Reliance Jio has launched commercially on 5th of September 2016. The SIM cards are already available at the most of the outlets and dealers. Reliance Jio offering really good services to customers but there are some shocking truths about it which you may not know.
So, today we are talking about Mr. Mukesh Ambani’s biggest launch in India Reliance Jio.
Reliance Jio’s cheap tariff plans and offers definitely attract smartphone users. Anyone with a 4G compatible device, can get a free lunch I mean free data services absolutely free up to December 31. If you want to enjoy the free services, go to mobile stores and get a SIM now.
Here, I am going to share some shocking truths that are related to the Reliance Jio SIM Welcome Offer that you need to know before buying a Reliance Jio SIM. Read the same from below.
Top 7 Shocking Truths You Need to Know About Reliance Jio SIM
1. Device Support
The Reliance Jio is a 4G LTE service. You might aware about it, but your device needs to support 4G LTE, so you can use that SIM on your smartphone. If not a 4G device, leave internet, you can’t even make any call without a 4G device.
2. Calling Technology
At the time of making calls, Reliance Jio use a VoLTE network. It is the same technology which is used in Western Countries. It would be a first time in India. It means you will be making all your calls via your data connection.
When you are talking to another Jio customer, there won’t be any problem. But if you are making call to any GSM number, like Airtel, Vodafone or Idea etc, who are all GSM, you need to download and install the app ‘Jio Join’ as all the Jio to GSM calls will be working on the interconnecting infrastructure, presently what the other Indian telecom operators are using. There is a big problem of call dropping on Reliance Jio SIM.
3. Unlimited Night Data
Reliance Jio is really providing unlimited night data to its user? The answer is no! As the tariff plans decided it is clearly mention that there will be unlimited night data and you might thought that it is really a nice deal.
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But, you need to keep in mind that the unlimited night data usage is applicable only between 2 AM and 5 AM.
4. Unlimited Free SMS
Many of you thinking that is Reliance Jio really provide Unlimited Free SMS to its users? No, again you are wrong here. While Reliance Jio announced that the SMS will be free on its network, the detailed tariff plans make it clear that there is a cap on the number of SMS that one can send.
For the tariff plans between Rs. 19 and Rs. 149, the subscribers can send a maximum of just 100 SMSes on the whole. This means for 28 days. Users of tariff plans priced Rs. 299 and above can send up to 100 SMSes per day .
5. Full Access to Jio Apps
Reliance Jio confirms that users can enjoy unlimited access to Jio’s apps and the services. The Jio apps inlcude JioTV, JioCinema, JioMags, JioMusic, JioNewspaper, JioCloud, and JioSecurity.
The company is offering a free subscription for these apps until December 31 after that you need to pay Rs. 1,250 per month for these apps. However, the truth is that the usage of these apps will be counted again your data. Moreover, these apps can be accessed only while you are connected to the Jio network and not to Wi-Fi.
6. Unlimited Internet Data Plan
It is again one of the most important fact that has to be noted. Everyone believes that there is unlimited 4G data plan under each tariff that Reliance Jio is offering.
But, you need to understand that you will not get super fast connectivity after 4 GB data usage per day. Once you cross this limit, the data speed will reduce to 128 kbps. It is the most annoying truth it will make you sad .
7. 1GB in Rs. 50.
Most of the peoples believe that Jio will offer 4GB of 4G data in Rs. 50. But, you need to understand that this is not for the cellular data, but only for JioNet.
Along with 4G services, Jio will be deploying public wireless hotspots called JioNet. For every plan, you will get cellular data and data that can be used when tethering to JioNet.
You will get Rs. 50 per GB of data only on crossing the limit of JioNet usage and not cellular data.
These are the top 7 shocking truth about Reliance Jio. No doubt it is really cheap as compared to other telecom operators but not free as you thought.
If you are aware about these truths, you can go and buy this SIM.
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