Reliance Jio introduces Diwali Dhamaka along with new Dhan Dhana Dhan plans; rearranges prices of various data packs

Reliance Jio customers will have to pay 15 percent more for its popular 84-day plan at Rs 459 from tomorrow, under which subscribers get 1 GB 4G data at high speed per day, according to information published on the company's website.

A woman checks her mobile phone as she walks past a mobile store of Reliance Industries' Jio telecoms unit, in Mumbai, India, July 11, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade - RTX3AZ0Z

A woman checks her mobile phone as she walks past a mobile store of Reliance Industries' Jio telecoms unit, in Mumbai, India, July 11, 2017. REUTERS

However, subscribers of Rs 149 plan will get 4 GB of data for each billing cycle of 28 days under the new scheme "Diwali Dhamaka" compared to 2 GB being offered at present.

It has also reduced recharge tariff for the lower denomination and short-term plans besides offering data benefits under the schemes.

Jio has introduced a plan for Rs 52 with one-week validity and Rs 98 with 2 weeks that will offer its customers free voice, SMS, unlimited data (0.15 GB daily), as per its website.

All plans of Jio will continue to offer unlimited voice calls even during roaming.

The Rs 459 plan will offer Jio customers unlimited services at 1 GB high-speed data per day for 84 days for prepaid users followed by data at curtailed speed, along with unlimited voice calling and access to Jio apps.

The company has also reduced benefit under Rs 509 scheme, which offers 2 GB of data per day, by reducing its validity or billing cycle from 56 days to 49. According, data at high speed gets reduced to 98 GB from 112 GB under the previous scheme.

Under this plan, data cost will be Rs 5.2 per GB.

The Rs 999 plan which offered 90 GB of 4G data without a cut in download speed will now offer 60 GB at high-speed data for 3 months.

Jio has introduced Rs 1,999 plan which will have six months validity and offer 125 GB data at unrestricted high speed.

Under the new scheme, the validity of plan priced at Rs 4,999 will be for a year instead of 210 days under the previous scheme. However, customers opting for it will get unrestricted access to 350 GB high-speed data for the plan period compared to 380 GB offered earlier for the same price.

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Published Date: Oct 18, 2017 11:21 pm | Updated Date: Oct 18, 2017 11:21 pm