Amazon on Friday announced its collaboration with Jio, Jio Fiber offer its subscribers to access to Amazon Prime Video app on its set-top box. Additionally, Jio will provide one year of Prime membership worth Rs 999 will be available to JioFiber customers on Gold and above broadband plans, at no extra cost.
In a statement, Amazon said that through this deal, JioFiber customers can now access the Amazon Prime Video app on their TV and enjoy the content.
Existing Jio Fiber subscribers can activate the annual Amazon Prime subscription by signing into their Amazon account or create a new Amazon account through their Jio Set-top box. They could also activate it by logging in using the MyJio app or Jio.com. Only Jio Fiber Gold, Diamond, Platinum, and Titanium plans get this year-long free subscription benefit. Jio Fiber Silver and Jio Fiber Bronze plans subscribers are not eligible for this offer and they will need to recharge with Jio Fiber Gold to avail the free subscription.
Jio Fiber Gold is priced at Rs. 1,299 per month and it currently offers a total of 1,250GB of data per month, thanks to the lockdown double data benefits. If the annual subscription of the plan is availed, then the data benefits go up to 1,750GB. Similarly, the Jio Fiber Diamond plan is priced at Rs. 2,499 per month, the Jio Fiber Platinum plan is priced at Rs. 3,999 per month, and the Jio Fiber Titanium plan is priced at Rs. 8,499 per month. All of these plans offer up to 15,000GB worth of monthly data benefits, given the annual subscription clause is met with. The Platinum and Titanium plans offer up to 1Gbps network speed. All Jio Fiber plans offer free voice calling to anywhere in India as well.
Making the announcement, Gaurav Gandhi, Director and Country General Manager, Amazon Prime Video India, said, “We are delighted to work with Jio to make Amazon Prime membership available to Jio Fiber customers. With the annual Prime membership consumers will have access to the full bouquet of Prime benefits – unlimited streaming of the latest and exclusive video content, free and fast shipping, access to exclusive deals, ad-free music on Amazon Music, unlimited reading through Prime Reading and mobile gaming content with Prime Gaming.”
Rival Airtel also offers an annual Amazon Prime subscription with most of its broadband plans. All plans priced above Rs. 999 come with a free annual Amazon Prime subscription. The most expensive plan, priced at Rs. 3,999 per month, offers unlimited Internet, up to 1Gbps speed, unlimited local and STD calls, annual Amazon Prime subscription, and free Zee5 Premium subscription as well.