G plan for pre-paid offers 56GB of 4G data for 28 days, or 2GB per day. It also offers unlimited Airtel-to-Airtel local and STD calls with a cap of 300 minutes per day and 3,000 minutes of local and STD calls for 70 days.

₹399 4G plan for pre-paid offers 1GB of 4G data per day (500MB between 12 am and 6 am, 500MB between 7 am and 11 pm) for 70 days. It comes with a cap of 300 minutes of Airtel-to-Airtel calls per day, or 1,200 minutes of calls per week and 3,000 minutes of local or STD calls for 70 days.

Airtel offers 30GB of free data to its post-paid subscribers for those who opt for the afore-mentioned plans. Customers can use 10GB of data per month under this plan with no cap on daily usage.

Idea Cellular

The operator offers 1GB of 4G data per day for 28 days, which is 28GB of data in total, and unlimited free calls. To avail of this offer, a subscriber must have 4G-enabled SIM card and 4G handset.

BSNL

The government-run telecom operator is giving its competitors, especially Reliance Jio, a run for their money, with its ₹339 plan. BSNL pre-paid subscribers can avail of 2GB of 4G data daily for 28 days in this plan. The offer also comes with unlimited voice call within the same network.

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