Airtel is one of the first companies to have started 4G connections in India. If you subscribe to Airtel you will get a download speed of 25 mbps. This is a good enough speed considering the situation in India. Airtel also has decent tower strength and this is one more factor that works in its favour. The costs are also reasonable in case you are wondering about that and you can install the whole setup quite easily. If you are already an existing user of Airtel then you can upgrade to a new 4G plan with a few simple steps. At present Airtel has six 4G data plans – INR 649, INR 849, 1 GB, 5 GB, INR 1999, and INR 2999.
Reliance Jio 4G plans
The 4G plans of Reliance are known as Reliance Jio. They are available both in prepaid and postpaid forms. It is being said that they will introduce smartphones with 4G capabilities and priced at around INR 50. Ever since it went live from 5 September 2016 Jio has taken the country by storm. Reliance right now has four plans – INR 299, INR 499, INR 1499, and Jio Prime. Jio Prime is the newest plan where you will have to pay INR 303 for 28 days and you will be allowed to use a maximum of 28 GB(1 GB each day) a month. As per the tariff structure of the plan you are supposed to pay INR 211 for the data that you use.
Vodafone 4G plans
Vodafone is offering a number of 4G plans as well. As of now, it is not available all across India though. In fact, it is offering much more than any and every other service provider in the country. It basically has a plan for each and everyone. The plans start from INR 102 and go up to INR 1247. As of now, it is offering 3G and 4G services as part of the same plans. However, there are some selected plans for people willing to go the 4G way. They have several internet combo plans that come with validity of 28 days each. These are available in prices of INR 596, INR 356, and INR 186. Apart from these there are packs that offer a fixed amount of 4G data usage.
Idea 4G plans
Idea happens to be the third-biggest operator of mobile services in India and is also supposed to be one of the top 10 such providers of the world. The company has already received the license to provide 4G services in a number of states across India. They may be mentioned as below:
- Andhra Pradesh
- Madhya Pradesh
As opposed to service providers such as Airtel and Vodafone its 4G plans are much less costly. However, it is hampered by its lack of nationwide coverage. The plans start at INR 249, 1 GB data and validity of 28 days, and end at INR 1346 with 10 GB data and 30 day validity.
So, what should you choose?
If you want your network to be available all across India then you should definitely go for Reliance Jio and Airtel. However, if it is cheaper rates you are looking for then Idea is the one for you. However, in that case you need to make sure that the Idea network is available in your state as well. As far as Vodafone is concerned, it has a number of data plans that will suit just about any and everyone out there. So, you should give its plans a look as well.