Reliance Jio JioFi - free SIM cards to everyone
Experience high speed data with JioFi device and Jio SIM
Your phone may not be compatible with the network and one device that could help bring your whole house online is the Reliance Jio JioFi. Given how cheap calling is in India, the reason most people are interested in Jio right now is to access free, fast, and unlimited data.
The JioFi is a personal hotspot - the kind of thing you've seen some all mobile
carriers. The Reliance JioFi is a small device that will fit into your pocket, and acts as a bridge between the 4G network and a local Wi-Fi network that it creates, which your phone, laptop, and other devices
can connect to. It's a very simple way of getting your home online, and it comes with a rechargable battery - that means that you can plug it in at home, or put it in your pocket and take your connection with you when you head out.
Interestingly, you can use the Jio Join app on your phone to place calls or send messages through the JioFi. This means that even if your phone does not support 4G, you can make full use of Reliance Jio's network thanks to the JioFi.
The Reliance JioFi comes with a Reliance Jio SIM that, once activated, can be used to connect to the network. You can of course use SIM cards of other operators in the JioFi if needed, though obviously you will need to pay for usage on that network.
The JioFi is priced at Rs. 1,999, down from its earlier price of Rs. 2,899 and data is free to use until December 31. As of now, the company has made no statement about what the plans will be post that date, though they are likely to be similar, if not better, than what's being offered to other Jio SIM card holders.