To counter Reliance Jio, Airtel has launched a new monthly prepaid plan for its prepaid users. The new plan launched by Airtel is the plan 249. This new plan of Airtel will compete against the Jio 198 plan. Jio plan 198 and Airtel 249 plan offers similar benefits to its prepaid users. Airtel also revised the plan 349 and now started offering extra data per day to its users. Here are the details of the Airtel new prepaid plan 249 and its comparison with Jio 198 plan and 149 plan. Check it out.
Airtel Prepaid Plan 249
The new prepaid plan launched by Airtel is the plan 249. Airtel 249 plan offers its users unlimited local calls, unlimited STD calls and unlimited Roaming (Incoming & Outgoing) Calls. There is no FUP or daily calling limits in the plan. Users will also get 100 Free SMS per day in the plan. Airtel is offering 56GB data in the plan with the daily data usage limit of 2GB. The validity of the plan 249 is 28 days.
Jio Prepaid Plan 198
Jio has a similar plan under which the telecom operator is offering free unlimited calls (local, STD & Roaming Calls). All the Jio plans offer same calling benefits without any FUP or limit. The plan also offers free SMS. For data usage, users will get 56GB data and the daily high-speed data usage in the plan is 2GB. This is the high-speed data usage and after consuming 2GB data users will get unlimited data usage with a low speed. The plan has a validity of 28 days.
Comparison Airtel 249 Plan & Jio 198 Plan
In terms of Price comparison, Jio plan is best as it comes with a price of Rs.198 which is less than the price of Airtel plan. Moving ahead to the calling benefits for Airtel plan and Jio plan, both the plans are offering same benefits. All local calls, STD calls, and Roaming Calls are free in the plan 198 of Jio and 249 plan of Airtel.
In terms of data comparison, Jio plan 198 and Airtel plan 249 offer 2GB 4G daily data usage. But after the usage of 2GB daily data, Jio is offering unlimited data usage at low speed while Airtel doesn’t offer any such benefit.