Reliance Jio unveiled JioPhone, the company’s first VoLTE feature phone back in July last year and started pre-bookings for the phone in August. It launched Rs. 153 plan exclusively for JioPhone users offering free voice calls and 500MB data per day with 28 days validity offering 14GB data. Earlier this month the company increased the data to 1GB per day offering 28GB data.
Today it launched a new plan exclusively for JioPhone users that lets them to enjoy free voice calls and unlimited data (1GB at high speed) for 28 days at a price of Rs. 49. It has also introduced affordable data add-ons at Rs 11, 21, 51 and 101.
The company said “This Republic Day will mark an acceleration towards achieving the vision of Digital Freedom for the 50 Crore feature phone users of India.” Reliance Jio said this will be achieved in three ways – Connectivity, Data Affordability and Device Affordability.
Reliance Jio said that its network is expected to cover 99% of India’s population this year, and India’s 4G coverage will be more than 2G coverage in the country. After a huge demand for pre-bookings, Reliance Jio started sales of JioPhone a few weeks back. Now you can get it at your retailer as well as for online ordering through MyJio App or Jio.com. It is effectively free with refundable Rs. 1500 deposit on return, while offer lasts.