Talking on mobile will now be expensive, because Jio, Airtel and Vodafone-Idea can make prepaid plans expensive in the coming times. In fact, a recent media report came out stating that companies could soon increase the price of prepaid plans by 25 per cent to pay AGR. Apart from this, so far, the three companies have not given any cues about the tariff hike. For your information, let us tell you that these three companies had increased their tariff plans in December last year. So let us know how much you may have to pay for the existing plans of Jio, Airtel and Vodafone-Idea after the 25% increase in prepaid plan.
Jio's Rs 149 prepaid plan
If there is a 25 percent increase in this plan of Jio, then its price can be Rs 186. For this plan you will have to pay 37.25 additional. Talking about the features, you will get 1 GB of data per day in this pack, unlimited calling on Jio-to-Jio network, 300 FUP minutes for calling on other networks, 100 SMS, free subscription of premium apps and 24 days validity. .
Airtel plans Rs 219
If there is a 25% increase in this plan of Airtel, then its price will be Rs 273. An additional Rs 54.75 may have to be paid for this plan. In this recharge pack, users can get 1 GB data, 100 SMS, unlimited calling on any network, free premium subscription apps and a time limit of 28 days.
Vodafone-Idea plan for Rs 199
Talking about this plan, after 25 per cent increase, the price of this plan can be Rs 248. For this prepaid plan users will have to pay Rs 49.75 extra. In this pack, users will get 1 GB data per day, 100 SMS, unlimited calling on any network, subscription of premium apps for free and validity of 28 days.
Information about increase in tariff plan from media report
A recent TelecomTalk report said that this time the 28-day tariff plan is likely to increase prices, which will increase the user (ARAPU) on average revenue of telecom companies. The report further said that there is a danger with 28-day customers, as they get involved with other operators if they do not get good service. Whereas 84 day plan customers are permanent.
More data will be available in 28 day plan
Experts say that people have very few options in the 28-day plan. Last December, the price of the plan for 28 days had increased by just 15%, after which the price of these plans reached Rs 148. At the same time, Dutch bank says that telecom companies should offer more data plans with a validity of 28 days. For example, 5 GB, 10 GB and 20 GB data plans can be launched. Their prices will be 200, 300 and 400 rupees respectively. Through these plans, telecom companies will see an increase of at least 50 rupees in their ARPU.