Jio Summer Surprise Offer Has Been Withdrawn On TRAI's Advice!

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Reliance Jio has chose to withdraw its "Summer Surprise offer" following recommendations by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). Now TRAI has ordered Jio to withdraw their Summer Surprise Offer with immediate effect.

Reliance plans on withdrawing the three months complimentary benefits under its "Summer Surprise" offer "as soon as operationally feasible" over the next few days. Customers who enrolled for Jio Prime membership bundled with Rs.303 plan or more can avail all the benefits of the plan.

It is expected that Reliance Jio may withdraw Summer Surprise offer from today midnight. The company had said it extended the deadline for purchasing its Rs 303 (and other) plans till 15 April, "considering the unprecedented demand".

Jio announced the Summer Surprise Offer on 31 March.

Jio, according to Trai has not filed new tariff scheme till April 7 which according to it is mandatory for individual operators to file new plans within the seven days to the regulator. With this offer, the Jio users could enjoy three months of extra services.

It won't matter if you are a Prime subscriber or if you had recharged your Jio with Rs 99 + 303.


Under the offer, its subscribers are entitled to get free services for next three months, starting April 15.

Trai has asked Reliance to withdraw its Summer Surprise offer. Yes, free offers from Reliance Jio, called the "Summer Surprise offer", which were supposed to start from April 15 till June, have been cancelled.

Jio, launched after years of delays, has roiled India's telecoms market.

This order by TRAI is a huge relief for incumbent telecom players like Vodafone, Airtel and Idea that have been struggling since Jio launched its free services to all a year ago.

Reliance Jio recently introduced its new "Summer Surprise" offer, thereby providing free services to Jio Prime members for three additional months. They just had to subscribe to the Jio Prime membership. By February, it had collected 100 million users.

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