Ever since the entry of Jio about 2 years ago, we all have been enjoying the dirt cheap data and calling rates.Not only from Jio but other operators as well (BSNL, Vodafone, Idea and Airtel) as they try to keep up with the competition.
As made popular by Jio, almost everyone has been using 84 day plan.The one by Jio is for Rs.399 (349 after Rs.50 discount).This is the most economical plan thus far , providing Unlimited calling,SMS and Data (1.5 GB per day).Other operators (BSNL, Vodafone, Idea and Airtel) too have similar plans, but they are almost Rs.50 costlier than Jio.
Recently Every operator is coming out with yearly (365 days) recharge plans with everything unlimited.If you don’t want the hassle of recharging every three month, you may consider getting one of them.Some of them are even better than Jio !!!
#1 Plan.BSNL Diwali Mahadhamaka is the best one and offers are available to prepaid subscribers on a pan India basis. The plan under the offer is worth Rs 1,699.
The Rs 1,699 plan offers users unlimited voice calls on local as well as STD networks all over India, 100 SMS each day for 365 days and comes with Personalized Ring Back Tone (PRBT). The Rs 1,699 plan also comes with unlimited data plan with an FUP of 4.2GB/day, after which speeds will be capped to 80Kbps.BSNL subscribers can expect unlimited voice calls, including local/STD and roaming, as well as free personalised ring back tone (PRBT) and 100 free SMS per day with the Diwali Mahadhamaka offer. As part of the Rs 1,699 plan, prepaid subscribers will receive 4.2GB data per day, for total plan benefits of whopping 1533 GB 4G/3G/2G data in one year. So, if BSNL is working Great for you, must go for it. I did too !!!
#2 BSNL Recharge se Azadi Plan for Rs.2099
BSNL has introduced two plans with long validity of 365 days priced at Rs 1,699 and Rs 2,099. The STV-1699 offers 2GB data per day while the STV-2099 doubles the data benefit to 4GB data per day. Combining these plans with bumper offer, these Rs 1,699 and Rs 2,099 STVs will offer 4.21GB and 6.21GB of data per day respectively.
Simply put, with its latest prepaid plan, Reliance Jio is offering 547.5GB 4G data for a year at a modest price of Rs 1,699. And then there are unlimited free calls. This plan, by far, is the most competitive plan in the market right now..
Personally , i do not like this plan by Jio. I would rather go for Rs 399 plan so that i may use my Rs.50 voucher 4 times.So the final yearly cost comes out to be 399-50 = 349 x 4 = Rs.1396 / Yr
The recently launched a one-year validity pack by Bharti Airtel has been priced at Rs. 1,699. The benefits of the Rs. 1,699 recharge plan includes unlimited calling facility – local, roaming, and STD calls. Airtel has not implemented any FUP on their unlimited calling benefits. The other benefits include 1GB of daily data alongside 100 SMS text messages daily.
Other additional benefits include Airtel TV’s premium content on which users can access premium content via the Airtel TV app. Airtel has also said that the Rs. 1,699 One Year plan is an open market one in select circles soon. This means Airtel users will be able to avail year-long benefits of 1GB daily data for Rs. 1,699 only.
#5.Vodafone Rs 1,499 prepaid plan
Vodafone also offers a yearly plan at Rs 1,499, however, it is available in the Mumbai circle only. If you reside anywhere outside of Mumbai, you won’t be able to purchase this plan. Under the Rs 1,499 prepaid recharge plan Vodafone offers its customers unlimited calls within the country, 1GB of 4G/3G data per day and 100 daily SMSes.
The plan comes with a validity of 365 days. Now, Vodafone also offers its customers truly unlimited calls as it recently removed FUP limitations for all its customers. Consumers purchasing this plan will be able to get free access to the company’s Vodafone Play App that offers digital content like live TV, movies, songs and more.