Jio Users can Opt for Booster Pack after Crossing 1 GB Limit on Free Offer

The welcome offer by Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Jio expired on 31st December 2016. Thereafter, the telecom operator introduced the Jio Happy New Year Offer. This offer is valid until the end of March 2017. Jio customers can enjoy free data services a range of premium Jio applications under this offer. Additionally, users have the added benefit of enjoying free voice calling facilities for a lifetime.

About Jio’s booster pack

The Jio Happy New Year Offer has a data limit of 1 GB per day. However, users can avail of either of the two booster packs under the MyJio app. This will give users the flexibility of opting for a data pack once they have exhausted the 1 GB data limit on the promotional offer. Users who choose the Rs. 51 data pack will receive 1 GB of extra data per day. Those who pick the Rs. 301 plan will get 6 GB of data, which will be valid for 28 days. In addition to data services in India, Jio has introduced international call services for customers. The ISD combo pack offered by Jio costs Rs. 501, where customers receive the balance of Rs. 435 to make ISD calls. The validity of this pack is 28 days. In terms of messaging services, Jio users can send 100 free text messages each day.  Once this limit is reached, customers can opt for a Rs. 20 recharge, which will grant them a balance of Rs. 175 for sending domestic as well as international messages. For messages sent within India, users will be charged 85p per message. On messaging international contacts, customers will be charged Rs. 5 per message.

Choosing a plan from the booster pack

Users who wish to avail of this pack must download the MyJio application. Thereafter, they should log in through their Jio ID. Once this procedure is complete, they may open the MyJio tab and click on the Recharge option. Under the Browse Plans section, users can view the Booster tab, which will enable them to select a plan of their choice. Payment for the recharge may be made through either JioMoney or any other banking mode.

A survey conducted by Bank of America Merrill Lynch revealed that more than 85% of existing Jio customers will retain their connection post the expiration of the Jio Happy New Year Offer. The company commissioned SurveyMonkey to record the responses of more than 1,000 users through an online survey. According to the survey, users opted for Jio, mainly because of its superior Internet speeds. Some respondents also stated that they were motivated to choose Jio because of its free content. A significant percentage of users are ready to opt for the 4 GB data pack, priced between Rs. 400 and Rs. 500. About 12% of users revealed that they would most likely choose larger data packs even if they had to spend a little extra for the same. Another major finding stated that more than 72% of Jio users were satisfied with the quality of the voice calling services.


Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Jio introduces booster pack for users who wish to avail of extra data after reaching the 1 GB limit on the free offer.


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