Reliance launches Jio 4G with free voice calling, zero roaming charges

Photo of Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani during the 42nd annual general meeting of the company.

Mumbai: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani today said that Internet access and telecommunications company Reliance Communications Ltd, will start its Jio 4G service from December 31st.

The Chairman also added that Jio 4G will offer free voice calling, zero roaming charges and cheaper data tariffs for Jio customers.

Mukesh gave this information during the 42nd annual general meeting of the company in Mumbai.

During his one hour speech the billionaire industrialist said Jio is targeting 100 million users in a shortest possible time.

The company also announced “super-affordable” handsets under the LYF brand starting Rs 2999.

The highlight of the Reliance Jio 4G are as follows:

*Starting from Sep 5 till Dec 31, Jio’s bouquet of apps, all services will available for free

*By March 2017, Jio will cover 90 per cent of India’s population

*New handsets (LYF) will start at Rs 2,999

*Roaming charges will also be zero

*Jio will offer data at Rs 50 per GB (base rate) against Rs 250 per GB charged on average by other operators.