Indian telecom market is brimming with affordable plans; all thanks goes to the competition that was inducted into the market by Jio. Recently, Jio, Airtel and BSNL have introduced new plans in the market to sore the competition brewing among them. While Airtel still maintains its lead in the market, it may lose its coveted position when Vodafone and Idea’s merger deal comes through. Interestingly, BSNL is not slogging as opposed to its incompetent, and the operator has recently launched new plans to mark its presence in the market.
Let’s take a look at what these operators are offering in their respective under Rs. 300 prepaid plans. We will be looking at the validity, data, speeds, calling benefits, and more that are included in each pack. Keep reading to know which operator is leading the war by offering maximum benefit to its subscribers.
Reliance Jio: Under Rs. 300 Recharge Plans
Unsurprisingly, Reliance Jio offers most varied plans under Rs. 300 in India. The company has a Rs. 251 recharge pack that is launched to commemorate the ongoing IPL tournament in India. It offers 2GB data per day with unlimited calling without roaming charges, free 100 SMSes per day with a validity period of 51 days. In addition, the Rs. 251 recharge pack also includes free access to a slew of Jio apps like Jio TV that allow free access to IPL matches streaming.
Moreover, Jio also has Rs. 299 recharge pack geared with 84GB data that is classified at 3GB data per day under 28 days validity period. Alternatively, users can also go for the Rs. 199 prepaid recharge pack that offers 2GB data daily with a validity of 28 days. Both the packs also include unlimited voice calling, 100 SMSes per day, and access to Jio apps.
Vodafone: Under Rs. 300 Plans Recharge Plans
Although Vodafone is the second biggest telco in India, it offers only one recharge pack under Rs. 300. The company has Rs. 199 recharge pack that offers 1.4GB data per day for 28 days along with 250 minutes voice calls per day, free roaming, and up to 100 SMSes per day. The subscribers also get free access to Vodafone Play app.
Airtel: Under Rs. 300 Plans Recharge Plans
Airtel is offering two recharge packs under Rs. 300. There is a Rs. 249 recharge and Rs. 199 recharge pack. The Rs. 249 recharge pack offers 2GB of data per day for 28 days clubbed with free roaming, 100 SMSes per day, and up to 300 minutes of free voice calls every day. The pack can be bought via MyAirtel app. Then there is Rs. 199 recharge with 1.4GB data per day for 28 days along with free roaming, 100 SMSes per day, and up to 300 minutes of free voice calls every day.
Idea: Under Rs. 300 Plans Recharge Plans
Just like Airtel, Idea Cellular also offers a two recharge packs under Rs. 300. The company has Rs. 199 recharge pack that offers 1.4GB data daily for 28 days paired with free roaming, up to 100 SMSes per day and seamless access to a slew of Idea apps. Then there is Rs. 179 prepaid recharge pack that provides 1GB data per day for 28 days and same free services as offered in the 199 pack.
The company is currently under merger talks with Vodafone. If the deal comes through then we can expect better plans from the single entity formed by their merger.
BSNL: Under Rs. 300 Plans Recharge Plans
Lastly, we have BSNL that offers two recharge packs under Rs. 300. The state-run telco has recently launched Rs. 248 recharge pack for IPL fans, the plan offers 3GB data per day for a validity period of 51 days. Its availability is limited until April 30. Then there is Rs. 118 recharge pack that offers 1GB data per day, but this plan is limited to the subscribers in Tamil Nadu circle.
It must be noted that BSNL is still stuck on 3G speeds in all the circles except for Kerala, making its plans loose their shine in front of other telcos who are offering 4G speeds.