Reliance Jio has launched a 30 day free trial for its Jio fibre customers, in a bid to bring in more subscribers at a time when there is stiff competition from Bharti Airtel. The Mukesh Ambani led telco’s offer for the month long trial at Rs 399, option of free return , will help push its broadband subscribers beyond the one million mark , as large part of India Inc continues to work from home .
“JioFiber is already the largest Fiber provider in the country with over a million connected homes, but our vision for India and Indians is much larger. We want to take Fiber to each and every home and empower every member of the family. After making India the largest and the fastest growing country in mobile connectivity with Jio, JioFiber will propel India into global broadband leadership, thereby providing broadband to over 1,600 cities and towns. I urge everyone to Join the JioFiber movement to make India the broadband leader of the world,” said director of Jio , Akash Ambani .
This offer-NAYE INDIA KA NAYA JOSH- comes at a time when the telco is betting on using its broadband services to expand further into education, healthcare , enterprise amongst others.
The offer includes internet speeds of 150 Mbps, a set top box with access to 10 OTT apps and free voice calling . The new plan will get activated from September 1 and the company said on Monday that plans of existing Jio fibre customers will get “upgraded to match the benefits of the new tariff plans”. Customers who ordered their fibre to home (FTTH) between August 15 and August 31, can also avail the 30 day trial plan.