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Airtel vs Jio vs BSNL vs Vi offer postpaid plans under Rs 1000, check details

Airtel vs Jio vs BSNL vs Vi offer postpaid plans under Rs 1000, check details

The telecom companies have also reduced the streaming benefits with these prepaid plans that came with the tariff hike. Now, prepaid plans priced over Rs 500 give access to limited streaming benefits.

Story highlights
  • With the recent tariff hike, prepaid plans have also reduced streaming benefits.
  • Airtel, Jio, BSNL and Vi have postpaid plans that give streaming benefits.
  • Jio gives access to Netflix and Disney+ Hotstar right from its Rs 399 postpaid plan.

Prepaid plans from Airtel, Jio and Vi were recently hiked by up to 25 per cent. The telecom companies have also reduced the streaming benefits with these prepaid plans that came with the tariff hike. Now, prepaid plans priced over Rs 500 give access to limited streaming benefits. These operators are offering postpaid plans starting from Rs 399. Users who wish to pay for their monthly bill cycles after their plan usage can consider these plans -- most of them come with streaming benefits and also give add-on connections with the higher plans. Jio gives access to Netflix and Disney+ Hotstar right from its Rs 399 postpaid plan. Users also have the option to migrate from their prepaid SIM cards to postpaid numbers at no additional cost.

Airtel gives postpaid plans starting from Rs 399 and offers 40GB of data with unlimited calling and 100 SMS per day. The plan is basic and gives no other streaming benefits than Airtel XStream. Now postpaid plans from Airtel priced at Rs 499, Rs 749 and Rs 999 give access to Disney+ Hotstar Mobile. These plans offer 75GB, 125GB and 150Gb data respectively. They all give access to unlimited calls and 100 SMS per day. The streaming benefits of all these plans include access to Prime Video, Airtel XStream and Disney+ Hotstar Mobile subscription. While the Rs 499 postpaid plan does not give any add-on connections, the Rs 749 postpaid plan gives two free family add-on plans and the Rs 999 postpaid plan gives three family add-on plans.


BSNL has postpaid plans starting from Rs 199. The Rs 199 postpaid plan from BSNL offers unlimited domestic calls and 25GB data with a rollover of up to 75GB data. The next postpaid plan from BSNL is priced at Rs 399 and offers 70GB data with rollover up to 210GB and unlimited domestic calls. These plans do not offer family connections. The next postpaid plan from BSNL is priced at Rs 525 and gives 85GB data with rollover data up to 255GB. This plan allows one additional family SIM with no free data or SMS. The Rs 798 plan gives 50GB data with rollover up to 150GB. The plan also gives access to two family connections with unlimited voice calls, 50GB data and 100 SMS per day. All individual postpaid plans from BSNL offer 100 SMS per day.BSNL Rs 999 postpaid plan gives 75GB data with data rollover up to 225GB. It has access to 3 family connections, with unlimited voice calls and 100 SMS per day for each family connection separately.


Jio's postpaid plans under Rs 1000 are priced at Rs 599, Rs 799 and Rs 999. These plans offer 75GB, 100GB, 150GB, and 200GB data respectively. The Rs 599 plan gives access to 1 add-on family connection, The Rs 799 plan gives 2 family add-on connections and the Rs 999 add-on plan gives access to three family add-on connections. The plans also bring data rollover benefits, with unlimited calling and 100 SMS per day. Coming to the streaming benefits of these plans, they give access to Netflix, Disney+ Hostar, Prime Video and Jio TV.


Vi has postpaid plans for individuals and families. The individual postpaid plans from Vi also start at Rs 399 but do not give access to streaming benefits apart from Vi movies and TV. Individual plans priced at Rs 499 and Rs 699 give access to 75GB data and the Rs 699 plan gives access to unlimited data. As mentioned, these are individual postpaid plans and give access to streaming benefits like Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar and Vi movies and TV. If users want to get access to family postpaid plans under Rs 1000, they can choose from Rs 699 and Rs 999 postpaid plans. The Rs 699 postpaid plan gives two connections and 80GB data with 40GB for the primary connection and 40GB for the secondary connection.


It also gives access to unlimited local, STD and national roaming calls. The streaming benefits include access to Disney+ Hotstar and Vi movies and TV subscriptions. The next family subscription plan under Rs 1000 is priced at Rs 999 and gives access to three connections. It gives 220GB data -- 140GB for the primary connection and 40GB for the secondary connection. It also gives access to unlimited local, STD and national roaming calls. It also gives access to streaming benefits including Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar and Vi movies and TV subscriptions.