Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio today announced the Jio Prime Membership worth Rs 99. The company had a press conference scheduled in Mumbai this afternoon to showcase its achievement in getting 100 Million Users onboard. While on the dais, Mukesh Ambani also claimed that they have the best 4G connectivity in the country.
Mr. Ambani also explained that the industry has been constantly launching more offers and plans putting the consumer in what he calls “Data and Value Anxiety.” Jio plans to help the users by monitoring every offer rolled out by its competitors, and offering a similar package at the same price, with 20% more data. With this, Mr. Ambani also claims that Jio users will not have to worry as they’ll be on the best mobile plan the industry has to offer.
What is Jio Prime?
Jio has over 100 million customers or as Mr. Ambani puts it, the first 100mn believers in Jio. For these initial customers, the network is rolling out special offers as a way of paying back to the customer. Jio Prime Membership is an offer being rolled out to all existing customers and new customer enrolling on or before 31st March 2017.
As a part of the Jio Prime Membership, all members can enrol for a fee of Rs 99 for the entire year (Mar 2017-Mar 2018). The offer for Prime will be only available between 1st March 2017 – 31st March 2017. The benefits for Jio Prime Members are as follows.
Jio Prime Users can continue to enjoy the unlimited offer for another 12 months for a price of Rs 303 per month. This means that users will get 1GB of data per day along with unlimited voice calls and SMS for Rs 10/day.
Jio Prime Members will continue to get full access to all the Jio Media Services (JioTV, JioCinema, JioMusic, JioMags and JioXpressNews) for 12 months i.e., till 31st March 2018.
In other news, Jio and Samsung are to host a joint press conference scheduled at MWC 2017. The event will be aimed at scaling up engagement with industry veterans and government officials in India, Samsung said. The event will also discuss Jio’s achievements and contributions towards the country’s growth at both local and international levels.
With the inputs from Tanmay Patange, Associate Editor, Pricebaba.