The date of 9 October has been very important for the Indian telecom industry. Reliance Jio, which provided absolutely free voice calls from the beginning. Surprised the entire market by announcing that the company will now charge money for voice calls. The news of Reliance Jio taking voice call money was shocking not only for Jio customers but also for users of other companies. Jio will now charge 6 paise per minute for making offline voice calls. But if you are also a Jio customer, then tell you that voice calls can still be made absolutely free on the Jio network without paying any money.
Making a public announcement, Reliance Jio has stated that some Jio customers will still be able to avail the facility of voice calling for free. According to Jio, such a user who has recharged on his Jio number on or before 9 October. Then till the validity of that pack. That customers will be able to make all kinds of voice calls free in the entire country. This voice call will work on both on-network and off-network and the incoming and outgoing will be completely free even while roaming. Jio users will not have to pay any fee until the current plan is over.
6 paise per minute will be charged
After Reliance Jio ends the existing plan of the company’s customers, 6 paise will be charged every 1 minute along with a new recharge. All recharges will be charged through the IUC top-up voucher at the current IUC rate of 6 paise per minute. This charge will be taken until TRAI implements a zero termination charge arrangement. On Jio numbers and landline numbers, this calling will remain free as before, but for calling Airtel and Vodafone Idea numbers, you will have to pay a charge of 6 paise per minute.
Know what is interconnect usage charge
Interconnect usage charge (IUC) is the price payable by one mobile telecom operator to another. When customers of one telecom operator make outgoing mobile calls to customers of another operator. IUC is pay to the calling operator. These calls between two different networks are known as mobile off-net calls. IUC charges are set by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and currently, it is 6 paise per minute.
These are new plans
Reliance Jio has also issued top-up vouchers ranging from Rs 10 to Rs 100 for calling on the networks of other companies. 124 minutes calls can do on the second number in the plan of 10 rupees. At the same time, 249 minutes will be available in 20 rupees plan. 656 minutes in 50 rupees plan and 1,362 minutes in 100 rupees plan.
Free data will be available on every plan
Jio will give its customers free data in exchange for top vouchers. 1 GB data with 10 rupees plan, 2 GB data with 20 rupees. 5 GB data with 50 rupees and 10 GB data with 100 rupees plan will give.