Airtel Xstream 499 Plan vs Jio Gigafiber 399 Plan

Airtel has launched new Rs.499 plan to compete with Jio’s Rs.399 plan. Both plans are available on FTTH infrastructure. Lets’ compare both plan

  • Initial charges Rs.1500 for Jio vs Rs.1180 for Airtel
  • First month charge Jio Rs.1500 only gives one month free @150mbps vs Airtel Rs.1768 includes free installation and 1 month rent free.
  • Monthly Charge Jio Rs.399+gst= Rs.470.82 vs Airtel Rs.499+gst = Rs.588.82 (difference of Rs.118)
  • Speed Jio 30mbps gives 28-30mbps vs Airtel 40mbps give 40-45mbps.
  • Data Jio offers 3330 GB vs Airtel 3333GB by Airtel.
  • Calling is unlimited for both.
  • Jio calling can be used via normal landline phone + jiocall app too on 5 additional mobile with parallel ringing feature vs Airtel calling can be used via normal landline phone only.
  • Both offers Dual band fiber ONT router with gigabit port.
  • Jio offers mesh router @ Rs.2500 each vs Airtel offers 3pc mesh routers on Rs.25000 advance rental payment for first year and Rs.1499 per month plan as minimum for second year. From third year user can keep the mesh router.
  • One can use Airtel ont in bridge mode while its not possible in Jio fiber.
  • Airtel fiber provides public ipv4 address vs Jio which provides pvt ipv4 address with cgnat though jio do provide public ipv6 address.
  • Jio provides set top box for Rs.1000 refundable deposit while Airtel provides xstream box for Rs.1500 refundable security deposit. Both deposit are additional to initial deposit at time of installation.

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