Idea Cellular has now come up with two new prepaid unlimited packs of Rs 998 and Rs 1298 offering unlimited voice, limited amount of data and SMS benefits. However, these new plans don’t match with the other prepaid tariff plans available from Idea Cellular and other telcos. The Rs 998 prepaid unlimited pack offers benefits for 28 days, whereas the Rs 1,298 plan provides benefits for 35 days. Both these plans are valid in some circles.
The Rs 998 prepaid plan gives unlimited voice calls, 5GB of 4G/2G data and 100 SMS per day for 28 days. The Rs 1,298 prepaid plan also gives the same benefits of unlimited calls, 100 SMS per day, but the data benefit is 7GB, and the plan is valid for 35 days. Also, Idea Cellular is limiting the voice calls to 100 unique numbers per week, 1000 minutes per week and 250 minutes per day. Post these limitations, voice calls will be charged at the standard rates.
As stated, these plans are doesn’t match with tariff plans of other operators, and in fact, Idea Cellular has plans such as Rs 897, Rs 1,197, Rs 697 offering daily data ranging from 1.5GB per day to 2.5GB day per day. These three plans offer benefits for 70 days.
There’s no reason for the company to launch these plans, however, they’re now official, and interested customers can recharge with these plans. Also, both the plans are valid for Idea Magic cashback offer, under which the telco is giving back up to Rs 3,300 worth benefits for all the customers.
Also as stated, these plans are valid only in some circles for now. In other news, Idea Cellular is eagerly waiting for its merger with Vodafone India to conclude as the merged entity will become India’s leading telecom operator owning pushing Airtel to the second place. Idea Cellular is also offering a better-prepaid plan of Rs 199, offering benefits such as 1.4GB data per day, 100 SMS per day and unlimited voice with daily/weekly cap for 28 days. The telco is also providing plans such as Rs 309, Rs 357, Rs 399, Rs 448 and Rs 509 offering the same unlimited benefits with extended validity.