Full Detail: Reliance Jio to collect Interconnect Usage Charge.


Reliance Jio has announced to charge voice calls to other networks with Six Paisa Per minute. Whereas calls from Jio to Jio will remain free.

Jio network has faced a loss of Rs 13,500 Crores due to IUC. To burden the losses, Jio has announced to collect 6paisa/minute for the calls to other network. However, existing plans will remain same, along with existing plans IUC recharge will be required to done.

Jio Announcement

For example,

If a customer recharges for IUC RS 10, he/she will get 125 IUC Minutes. i.e calls to other networks. For which, as a compensation Jio will give 1 GB data. Similarly, if the customer recharges for IUC RS 50, he/she will get the respective minutes along with the compensation 5 GB Data.

This will be applicable to both prepaid as well as postpaid customers. Anyway, this won’t be a much burden to the Jio customers. This new plan will come in effect from tomorrow, i.e 10.10.2019. Jio has also said, until TRAI revises its rules, this will continue.