Reliance Jio 4G Plans Kick Off Mobile Price Wars

September 17, 2016

jioOutside a tiny Reliance store in a trendy Mumbai neighbourhood, residents queued for hours this week for a new SIM card promising free data – and a dramatic reshaping of the Indian mobile landscape.

Mukesh Ambani, India’s richest man, announced his long-awaited Reliance Jio 4G network with an audacious free service for the rest of 2016, followed by vastly cheaper data plans and free voice calls for life. Anticipating the shake-up, rival Airtel has already slashed 3G and 4G prices by up to 80 percent while Vodafone has heaped more data into its prepaid tariffs. Source

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