Idea Cellular rolls out new prepaid plan with 56GB data, voice call benefits and more

The plan will be available for Idea Cellular prepaid subscribers.

  • Published: April 17, 2018 2:24 PM IST

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Keeping with the battle to gain maximum consumers, Idea Cellular has introduced a new prepaid plan for its subscribers where it is offering data and call benefits. The prepaid plan costs Rs 249, and counters similar offerings by Airtel and Reliance Jio.

Idea Cellular Rs 249 plan

As part of the plan, Idea Cellular prepaid customers will be eligible for 2GB of 3G/4G data per day for a period of 28 days. This translates to 56GB of total data for the duration. In addition to the data benefit, users will also be eligible for unlimited voice calls on local and STD networks. The benefit extends to national roaming as well.

It is worth mentioning that the unlimited voice call benefit is not truly unlimited. There’s a cap of 250 minutes per day, and 1,000 minutes per week. To fill up the conversation gaps, you will also get free SMS benefits as well with this plan.

In comparison, Airtel is offering similar benefits with a prepaid plan that is also priced at Rs 249. Under the plan, Airtel subscribers are eligible for unlimited voice calls on local and STD network. There’s also a benefit of free national roaming calls. Unlike Idea Cellular’s plan, there’s no cap on the calls.

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In terms of the data benefit, Airtel is offering 2GB of 3G/4G data along with 100 SMS per day. The total data with the Airtel Rs 249 plan is 56GB for the validity of 28 days.

Reliance Jio, on the other hand, is offering the same benefits at a price of Rs 198. As part of the Jio plan, you not only get the 2GB daily data quota, but also 100 SMS per day, unlimited voice calls, and also the complimentary subscription to Jio suite of apps.

  • Published Date: April 17, 2018 2:24 PM IST