Finally after much anticipation Reliance Industry Limited chairman Mukesh Ambani unveiled Jio, the 4G VoLTE network today. Since being a VoLTE network the focus of the company would be on data. Pricing has been quite aggressive with data charges averaging .50INR for MB of data only. Much to everyone’s surprise Jio has offered unlimited free voice calls as well, that’s right unlimited voice calls to all networks and not just within Jio. Mr. Ambani said “Pay for only one service – either voice or data, not both”.
Some other highlights of the announcements include
- Unlimited night 4G
- Zero Roaming charges
- Students would get 25% more data
- Super affordable LYF 4G enabled handsets starting at 2,999 only.
Further, the first four months’, users can use unlimited data for free. Reliance aims to conquer 100 million users in record time which seems doable if it could keep up the service quality. Currently many users from the beta launch are experiencing frequent call drops and poor signal strength.
Here is the chart showing the tariffs of Reliance Jio.