Reliance Jio raises mobile tariffs by 39% but rates still lower than Airtel & Vodafone Idea

Reliance Jio
Reliance Jio have upped their rates by 39%
Reliance Jio
Reliance Jio have upped their rates by 39%

Reliance Jio yesterday released new modified plans for mobile calls and internet services that will be put on show by December 6 and consequently will cost customers up to 39 per cent more.

Taking envelop calculation in to consideration, the new plans still are cheaper by up to 25 per cent in comparison to the revised calls and data rates released by its competitors Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea from December 3.

“Further to its last statement dated 1st December 2019, Jio…announced the new ‘All-in-One plans’. These plans will provide up to 300 per cent more benefits to the Jio consumers. These plans will go-live on 6th December 2019,” Jio said in recently released statement.

This is not a sudden announcment by Reliance Jio as they already announced on December 1 that they will be increasing the mobile tarrif rates upto 40%.

According to the new tariff plans, Jio customers will have to pay Rs 555 for 84-day validity and 1.5 GB of data per day, which is 39 per cent higher than the earlier plan of Rs 399 offering the exact same benefits.

The company has raised the price of Rs 153 plan to Rs 199; Rs 198 plan to Rs 249; Rs 299 plan to Rs 349; Rs 349 plan to Rs 399; Rs 448 to Rs 599; Rs 1,699 plan to Rs 2199, and Rs 98 plan to Rs 129.

The Rs 199 plan, a 28-day validity plan that offers 1.5GB data per day, is about 25 per cent cheaper than the plans of rivals offering similar benefits at a price of around Rs 249.

Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea have already raised mobile services rates by up to 50 per cent which have been effective from December 3.



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