Jio Vs Airtel Comparison | Airtel VS Jio which is better

Jio Vs Airtel Comparison | Airtel VS Jio which is better

Jio Vs Airtel Comparison: In today’s Company Comparison article, we are going to compare two big telecom companies of India Airtel and Jio on the basis of factors like Internet Plans, Postpaid plans, market share, number of users, net income, Upload Speed, Download speed, etc.

Jio Vs Airtel which is better
Jio Vs Airtel which is better

Introduction

Airtel

If we talk about airtel, then this company was started 27 years ago on 7th July 1995 by Sunil Bharti Mittal and till now this company has grown so much that apart from mobile telecom, they are also spread their business in fixed lines, broadband, satellite TV, Digital TV, IPTV, etc.  Airtel completely stopped their 3G service a few months back and now this company only provides 2G, 4G, and 5G network services.

Jio

On the other hand, Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited is a mobile network operator In India. Jio started leading 4G LTE service and VoLTE (Voice over LTE) service on 5th September 2016 in India. The full form of JIO is Joint Implementation Opportunity. Today Jio company is providing landline, wireless broadband, internet services, and OTT services to its users. Just to let you know Jio does not support 2G and 3G networks, so if you want to use Jio’s network, then you must need to have a 4G phone in your hand. Also after a few months, Jio is planning to start 5G services in India.

The headquarters of the Airtel company is located in New Delhi, the capital of India. While the headquarters of Jio is located in India’s Financial capital Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Download and Upload Speed ​​of Jio VS Airtel

Download and Upload Speed ​​of Jio VS Airtel
Download and Upload Speed ​​of Jio VS Airtel

Talking about the download and upload speed, then according to OpenSignal’s Mobile Network Experience report, Airtel is at number 1 in the list with an overall download speed of 13.6 Mbps. While Jio is number 2 in this list with a 12.5 MBPS download speed.

If we talk about upload speed, then today Airtel mobile network is number one in this list with an upload speed of 4 Mbps. While Jio ranks second with an upload speed of 3.5 Mbps.

Folks, the downloads and upload speed on a mobile phone basically depend on which location you are, as well as how far you are from the tower, then how many trees are there in your location. All these things matter the most. So it may be possible that where you live, the download or upload speed is higher for the Jio network as compared to Airtel.

1 GB per day Plans of Jio vs Airtel

Operator Validity Price
Jio 28 days ₹209
Jio 24 days ₹179
Jio 20 days ₹149
Airtel 28 days ₹265
Airtel 24 days ₹239
Airtel 21 days ₹209

1.5 GB per day Plans of Jio vs Airtel

Operator Validity Price
Jio 336 days ₹2545
Jio 84 days ₹783
Jio 84 days ₹666
Airtel 84 days ₹719
Airtel 77 days ₹666
Airtel 56 days ₹479
Airtel 28 days ₹299

2 GB per day Plans of Jio vs Airtel

Operator Validity Price
Jio 365 days ₹2,879
Jio 84 days ₹1,066
Jio 56 days ₹799
Airtel 365 days ₹2,999
Airtel 84 days ₹839
Airtel 28 days ₹359
Airtel 30 days ₹319

3 GB per day Plans of Jio vs Airtel

Operator Validity Price
Jio 365 days ₹4,199
Jio 84 days ₹1,199
Jio 28 days ₹601
Airtel 56 days ₹699
Airtel 28 days ₹599

Postpaid Plans of Jio vs Airtel

Jio postpaid plan of INR 999 offers a total of 200 GB of data, unlimited calls & SMS. While Airtel’s postpaid plan of INR 999 offers unlimited calls & 100 SMS a day with 150 GB 3G or 4G data per month

Parent Companies of Jio VS Airtel

Airtel’s parent company is Bharti Enterprises, which has a 64% stake in the company, while the remaining 36% stake is with Singapore base company Singtel, while Jio’s parent company is Reliance Industries Limited, which has an 83% stake in Jio and rest 17% stake is with Facebook, KKR(Kohlberg Kravis Roberts), Silver Lake, Vista Equity and General Atlantic.

Let me tell you that Facebook company has bought a 9.9% stake in Jio in April 2020, which is the largest foreign direct investment in the Indian technology sector so far.

Market share of Jio VS Airtel

Now let’s talk about market share. Airtel has a 31.63% market share in India in 2022 and It is India’s second-largest mobile network operator in terms of market share while Jio is India’s largest mobile network operator with a 36% market share.

Let me tell you that the Department of Telecommunication has divided India into 23 different telecom circles and Airtel and Jio are providing their facilities in all these circles.

Number of Subscribers of Airtel VS Jio

Talking about the number of subscribers, Airtel has a total of 326 million active subscribers in India, while Jio has a total of 408 million active subscribers.

Airtel has 491 million subscribers all over the world and It ranks second after China Mobile Communication Cooperation. While Jio has launched its services only in India. It has not expanded its business in any other countries.

Jio fiber vs Airtel XStream

Jio fiber vs Airtel XStream Comparison
Jio fiber vs Airtel XStream Comparison

The 300Mbps plan of both Airtel Xstream Fiber and Jio Fiber costs INR 1499 monthly. These plans have unlimited data and a local/STD calling facility. In addition, both operators offer free subscriptions to several OTT platforms and a few other apps.

Jio Fiber packs a total of 15 free apps including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar VIP, SonyLIV, ZEE5, Voot Select, Voot Kids, Sun NXT, Altbalaji, Hoichoi, ShemarooMe, Lionsgate Play, Discovery+, Eros Now, JioCinema and Jio music.

on the other hand, Airtel Xstream has only 4 apps, which include Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar, Airtel Xstream, and Wynk Music. The Airtel Xstream app separately provides access to OTT platforms such as Voot Basic, Eros Now, Hungama Play, Shemaroo Me, and Ultra. Airtel also bundles the Xstream DTH box with one month HD pack with this plan.

While both the operators offer unlimited data and calling, Jio fiber is ahead of airtel XStream in terms of providing additional free apps. And this is a big reason why you should take Jio Fiber.

Number of Employees working for Jio VS Airtel

Talking about the number of employees. In 2022 total of 32,780 employees working for Airtel company while 15,000-20,000 employees are working for Jio.

Number of countries

If we talk about the number of countries where these two companies are operational, then Airtel company operates in 18 countries including India. While Jio is only operational in India. However, Jio’s International roaming service is available in more than 100 countries.

Revenue of Jio VS Airtel

Now finally let’s talk about the revenue of both the companions, Airtel generated revenue of US$15 billion in the last year 2021, and out of that $740 million US dollars was Airtel’s net income. On the other hand, Jio generated revenue of US$11 billion in the last year 2021, and out of that US$1.6 million was Jio’s net income.

Jio Vs Airtel Comparison: So friends, which company’s sim do you use Airtel or Jio, definitely write in the comment box.

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