- Airtel, Jio and Vi offer pure data plans that come in handy to users who are not looking for calling and SMS benefits.
- Most of these data vouchers work as an add-on plan. Some also work as standalone offers.
- These data offers have varying benefits like subscription to Prime Video Mobile Edition, Disney+Hotstar and subscription to Zee5 premium.
If you require pure data plans for streaming shows or data for work from home purposes, you should consider the following plans from Airtel, Jio and Vi. Airtel has extended its list of add-on plans and now the Airtel Thanks app shows data add-on plans priced at Rs 78, Rs 89, Rs 131 and Rs 248. Plans priced at Rs 48, Rs 98, Rs 251 and Rs 401 were already present on the Thanks app. These are add-on plans so users are required to already subscribe to a plan before subscribing to these plans. These plans do not work as standalone plans, except for the Rs 48 and the Rs 401 plans which have a validity of 28 days. Users must note that apart from Rs 48 and Rs 401, the rest of the plans are app-exclusive offers and can be availed only through the Airtel thanks app.
Airtel Rs 48 data plan: This data-only prepaid plan 3GB data with 28 days validity.
Airtel Rs 98 data add-on plan: This data add-on plan gives 12GB data with an existing validity period.
Airtel Rs 251 data add-on plan: This data add-on plan gives 50GB data with existing validity to the already subscribed plan.
The Rs 78 and Rs 248 data plans offer 5GB and 25GB respectively and the plans remain active till the existing validity of the plans. The plans offer a premium subscription to Wynk Music for a month and one year respectively, which gives ad-free music and unlimited song downloads.
Vi offers data plans starting from Rs 16. The Rs 98 data plan is a double data offer and gives 12Gb, Vi also offers work from home plans priced at Rs 251 and Rs 351 with 50GB and 100GB data respectively for 28 days and 56 days.
Vi Rs 16 data-only plan: This data-only plan gives 1GB of data for 24 hours.
Vi Rs 48 data-only plan: This data-only plan gives 3GB data with 28 days validity.
Vi Rs 98 data-only plan: This data-only plan offers double data 12GB data for 28 days.
Vi Rs 355 data-only plan: This data-only plan gives 50GB of data for 28 days. This plan gives access to Zee Premium for a year.
Jio used to offer complimentary data with some of its talktime plans, but after the removal of interconnection usage charges, the telco has scarapped the complimentary data since it is now giving full talktime benefits to users on domestic calls.
Jio Rs 51 4G data voucher: This plan gives up to 6 GB complementary data with talktime benefits of 656 IUC minutes.
Jio Rs 101 4G data voucher: This plan gives up to 12GB complementary data with talktime benefits of 1362 IUC minutes.
Jio Rs 499 prepaid plan: This plan offers 1.5GB data per day with one year VIP subscription to Disney+ Hotstar. The plan has a validity of 56 days and does not offer any calling or SMS benefits. This plan also gives a complimentary subscription to Jio apps.