Reliance Jio started charging its customers 6 paise per minute as Interconnect Usage Charge (IUC) for all outgoing voice calls made to non-Jio mobile numbers. And now, with TRAI deciding to retain IUC for another year, Jio users will have to continue paying this amount in 2020 as well.
How to avoid IUC? Well, use Wi-Fi Calling :-
Now, Jio has rolled out Wi-Fi calling in India, and it works on any Wi-Fi network across the country. Hence, to avoid paying IUC, you can use this free-of-cost service to make audio or video calls from your home, office, or any other public Wi-Fi hotspot.
At present, Jio’s Wi-Fi Calling is supported by more than 150 smartphones.
No Wi-Fi network? Try a data call via WhatsApp :-
In case you don’t have access to a Wi-Fi network, you can use third-party apps like WhatsApp, Telegram, and Google Duo to make audio/video calls, using cellular data. This way, you can again avoid paying the charges for off-net calls.
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