Jio is the new resolution in Indian market today. Jio is offering free high speed 4Ginternet with unlimited calling and free SMS facility. As of now they have launched the welcome offer which is active till 31st Dec 2016 only. Till 31st December 2016, you can enjoy high speed 4G internet and unlimited calls, SMS and other related services for absolutely free of cost. All you need to have is a 4G enabled smartphone coupled with Jio SIM. At the time of launch, Jio set the target of covering over 100 million active customers by the end of year 2016 (i.e. 31st December 2016). For achieving it they rolled all the services free of cost as trial to Indian customers. Till now Jio has already covered many million customers in their database but 100 million seems to be bit far now. In order to achieve the target of 100 million active customers they might be extending the offer to more 3 months now.
There were some reports which say Jio might launch “Welcome Offer 2” that will help existing and new customers extending the free Jio services to 3 more months. If these reports are to be believed then we might see/use Jio services free for 3 more months.
Jio LYF Easy Smartphone-
In order to consolidate the grip even further, Jio might tie up with smartphone manufacturer Lava to launch world’s cheapest 4g smartphone . It will be named as Jio Lyf Easy and will be launched sometime during January 2017.You can buy JioLyf Easy 4G Smartphone from nearby Jio stores (or through Reliance Digital Stores) at unexpected cost of Rs. 1000-1500 only. It will be a simple smartphone that will host all the specifications of a standard smartphone along with VoLTE 4G connectivity option.
Jio is planning Lyf Easy smartphone just to increase their reach towards rural areas where people aren’t able to use Jio services because of unavailability of 4G smartphone that can be paired up with Jiosim. Once the Jio Easy Lyf smartphone is launched and the welcome offer is extended to another 3 months, we can expect the Jio usage graph to get exponential curves from rural areas. It will surely help company to achieve their ultimate goal of getting 100 million active customers connected to their network.
Please stay tuned with us, we will keep you posted about latest happenings in Jio world including its extension by 3 more months and launch of world’s cheapest 4G smartphone. Do let us know your suggestions as well.