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Reliance Jio hikes per day data limit by 500MB on popular plans

These tweaks to plans are a part of Reliance Jio's Republic Day 2018 offer.

  • Published: January 24, 2018 8:39 AM IST
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Stepping up the tariff war, Reliance Jio has decided to offer 500MB extra data to its subscribers using 1GB and 1.5GB per day data packs with effect from January 26, according to company sources. Also Read - From today, Reliance Jio users will need to pay up to Rs 480 more for prepaid plans

Besides, the telco as part of its ‘Republic Day offer’ will double the validity of Rs 98 pack to 28 days from the current 14 days from January 26 onwards, they said. Also Read - Reliance Jio hikes prepaid plan prices from tomorrow: Here’s how you can avoid paying extra

“Jio will always offer more value to its customers, and offer Rs 50 lower price than competition and 50 per cent more data on its plans. As part of Republic Day offer, all existing 1 GB per day packs enhanced to 1.5 GB per day, 1.5 GB per day packs enhanced to 2 GB per day,” sources said. Also Read - Reliance Jio reportedly plans to launch a tablet and TV, possibly by end of next year

Bharti Airtel had recently introduced Rs 399 plan offering unlimited calls and 1GB 4G data daily with 84 days validity.

With this new offer, Jio’s flagship Rs 399 plan will provide free voice, unlimited 4G data with 1.5 GB daily, unlimited SMS and premium subscription to Jio Apps for 84 days.

The Rs 98 pack at present offers 2.1 GB data at 4G speed and thereafter speed drops to 64 kilobit per second with 14 days validity.

According to Bharti Airtel MD and CEO, India & South Asia, Gopal Vittal, the battle among telecom operators is now for market share and the pressure on tariff will continue for sometime even though it is at a unsustainable level at present.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.

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  • Published Date: January 24, 2018 8:39 AM IST



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