Jio has tied up with Disney-Hotstar to give complimentary subscriptions to its users. Reliance Jio has come up with a new plan along with OTT platform Hotstar. Reliance Jio has tied up with Star India and has roped in Disney-Hotstar to provide complimentary subscription service to Jio users.
According to the latest plans of Jio, you will get a complimentary service of Disney-Hotstar VIP worth Rs. 399 for absolutely free for an entire year. To avail of a complimentary subscription of Disney+Hotstar, one needs to have a fresh recharge on prepaid Jio number. Upgrading an existing plan is not possible.
You can avail unlimited access of Hotstar VIP for an entire year which includes blockbuster Hindi and English movies, TV shows, web series, live sports, etc
- Movies include – Avengers endgame, other dozens of marvel movies, Hindi movies such as Tanhaji, English Medium, latest Bollywood release, etc
- News channels
- Disney movies
- Live sports such as Cricket, Football, Tennis, etc
- Web series
How To Avail Benefit Of Free Hotstar+Disney On Jio:
- Recharge worth Rs. 2599/year with 2 GB data/day + 10 GB (total 740 GB), 100 SMS/day, 12000 minutes for Jio to non-Jio operators (valid for 1 year) OR
- Recharge worth Rs. 401 for 28 days with 3 GB data/day + 6 GB (total 90 GB), 100 SMS/day, 1000 minutes for Jio to non-Jio operators (valid for 28 days) OR
- Data add on voucher packs worth Rs. 1208 / Rs. 1206 / Rs. 1004 / Rs. 612
Who Can Avail Jio’s Hotstar+Disney Offer?
Any customer with prepaid Jio number can avail Jio’s new complimentary Hotstar offer.
I Have An Existing Jio Plan, Can I Upgrade It For Hotstar+Disney?
According to the policy of Jio and Disney+Hotstar, you can only avail complimentary VIP subscription worth Rs. 399 if you recharge from any of the above-mentioned plans.
What If I Don’t Continue With Jio Plans? Will I Be Able To Access Hotstar VIP?
As the free plan is for an entire year, you must continue to have an active Jio prepaid plan till the expiry of Hotstar VIP. If the recharge expires, the subscription for Hotstar VIP ends. An active Jio plan is necessary for Hotstar VIP to function.
What Are Data Add On Packs? Is It Alright To Recharge Only With Data Add On Packs For Hotstar VIP?
As the name itself suggests that data add on voucher packs are just add ons over and above your recharge plans. You can redeem data add on vouchers only if you have an active Jio prepaid plan. So if you have an active Jio prepaid plan and you wish to avail the benefit of Hotstar VIP, you can purchase add ons instead of having to recharge worth Rs. 2599/year and Rs. 401/month plans.
The following are the features of add on voucher packs:
- Voucher worth Rs. 1208 valid for 240 days which comes up only with 240 GB 4G data
- Voucher worth Rs. 1206 valid for 180 days which comes up only with 240 GB 4G data
- Voucher worth Rs. 1004 valid for 120 days which comes up only with 200 GB 4G data
- Voucher worth Rs. 612 valid for 12 months which comes up with 6 GB/month and 6000 minutes of calls from Jio to non-Jio operators
As said, these are just add ons that come up only with extra features over and above active recharge plans. Having said that, the add on voucher packs function only with an active prepaid Jio plan.
Till When Jio and Disney+Hotstar Offer Is Valid?
As of now, there is no official announcement for the validity of the ongoing complimentary subscriptions for Hotstar VIP.
Now that Jio has given complimentary subscription of OTT platform Hotstar, we can say that it is going to compete with its own home grown apps such as JioCinema and JioTV.