Reliance Jio on Thursday clarified that customers who recharged on or before October 9 will continue to enjoy benefits of free voice calls till their existing plan expires. The telecom operator had announced that all calls to non-Jio numbers will be charged at the rate of 6 paise/minute. This is the first time that Jio is charging for voice calls.
Reliance Jio has now started charging for voice calls made to other mobile phone networks but Jio customers who recharged their phones till Wednesday will not have to pay for voice calls till the current recharge plan expires.
"Dear customer, if you have recharged on or before 9th October, you can continue enjoying free call benefits (even to non-Jio numbers), until your plan expires," said a message from Reliance Jio.
To make calls to other non-Jio numbers, you need to buy new IUC top-up vouchers which have been made available. The vouchers begin from a price of ₹10 and go up to ₹100. Each voucher of ₹10 will give you 1GB of free data.