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LYF Smartphones are Getting an Effective Price Cut this Festive Season with Jio Benefits

October 11, 2017

LYF, Reliance Retail’s brand is going to have a festive offer that will effectively cut down on the price of the LYF C459 and LYF C451 smartphones.

Effective price cut on LYF smartphones

The LYF C459 was launched in July 2017 at the price of INR 4,699 while the C451 model was launched later the following month at the price of INR 4,999. The value of the below Jio offer will cause the C451 to cost INR 2,392 and the C459 to cost INR 2,692, thus resulting in the phones being ‘effectively cheaper.’ The phones will, however, remain at their original prices.

The exclusive offer on LYF smartphones will be from October 2nd to October 22nd and will be applicable for all the Jio users. The offer includes benefits like 5GB of 4G data vouchers for nine recharges worth INR 201 i.e. INR 1,809 in total. The buyers of the LYF C459 and LYF C451 will also receive a Jio Prime membership worth INR 99 and a first free recharge worth INR 399 with a validity of 84 days.

Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Jio is aiming at entry-level smartphone users with this new price cut. Their goal is to upgrade these users with VoLTE-enabled devices.

About LYF smartphones

The LYF smartphones are budget-friendly smart devices. The LYF C451 features an IPS LCD screen of 4.5-inch FWVGA with a 218ppi pixel density and 2D Asahi glass protection. It sports a 5-megapixel primary camera with autofocus and LED flash and a 2-megapixel secondary camera.

The LYF smartphone has an 8GB internal storage that is expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card. The phone has a 1GB RAM and is power-packed with a quad-core Snapdragon 210 processor combined with an Adreno 304 GPU. This phone has a 2,800mAh battery that will deliver 12.5 hours of talk time with 240 hours of standby time. The phone weighs 165 grams and measures 139×66.5×9.8mm.

The LYF C459 has similar specifications except for the battery as it is backed up by a 2,000mAh power battery.

Update of the Reliance Jio recharge plan

Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Jio recently updated its INR 149 recharge plan. Customers will now be able to enjoy unlimited data with the recharge of INR 149. The plan offers 2GB 4G Internet with unlimited voice calls and 300 SMS valid for 28 days. After the expiration of the plan, the users can still use the Internet at a speed of 64kbps. However, Jio also made it clear that old subscribers will not be able to enjoy these services after the expiration of the plan.

Plans which were updated earlier

Earlier, the validity of the recharge plan of INR 309 was extended to 56 days from 28 days. This means that users can enjoy 4G data of 56GB for 56 days. Jio also extended the validity of the INR 349 recharge plan to 56 days instead of the previous 28 days. Similarly, it also made changes to the INR 399 plan by extending its validity to 84 days; this plan has 84 GB data. In the same way, the validity of the recharge plan of INR 999 got extended to 90 days from 60 days.


Jio announces festival offers on its LYF smartphones and updates on its recharge plans.


Mukesh Ambani and Mathew Oommen Speak about Taking Digital Innovations to the Grassroots Level at the IMC

October 6, 2017

At the India Mobile Congress (IMC), Mathew Oommen, The President of Network, Global Strategy, and Service Development at Reliance Jio, said that India has the power to generate employment and also create innovation at the taluka level.

Mathew Oommen talks about digital India

Mathew Oommen thinks that there are endless possibilities for making India digital. Some of these initiatives include the Digital India program, Startup India, and Make in India. These programs may create a lot of opportunities for everyone. He believes that LTE is a ‘learn to earn technology’. This technology will bring digital empowerment and make India a secure and digital nation.

Oommen believes that this is the age of advanced technology. With the help of artificial intelligence, visual graphics, virtual reality, natural language thinking, and natural language processing, the way in which people do business will change. He also said that the most important thing is enhanced data security and the privacy and security of India and its people.

Mukesh Ambani talks about making India digital

Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) said that to become one of the world’s top three economies, India will have to grow from an economy of USD 2.5 trillion to one of USD 7 trillion. He also said that if this has to happen, the telecom and Information Technology (IT) industries will have to play a foundational role in creating the necessary digital infrastructure.

Data, the oxygen of the digital economy

Ambani thinks that data is the oxygen of the digital economy. The most urgent task of the telecom industry is to empower 1.3 billion people with the tools to flourish in the digital marketplace. At the IMC, Ambani also said that data is like new oil, which India doesn’t need to import. It is a valuable source that will create prosperity and opportunities for the nation and its people.

