Telecom Operators Release New Plans in October 2017

by | Nov 3, 2017 | Communications

Faced up with intense competition introduced by Reliance Jio, incumbent telecommunication operators like Airtel have started losing a lot of subscribers, specifically in August 2017. Vodafone and Idea Cellular on the other hand have also lost a fairly huge amount of subscribers. In such a situation there is no other option left with the mobile operators than to launch effective mobile tariff plans. October 2017 witnessed a great deal of mobile plans launched by telecom operators specifically Airtel and Idea Cellular.

Idea Cellular Mobile Recharge Plan – INR 248 & 198 plan

The INR 248 Idea mobile pack offers 1 GB data per day and carries a validity of 28 days. All Idea users irrespective of whether they are on a 2G, 3G or 4G network can use this plan. 2G handset users for example will be able to receive 1GB 2G data per day. The plan is however, limited to some users.

Immediately after the release of Airtel’s INR 199 plan, Idea Cellular launched the INR 198 plan which offers similar benefits of 1GB data per day along with unlimited local and STD voice calls for 28 days.

Bharti Airtel Mobile Top up Plan – INR 199

In competition with Reliance Jio’s INR 149 pack, Airtel has recently released INR 199 plan which features 1GB data for 28 days in addition to unlimited local and STD voice calls. The voice calls will be limited to 300 minutes per day and 1200 minutes per wek.

Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular’s FRC 495 Plan

In Himachal Pradesh, Airtel and Idea Cellular have launched a data combo plan of INR 495. This pack offers unlimited voice calls with 1GB data per day. This will include roaming calls for 84 days. Basically meant for new customers, the new plan is applicable for 2G as well as 3G customers.

BSNL Combo Plan – INR 429

BSNL has introduced a plan which is valid on PAN India basis for all its users. This BSNL recharge pack is priced at INR 429 and offers 1GB data per day and unlimited voice calls with no cap to any network for 90 days. So far BSNL has registered 3.5 lakh connections in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Aircel Feature Phone Plan – INR 153

Aircel recently partnered with Lava mobile to offer unlimited voice calls and SMS, 2G data for 28 days on an Aircel mobile recharge of INR 153. Select Lave feature phones will be having this plan. Under the offer, if the customer recharges the same plan for 24 months, he/she will receive 100% amount of the feature phone back.

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