March 2, 2021 : Reliance Jio introduced a new Jio 749 plan to existing JioPhone customers alongside two plans for new JioPhone users.
Jio is the country’s largest telecom service, which doesn’t offer 2G or 3G service, and instead uses only Voice over LTE to provide service on its 4G network.
Jio is India’slargest telecom operator and has over 400 million users.
And similarly, the JioPhone also has done wonders and has hit 100 million subscribers in just 3 years.
Jio Rs 749: Budget plan for users
In recent news, Reliance launches a new movement called ‘‘2G-Mukt Bharat”, under which it is aiming to convert all the feature phone users of rival telcos into JioPhoneusers.
“There are still 300 million subscribers in India who remain ‘trapped’ in the 2G era, unable to access basic features of the internet, at a time, when the world stands at the cusp of a 5G revolution,” Reliance Jio Director Akash Ambani said.
To increase its user base and to attract new customers, Jio has introduced two plans, Rs 1,999 and Rs 1,499.
The JioPhone 2021 offer also includes a Jio 749 plan for existing users.
Benefits of the Jio 749 Plan
The following are the benefits offered by Reliance Jio with the Rs 749 plan:
- JioPhone users will get unlimited voice calling without any FUP limit, along with 2GB high-speed data every month. If the monthly data is over, the user can still use the net with a reduced speed of 64Kbps.
- The validity of the plan is 12 months.
- The plan may also offer SMS benefits on a monthly basis,
- Users will also get free access to Jio apps like JioTV, JioCinema and so on.
Breakdown of Jio offers
So, Reliance Jio is offering 2GB of data per month with the Jio 749 plan.
JioPhone users can recharge All-in-One plans of Rs 75, Rs 125, Rs 155 and Rs 185.
The benefits offered by the Rs 749 annual plan include 2GB of high-speed data every month.
New JioPhone users can get the same plan for one year at Rs 1,499 and Rs 1,999 for two years.
The only difference is new users get free JioPhone. For new users, the offer packs-in JioPhone device with two years of unlimited voice calls as well as data (2 GB high speed data every month) for Rs 1,999. The JioPhone device with 1-year unlimited services would be available for Rs 1,499.
The Rs 1999 Plan offered by Jio helps users save a lot of money especially if one is planning to buy a feature phone.
If one recharges their phone with the cheapest Jio Phone plan that comes with 3 GB monthly data along with unlimited calling, they will end up spending Rs 75 per month and Rs 1800 in 2 years, only on the recharge pack.
However, with the Rs 1999, one gets a new handset that can perform the basic features. Jio Phone was launched back in 2017.
It comes with 4G connectivity and it is also the first feature phone to support 4G. The device features a 2.4-inch display and runs on KaiOS. The phone can run apps including WhatsApp and YouTube.