India’s largest telecom company Airtel has launched a new plan for its postpaid users. The new Rs. 999 plan comes under myPlan Infinity postpaid plans and provides consumers with 50GB of bundled data, unlimited calls and free calls on roaming as well for 1 month. This plan is aimed at consumers who require a lot of data.
Airtel has been putting its foot off the pedal in its war against Reliance Jio. Earlier, yesterday the telecom operator announced a 4G VoLTE smartphone in collaboration with Karbonn at an effective price of Rs. 1,399. It can be seen as Airtel’s take on JioPhone. Now, it has launched this new postpaid plan that targets high-end consumers.
The new Airtel plan is available for both new and existing postpaid users. It also comes with the company’s data rollover offer under which Airtel will carry forward unused data to the next billing cycle. Apart from this, the company will also be providing its Airtel Secure service for free for a period of six months with this plan, under which the operator will get the phone repaired from an authorized service center in cases of liquid and accidental damage.
The company had already launched a Rs. 999 pack for its prepaid customers in September this year. This prepaid plan comes with 112GB of data capped at 4GB per day along with unlimited voice calls. The difference in data consumption is significant as the postpaid users will not have any daily restrictions on data consumption with this plan. Also, once the 50GB limit is exhausted, data will be charged at 50p per MB.
If we talk about other telecom operators, Airtel’s closest rival Reliance Jio also has a Rs. 999 postpaid plan that provides 90GB of data without any limits on daily data consumption. The validity of this plan is 56 days. Apart from data, it comes with free SMS, free roaming, free Jio apps subscription and unlimited calls across the country.