Battle Between Telecom Operators: Who is Currently Offering Cheapest 1GB 4G Data?

By December 27th, 2016 AT 7:16 AM

Currently, we are witnessing some massive changes in the Indian telecom sector, thanks to Reliance Jio. The new entrant along with its complete free 4G services has created a major stir and at the same time challenged all the other telecoms networks in India. All these days, major operators such as Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India, Idea Cellular used to lure the customers with their dynamic data and talk time plan offerings. However, in recent times, they have completely revamped their plan portfolio, which is mainly due to the effect of Reliance Jio and its cheap tariff plans.

mobileindia

Nevertheless, recharging with a 1GB 4G data pack has become very expensive. Jio’s entry-level pack of Rs. 149 offers its users 300MB of 4G data. When compared the same with the India’s largest telecom network, Bharti Airtel’s standard offering, which is of 1GB 4G data pack costs you Rs. 255 and comes with a validity period of 28 days.

When compared the Airtel’s offering with Vodafone India’s 1GB offer, it costs you Rs. 251 and offers 1GB 3G/4G data that is valid for 28 days. Having said that, there’s a catch with Vodafone’s offer as the network doesn’t have support for 4G in all the circles of India and those areas, users will be rewarded with 3G data itself.

On the flip side, we have the Idea Cellular, India’s third-largest telecom network which substantially costs a bit more than others of Rs. 296 for 1GB of 3G/4G data and comes with the same validity period of 28 days. Some of our readers have requested us to compare these major telecom network plans with others RCom as well. The Anil Ambani-led company costs you Rs. 259 for 1GB of 4G data and comes with the same validity period of 28 days.

That being said, we believe that that Airtel still offers the best mobile data experience in the country and spending a little more of Rs. 250 is not a big deal. But, after the expiry of Reliance Jio’s free services on March 31, these plans will be further decreased as well.

Note: The plans for every telecom network differ from state to state. However, it will range anywhere between Rs. 1 to Rs. 6 difference only.

Read more on:

Passionately following the Indian #Telecom Industry for over a decade from Business, Consumer and a Technical perspective. My primary focus area is Consumer & Digital Experience.

55
Leave a Reply

avatar
Photo and Image Files
 
 
 
12 Comment threads
43 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
25 Comment authors
Jio loverJyotirmoy Manna, Kolkata-HowrahKaushikNikhilTejas Patil Recent comment authors
newest oldest most voted
Nikhil
Nikhil

Rs499 packs give 20GB 3G valid 30 days should be norm for all the operators for next year!!!!

Tejas Patil
Tejas Patil

My vote goes for Jio here! There’s no doubt. I’m sure even if the free trial ends in march, the prices will be very less. And first of all, Jio is the one who started this. Others are just playing the imitation game! :/

Recent Posts

NCLAT Dismisses Contempt Petitions Filed Against RCom Chairman Anil Ambani

The NCLAT on Tuesday dismissed contempt petitions filed against Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani and other officials by minority shareholders,...

Dish TV Multi TV Policy Outlines Rs 50 NCF Charges to Be Paid for Every Secondary Connection

Dish TV, along with D2h, is currently the leading DTH operator in India when it comes to the subscriber base....

Unlimited Broadband Plans from Hathway, Airtel, Tata Sky and You Broadband Detailed

The broadband industry is brimming with lots of new offers, plans and changes in the run-up to the launch of...