He claimed that 4G coverage will be larger than 2G coverage in India in a period of 12 months. The country has leapfrogged from the 155th rank in the world to being the world’s largest mobile data consuming nation within a year.

Ambani talks about industrial revolution

Mukesh Ambani said that even though India has missed the first three industrial revolutions, the country has got the opportunity to lead the ongoing fourth global industrial revolution. He thinks that this revolution is going to have the most dramatic transformations globally in comparison to the previous revolutions.

Talking about data, he also reiterated that it is the duty of the telecom industry to provide high-speed data, which is inexpensive. He also believes that every Indian should have access to smartphones that are affordable and that can connect to the power of the Internet.


Mukesh Ambani and one of his officials, Mathew Oommen speak about taking digital innovations to the grassroots level and making India a digital nation, at the India Mobile Congress.

Nita Ambani Proud of FIFA U-17 Boys

October 4, 2017

Nita Ambani, the Chairperson of Reliance Foundation Youth Sports (RFYS), said that she is proud of the boys, who are going to represent India in the U-17 football world cup.

Indian boys in FIFA U-17

The boys are going to represent India at the FIFA U-17 World Cup. It is supposed to kick off on October 6th at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi. After a gap of almost two decades, the Indian national team has also broken into the top 100 of the world rankings. In the history of football, it has been the first time that this nation is not only participating in the game but also is hosting the same event for world football.

Reliance Foundation Youth Sports (RFYS)

The RFYS has been conceived to start sports in schools and colleges. It is a program, which aims at providing a platform for the youth to showcase their passion and skills for sports. The tournament provides an excellent environment and facilities. Scholarships and opportunities to be selected by teams are given to deserving athletes. The school and college coaches are provided with training programs. Besides, football equipment is also provided to the institutes.

The aim of the program is to create a united sports structure through the initiative. The program will also create a plan for all the major Olympic sports with the goal to provide sports career opportunities for the youth of India.

RFYS has almost 30 centers across the nation with 60,000 kids who are playing football. The foundation is sure that through these football initiatives six million children will be reached by the month of December. The foundation is very happy to see that there is wonderful talent in our nation and that India is not far from the time when it will start competing with top teams in the world.

Nita Ambani, also a committee member at the Olympics, has said that her goal is to build a sports ecosystem in India and encourage kids to take up football.

There are four categories of RFYS i.e. the senior boys, the junior boys, the college boys and the senior girls. Each category has a city winner that has to compete at the zonal qualifiers before national finals, which will be held in January 2018.

Sports programs by Reliance Foundation

  • Reliance Foundation Young Champs

Launched in 2015, the Reliance Foundation Young Champs was started with an aim to provide the country with the top football talent between 10 to 14 years of age. It is a full scholarship and a full-time residential-based program, where education is provided along with football training.

  • Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA program

It is a comprehensive basketball program for school-based youth. The program has reached out to almost 34 lakh youngsters in India. It was launched in the year 2013. It promotes fitness and health through basketball.


Nita Ambani is proud of Indian boys’ participation in the FIFA U-17 World Cup and the noteworthy initiatives of RFYS.

Reliance Jio to Tie Up with Roy Kapur Films for Digital Content

September 29, 2017

Roy Kapur Films (RKF) and Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Jio announced an association to create original digital video content. This digital video content will be for the Jio platform. The digital content will be curated, commissioned, and developed creatively by RKF.

Tie up between Reliance Jio and RKF

On Wednesday, Reliance Jio and RKF announced a collaboration for providing digital content production for Jio. This association is between one of India’s fastest growing telecom industry and India’s leading producer. The content will be available to 128 million Jio subscribers all over India. The association between RKF and Jio will take forward Jio’s goal to deliver high-quality video entertainment content to mobile subscribers. This will consist of producing long- and short-form content across different genres. Their goal is to provide a wide variety of digital content that will cater to a large diversity of taste and sensibilities.

