Airtel and Idea's Rs. 495 plan for new customers offers 1GB data per day for 84 days

Telecom operators Airtel and Idea Cellular back are back with an another tariff plan to compete with Reliance Jio and attract new customers.

Airtel and Idea's new FRC 495 plan (first recharge cupon) offers unlimited voice calls and 1GB data per day for 84 days. However, the voice calls are limited to just 300 minutes per day and 1,200 minutes per week. The offer is available only for new users, and the price of the pack may vary from telecom circle to circle.

For comparison, to join Reliance Jio, one must shell out Rs. 498 (Rs. 399 tariff plan + Rs.99 JioPrime subscription charge). Jio also offers unlimited data with 1GB FUP per day for 84 days. But, unlike Airtel and Idea, Jio's plan offers unlimited voice calls with no limit.

Just few days back, Airtel and Idea announced tariff plans for Rs. 199, under which customers get 1GB data and unlimited voice calls for 28 days. These plans are aimed at Jio's Rs. 149 plan which comes with 2GB data and unlimited calls for 28 days. 

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