Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio service is now LIVE and active across the country, offering free voice calls and national roaming along with the world's lowest data tariff.
Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio service is now LIVE and active across the country, offering free voice calls and national roaming along with the world's lowest data tariff.
On September 1 in Mumbai during the company's Annual General Meeting, Mukesh Ambani stormed into the telecom sector with Reliance Jio 4G service with offers and plans that 'promised' to shake the country's telecom industry.
Starting September 5, the Reliance Jio 4G service is now active for consumers across the country.
Through this service, Reliance Jio plans to garner 100 million subscribers within a short period of time.
Earlier, Reliance Jio 4G SIMs were available only at Reliance Digital stores. However, starting today, it is available to everyone through multi-brand outlets and mobile phone shops. But one will need an ID proof to avail the SIM.
If you can't get your hand on a new Reliance Jio 4G SIM, no worries. You can apply for Mobile Number Portability with your existing number and shift to Reliance Jio. The whole process will take about 15 days. However, during the first 90 days of trial, which is till December 31, you cannot swift back to your old operator.
The tariff plans of Reliance Jio 4G starts from as low as Rs 19 which comes with unlimited voice calling and free roaming, 100MB of data plus unlimited night data to as high at Rs 4,999 tariff plan which combines 75GB of data plus unlimited night data.
All recharges will carry unlimited voice calling and free coming for life.
Reliance Jio has partnered with at least 18 smartphone brands for their services. These brands are Samsung, Micromax, Asus, HTC, Panasonic, Intex, LG, YU, Gionee, Karbonn, Lava, Xolo, TLC, Alcatel, Sony, Videocon, Sansui and Vivo.
However, Reliance Jio will be only those smartphones with 4G VOLTE support.
And while major brands such as Xiaomi and Lenovo are missing from the list, reports suggest that these smartphone brands can be used as beta tester for the company – in other words, Xiaomi and Lenovo smartphones too will support the Reliance Jio SIM.