UPDATED: April 19, 2021 19:24 IST
Airtel XStream-JioFiber-BSNL-Offers from telcos and ISPs giving Disney+ Hotstar benefit are especially popular during the Indian Premier League (IPL) as they are giving complimentary access to the OTT platform and also enable users to watch IPL live without separately having to access Disney+ Hotstar. Telecom companies Airtel, Jio and Vi are giving prepaid, postpaid as well as data packs that give access to Disney+ Hotstar. Broadband plans from internet service providers (ISP)s like Airtel XStream-JioFiber-BSNL give access to the OTT platform from which users can access live IPL matches. Separately Disney+ Hotstart VIP subscription comes Rs 399 a year and the premium subscription comes for Rs 1499 a year. The major broadband plans from Airtel XStream-JioFiber-BSNL that give OTT benefits are in the upper range of the plans and are priced at Rs 999, Rs 1499 and Rs 3999.
Airtel XStream vs JioFiber vs BSNL Rs 999 broadband plans
Airtel Entertainment broadband plan at Rs 999: Airtel XStream entertainment broadband plan offers unlimited internet and calls with high speed up to 200 Mbps. The streaming benefits of this plan include a yearly subscription to Zee5 Premium and Amazon Prime with access to the Airtel XStream box.
BSNL Premium Fibre Rs 999 broadband plan: BSNL Fibre Premium broadband plan offers 200 Mbps speed for Rs 999 till 3300GB or 3.3 TB after which the speed is reduced to 2Mbps. This plan comes with a free premium membership to Disney+ Hotstar. BSNL recently partnered with YuppTV to give streaming benefits to broadband users for Rs 129 a month.
JioFiber Rs 999 broadband plan: This broadband plan comes with truly unlimited internet with download and upload speeds of up to 150Mbps. The plan also provides unlimited voice calling and access to 14 OTT apps including Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar worth Rs 1000. Broadband plans with access to all 15 OTT apps including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, Zee5, Sony Liv, Voot Select, Lionsgate, SunNxt, Hoichoi, Alt Balaji, Voot Kids, Eros Now, Discovery +, Alt Balaji, and Hungama Play are priced at a slightly upper range.
Airtel XStream vs JioFiber Rs 1499 broadband plans
Airtel Ultra-broadband plan at Rs 1499: Airtel XStream Ultra-broadband plan offers unlimited internet with speed up to 300 Mbps and unlimited local and STD calls. The plan gives Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime, Airtel XStream and access to Zee5.
JioFiber Rs 1499 broadband plan: Another top-tier broadband plan by JioFiber on the list costs Rs 1499. The plan gives truly unlimited internet with download and upload speeds capped at up to 300 Mbps. Along with providing unlimited voice calling, it also offers a free subscription to 15 OTT apps at no extra cost.
BSNL Ultra Fibre Rs 1499 broadband plan: This plan by BSNL offers up to 300 Mbps speed till 4TB or 4000GB is reached. After the FUP limit, the speed is reduced to 4 Mbps. This plan, too, gives unlimited calling benefits to any network within the country. This plan also comes with a free membership to DIsney+ Hotstar.
Airtel XStream vs JioFiber Rs 3999 broadband plans
Airtel VIP broadband plan at Rs 3999: Airtel XStream VIP broadband plan offers unlimited internet with speed up to 1 Gbps and unlimited local and STD calls. Airtel XStream Rs 3999 broadband plan will now come with a 4X4 router that will give users WiFi coverage with 1Gbps coverage in small homes and offices. The plan listed as the VIP subscription has unlimited internet, with up to 1Gbps speed.
JioFiber Rs 3999 broadband plan: Coming to the Rs 3999 broadband plans, it offers unlimited internet with 1Gbps internet speed per second. The plan also offers unlimited voice calls and access to 15 OTT apps worth a Rs 1650 monthly subscription.