Yes, you heard it right. Reliance Jio Welcome offer has daily data usage limits. You are already aware of the Jio commercial launch set for 5th September 2016, and the addon Jio Welcome offer being given to every customer. But there are some facts you should know about this Welcome Offer.
Can everyone avail Reliance Jio Welcome Offer ? Yes, anyone having a 4G capable smartphone can get the Jio SIM on or after September 5th and avail the Welcome Offer. Just visit any Reliance Digital, Xpress mini, Jio care center or their outlets.
I’m already on Preview Offer, What happens to it after September 5th? You will be automatically migrated to the Free Welcome Offer on 5th September 2016. As a part of this offer, you will continue to enjoy all except unlimited high-speed 4G data till 31st December 2016.
The existing Reliance Jio Preview offer had the benefit of unlimited high-speed 4G data, but the new Jio Welcome Offer will provide you all benefits except unlimited high-speed 4G data.
Limitations Of Jio Welcome Offer
The only limitation as of now is you will be getting only 4GB high-speed 4G data benefits daily. Post expiry of this daily limit of 4GB 4G LTE data benefits, your connection speed will be reduced to 128Kbps for rest of the day, but still be unlimited. So when calculating you will get only about 120GB monthly high-speed 4G LTE data.
What are the other special benefits of this Jio Welcome Offer ? Free local and STD voice/video calls and SMS in the home and national roaming (maximum 100 SMS per day). You will also get a free subscription to Jio apps like JioTV, JioCinema, JioMusic, JioMags, JioNewspaper, JioCloud (up to 5GB free storage) and Jio Security till 31st December 2016.
In addition, subscribers will have to do a zero value online recharge periodically to continue availing the special benefits up to 31st December 2016.
- Unlimited 4G data benefits are capped with a FUP limit.
- 4GB at 4G speed and then 128Kbps unlimited data usage for rest of the day.
- Unlimited SMS limited to 100SMS per day.
So, in short, Jio Welcome offer that’s valid until 31st December 2016 has data usage limits and free voice call offered thereon has hidden base tariffs. If you’ve any queries regarding the Jio plan tariffs, comment below.
Update – Post daily usage limit, you’ll get an SMS from JioPay stating “Dear Customer, You have crossed daily data usage threshold of 4 GB on your Jio Number 70xxxxxxxx as of date, time. Internet speed has been reduced to 128 kbps. Your high-speed internet will be restored in next 24 hours. Thank you, Team Jio”