Jio cuts tariff by Rs


Reliance Jio prepaid recharge offers have been revamped by the company to offer either 50 per cent more data or Rs 50 discount on price of existing plans. It has also reduced 1GB data rate to Rs 4 for a 1-day validity plan.

The Rs 399 plan will get a boost in validity, the plan that used to offer 1GB data for 70 days will now provide 84GB data for 84 days. Prepaid users must recharge with a minimum Jio Rs 399 plan to be eligible for this Surprise Cashback offer. Reliance Jio offers unlimited voice calls, roaming and STD, access to MyJio apps and unlimited SMS for the duration of any plan.

The company had last month announced two plans priced at Rs 199 and Rs 299 with with 28 days validity offering 1.2 GB and 2 GB data per day, respectively. These are the price points of the 1GB data per day plan, meaning consumers are essentially getting 50 percent more data at roughly the same price.

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If we look at prepaid plans in price-range of Rs 450 to Rs 500, rivals Vodafone and Airtel have several offers as well. Following convention, these revised plans will have a ripple effect on the other telecom operators in the country. Then, they can recharge with the updated Jio Rs 399 plan to get 14GB/14 days extra in addition to cashback and other benefits of the Jio Surprise Cashback offer. Airtel's Rs 448 plan now comes with validity of 82 days, compared to 70 days previously. This also means users will get 82GB of 4G data as the pack offers 1GB per day. The company has introduced special 1.5GB per day data plans. Also, the company is all set to increase the Data on some special recharges. In total, the plan is offering 70GB of data. Apart from this, users will get unlimited voice calls on local and STD networks.

Rs 448 plan: Jio now offers 126GB data for 84 days. The validity of this plan will be 91 days.