Neighbourhood Technology Desk/Avi Arya: Entry of Reliance Jio in the telecom sector brought sleepless nights for its competitors. First free data and then the aggressive pricing compelled other operators to bring down their data prices. Data war is still on and now Airtel has rolled out a new plan in order to give tough competition to Reliance Jio.
Country’s leading telecom operator has introduced the Rs 499 plan which will directly compete with the Rs 498 plan from Reliance Jio. As part of Rs 499 plan, Airtel offers unlimited local and STD calling, 100 SMS per day and 40GB data. Plan comes with a validity of one month. On the other hand, Reliance Jio offers unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS per day and 182GB of data.Plan comes with the validity of 91 days and the users have the daily FUP limit of 2GB.