Siddharth Roy Kapur’s words on the association

Siddharth Roy Kapur said that the digital platform of Jio offers an opportunity to produce high-quality and world-class entertainment content. He aims to create content that can be watched across India with convenience, as entertainment has never been so accessible to so many people. Their goal is to provide a wide variety of content that will have people keep coming back for more. Roy Kapur’s partnership with Jio to materialize the vision of the Indian Digital Revolution and global digital leadership is an exciting one.

Words from a Jio official on the association

Jyotindra Thacker an official from Jio said that India leads the world when it comes to data usage. A significant part of this data usage comes from video content. The Jio network carries 5.5 crore hours of video daily. This makes it the largest and one of the most superior networks for mobile video globally. He also said that the collaboration with RKF will help them achieve their goal of delivering the highest quality of video content. Talking about his achievements, he also said that Jio is very happy to partner with RFK and create a creative ecosystem that will enable everyone to live fully and also experience the Jio Digital Life.

About Roy Kapur Films

RKF was founded by Siddharth Roy Kapur. It is a leading media and film production company. The association between RKF and Jio will leverage the experience of Siddharth Kapur in film-making. He was the Managing Director at Disney India and UTV’s Studio Head. RKF has produced some path-breaking films, which include Haider, PK, Barfi, Dangal, the ABCD franchise, Dev D, Delhi Belly, Jodhaa Akbar, and many others. He is also in the process of developing some noteworthy projects, including the biopic of the first Indian in space, Rakesh Sharma, and a heroic film based on the true story of Vijendra Singh Rathore.


Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Jio to partner with Roy Kapur Films for digital content production for its 128 million Jio Subscribers.

Jio to Launch Payments Bank Once JioPhone Deliveries Begin

September 22, 2017

All those who pre-booked their JioPhones may expect to receive it from this weekend. Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is also expected to launch the Jio Payments Bank around this time.

JioPhone pre-bookings and delivery

The pre-bookings for the first set of JioPhones began on 24th August 2017 in the evening. By the time it closed during the morning of 26th August 2017, the pre-bookings had surpassed expectations.

Around six million customers pre-booked the JioPhone during the first phase. They will receive their phones starting from this weekend. The company had earlier stated that the phones would be available during the Navratri festival, which began on 21st September 2017. Jio aims to deliver around 100 to 150 million JioPhones within the next six months. The phones will be distributed via Jio’s retailers, multi-brand device retailers, and the Reliance Digital store network on a first come, first serve basis.

For those who weren’t able to pre-book the phone, Jio is expected to begin the second pre-booking phase around the same time as the phone deliveries. At present, around 10 million customers are waiting to pre-book the phone. Those interested in pre-booking the phone will have to pay INR 500 as an advance.

About JioPhone

The 4G VoLTE feature phone, JioPhone is expected to be the next big disruptor in the telecom market. The phone is known to be effectively-free as users have to pay an INR 1,500 refundable deposit. The phone comes bundled with the INR 153 pack, which offers free voice calls, unlimited SMS, and half a GB data per day.

The device comes packed with the latest technologies. It has the near-field technology. Besides, the phone also lets users link their device for UPI-based payments as well as other banking transactions.

Jio Payments Bank

Mukesh Ambani led Jio also aims to launch the Jio Payments Bank once the JioPhone deliveries begin. While the payments bank will have no special branches, customers may visit their nearest Jio retail outlets to avail of the bank’s services.

It is a 30-70 joint venture between the State Bank of India and RIL. The company first received the in-principle approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in August 2015 along with 10 others. It received its last banking license from the RBI in March, this year.

Payments banks in India

The payments banks were started by the RBI to provide low-cost banking solutions to people even in remote areas. Through this, it hopes to increase financial inclusion among the population of the country. These payments banks are like small finance banks and rely on a frugal business model as well as on technology to reduce costs.

At present, out of the 11 that had originally received the in-principle approval from the central bank, three have opted out. A number of banks weren’t even launched two years after receiving the in-principle approval.


Reliance Jio’s JioPhones are soon going to be available in outlets for deliveries. The company is also planning to launch its payments bank soon.

Mukesh Ambani Appreciates Reliance Jio’s Employees for its Achievements

September 15, 2017

Mukesh Ambani is proud of Reliance Jio’s achievements and its employees and hopes to create many more records with the company.

