New Delhi, Jan 15: Reliance Jio has started an intense price war in the telecom market since its entry. The company regularly revises its plans and puts pressure on its competitors to come up with new plans.
In a latest to this, Bharti Airtel has launched a recharge plan at Rs 59 which will offer 500 MB of 3G/4G data for a validity of 7 days. Airtel's Rs. 59 prepaid plan is seen as a competition to Jio's prepaid recharge plan priced at Rs. 52.
Apart from data, the plan also offers free and unlimited local, STD and roaming calls but it doesn't come with any bundled SMSes and the thing to note is that this plan only available on select circles. So users can check the availability of the plan via My Airtel app.
If Jio Rs. 52 plan is compared, this plan offers 1.05 GB of high-speed 4G data for the validity period of 7 days with a daily cap of 0.15 GB data, post daily limit, the internet speed will be reduced to 64 Kbps. Airtel's 52 plan doesn't come with free SMS but Jio's plan comes with free and unlimited local, STD and roaming voice calls. 70 free SMSes.