In the battle of major telecom giants in India to grab a significant chunk of the mobile segment, Reliance Communications also started rolling out its plans by launching an amzing plan which offers unlimited voice calls along with 300 MB mobile data at Rs 149 per month. This RCom plan will be available from 1st January, 2017. These combo packs are offerring unlimited voice calls starting at Rs. 149 and go all the way up to Rs. 499 per month. These plans also offer free incoming calls on national roaming.
RCom’s Rs. 149 combo plan resembles to the recent Jio tariff plan, but it can be activated on any phone such as 2G, 3G and 4G -- unlike Jio, which requires a 4G VoLTE handset only. RCom users can make unlimited calls, including STD calls for 28 days to any phone on any telecom network in India. As of nowthese plans will only be available to its prepaid customers, postpaid customers will have to continue the same plans and guidelines, if not announced. Rcom company has clearly remarked on its release that there are no hidden or additional charges and conditions that are associated with its new plan.
There are still many customers using 2G handsets in India and since this plan will apply on to any device, considering the tariff plans and unlimited calling option, adding 300MB data chances are that people might switch to Rcom network. So the new unlimited plan will be live-in 17 RCom circles, and will not be available in the 5 eastern markets -- West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Assam and Northeast -- where telecoms does not have 2G network.
Reliance Jio 4G has kept its unlimited data offer or the ‘Jio Welcome offer‘ on all its Jio SIMs till 31st December, 2016 only. So the next day onwards, a substantial dispute will begin among the entire telecom service providers in India.