India’s leading telecom service provider Reliance Jio has discontinued the shorter validity plans for JioPhone customers realigning its portfolio of JioPhone prepaid plans. Rs 49 and Rs 69 prepaid plans meant for JioPhone users which was earlier available is no longer listed on the website of Reliance Jio.
According to the prepaid listings on Jio website, the shorter validity plans are no longer available for subscription. The dedicated section for JioPhone plans wherein ‘Shorter Validity’ plans were listed no longer lists it signaling the culling of the plans. Both the shorter validity prepaid plans were there until yesterday but have been taken down earlier today.
OnlyTech checked up the prepaid listings within MyJio app on a JioPhone number as well which isn’t reflecting the plan. The prepaid plans have been discontinued within 5 months of introduction.
Jio’s Rs 49 prepaid plan offered 2GB of total data, Jio to Jio unlimited calling, 250 minutes off-net calling, 25 SMSes, and complimentary access to all Jio applications for a validity of 14 days.
Jio’s Rs 69 prepaid plan offered 7GB of total data with daily cap of 0.5GB per day, 250 minutes off-net calling, Jio to Jio unlimited calling, 25 SMSes, and complimentary access to all Jio apps.
Post the discontinuation of these plans the entry level plan for JioPhone now starts at Rs 99. Reliance Jio had earlier this year discontinued the Rs 98 prepaid plan making the Rs 129 prepaid plan as the entry level plan for smartphone users.
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