Reliance Jio raises tariff by up to 20 pc, after Airtel, Vodafone
Mumbai/IBNS: After Airtel and Vodafone, Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited, or Jio, has increased its prepaid tariff effective from December 1, 2021.
Jio today announced a 20 percent increase across all prepaid plans.
The company said its new prepaid tariff plans are in line with "commitment to further strengthen a sustainable telecom industry".
The current Rs 75 plan will cost Rs 91 from December 1, a hike of more than 20 percent. The Rs 129 plan will cost Rs 155, Rs 399 plan will cost Rs 479, the Rs 1,299 plan will become Rs 1,559 and the Rs 2,399 plan will cost Rs 2,879.
Jio further mentioned that data top-ups will now cost Rs 61 for 6 GB (up from Rs 51), Rs 121 for 12 GB (up from Rs 101), and Rs 301 for 50 GB (up from Rs 251).
On November 22, Airtel said that prepaid tariff rates will be hiked by up to 25 percent with effect from November 26 "to provide a reasonable return on capital for a financially healthy business model".
Vodafone Idea also raised tariffs by 25 percent increased rates by up to with effect from November 25, and said the move "will start the process of ARPU (average revenue per user) improvement and help address the financial stress faced by the industry".