Telecom operators Airtel, Jio and Vi offer postpaid and prepaid plans that give streaming benefits along with the usual data and calling benefits. After the recently introduced tariff hikes, prepaid plans offer streaming benefits from nearly Rs 600 onwards, while postpaid plans from telcos like Jio give access to OTT benefits from Netflix among others from Rs 399. However, these plans differ while taking into account the data and calling benefits. Prepaid plans from Airtel, Jio and Vi give access to app-specific streaming benefits with exclusive streaming benefits mainly restricted to Disney+ Hotstar Mobile benefit except for the Rs 699 prepaid plan from Airtel which also gives access to Amazon Prime membership for 56 days. Airtel prepaid plans also give access to Amazon Prime Mobile benefit. Mentioned below are postpaid plans priced under Rs 1000 along with the benefits they give.
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.
Jio gives access to Disney+ Hotstar Mobile and Netflix to postpaid plans starting from Rs 399. Under Rs 1000, the plans 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 primary connection and 40GB for the secondary connection.
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