Jio has been a game changer in India’s telecom industry ever since its launch in 2016. From helping bring down the call and data rates across industry to just straight up launching futuristic products, Jio has given us all. That being said, just like any other company out there, there have been some things that didn’t quite work out for them. And so, here are some major claims from Jio that fell through.
During Jio’s official launch in India. Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani said “no Jio customer will ever have to pay for voice calls again, for any network”. Three years later, on 9th October, 2019, Jio announced that it was going to start charging six paise a minute for calls to other mobile networks. This was because of the Interconnect Usage Charge or the IUC rate that was fixed by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for telecom companies enabling inter-networking outgoing calls. In simple terms, you’ll be charged for calls made to other operators, but Jio-to-Jio calls are free. Jio did announce four IUC top-up vouchers valued between Rs. 10 and Rs. 100.Read more ↓
First Day First Show
Also, at the 2019 AGM, Ambani said they would launch the “First Day First Show” scheme to Jio Fiber users. With this scheme, instead of going to the movies, Jio Fiber users could just turn on their Jio Fiber set-top box, and watch a movie on the very day of its release…………Read More>>