Your mobile phone bill will be expensive from tomorrow. Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio have announced to increase their tariffs. Airtel and Vodafone-Idea shares have surged after the announcement of tariff hike. There may be a surge in the shares of these two companies, but it is going to be huge in your pocket. With the tariff being expensive, now your mobile spending will increase. Let us tell you how expensive tariffs will affect you.
Mobile phone bill will be expensive from tomorrow
How long are the tariffs getting expensive? Prepaid plans of Airtel and Vodafone-Idea will be applicable from December 3. At the same time, Reliance Jio has announced to increase prices from 6 December.
How much money will have to be paid?
Airtel has said that its tariff prices have increased from 50 paise to Rs 2.85 per day. Vodafone-Idea has announced an increase in tariff prices by 42%. At the same time, Jio has said that its plans will be expensive up to 40%, in which customers will get 300% more benefits than other companies.
Unlimited calling limit fixed
Reliance Jio recently imposed an IUC of 6 paise per minute to make calls from Jio to other networks. Now Vodafone-Idea and Airtel are also seen to follow similar path. Both companies have introduced FUP (Fair Use Policy) with their unlimited calling plan. Under this, the limit has now been fixed for calling other networks. After the fixed limit, customers will have to pay 6 paise per minute to call other networks.
Base plan up to 40% costlier
Airtel and Vodafone-Idea’s cheapest plans with a validity of 28 days have become 40% costlier. This Rs 35 plan with 100 MB data for 28 days has now become Rs 49. At the same time, a Rs 65 plan with 200 MB data has now become Rs 79. Its price has increased by 21%.
How expensive is Airtel’s popular plans?
Airtel’s unlimited calling and data plans of Rs 249 (28 days validity) and Rs 448 (82 days validity) plans are now Rs 298 and Rs 598 respectively. The plan of Rs 598 will get 84 days of validity. In the plan with a validity of 28 days, 1000 and 84 days validity plans will get 3000 FUP minutes. After these minutes are over, you will have to pay 6 paise per minute for making calls from Airtel to other networks, whereas earlier this was not the case.
How expensive are Vodafone’s popular plans?
The price of Vodafone’s 84-day validity unlimited plans has increased by 50%. Plans of Rs 399 and Rs 458 have now become Rs 599 and Rs 699. However, the plans of Rs 399 and Rs 458 used to get 1 GB and 1.5 GB of data daily, respectively, while the new plan of Rs 599 and Rs 699 will get 1.5 GB and 2 GB of data respectively. Earlier, both these plans used to offer unlimited calling, while now both these plans will get 3000 FUP minutes for calls on other networks.
Airtel 365-day validity plans
Before the price increase, Airtel used to offer two plans with 365 days validity, which are 998 and 1699 rupees. Now their price has been reduced to Rs 1498 and 2398 respectively. In the plan of Rs 998, 12 GB data was available, while Rs 1498 will get 24 GB data. 1.5 GB of data was available daily for Rs 1699, which will also be available in the plan of Rs 2398. However, earlier plans used to get unlimited calling on other networks, while now these two plans will get 12000 FUP minutes