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Reliance Jio makes domestic calls to all networks free from January 1

The telco has revoked interconnect usage charges following Trai's announcement earlier this month that the IUC termination for all domestic voice calls in the country would be extended by another year

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BS Web Team New Delhi
Reliance Jio on Thursday announced it would revoke from January 1, 2021, the interconnect usage charges (IUC) it had levied a few months earlier on all domestic voice calls. This effectively means that all domestic voice calls from the network would be free for its users. The move follows an announcement by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) earlier in December that IUC on all domestic voice calls in the country should be discontinued.
“Honouring its commitment to revert off-net domestic voice-call charges to zero, as soon as IUC charges are abolished, Jio will once again make all off-net domestic

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First Published: Dec 31 2020 | 2:12 PM IST

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