Jio To Offer Free Voice Calls From April 1


New Delhi: Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday announced the launch of Jio Prime services which would enable subscribers of the network enjoy unlimited benefits for 12 more months, till March 31, 2018.

The offer will open on March 1 and close on March 31, Mr Ambani said. Under Jio’s Happy New Year offer, customers can enjoy free data and voice services till March 31, 2017.

To enrol for the Prime offer, existing and new subscribers of Jio (till March 31) will have to pay a one-time fee of Rs. 99. Jio Prime offer will come at an introductory price of Rs. 303/month, effectively just Rs. 10/day, Mr Ambani said.

Mr Ambani also announced that the network subscriber base of Jio has touched 100 million in just 170 days of its launch.

Jio launched its trial services on September 5, 2016 and since then the company has been offering free voice and data services to its customers. Rival companies like Airtelhave accused Jio of offering predatory pricing and have raised the matter with the competition commission as well as Telecom Regulatory Authority of India as well.