Also, Jio is giving only 20 SMS compare to Airtel's 100 SMS.
If you need a bit more than what is being offered within this new Rs 9 plan, you can opt for Airtel's Rs 23 plan that offers the same benefits in addition to 200MB of data. The company has revised its Rs 93 prepaid plan in an effort to compete with Reliance Jio's Rs 98 plan.
Bharti Airtel has many plans that offer unlimited calling and data.
Airtel's Prepaid Promise scheme was updated with a new bundle of just Rs 9, with which the telco is offering unlimited voice calls, 100MB data and 100 SMS. The plan will also offer 100 SMSes per day and also has a validity period of 28 days.
Airtel 199 Plan - This plan fo Airtel is the monthly plans that come with a validity of 28 days. Voice calls are limited to 250 minutes per day, post that users will be charged at 30 paise per minute. But do make a note that after ICR agreement with Airtel, users are experiencing excellent 3G data speeds in various parts of the country. Some of the best-selling bundles on Airtel's network start at Rs 199 and go up to Rs 509, which gives 1.4GB data per day for 90 days with all voice and SMS benefits. Free and unlimited local, STD and roaming voice calls are also available with this plan. The Rs 9 plan is relevant for smartphone users in tier-2 and tier-3 cities, as well as young college goers, who'd have to spend for recharges from their pocket money.
Airtel 448 Plan - Airtel 448 plan offers unlimited calls and data.
Airtel has offered nearly the same plan at a cheap price than Reliance Jio.
This new tariff plan priced at ₹82 has been launched by Tata DoCoMo for its prepaid customers. The plan offers 1.4GB data per day and there are 100 Free SMS per day in this plan. The Jio 98 plan offers 2GB data and free unlimited calls.
Reliance Jio, which does not offer plans lower than Rs 19, has no plan at present to rival Airtel's Rs 9 plan.
That said, Tata DoCoMo is also offering its ₹179 prepaid plan at a special price of ₹119.