Reliance Jio New 4G Plans – a detailed analysis

Posted on Sep 2 2016 - 5:14pm by JayB

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After Mukesh Ambani, owner of the telecom giant Reliance Telecommunications finally announced the commercial launch of Jio infront of its shareholders in the 39th AGM yesterday, it has created quite a furor across the country. Amidst news that Reliance Jio has customer friendly data tariffs and voice calling rates, the company has revealed the actual price and plans for people, who want to join the all IP next generation network.

In an impressive 4 minute lecture, Mukesh Ambani invited people across the country to join the network. Mr Ambani announced that the ‘Jio Welcome Offer’ will be available from the 5th of September, Monday, and can be accessed from any Reliance Retail Store. With a Reliance Jio Sim, customers will have unlimited dada access (4G speed till 4GB, 128 kbps after that), 100 SMS per day (Local/STD from Reliance to any network), unlimited HD voice and voice calls, along with unrestricted access to Jio digital media apps till the 31st of December, 2016. The offer is available to customers of all the circles across the nation.

However, the existing customers of Reliance can enjoy the Jio Preview Offer with unlimited access to the network till 31st of December, 2016. It should be noted that Reliance will start charging the customers for the facilities after that, and people will have to recharge with any of the 10 Reliance Jio packs, ranged between Rs. 19 to Rs. 4,999.

The details of the Jio prepaid and postpaid plans are given below:

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Reliance Jio has divided its plans into two boxes- small and big. The small Jio Preview Offer starts at just Rs. 19, the Rs. 149 pack is the most affordable monthly pack. It offers unlimited voice calling and 100 free local/STD SMS to any number in India, with free roaming facility, along with 300 MB of 4G data.

In the current market situation, the packs launched by Reliance Jio will offer more value of money for customers who don’t use much data services. Unlike its competitors, Reliance Jio has released simplified tarrif plans for its users across all the circles. Customers should note that Jio has clarified that the data used for HD voice calls will not be deducted from the main balance. But the data used for video calls and accessing the digital content in its media apps will be deducted from the main data balance.

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