Idea, Airtel shares tumble up to 12% on Jio post-paid plan

Reliance Jio on Thursday unveiled a new postpaid plan that offers unlimited domestic voice calls and 25 GB of data as well as international calling at Rs0.50 per minute for Rs199 a month

When contacted, Bharti Airtel denied the allegations terming it a frivolous complaint.

Now, Reliance Jio has allegedly detected that the Apple Watch service offered by Airtel is in deliberate and gross violation of the terms and conditions of Unified License and also compromises national security.

Mumbai: Shares of Idea Cellular and Bharti Airtel plunged in Friday's trade after Reliance Jio announced aggressive tariffs for post-paid subscribers that are cheaper by up to 50 per cent over its rivals.

Telecom operator Reliance Jio on Thursday announced a new post-paid plan with monthly rental of Rs199 which offers ISD calling service at starting price of 50 paise per minute to the USA and Canada. The Mukesh Ambani-led telco alleged that Airtel is hosting the network nodes which are used in the Cellular variants of the Apple Watch overseas, which could lead to lead to a security breach.

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"We (Jio) request your good office (DoT) to take severe action against M/s Bharti Airtel Limited and impose the strictest of penalties under the License".

"Any 10 per cent cut in post-paid prices will lead to an EBITDA decline of 12 per cent and 6 per cent for Idea and Airtel, respectively", said Jefferies in a note.

Airtel spokesperson said that all information relating to customers, network nodes etc is hosted in a fully secure manner by Airtel India along with provision for lawful interception. Apple watch does not change anything from the current physical SIM making it Soft SIM as far as security and privacy are concerned. "Furthermore, we request you to direct Airtel to immediately stop this service and start this service only upon complying with the requirements of national security and addressing the violations of the license terms and conditions", PTI quoted Jio letter to DoT. "We will be happy to share more details with the DoT as and when required", it added.

Jio's latest complaint is the latest in a series of accusations and counter accusations between the two telcos on several issues including points of interconnect, interconnect charges and advertisements over speed of networks, and Indian Premier League tournament coverage.

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