Telecom operators Airtel, Jio and Vi announced their prepaid plan tariff hike last month. After the hike, it was observed that the telcos have considerably reduced the streaming benefits that came along with the prepaid plans. Moreover, the annual plans and other prepaid plans that came with 3GB daily data have also been hiked. Some annual plans, however, are still offering streaming benefits. Jio notably has the most expensive annual prepaid plan among the three private telecom operators. It is priced at Rs 4199 and gives 3GB daily data and 365 days validity. It also gives access to unlimited calls and 100 SMS per day. It also gives access to the Jio apps.
Jio’s Rs 3119 prepaid plan is an annual plan that has a validity of 365 days and gives 2GB daily data with an additional 10GB. The plan also gives access to unlimited calls, 100 SMS and Jio apps.
Jio also has an annual plan which is priced at Rs 2879 that gives 2GB daily data. It is an annual plan that gives 365 days, unlimited voice calls and 100 SMS per day. Jio also gives a long-term prepaid plan that is priced at Rs 2545 that gives 1.5GB daily data and has a validity of 336 days. This plan also gives access to unlimited calls and 100 SMS per day. The additional benefits of this plan include access to Jio apps which include JioTV, JioCinema, Jio Security, and Jio Cloud.
Airtel has annual prepaid plans with 3GB daily data that will give 365 days validity. These plans will come for Rs 1799 and Rs 2999 and will bring with them 24Gb data and 2GB daily data respectively. These plans will also come with unlimited calling and 100 SMS per day. Both plans give access to Prime Video Mobile Edition, Apollo 24 | 7, free online courses, cashback on Fastag, Free Hellotunes, WynkMusic. The plans also come with access to Amazon Prime Video Mobile Edition. Airtel is also giving a 2GB daily data annual plan which is priced at Rs 3359 and has a 365 days validity. This plan gives access to a year of Disney+ Hotstar Mobile benefit and Prime Video Mobile Edition with additional benefits remaining the same.
Vi’s annual prepaid plans are priced at Rs 1799 and Rs 2899 respectively. The benefits of these plans include 24GB data and 1.5GB daily data respectively, and also unlimited calls, 100 SMS per day and 365 days validity. Vi has also introduced a prepaid plan priced at Rs 3099 that gives 1.5GB daily data along with 365 days validity and access to Disney+ Hotstar Mobile benefit for a year. It also gives access to unlimited voice calls and 100 SMS per day. The additional benefits of the plan include Binge all night, weekend rollover data benefit, Vi movies and TV and 2GB additional data every month.
Vi has not altered its prepaid plan that gave Disney+ Hotstar benefits. These plans are priced at Rs 501, Rs 701 and Rs 901 and have validities of 28 days, 56 days and 84 days respectively. All plans give 3GB daily data. Vi also has a prepaid plan at Rs 601 that gives 75GB of data for 56 days.