Jio’s Rs 199 plan offers 25 GB of data along with free calling and free subscription of Jio apps. The plan, at almost half the price of what others are offering, is going to hit the old operators further.
“Airtel’s plan that can be matched with Jio starts at Rs 399, which offers 20 GB of data, unlimited calling and free subscriptions to Airtel TV and Wynk music. Vodafone’s plan, too, starts at Rs 399, which gives 20 GB of data and unlimited calling along with Vodafone Play services. Idea Cellular
offers similar benefits for Rs 389. In case, the other telcos follow Jio, postpaid average revenue per user will come down,” the Business Standard report suggested. CLICK HERE TO READ FULL REPORT.
Among the individual stocks, Bharti Airtel
has dipped 6% to Rs 388 on the BSE, while Idea Cellular
hit a fresh 52-week low of Rs 53.45, slipped 8% in intra-day trade. Reliance Industries, however trading 0.5% higher at Rs 986 on the BSE.
On comparison, the S&P BSE
Sensex was up 0.33% or 116 points at 35,363 at 10:45 am.