New Delhi, Jan 6: Facing competition from other rival telecom operators, Idea Cellular just launched a prepaid pack offering unlimited calls and data at just Rs. 93. The new Idea recharge pack will focus on those consumers who have higher calling needs than data usages, and thus seek an inexpensive plan with ‘unlimited calls’. But, like the Jio and Airtel offerings, the Idea pack has short-term validity as well – 10 days. While the comparable Jio plan offers 14-day validity and costs Rs. 98, the Airtel pack runs for 10 days and is priced at Rs. 93.
According to the official Idea Cellular website, the Rs. 93 prepaid pack will offer ‘unlimited’ local and STD calls, along with 1GB of 3G data for the 10-day period. There are no bundled SMSes, and the bundled calls are limited to 250 minutes per day and 1,000 minutes per week. Beyond this, customers are charged at 1 paisa per second for calls.
However, the plan seems to be a segmented offering as the Idea website says the Rs. 93 recharge plan does not exist for several numbers. So subscribers are advised to check the official website or app once to make sure the plan is available for them.