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Don't want to recharge your number every month? Try these yearly prepaid plans by Jio, Airtel and Vodafone

India Today Tech     April 15, 2020

It is quite a task to recharge your phone number every month. Sometimes you simply forget about the expiry date and exhaust your remaining balance while on some da, you feel that the prepaid pack should have lasted a bit longer. It would be even more tiresome for people who do not recharge their numbers online

So for people who find it difficult to charge their phone numbers every 28 days, Vodafone, Jio and Airtel have some interesting prepaid plans that won't even cost you a fortune. These plans offer great data benefits and are only useful if you want to use your phone for just calling.

Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio has two very interesting prepaid plans for the avid callers, one is monthly plan and the other is a yearly plan. The monthly plan costs Rs 129 whereas the yearly plan is priced at Rs 1299. The 129 monthly plan comes with a total of 2GB internet data and unlimited calling benefits to all networks. The pack is valid for 28 days. Whereas the yearly plan costing Rs 1299 offers a total of 24GB data and it is valid for 365 days. So you compare the two plans, they offer the same benefits but the Rs 1299 is cheaper in many ways. If you recharge with this plan, your monthly expenses will be only Rs 108.25.

Vodafone also has a similar-looking monthly and yearly prepaid plans costing Rs 129 and Rs 1499. Like Jio, Vodafone's monthly plan costs Rs 129. It offers a total of 2GB data, unlimited calling benefits but has a validity of 24 days. The yearly plan by Vodafone costs Rs 1499; it comes with a total of 24GB data, unlimited calls and a free subscription to Zee5 and Vodafone Play apps. The pack has a validity of 365 days.


Airtel interestingly has more plans than Jio and Vodafone in this particular segment. It has two monthly plans costing Rs 149, Rs 179 and a year plan that costs Rs 1498. These plans offer great calling benefits.

The monthly plan that costs Rs 149 comes with a total of 2GB data, 300 SMSes and unlimited calling benefits to all networks. Similarly, the Rs 179 plan offers the same benefits but also comes with an additional life insurance cover of Rs 2 Lakhs from Bharti Axa Life Insurance. The yearly plan by Airtel costs Rs 1498 and comes along with 24GB data, 3600 SMS and unlimited calling benefits. The pack is valid for 365 days.

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