Reliance Jio took a major leap in the battle between telecom operators in India on Thursday by announcing Jio Diwali Cashback Offer. As part of this, Jio offers 100% cashback on all Jio recharges of Rs 149 and above during the festive season. It also introduced a new all unlimited Rs 1,699 annual plan. Jio said that the new annual plan priced at Rs 1,699 will provide users with unlimited high-speed data with a 1.5GB cap per day, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS/ day, as well as access to a host of Jio Premium apps comprising JioTV JioCinema, JioMusic, JioMags, among others.
The new annual plan introduced by Jio is considerably cheaper than what it offered earlier. Until now, the company had three long-term prepaid plans priced at Rs 1999, Rs 4999 and Rs 9999, respectively. While the Rs 1,999 plan came with a validity of 180 days, the other two plans had a validity of 360 days and offered 350GB and 750GB data, respectively.
Here are five things to know about Reliance Jio’s Diwali cashback offer:
1. Reliance Jio Rs. 1,699 plan
Under the plan priced at Rs. 1,699, Reliance Jio will provide unlimited data and voice calls, among other benefits, for a validity period of 365 days.
Subscribers will get high-speed data of 547.5 GBs with a daily limit of 1.5 GBs over the entire validity period, according to Reliance Jio.
|Reliance Jio Rs. 1,699 annual plan features|
|Benefits||1.5GB/day thereafter unlimited at 64Kbps|
|Jio Apps||Complimentary Subscription|
|(Source: Reliance Jio)|
Other benefits include 100 SMS per day and a complimentary subscription to Jio mobile apps such as JioTV, JioCinema and JioMusic.
2. Reliance Jio Diwali 100% cashback on recharge of Rs. 149 and above
Under its “Jio Diwali 100% Cashback Offer”, subscribers will get a 100 per cent cashback on prepaid recharges priced at Rs. 149 and above. Customers recharging for Rs.149 or above will get the cash back in form of coupons, redeemable at Reliance Digital or MyJio stores, according to Jio.
|Jio Diwali Dhamaka cashback|
|Recharge value||Coupons||Number of coupons||Coupon expiry|
|(Source: Reliance Jio)|
The “Diwali 100 per cent cashback offer” is applicable to both new and existing customers, according to the Jio website.
3. How to access cashback coupons
The offer is applicable for new and existing users, and the coupons will be available in the “MyCoupons” section of mobile app MyJio.
4. How to redeem cashback coupons
The coupons can be redeemed against purchases made at Reliance Digital or MyJio stores against a minimum invoice value of Rs. 5,000, according to Reliance Jio. The offer is valid for prepaid recharges, according to the Jio website. The cashback coupon will not be applicable to the purchase of select items, such as gift vouchers, gift cards, Samsung tablets and phones, and Xiaomi phones, according to the Jio website.
5. Important dates
The cashback offer is valid till November 30, 2018, and the coupons received under the scheme must be redeemed by December 31, 2018, according to the telecom company. That means customers purchasing the eligible prepaid recharge packs – Rs. 149, Rs. 198, Rs. 299, Rs. 349, Rs. 398, Rs. 399, Rs. 448, Rs. 449, Rs. 498, Rs. 509, Rs. 799, Rs. 999, Rs. 1,699, Rs. 1,999, Rs. 4,999 and Rs. 9,999 – by November 30 will get the respective cashback. This cashback value will be redeemable at MyJio or Reliance Digital stores till December 31.