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Jio Effect: With these offers from Vodafone and Airtel never run out of data again !!!


Mumbai: Good news for mobile users. Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone will surprise you with special offer on New Year.

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The Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani has announced a Happy New Year offer on Thursday to Jio customer. The benefits of the introductory welcome offer plan will be extended till 31st March, 2017.

According to Business Standard Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries said, “Starting 4th  December, 2016, every new Jio user will get Jio’s data, voice, video and full bouquet of Jio applications and content absolutely free, till 31st March, 2017. We are calling this Jio Happy New Year offer. The benefits will be available to all subscribers signing up for Jio services up to 3rd March, 2017. ”

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Not only Jio, Airtel is also giving special offer to its customers, on purchasing any new 4G mobile handset customers will get 9 GB 4G/3G free data benefit on the cost of Rs 259. The Offer is only available on 4G handsets and can be availed within 30 days of purchase of the handset.

Mr Ajai Puri, Director- Market Operation of Bharti Airtel said, “We are proud to have pioneered 4G network for users in India. This invitational offer has been designed for our data savvy customers who can now experience high speed broadband on Airtel’s 4G network with their new devices.”

Other benefits are:

Rs 316 unlimited call and 3 GB internet data 4G/3G

Rs 270 Full talk time and 3 GB internet data 4G/3G

RS 148 3GB internet data 4G/3G

Also along with the above mentioned offers the offers as per government directive is that you can use your old Rs 500 notes on prepaid mobile recharged till 15th December, 2016.


Vodafone India on 27th November, 2016 launched a data offer of 4G handset. Customers can get the benefit of 10 GB data at the cost of just Rs 1 GB for up to three months.  And also you can get Rs 550 talk time on recharge of Rs 500 on prepaid numbers.

While for postpaid connection you can enjoy with Rs 399 plan in that you can get 800 local minutes free and 1 GB internet data. After the consumption of 800 minutes users will be charged at 30 paisa per minute and 100 SMS free.

On Rs 299 plan users will get 700 minutes – of which 400 minutes are for local calling, 200 minutes for STD and 100 minutes for local + STD and 100 SMS free. For 199 plan users will get 400 minutes for local + STD and 100 SMS free.