Reliance Jio Adds 16M Subscribers In 1 Month; Creates World Record
Jio launched its 4G services to the masses on 5th September and now within just 1 month of its operations, it has managed to garner over 16 million subscribers. No other telecom company or start-up has ever achieved to do it with such a pace.
“Jio has achieved this growth faster than any other telecom operator or start up in the world including the likes of Facebook, WhatsApp and Skype,” mentions Jio in a press release.
Recently, Jio announced its complementary plan for iPhones buyers who purchase them from Reliance Retail, or Apple Premium Resellers (APR), or Apple Authorized Resellers (AAR).
With the launch of Jio every Indian having a 4G smartphone is trying his/her level best to avail a free Jio SIM under the ‘Jio Welcome Offer’. Under this offer, the users will get free and unlimited 4G data, unlimited HD voice and video calls, and unlimited SMSs till 31 December 2016.
“We are delighted and humbled by the overwhelming response across India to the Jio Welcome Offer. Jio is built to empower every Indian with the power of data. We are delighted that people have recognized this and are utilizing our services to the fullest. We are customer-obsessed and committed to improve every day to exceed expectations of our customers,” said Mukesh Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Industries Ltd.
Recently, Reliance Jio also partnered with Apple to offer free bundled data with iPhone 7 and 7 plus worth over Rs. 18000. This too will help Jio garner high end subscribers on their network!
How To Avail Jio Welcome Offer?
To avail a free Jio SIM under the Jio Welcome Offer for getting unlimited access to Jio 4G services and premium apps, all you need to have is a 4G enabled smartphone with MyJio app installed on it.
Now open the MyJio app and select your State and City to generate your unique Jio Welcome Offer code. If your phone is just 4G LTE and doesn’t support VoLTE then you will also need to install Jio4GVoice app to generate the offer code. Show this code at a nearest Jio store to get your free Jio SIM.
If you are opting for eKYC facility then your Jio SIM should get activated within a few short minutes. Just make sure that you show the Offer Code in the app itself as many Jio stores are not considering screenshots as a valid code.
Do share your Jio experience with us. Mine has not been that interesting due to speed and call connectivity issues.