Reliance Jio Railway
Reliance Geo Infocom will serve the country’s largest and most demanding accounts in telecom – Railway from 1 January, according to officials, it is likely to reduce the national transporter’s phone bills by at least 35 percent.
Railway Bharti Airtel has been used as a telecommunication provider for six years by its employees in the closed user group (CUG) across the country for 1.95 lakh mobile phone connections, for which the railways cost around Rs. He said that 100 million billion per year
Its validity will end on December 31 this year.
A railway board order issued on 20th November said that “RAIL TRAIL (Railway PSU) has been entrusted with the responsibility to finalize the fresh CUG scheme for Indian Railways as the validity of the existing scheme is expiring on December 31, 2018. The latest CUG scheme has since been finalized by RailTel and Reliance Jio Infocom Limited has been awarded the contract to implement this scheme. ”
According to the order to expand the tariff rates, the company said, “The fresh CUG will be effective from January 1, 2019.”
Closed User Group (CUG) is a supplementary service provided by a mobile service operator who can call and receive from any member connected within the group. This service is also applicable to SMS.
Under this scheme, the latest entrant Reliance Jio will provide 4G / 3G connections in the telecom market and the call will be free.
The company will provide four packages to the Railways – a senior official (two percent of the customer) – a 60 GB plan whose monthly rent is Rs. 125, Monthly rent 45 GB plan 99 For its Joint Secretary level officers (26 percent customers), Rs. For group C employees (72 percent customers) 67 and one rupees 49 rental plans for bulk SMS
For regular customers, 25 GB of Geo is available for Rs. 199 and customers Rs. After this, 20 GB to raise their plans.
Railway employees Rs. According to the plan prepared by Geo, 2 GB use additional data and after that more.
Under the current plan, the fee is charged for calls outside the CUG, but from January 1, the plan will not do this. Apart from this, the 3G / 4G data pack is cheaper than the existing pack available for the railway from next year.
“While Airtel is serving 1.95 lakh railway customers, Jio will serve 3.78 lakh workers of Railways, and due to the increase in numbers, we are doing a better deal with the service provider. As a result, we have a senior official Said, to reduce our phone bill by about 35 percent.
Last month Reliance Jio emerged as the lowest bidder for the account by defeating Infocom Airtel and Vodafone. Sources say that the Railways had demanded free calls from the bidders and had received them from all those, but this was the low-cost data that had pushed Geo as a precursor.