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Reliance Jio 4G launch: Mukesh Ambani announces world's cheapest data tariffs, free voice calls

Mumbai, PTI | Updated : 01 September 2016, 01:36 PM
Mukesh Ambani: Source Getty Images
Mukesh Ambani: Source Getty Images

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Thursday announced free voice calling, zero roaming charges and cheaper data tariffs for Reliance Jio customers.  Ambani also announced a 'free welcome offer' for Jio customers from September 5 till December 31.

R Jio will offer users data services free for four months, after which it will offer 10 tariff plans starting at Rs 19 a day for occasional users, Rs 149 a month for low data users and Rs 4,999 a month for heavy data users.

Devoting an hour of his speech at the RIL’s 42th Annual General Meeting, the billionaire industrialist said Jio is targeting 100 million users in a shortest possible time.  The company also announced “super-affordable” handsets under the LYF brand starting Rs 2999.

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Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani addressed AGM on Thursday on Jio's 4G roadmap and signal culmination of the USD 42-billion capex cycle it had earmarked for its other businesses three years ago.

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