RIL hits highest since June 2008 as Jio's freebies come to end

Here's how to subscribe to Jio's Prime Membership programme easily.

So should you take the Jio Prime membership? Likewise if you don't recharge after the validity of your current recharge is over, you may have the ability to get approaching calls and messages.

Mukesh Ambani backed Reliance Jio seeks a new beginning from April 1 as today marks the end of its "Happy New Year" offer and the last day to subscribe to Jio Prime Membership. Note that, the Resume option will only be enabled once you have suspended your SIM card. Thereafter, if you recharge your Jio number for Rs 303 or above to continue to enjoy the Happy New Year offer, you again get Rs 50 cashback which in total sums up to Rs 100.

Over the past couple of years, most of our internet usage has increased - be it for surfing, streaming movies, TV shows and live sports, or streaming music and more. "Starting April 1, Jio will start offering its tariff plans". If you don't recharge then after a stipulated period - possibly 90 days - your SIM will be deactivated. All the Jio Prime plans offer free unlimited local and STD voice calls. Moreover the speed of data also changes for Prime and non Prime members.

After that, click on the "Buy Membership" button followed by clicking "Get Jio Prime".

- Rs 149 plan: You get unlimited free voice calling, SMSes and 2GB 4G data for 28 days. Data packs for such members is available for as low as Rs 149 per month. Next, is Rs 303 plan withvalidity of 28 days. Prime users get double data benefits when compared to the Non-prime users.

BSNL has launched a special tariff voucher, priced at Rs. 339 that comes with 2GB of data per day for 28 days. Presently if you recharge this plan using your Jio Money, you will at the end of the day get a Rs 50 cashback. You can also sign-in using your Jio account, or sign-up in case you don't have one.

Other plans offer even higher validity and bundled data.

Enrollment for Prime membership started from March 1 and continue till March 31 (today). The plan is valid for 60 days. Further, if you recharge for Rs 303 and Rs 499, you get 5GB and 10GB data every month respectively.

So far, out of 10 crore-plus subscribers, almost 5 crore have signed up for its Prime membership by paying a one-time charge of Rs 99 and buying cheap data packs.

Mukesh Ambani, owner of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) whose Reliance Jio is the telecom subsidiary, had unveiled details of Jio's fourth-generation (4G) services on 12 June 2015 at RIL's 41st annual general meeting (AGM).

  • Arturo Norris