Data rates fall further as Jio intensifies war

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Reliance Jio has knocked Rs 50 off some of its existing plans, which gives tough competition to rivals in the market. Both of them are unlimited plans for the prepaid customers.

Reliance Jio is beginning the New Year by slashing the prices of some of its packs and adding more 4G data to others.

-Rs 199 changes to Rs 149: The Rs 199 prepaid plan gets a price cut by Rs 50 and will be available at Rs 149. A bunch of plans have further gotten revamped to include 1.5GB of data per day instead of 1GB.

Airtel is offering 2GB data per day with a recharge of Rs 349. The Rs 398 plan will offer 105GB data for 70 days as opposed to 70GB data now offered with this plan. People simply couldn't get enough of the free 4G data offering for an extended period of time, which eventually lasted six long months.

Jio Plans 2018
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Now with this latest offers, Rs 199, Rs 399, Rs 459 and Rs 499 plans will cost Rs 50 less.

India's telecom operators Airtel and Idea have revised their unlimited tariff plans to offer more benefits. The Rs. 509 plan which was previously valid for 84 days will now come with a validity of 91 days. Jio will also offer 20 per cent more data to users of Rs. 399 plan by enhancing its validity by two weeks under its Happy New Year 2018 offer. These include the Rs 198 scheme which has increased its data promise from 28GB to 42GB, a 14GB boost. All these data packs will offer unlimited calls, SMS bundle, and access to Jio's marque suit of apps.

With the recharge of Rs. 398, users get 1.5GB data per day for 70 days, bringing the total to 105GB.

-Rs 498: Under this plan, Jio now offers 91GB of data for 91 days with a daily data limit of 1GB.

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