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Reliance Jio vs Airtel vs Vodafone vs Idea Cellular vs BSNL: Prepaid plans with long validity up to 91 days

Looking for a prepaid plan with long validity? Here are your options.

  • Published: August 3, 2018 1:19 PM IST
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If have a SIM card with prepaid connection, there are a number of plans to choose from. There are regular recharge vouchers, then there are rate cutters, and the popular ones today offer unlimited calling, unlimited roaming and good amount of daily data. Basic plans offer 28 days validity, whereas the ones priced higher offer up to 91 days validity. Here’s a look at different long validity plans from Reliance Jio, Airtel, Idea Cellular, Vodafone and BSNL.

Reliance Jio

Starting with Reliance Jio, the telco has five plans that offer long validity. There are a few things that are common in these plans – you get unlimited local and national calls, unlimited national roaming, 100 SMS per daily, and complimentary access to Jio suite of apps. These plans also come with unlimited internet, with an FUP. After hitting the said data limit, speed will be throttled to 64Kbps till midnight.

The Rs 349 plan offers 1.5GB daily data, and validity of 70 days, allowing you to download a total of 105GB. The Rs 449 plan also offers 1.5GB daily data, with a validity of 91 days, allowing you to download 136GB data in total. Then where are three plans that offer 2GB daily data. These include the Rs 398 plan with 70 days validity, the Rs 448 plan with 84 days validity, and Rs 498 plan with 91 days validity.

Reliance Jio long-term validity plans

Plan Price Daily Data Validity Calls SMS
Rs 349 1.5GB 70 days Unlimited 100 per day
Rs 449 1.5GB 91 days Unlimited 100 per day
Rs 398 2GB 70 days Unlimited 100 per day
Rs 448 2GB 84 days Unlimited 100 per day
Rs 498 2GB 91 days Unlimited 100 per day

Airtel

Bharti Airtel has four plans that offer long-term validity. All plans comes with unlimited calls an unlimited roaming, along with 100 free SMS daily. The only thing that changes between these plans is the validity and data. The first plan is priced at Rs 399, which offers 1.4GB daily data and a validity of 70 days.

The second plan is priced at Rs 448, offers 1.4GB daily data, and 82 days validity, whreas the third plan is priced at Rs 509, offers 90 days validity and comes with 1.4GB daily data.

Airtel long term validity plans

Plan Price Daily Data Validity Calls SMS
Rs 399 1.4GB 70 days Unlimited 100 per day
Rs 448 1.4GB 82 days Unlimited 100 per day
Rs 499 2GB 82 days Unlimited 100 per day
Rs 509 1.4GB 90 days Unlimited 100 per day

Vodafone

Vodafone India also has similar plans and benefits as the Airtel plans. All plans offer unlimited roaming, unlimited calling, and 100 free SMS daily. There is one plan priced at Rs 399, which offers 1.4GB daily data, and a validity of 70 days. There are three plans that offer 84 days validity. These include the Rs 458 plan with 1.4GB daily data, the Rs 511 plan with 2GB daily data, and Rs 569 plan with 3GB daily data.

Vodafone long-term validity plans

Plan Price Daily Data Validity Calls SMS
Rs 399 1.4GB 70 days Unlimited 100 per day
Rs 458 1.4GB 84 days Unlimited 100 per day
Rs 509 1.4GB 90 days Unlimited 100 per day
Rs 511 2GB 84 days Unlimited 100 per day
Rs 569 3GB 84 days Unlimited 100 per day

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Idea Cellular

Idea Cellular has got the final nod from DoT for merger with Vodafone, and the telecom operator has been going full on aggressive with its plans. There are four plans with long validity all offering similar benefits, which includes unlimited calls, unlimited roaming and 100 free SMS daily. The first plan is priced at Rs 398, offers 70 days validity and 1.4GB daily data.

The second plan is priced at Rs 459 and it offers 1.4GB daily data, along with a validity of 84 days. The third plan is priced at Rs 499, offers 2GB daily data, and a validity of 82 days. Lastly, there is a plan priced at Rs 509 which offers 90 days validity and daily data of 1.4GB.

Idea Cellular long-term validity plans

Plan Price Daily Data Validity Calls SMS
Rs 398 1.4GB 70 days Unlimited 100 per day
Rs 459 1.4GB 84 days Unlimited 100 per day
Rs 499 2GB 82 days Unlimited 100 per day
Rs 509 1.4GB 90 days Unlimited 100 per day

BSNL

State-run telecom operator, BSNL, has also been giving a tough fight to its competitors. It has one plan priced at Rs 548, which offers 5GB daily data and after the FUP limit is hit, speed is throttled to 40Kbps. But this is just a data plan, and does not include any calling or SMS benefits. The plan comes with a validity of 90 days.

  • Published Date: August 3, 2018 1:19 PM IST