Mukesh Ambani’s letter

On completion of one year of Reliance Jio’s commercial service, Ambani wrote a letter congratulating his employees. In the letter, he mentioned the achievements of Reliance Jio and praised his employees. Ambani stated that Jio has received 130 million customers in this one year. It has also broken several records at the national as well as global level. Adding to this, Ambani said that the biggest personal satisfactory factor for him is the myth that Jio busted. He believes that Reliance Jio has broken the myth that India is not prepared for advanced technology.

Ambani said that the ways in which India adopted 4G technology and is utilizing it are noteworthy. He told his team that they have overcome the challenge of not only launching a new technology but also making the offer simple, compelling, and convenient. Every city, town, village, and Indian would benefit from this, he added.

Reliance Jio’s plans and growth

The initial phase of Reliance Jio was focused on acquiring customers. As per company officials, the next phase will be focused on launching services. The company will roll out services related to media and entertainment, healthcare, education, and payments banking in the coming few months.

In 2016, Mukesh Ambani launched Jio with two clear objectives. The first one was to offer affordable data services to the masses. The second aim was to disrupt the telecom sector by making the Internet accessible to everyone. However, Reliance Jio has achieved much more than just these.

According to a company official, Reliance Jio subscribers consume more data that the users of Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T combined in the United States (US). The official stated that the telecom company did not expect such an overwhelming response and that this was just the beginning.

In a presentation given to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Reliance Jio said that the investments it made before 2010 have all surpassed the recovery level. It stated that the company has received excessive returns due to the Interconnection Usage Charges (IUC).

Reliance Jio’s data service

A report from CRISIL mentioned that between the Financial Year (FY) 2012 and 2017, the mobile data usage per subscriber in India jumped to 80 percent per year. The increasing adoption of 3G and 4G services, 40 percent reduction in tariffs, and Reliance Jio’s free data services in the past year have contributed towards the rise in mobile data usage to 1.25GB per month per user.

Reliance Jio official said that Jio is receiving a good response from consumers due to the increasing demand for data. Even though customers have retained their existing operator’s SIM cards, they have shifted to Reliance Jio; and this is very encouraging.

Post its launch, Reliance Jio has disrupted the telecom sector and affected businesses of other major telecom operators in the country. However, the company’s official believes that this impact is short-term and, eventually, the whole industry will benefit from the rise in data consumption.


Chairman Mukesh Ambani praises Reliance Jio’s employees for its one-year achievements.

Reliance Jio Launches a Massive Rollout for JioPhone

August 23, 2017

The opening for the JioPhone pre-bookings, the feature phone manufactured by Reliance Jio, the telecom arm of Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), is coming near. With this, the company is gearing up to supply the required number of phones to dealers.

Pre-booking and beta testing

The phone was available for beta testing from 15th August 2017 to 23rd August 2017. The pre-booking slot for the JioPhone will begin from 24th August 2017. This will be on a first come first serve basis.

Reliance’s efforts to market the JioPhone

The JioPhone is going to be marketed under the conglomerate’s LYF brand. The company is planning to reach out to around 10 lakh retailers. Through this, RIL expects to be delivering around 5 million handsets every week. This is expected to continue on for the next five or six months.

It has already started educating dealers on how to avail of the vouchers as well as the pre-booking process. The transactions for the above will be done via the BHIM app. Mukesh Ambani led RIL is also expected to roll out a Jio point of sale (PoS) version that will come with the pre-booking option for the voucher facility.

The retailers who wish to sell the JioPhone will need to download this app in order to make the required payments for the vouchers and for booking the phone.

Distribution of JioPhone

The JioPhones are going to be imported from Taiwan. These phones will then be brought into the cities of Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, and Hyderabad. The devices will then be sent to the Reliance Digital stores and Jio outlets. Reliance Digital currently owns a chain of consumer electronic stores. This includes a network of around 1,996 outlets in approximately 700 cities. The company also has close to 1,072 Jio Centers. These outlets will distribute the handsets to the retailers.

First round of JioPhone sales

In the first round, the telecom operator is going to provide dealers with 40 JioPhones. These phones will be available only through the Jio vouchers and on a first come first serve basis. The dealers may purchase these phones by paying the company INR 500 for each voucher which means INR 20,000 in total. Once the dealer sells the phones, he/she will be reimbursed. Of the INR 1,500 security deposit the buyer pays, the dealer will retain INR 500 while the rest INR 1,000 will go to the company. In order to sell its phones, RIL is making use not only of its own work force but also of the services by other logistics companies.

