Reliance Jio likely to extend Welcome Offer till March 2017

New Delhi: Bringing in disruption in the Indian telecom industry, Reliance Industries on September 1 announced free voice calls and roaming services for users, while data would be charged at one-tenth of the prevailing market rates.

Starting September 5 customer have been given free Welcome Offer under which Jio is providing free data, voice and video to users till December 31, 2016.

However, as per media reports Reliance Jio is likely to extend its Welcome Offer for three more months to March 2017.

Media reports say that an announcement regarding this is expected to be made on December 28.

Under Jio data plans, the effective rates are Rs 50 per GB.

Under Rs 149 plan, users get free voice (local and STD), free roaming and 100 SMS alongwith 0.3 GB of 4G data.

Under the Rs 4,999 plan, users get 75GB of 4G data as well as unlimited 4G access at night for a period of 28 days.

Other plans would be available for Rs 499, Rs 999, Rs 1,499, Rs 2,499, and Rs 3,999. All the plans, excluding the Rs 149 plan, bundles in free unlimited SMSes.

Under these plans (except Rs 149 plan), subscribers also have wifi access (with varied amounts of usage) from JioNet Hotspots.