- Airtel and Jio offer annual prepaid plans that give VIP subscription to Disney+ Hotstar priced at Rs 2698 and Rs 2599 respectively.
- Vi offers an annual prepaid plan that gives a premium annual subscription to Zee5 for Rs 2595.
- BSNL is giving an annual plan priced at Rs 1999 with 425 days validity with a free subscription to Eros Now for two months.
There has been speculation that telcos may increase tariffs in the coming months. One way to dodge the potential tariff hikes is to subscribe to annual plans. Moreover, users are spared from the hassle of recharging every month. Airtel, Vi, Jio and BSNL offer prepaid plans that give 365-day validity with daily data, calling and SMS benefits. The following plans also offer streaming benefits.
Airtel Rs 2698 prepaid plan: This prepaid plan by Airtel offers 2GB daily data with unlimited calls and 100 SMS per day. The plan also gives a 1 year VIP subscription to Disney+ Hotstar.
Jio Rs 2599 prepaid plan: This prepaid plan by Jio gives 2GB daily data with unlimited on-net calls and 100 SMS per day. For Jio to non-Jio calls, the telco has a FUP limit of 12000 minutes. Along with 2GB daily data, the plan gives an additional 10GB of data to users and one year VIP subscription to Disney+ Hotstar.
Vi Rs 2595 prepaid plan: Vi Vodafone gives 2GB daily data and unlimited calls with this prepaid plan. The plan gives weekend rollover data benefits with this plan. The plan also gives 100 SMS per day. The streaming benefits with this plan include access to premium Zee5 subscriptions and Vi Movies and TV access.
BSNL Rs 1999 prepaid plan: BSNL offers 3GB daily data with this prepaid plan that comes for a validity of 425 days. Where calling benefits are concerned, users get unlimited calls up to 250 minutes every day. The plan also gives 100 SMS per day. Users also get a free subscription of Eros Now for two months and Lokdhum content for 365 days.
The telcos also offer long-term prepaid plans that give 365 days validity:
Airtel Rs 1498 prepaid plan: This plan offers 24GB data with truly unlimited calls and 3600 SMS with 365-days validity.
Airtel Rs 2498 prepaid plan: This plan is identical to the Rs 2698 prepaid plan without the Disney+ Hotstar streaming benefit.
Vi Rs 1499 prepaid plan: This plan offers 24GB data with truly unlimited calls and 3600 SMS with 365-days validity. The plan gives access to Vi movies and TV.
Vi Rs 2399 prepaid plan: This plan gives 1.5GB daily data with unlimited calling The telco also gives 100 daily SMS and weekend data rollover benefits. The additional benefits for these plans include Rs 125 assured bonus cash to play your favourite games on MPL. Users also get a flat Rs 75 discount daily, on food orders from Zomato with Vi Movies and TV access.
Jio Rs 2399 prepaid plan: This plan gives 2GB daily data with unlimited on-net calls and 100 SMS per day. For Jio to non-Jio calls, the telco has a FUP limit of 12000 minutes. The telco also gives 100 daily SMS and a complimentary subscription to Jio apps.