Reliance Jio extends free data service with summer surprise package: Prime offer extended till April 15

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 01 April 2017, 03:33 PM
Reliance Jio extends Prime offer till April 15; deadline for purchasing Jio’s Rs 303 also relaxed (File Photo)
Reliance Jio extends Prime offer till April 15; deadline for purchasing Jio’s Rs 303 also relaxed (File Photo)

Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio, the newest telecom company, on Friday announced it has extended by 15 days its rock-bottom priced data offer under Prime membership.

The company, whose free extended promotional offer came to an end on Friday, also announced a complimentary offer for three months for those who paid Rs 303 prior to April 15.

Jio said it has extended the deadline for purchasing Jio’s Rs 303 (and other) plans till April 15th, “considering the unprecedented demand”.

“This extension will provide the necessary breathing room for users to avoid service disruption during the transition from free to paid services. Customers who could not enrol for JIO PRIME by 31st March for whatever reason can still do so by paying Rs 99 along with their first purchase of Jio’s Rs 303 and other plans till 15thApril,” the statement said.

It also announced the Jio Summer Surprise for its JIO PRIME members.“Every JIO PRIME member when they make their first paid recharge prior to 15th April using Jio’s Rs 303 plan (or any higher value plan) will get services for the initial three months on a complimentary basis. Your paid tariff plan will be applied only in July, after the expiry of the complimentary service,” Chairman Mukesh Ambani said in a letter to customers.

Jio had launched the inaugural free voice and data plan in September last year, and in December, extended the freebies till March 31, 2017.The company also announced that it has garnered 72 million paying customers till date. 

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(With Inputs from PTI)

First Published: Friday, March 31, 2017 09:01 PM
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