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Reliance Jio Prime membership available for free with Jio Prime subscription

24 March 2017

The 'Happy New Year' offer from Reliance Jio which ends on 31 March, will also spell the end of freebies.

To continue using their Jio connection starting 1 April and avail the existing benefits of Happy New Year offer, users need to subscribe to Jio Prime membership, priced at Rs99, followed by a minimum recharge of Rs149 for 28 days. There are other plans also to choose from.

While users can subscribe to Prime membership from portal and Paytm wallet, the company had  additional benefits on offer when users subscribed using the Jio Money wallet.

Users need to first download the Jio Money app (if not already downloaded) and create their account. They should then login by entering their four-digit  m-pin for safety. They need to then recharge their Jio number with Rs99 for Prime subscription. As an introductory offer, cashback of Rs50 will be credited to their Jio Money wallet.

Also Jio was offering Rs50 cashback on all recharges in excess of Rs303, which made it a total of Rs100 as cash back, which meant users would get the Jio Prime membership free of cost. The cash back would be credited to users' account within two days, in the form of Jio voucher.

Therefore to get the membership free, users should recharge using Jio Money app for Rs 303 plan.

Jio Prime membership is valid till 31 March, 2018 and users will need to pay Rs 99 upfront once while signing up.

Also users would need to recharge with different Jio Prime plans monthly to continue using Jio 4G data. The first recharge, however, needs to be of Rs303. Information relating to various Jio Prime plans (postpaid and prepaid) can be accessed on MyJio app or company's website. Users can enroll into Jio Prime membership programme latest by 31March, 2017.

At Rs303 per month, users will get 28GB data valid for 28 days along with access to Jio's bouquet of media services. The company is offering other postpaid and prepaid plans as well. Voice-calling, SMS and access to Jio's apps would be free for all Jio users. Reliance Jio plans come with free access to Jio apps, including MyJio, JioChat, JioMoney, JioMusic etc.

However, content on the apps can only be accessed on the Jio network.

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