Reliance Jio 4G rates were announced at Reliance Industries' annual general meeting (AGM) on Thursday. The company announced free voice calls, text messages and affordable data plans for its users. Reliance Jio 4G plans sound great but are they too good to be true? Gagan and Roydon join Pranay to discuss whether Jio's plans have any catch.
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The service has already seen iPhone-like queues at various Reliance stores, and by the looks of its promises, it is likely to get a similar response after launch as well. In this episode of the podcast, Roydon talks about the plans and which is the best part of them. Gagan talks about some grey areas for which there is no clarity.
We discuss the best way to get a SIM card before September 5 and how easy it would be to get a SIM after that date. We talk about the digs Reliance Jio took at telcos and whether they are valid criticisms. We also look at plans by telecom providers and compare and contrast them against Jio to see if there is value for money.