New Rs — Jio Postpaid

Joanna Estrada
May 10, 2018

These rates are considerably lower than the cheapest plans from Vodafone or Airtel.

Almost 5 percent of India's 1 billion plus mobile phone users are on post-paid plans. In addition to this, the telecom giant has also introduced new International Calling and International Roaming tariffs for all its Jio customers.

As of now, we don't have any info on whether the earlier postpaid plans will be retained, but with JioPostpaid, the telco has strengthened the postpaid offerings suited to the requirements of postpaid subscribers.

The new postpaid plan offers unlimited voice calling, 25GB of monthly data, and the rate for global calling is priced at Rs. 50 paise per minute for the United States and Canada. It offers 25GB of data a month, free voice calls, unlimited SMS messages, premium subscriptions to Jio Apps, as well as access to ISD calls without requiring a security deposit.

Reliance Jio has launched a new postpaid plan for its customers who want to make worldwide calls. However, it doesn't offer global roaming call though.

Reliance Jio on Thursday announced a new postpaid plan, offering for its users with more benefits. On the face value the Jio postpaid plans seem to bring some sort of revolution in the way postpaid customers are treated in the country so far.

"JioPostpaid marks a paradigm-shift in the way postpaid services are offered and consumed, just like Jio did with its prepaid services", the company said in a statement. However, Jio is turning things around, especially in terms of global roaming benefit.

Under Rs. 199 per month postpaid plan, users will be charged at a starting price of 50 paise per minute for worldwide calling.

Global calling rates on Jio psotpaid. The other tariff offers voice calls at Rs. 10 per minute, mobile data at Rs. 10 per MB, and SMS messages at Rs. 10 per message. You will be charged based on your individual usage - Rs. 2 per min for voice, Rs 2 per MB for data, and Rs 2 per SMS. Furthermore, customers won't be required to pay a security deposit to start global service. There's no need for a rate cutter or service charges involved with the JioPostpaid service.

The company, which launched its 4G services in September 2016, is facing slow growth in ARPU because of its cost effective data plans to pre-paid customers.

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