Reliance Jio on Thursday withdrew its Summer Surprise offer after Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (trai) ordered Jio to withdraw its 3 months complimentary benefits under Jio Summer Surprise offer.
Under the Summer Surprise plan, Jio Prime members making their first recharge payment of Rs 303 or higher would have gotten complimentary free data services for three months until July.
In a press release following the Trai order, Reliance Jio said, "Jio accepts this decision. Jio is in the process of fully complying with regulator's advice, and will be withdrawing the three months complimentary benefits of Jio Summer Surprise as soon as operationally feasible, over the next few days."
Here's all you need to know about the new announcement:
- All customers who have subscribed to JIO SUMMER SURPRISE offer prior to its discontinuation will remain eligible for the offer.
- Jio Summer Surprise offer will be withdrawn in the next few days
- Earlier, the telecom tribunal had asked regulator Trai to "re-examine" issues relating to the approval granted to Reliance Jio to continue with its free offers.
- On March 31, while announcing the Jio Summer Surprise offer, Mukesh Ambani had said, "Every Jio Prime member - when they make their first paid recharge prior to 15th April using Jio's Rs 303 plan (or any higher value plan) - will get services for the initial 3 months on a complimentary basis."