Reliance Jio launches Rs 199 Postpaid plan: International calling, 25GB data per month and more


The company whose entry completely changed the face of Indian telecom market, Reliance Jio has today announced its new offering for its Postpaid customers. Dubbed JioPostpaid, the plan will enable users to get their postpaid pack activated at Rs 199. According to the company, with JioPostpaid, it aims to change people’s perspective towards postpaid plans, just like it did with its prepaid offers. Subscriptions to JioPostpaid begin on May 15.

JioPostpaid is being touted as India’s first ‘Zero-Touch’ service experience. Under JioPostpaid, services including voice calls, Internet, SMS, and International calling will be pre-activated. In its Rs 199 monthly plan, users will get 25GB of 4G data, free voice calls and SMSes. Besides this, they will also have access to entire suite of Jio apps.

For international calls, they will be charged at a starting price of 50 paise per minute. However, you may have to spend up to Rs 6 per minute depending on the country you wish to call. On calling someone in the United States or Canada, users would have to pay 50 paise per minute, however, this will go up to Rs 2 per minute if calls are being made to Bangladesh, China, France, Italy, New Zealand, Singapore and United Kingdom.

For Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia and Turkey, users would have to pay Rs 3 per minute, and Australia, Bahrain, Pakistan and Thailand calls will cost Rs 4 per minute. Jio users would have to pay Rs 5 per minute for making calls to Germany, Ireland, Japan, Kuwait, Russia, and Vietnam and finally, one must pay Rs 6 per minute for calling someone in Israel, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, UAE and Uzbekistan. Another upside is that JioPostpaid numbers will come with pre-activated ISD without any security deposit.

Furthermore, users would not need any additional packs for activating international roaming, as the company has made it a single-click way. Reliance JIO has come up with various plans one can choose from for unlimited benefits while travelling outside India. The international roaming packs include Rs 575, Rs 2,875 and Rs 5,751 plans. They will be functional in UAE, the United States, Thailand, Singapore, United Kingdom, Germany, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Turkey, New Zealand, Philippines, Hungary, Greece, Portugal, Romania, Czech Republic, and Ireland.

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