About the JioPhone

The JioPhone is a 4G VoLTE supported feature phone. Here are some of its specifications:

  • A 2 MP rear camera
  • A front VGA camera
  • 512 RAM
  • 4GB internal memory
  • Expandable memory is 128 GB via a microSD card
  • 2,000 mAh battery
  • 4-inch screen
  • Alphanumeric keypad
  • Jio app suite

This phone is also known to be effectively free as the customer will only have to pay an INR 1,500 security deposit which is refundable after three years.


To promote its new JioPhone, RIL has launched a massive rollout.

Digital Payment Apps Offer Cashback on Reliance Jio Recharge

August 17, 2017

Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio began commercial operations in September 2016. It gained a subscriber base of over 100 million in a record time of six months. The company has always been offering attractive 4G data and voice calling packs to its users.

Cashback offers

A number of smartphone companies have joined hands with Jio to offer additional data. Now, several payment portals have announced cashback offers for Jio users. These portals include Amazon Pay, Paytm, MobiKwik, and PhonePe. Each of them is giving different cashback offers on recharge of Reliance Jio accounts. This move is aimed to attract other users apart from the users of MyJio app.

Most of the cashback given by these digital payment apps are on plans priced more than INR 300. Reliance Jio plans for this range cost INR 309, INR 349, INR 399, INR 509, INR 999, INR 1,999, INR 4,999, and INR 9,999.

Here is a list of all the cashback offers provided by these digital payment portals:

  • Paytm

Paytm’s cashback offer starts from a recharge of INR 100. The app is giving a minimum cashback of INR 15 on a recharge of INR 100 or more. For recharges above INR 300, the cashback is of INR 76. Paytm will credit the money in the user’s account within 24 hours of recharge. To avail of the cashback, users will need to use the promo code, PAYTMJIO while making the recharge from the app. The promo code is listed on the app, so that users may just select it instead of manually typing. Selecting from the list adds the promo code automatically.

  • PhonePe

PhonePe, a Flipkart app is giving INR 75 cashback on a Reliance Jio recharge of INR 300 and more. This offer is available from 14th August to 21st August exclusively for prepaid users. It is applicable on just one Jio recharge transaction. Similar to Paytm, the app will credit the cashback into the user’s PhonePe account.

  • MobiKwik

MobiKwik is offering cashback as high as INR 159. This offer is for new users who have never recharged through MobiKwik. The code of this offer is NEWJIO. Cashback for other users is of INR 59 with code JIOMBK. Both these offers are available for Jio users recharging with the INR 399 plan only.

  • Amazon Pay

Amazon’s cashback offer is of INR 99 for Jio recharges of or above INR 309. This offer is exclusively available on first Jio recharge through Amazon Pay. It is valid from 14th August to 19th August. On subsequent recharges, Amazon is offering cashback up to INR 20 valid till 30th November. This means a user may get a total cashback of up to INR 300 until November. The cashback will be credited to the Amazon Pay account within seven days post the recharge.

Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Jio prepaid plans start from INR 19 while the postpaid plans start from INR 309.


Digital payment apps like Paytm, PhonePe, Amazon Pay, and MobiKwik have announced different

Mukesh Ambani to Challenge Employees to Come Up with Innovative Ideas

August 11, 2017

Chairman of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), Mukesh Ambani is all set to throw a “grand challenge” at his employees. As a part of the Mission Kurukshetra (MK), the chairman will challenge 1.43 lakh employees belonging to the Reliance family.

The aim of the challenge is to get innovative ideas that will drive the company’s next engines of growth. The challenge would have reached the employees earlier but Ambani did not want to distract his team’s focus from the telecom business.

About Mission Kurukshetra

MK was first launched in the year 2009-2010 and then again in May 2014. It is Ambani’s dream project. He envisions making RIL the most innovative company in the world through this project. MK covers a wide range of RIL’s businesses. It motivates employees to think and suggest ideas that may transform the way RIL does business.

The benefits of this project are enjoyed by all stakeholders in the form of surprising dividends. And the fruitful results have encouraged the team to strive for more.

Views of Raghunath Mashelkar

Raghunath A. Mashelkar is an academic on RIL board and a mentor of MK. He is also the Chairman of Reliance Innovation Council (RIC). He said that around ten years back, Ambani inspired him to take on the innovation project.

