Cough up to 50% more for mobile calls, internet

Cough up to 50% more for mobile calls, internet

But Twitter wasn't impressed with the announcements and came up with hilarious memes to mock the price hike.

Every Airtel and Jio are repeatedly competing in opposition to one one more in the fiercest most likely formulation. The company claims that its first and foremost priority would also be to provide its users with the best possible services while considering the current condition of the Indian telecommunications industry as well. Apart from this, Jio not only has the highest number of customers, but 90 percent of its customers are prepaid, so that the company can earn big profits by increasing the lower fees.

Vodafone Idea's new plans too, will be effective from December 3.

"Government of @narendramodi inherited the high cost of the mobile internet from UPA, which was as high as Rs 268.97 per GB in 2014". It affords customers unlimited calls, 2GB full records and 300 SMS for 28 days.

Reliance Jio has divided new plans into four categories, depending on the validity period - 28 days, 56 days, 84 days and 365 days. For other numbers, Airtel is offering 12000 free minutes only for 1 year which means 1000 minutes per month.

In comparability, Airtel wins in the calling division, however Jio takes lead with its beneficiant records providing. All three plans offer unlimited voice calling.

If you're on Jio, you can recharge for any plan including the yearly plan and it will carry over once your existing plan expires, regardless of the number of days remaining in your existing recharge. This plan validity of 84 days will be. The price increase per day here is of Rs 1.66. The plans which offer 2GB and 3GB data per day are priced at Rs 299 and Rs 399, respectively.

The advantages from both Airtel and Jio are the same, however Reliance Jio's draw is more low-cost by Rs 76.

How is that possible, you ask? Data benefits are similar to comparable plans from Reliance Jio, where Rs 1,498 plan offers total 24GB data for 365 days and Rs 2,398 plan offer 1.5GB data per day for a year. Whereas, Vodafone's Rs 699 plan offers customers 2GB of 4G data per day, 100 daily SMSes and 3,000 minutes of off-net calls, with a validity of 84 days.

Should I switch to Jio because of the cheaper tariffs?

Telecom operators in India have put their foot down on "fair pricing" at a time when the 1.37 billion people in the country have become accustomed to the perks of "unlimited calling" at the cheapest domestic calling rates in the world. If operators have to survive and continue to make investments in network coverage, quality and new technology, he said, prices would have to go up. One network may work very well in your locality but the other may not.

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