Reliance Jio has announced the launch of Jio prepaid plans with a bundled Netflix subscription. A Netflix subscription is already available on select Jio Postpaid and Jio Fiber plans, but this is the first time that a Netflix subscription will be available on a prepaid plan. With this launch, over 400 million Jio prepaid customers will get the option of availing a Netflix subscription through a Jio Prepaid bundled plan.
Commenting on the launch, Kiran Thomas, chief executive officer (CEO), Jio Platforms Limited, said, “We are committed to bringing world class services to our users. The launch of Netflix bundles with our prepaid plan is yet another step to demonstrate our resolve. Our partnership with global partners like Netflix has grown in strength and together we are creating use cases for rest of the world to follow”.
Meanwhile, Tony Zameczkowski, vice president of Asia-Pacific Partnerships for Netflix, said, “We are thrilled to expand our relationship with Jio. Over the years, we have launched a variety of successful local shows, documentaries and films which have been loved by audiences across India. Our collection of must watch stories is growing and our new prepaid bundle partnership with Jio will give more customers access to this exciting line-up of Indian content as well as some incredible stories from around the world.”
Netflix India has built a distinct and diverse slate of films and series across a variety of genres and innovative formats. Over recent years, Netflix has delivered several local hit series and films such as Delhi Crime, Rana Naidu, Class, Kohrra, Darlings, RRR, Gangubai Kathiawadi, Monica O My Darling, Shehzada, Lust Stories and many more. In addition to the incredible Indian titles, Netflix offers a huge choice of world class shows and films from around the world including global hits like Money Heist, Squid Game, Never Have I Ever, Stranger Things, Wednesday and many more.
Earlier this year, Netflix announced a slate of exciting Tamil and Telugu language films including Beast, Godfather, Dhamaka, Love Today, Major, Dasara and Virupaksham.
The Rs 1,099 plan will offer Netflix subscription for mobile, along with unlimited 5G data with Jio Welcome Offer for 84 days. Users can use up to 2 GB of data per day, and will have access to unlimited voice calls. Meanwhile, the Rs 1,499 plan bundles Netflix for large screen, along with 3 GB of data usage per day. The pack will come with the same Jio Welcome Offer and unlimited 5G data, and will be valid for 84 days as well.