Mashelkar revealed that Ambani has a peculiar style of dealing with a crisis. He sees it through a different lens. He encourages the team to face challenges and achieve the impossible. Mashelkar informed that after every board meeting, Ambani conducts brainstorming sessions that last from half an hour to two hours. These sessions help everyone to come out charged and energized.

Mashelkar said that Ambani actively participates in all the matters. Ambani knows everything that is happening in the Reliance factory even more than what the factory manager would know, he added.

Views of Sushil Borde

Sushil Borde is a key facilitator of RIC. He laid the ground for MK. He defines the project as a war against complacency and status quo. He informed that MK has been very popular among the people of RIL since its inception. The project has given birth to 17,800 ideas till date with an average of 500 ideas per month since the re-launch. Borde also informed that 3,350 ideas out of these have been adopted and 64 percent of them are at different stages of implementation.

Mukesh Ambani’s inclination towards learning

Ambani lays a special focus on learning. While venturing into the telecom business, he took an online course on the subject. People working with him say that he takes such courses regularly to learn new things.

Mashelkar believes that nobody can defeat Mukesh Ambani in terms of granular thinking because he involves himself deeply in any topic. He said that Ambani is not an expert of life sciences; but, the way he reads scholars is incredible. Ambani has surprised everyone with his knowledge and questions on the latest life sciences technology.


Under Mission Kurukshetra, Mukesh Ambani will throw a “grand challenge” at his employees and encourage them to come up with innovative ideas.

Jio Releases New 4G Packs and Feature Phone

August 9, 2017

The Summer Surprise Offer by Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Jio, the telecom subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is soon going to come to an end. Many Jio users have also got recharge reminders for the same.

Jio’s 4G plans

To recharge their accounts, Jio Prime users will have to choose from the available plans. Following are the plans for prepaid users:

  • INR 19 for 1 day with a benefit of 200 MB 4G data
  • INR 49 for 3 days with a benefit of 600 MB 4G data
  • INR 96 for 7 days with a benefit of 7 GB 4G data (1 GB per day)
  • INR 149 for 28 days with a benefit of 2 GB 4G data
  • INR 309 for 56 days with a benefit of 56 GB 4G data (1 GB per day)
  • INR 349 for 56 days with a benefit of 20 GB 4G data
  • INR 399 for 84 days with a benefit of 84 GB 4G data (1 GB per day)
  • INR 509 for 56 days with a benefit of 112 GB 4G data (2 GB per day)
  • INR 999 for 90 days with a benefit of 90 GB 4G data
  • INR 1,999 for 120 days with a benefit of 155 GB 4G data
  • INR 4,999 for 210 days with a benefit of 380 GB 4G data
  • INR 9,999 for 390 days with a benefit of 780 GB 4G data

Following are the plans for postpaid users:

  • INR 309 for 2 months with a benefit of 60 GB 4G data (1 GB per day)
  • INR 349 for 2 months with a benefit of 20 GB 4G data
  • INR 399 for 3 months with a benefit of 90 GB 4G data (1 GB per day)
  • INR 509 for 2 months with a benefit of 120 GB 4G data (2 GB per day)
  • INR 999 for 2 months with a benefit of 90 GB 4G data

All these packs offer free local and STD calls.


The recently launched JioPhone is a 4G feature phone aimed to target the 50 crore customers, who still use such phones. The phone is effectively free with a fully refundable security deposit of INR 1,500. The phone also comes with the INR 153 plan.

It will be available for beta testing from 15th August 2017 and users may pre-book the same from 24th August 2017. The pre-booked phones will be given in September on a first come, first served basis. Here are some steps on how to pre-book the JioPhone:

  1. Click on the ‘Keep me posted’ button on the JioPhone banner on
  2. Individuals will have to fill in their name, phone number, email ID, and pin code in the form given.
  3. Businesses will have to fill the contact person’s name, the name of the company, phone number, email ID, GSTN or PAN information, and the number of JioFi and JioPhone devices needed.
  4. The registration is completed after the person clicks on the ‘Submit’ button.


With the Jio Summer Surprise Offer coming to an end, users may recharge their phones with one of the Jio’s new plans. They may also register interest for the new JioPhone.