Reliance Jio has changed the data offered under the ₹1 plan within 24 hours
Reliance Jiohas silently launched an ultra-affordable data plan that is cheaper than a water sachet.
- This data plan also comes with 30-day validity, making it an easy recommendation for users who use a very limited amount of data.
- Jio’s rivals Airtel and Vodafone Idea do not have any comparable offerings yet.
Primarily aimed at low-income users, this ₹1 data pack is cheaper than a water sachet, which usually costs ₹2-5, depending on the location and the brand.
The plan details reveal that users get 100MB 4G data with a validity of 30 days. Post the 100MB limit, the speeds will be downgraded to 64kbps, which is still adequate for sending text messages on WhatsApp.
Interestingly enough, this data add-on will get you 1GB of data for ₹10, which is 50% cheaper than Jio’s 1GB data add-on which now costs ₹15.
Jio’s 100MB plan is also unique in that no other telecom provider offers anything similar, at these prices. For instance, Airtel offers a 3GB data plan that costs ₹58 with 28 days validity, while Vodafone Idea charges ₹19 for a 1GB plan with 24 hours validity.
Users who want to recharge with this plan will have to do so using the
Update: The plan benefits have now been changed to 10MB data with 1 day validity, as seen in the MyJio app. Business Insider has reached out to Reliance Jio for a confirmation and an official statement, we will update the story as soon as we receive a response.
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