Full Detail: Reliance Jio to collect Interconnect Usage Charge.

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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.