However, the loss in subscriber base was mitigated with new customer addition by Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular, Vodafone, and BSNL. This move will help the Mukesh Ambani-backed telecom operator to continue offer its 4G data services at the ultra-low prices, keeping the incumbents on edge.
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"As on November 30, 2017, the top five wireless broadband service providers were Reliance Jio Infocomm (15.2 crore), Bharti Airtel (6.72 crore), Vodafone (5 crore), Idea Cellular (3.29 crore) and BSNL (1.19 crore)", the report said. Airtel's new Rs. 93 prepaid recharge pack is giving a tough competition to Reliance Jio Rs. 98 recharge pack.
Vodafone has revised its Rs. 448 and Rs. 509 plans to offer more validity and data to prepaid subscribers just as the Reliance Jio slashed prices of its 1GB data per day plans. The pack that earlier offer 150MB 4G data and now the pack offers 1GB daily data. So, buyers of the Rs. 509 plan will now get 3GB of high-speed data per day for 28 days, instead of 2GB per day for 49 days.
Under the scheme, pre-paid plan priced at Rs 485 will give 1.5 GB data per day with the validity of 90 days and Rs 666 will give 1.5 GB per day data with a validity of 129 days with unlimited local, STD and roaming calls. The validity of the plan remains the same as before. Another pack that is priced at a similar rate of Rs. 399 provides the users 1GB data daily with unlimited calls and 100 SMS and has an extended validity period of 56 days. Similarly, its Rs. 509 pack now offers 91-day validity, up from the previous 84 days.
All the above-mentioned recharge packs come with freebies such as unlimited calls to any network across India, no roaming charges, 100 free SMSes per day, and access to Jio apps. The operator has across the country, and has been dictating market terms since its launch. And as far as pricing is concerned, Jio offers the plan at the cheapest price against its two older rivals of Airtel and Voadone.