Telecom regulator Trai ordered Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio to withdraw the three-month complimentary offer of unlimited data usage and free calls on payment of a minimum Rs 303.
The order came days after Jio announced that it has clocked 72 million paid users and is extending its one-time Rs 99 payment membership program Prime for 15 more days till April 15.
On Thursday, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has advised Jio to withdraw the 3 months complimentary benefits of Jio Summer Surprise. Jio Closes In On 50 Million Paid Users
Jio accepts the decision of TRAI. 'Jio is in the process of fully complying with the regulator's advice and will be withdrawing the three months complimentary benefits of Jio Summer Surprise as soon as operationally feasible, over the next few days,' Jio said in media release. What Is Jio Summer Surprise Offer? All You Need To Know
Jio Summer Surprise
On 31st of March, Jio announced its Jio Summer Surprise offer. Under Jio Summer Surprise, all Jio Prime members making their first recharge payment of Rs 303 (or higher) plans got 3 months complimentary services in addition to the benefits of their purchased plan. Jio With Big Bonanza, Free Voice Calls Across Networks
Who can avail the offer?
Jio announced that all customers who have subscribed to Jio Summer Surprise offer before its discontinuation will remain eligible for the offer. This means that if you recharged for up to Rs 303 or above before now, you would get 1GB of data daily till July 1 and other benefits under that plan. If you recharged for Rs 499, you would get 2GB of data daily. Calls will remain free. BSNL Launches Rs 339 Plan To Counter Jio: 2GB Data Per Day
By paying Rs 99 people can become a Prime member.
The membership allowed subscribers to avail of special offers till March 31, 2018. Jio extended the deadline for its Jio Prime membership to April 15 from March 31. Jio Prime Plans: All You Need To Know