Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio will offer free voice calls, 20GB data and unlimited SMS for one year, worth Rs 18,000, to all new iPhone users on its network. All new iPhone users on Jio network can avail this offer from January 1 next year after their 'welcome plan' expires on December 31, 2016.
Under this new scheme, the iPhone users on Jio's network will receive one year of complimentary services, sources said. This means people who buy any iPhone device from Reliance Retail or Apple store and use Jio connection would get the 'Welcome Offer' completely free till December 31, 2016.
From January 1, all these iPhone users will get the Rs 1,499 plan completely free for 1 year, which equals value worth Rs 18,000. The Rs 1,499 plan includes unlimited local and STD voice calling and national roaming, 4G Data of up to 20 GB, unlimited 4G data at night, 40GB of WiFi data, unlimited SMS and unlimited Jio Apps subscription.
Sources said this translates into 15 months of Jio services absolutely free for new iPhone buyers. The Jio offer is not restricted only to newly launched iPhone 7 and 7-Plus and would also be valid on iPhone 6, 6-Plus, 6S-Plus, SE. Also, for the first time ever, enterprise customers will get a 25 per cent discount on the device and attractive tariff plans.
Jio is a 4G-only network, as compared to all other networks in India that are 100 per cent 2G, 50 per cent 3G and 10 per cent 4G. Apple users on Jio network would get to enjoy 100 per cent 4G-data experience, High Definition voice calls (powered by VoLTE), High Definition Facetime calls, Buffer-free HD video viewing and 300+ channels of Live TV.