Reliance Jio has been directed by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to withdraw the 3 months complimentary benefits of Jio Summer Surprice which it had announced on March 31, 216.
Jio’s spokesperson said in a statement, “Jio accepts this decision.Jio is in the process of fully complying with the regulator’s advice, and will be withdrawing the 3 months complimentary benefits of JIO SUMMER SURPRISE as soon as operationally feasible, over the next few days.”
Regarding the fate of customers who have availed the offer Jio said, ” All customers who have subscribed to JIO SUMMER SURPRISE offer prior to its discontinuation will remain eligible for the offer.”
The company had introduced Jio Summer Surprise Offer on March 31st for its Prime members. According to this offer, users paying for their first recharge prior to 15th April using Jio’s Rs 303 plan (or any higher value plan), will get services for the initial 3 months on a complimentary basis. The paid tariff plan will be applied only in July, after the expiry of the complimentary service.
The operator has different plans to choose from, including Rs 149 plan under which Prime users will get 2GB of data while non-prime users will get 1GB. For Rs 499, Prime users will get 56GB of data while non-prime users will get only 5GB of data with a daily cap of 2GB data on the former.
Other plans include Rs 999 which will offer 60GB (12.5 GB for non-prime) of 4G data with no daily cap and a validity of 60 days. For Rs 1999 you get 125GB (30GB for non-prime) with a validity of 90 days (30 days for non-prime). For Rs 4999 you get 350 GB (100GB for non-prime) of 4G data with a validity of 180 days (30 days for non-prime). Lastly, for Rs 9999 you get 750GB of 4G data with a validity of 360 days or roughly 1 year. For non-prime members, this offer gives 200GB of 4G data with a validity of 30 days only.