Jio had been offering free 4g data and voice calls to its customers for three months in “welcome offer” and more three months in “happy new year offer” in short it has given users six months of free services. After happy new year offer ends the company announced a prime membership in which one has to pay Rs 99 onetime fee and recharge with amount given. Rs 303 gave users 28gb free data along with free services for 28 days with daily limit of 1gb. The last day to subscribe was 31st March.
Jio later announced that more than 72 million people had got prime membership and to let customers enjoy its services it had postponed the deadline to get prime membership till april 15 along with an offer called “Jio Summer Surprise offer” in which a customer can get three more months of free internet if he gets prime membership and recharge with Rs 303 or greater.
Why did JIO withdrawed Summer Surprise Offer?
6 days after making announcement of summer surprise offer the jio was forced to remove/ withdraw this offer after TRAI has banned offer and jio has accepted it. This was tweeted through jio’s own twitter handle and through press release.Jio has mentioned that “jio is in the process of fully complying with the regulator’s advice,and will be withdrawing the three months complementry benifits of Jio Summer Surprise Offer as soon as operationlly feasible, over the next fer days”.
I HAVE ALREADY PAID FOR JIO SUMMER SURPRISE OFFER?
If you have already paid for this offer that is Rs 99 for prime membership and recharge of Rs 303 or higher you will be getting this offer till 30th june which jio made clear in its statement. “All customers who have subscribed to Jio Summer Surprise Offer Prior to it’s discontinuation will remain eligible for the offer” .So if you have already paid you need not take any tension as you will be getting this offer.
WHAT IF I HAVEN’T PAID FOR THIS OFFER?
Jio has not given any date as to when it will discontinue the offer instead it said in next few days. To be on safer side recharge as soon as possible to get the Jio Summer Surprise offer. Rumours claim that the last day will be 8 april (till 8april 11:59pm).
I HAVE PAID RS99 FOR PRIME MEMBERSHIP BUT NOT PAID FOR OTHER.
If you have paid for prime membership but did not recharge you wount be eligible for the offer so to get one recharge Rs 303 or higher as soon as possible. There may be server issues as volume of people recharge will be greater as we Indians love to do our work at last minute. You can recharge at your nearest jio recharge station, Internet banking, wallets like jio money,paytm,mobikwik which also offers cashback.