Airtel has now started offering 20GB of additional data for a year with its Rs. 399 postpaid plan. With the latest development, the Rs. 399 Airtel plan is taking on the Rs. 399 postpaid plan by Vodafone that offers 40GB of data per month, as well as countering Reliance Jio. Airtel and Vodafone both notably provide unlimited local, STD, and roaming calls. Vodafone is also giving access to a one-year Amazon Prime subscription, whereas Airtel is only giving its subscribers access to the Wynk Music service. Unlike Rs. 399 plan by Airtel, Reliance Jio has a Rs. 199 postpaid plan that includes 25GB of data benefits alongside unlimited voice calls and 100 SMS messages a day.
The Rs. 399 postpaid plan by Airtel brings additional 20GB data for a year. This comes in addition to the existing 20GB 3G/ 4G data per month benefits that come with rollover support up to 200GB. In addition to the additional data, the plan offers unlimited local, STD, and roaming calls as well as 100 SMS messages per day for the entire billing cycle. Subscribers can avail the plan by visiting the official Airtel website or through the My Airtel app.
While terms of the additional data benefits aren’t available on the official site, an Airtel customer care executive confirmed Gadgets 360 that the additional 20GB data is available for new subscribers and subscribers who migrate from a prepaid account across all telecom circles. This means the existing subscribers will get only the previously available 20GB data bundle. Also, it is worth noting here that the additional 20GB data will be added to the new postpaid account each month – totalling 240GB of data benefits for the entire year.
As we mentioned, the additional data benefits have brought the Rs. 399 Airtel plan in line with the Rs. 399 plan by Vodafone as the latter already offers 40GB data. Both operators also provide unlimited voice calls and 100 SMS messages per day to make the competition tougher.