Jio offers royalty programme for budget smartphones

Kolkata, Oct 4 (PTI) Telecom operator Jio has announced an offer on its brand of entry level smartphones.

The limited period LYF Mega Offer this festive season makes the LYF C series VoLTE smartphones attractive to consumers, a company statement said here today.

LYF is Reliance Retail’s brand of smartphones.

The company said the offer is available till October 22, 2017.

The company claimed savings worth Rs 2,307 come through complimentary Jio benefits which include Jio Prime membership worth Rs 99, Rs 399 data plan that gives data and free voice for 84 days and 5GB data vouchers (worth Rs 201 each) for nine subsequent recharges of Rs 149 and above.

The 4G telecom player is tapping all segments of the customber base.

In order to tap the feature phone user base that account for at least half the total mobile user base, the new VoLTE feature phone also is a runaway success with some six million bookings.

Jio launched a buyback scheme for Iphone, offering a 70 per cent discount for customers to upgrade handsets after a year.