Airtel Idea Revised Data Tariff Plans
Airtel & Idea Revised Internet Tariffs-War of Monopoly
Idea and Airtel are following the path of price cutting war in order of preparing themselves to compete with Reliance communications’ fourth coming 4G service called Reliance Jio, which is most expectedly is to be launched in August 2016,will leave a significant impact on the other telecom leaders as result, Airtel and Idea the two big players of Indian telecom industry, have slashed down their tariffs for data services up to 25- 67 percent for their prepaid customers only. Very smartly the telcos have not reduced the tariffs but increased the benefit of recharge plans in the same cost, this way the company retained its revenue making its prepaid internet recharge plans more attractive.
Airtel Revised Prepaid Tariff
The Bharti Airtel added 25-69 percent more benefit to its consumer at same cost according to the size of the plan, such as Rs 25 2G data pack with 100 MB has added up to 45 percent more benefit and will offer 145 MB data. The 989 4G/3G pack will offer 10 GB instead of 6.5 GB. The benefit of small packs of 2G/3G/4G internet increased by 48% and the heavy plans benefit increased up to 69 percent .There are no changes in tariffs but data benefit has been increased.
Idea Slashed Down Data Tariff
Idea cellular added 67 percent more benefit to its heavy data recharge plans for up to 2 GB to 10GB data consumers and for small pack users, the benefits increased up to 45 percent while the validity will remain same, to its all telecom circles.Since the price cutting fashion of these majors indeed benefit the consumer and drive more data consumption in the country without imposing any extra charges to the users. This will make the internet much affordable and accessible to every Indian household, also play an important role in making India digitally literate.
R-Jio 4G Launch (Hi-Speed & Low-Cost Internet)
The upcoming launch of RJio 4G has led the countries’ leading telecom providers in the insecure position where the telcos have already started feeling up the heat of the 4G launch. Reliance Infocom has announced to rollout R-Jio 4G service in the selected circles at very affordable and pocket-friendly cost .Through this project, Rcom is to offer high-speed 4G data and voice call services for new customers in twelve circles. The initial three months plan is quite attractive and low cost, is a bundled pack of free voice call and high-speed internet pack, can bring up new customers for the company which would definitely increase the subscriber base of the Reliance. The company is to offer 10 GB 4G for 93 which is 93% cheaper than other providers, which would be a great challenge for the other telecom players to match with. Previously, In order to retain their customer base the company has followed the trend of keeping their tariff charges in a line, similarly this time the telcos have already taken a preventive move by slashing down their data charges before the reliance Jio 4G launch.For More Information About Indian, Network Providers go to http://www.telecominfo.org/