Why Airtel is Blocking JIO OTP message, Real Facet of Airtel

Last Updated: 28 October, 2016
Why Airtel is Blocking JIO OTP message to get Jio SIM card; True Facet of Airtel

Reliance Jio had formally begun its 4G services across the country on September 5. Jio is the momentum trend, most searched topic on Google, and it is getting great response from individuals since its launch, truth be told, from the day it began its beta operations.

With a specific end goal to get individuals move to its network, Jio is putting forth free unlimited data, voice calls and SMS till December 31, 2016. To avail the Jio Welcome Preview Offer, people are hurrying to Reliance Digital and Xpress mini stores, even they are enquiring to other network official stores. Because of constrained accessibility of Jio SIM cards, individuals need to sit tight for quite a long time in queue to get a new SIM card.

If you want to know the reason why Mukesh Ambani started Reliance Jio Infocomm even the fact that his sibling Anil Ambani running Rcom. Mukesh Ambani ambition to enter telecom industry.

Reliance Jio Attractive Offers and Plans

Jio provides unlimited data, voice calls, SMS and access to its premium apps as a welcome offer to new customers till December 31, 2016. After the trail time frame, customers can pick the best plans at a reasonable cost. While other networks are selling 1 GB 4G data for higher price, Jio data tariff plans are the cheapest plans with free packaged offers. Check out how it is possible for Jio to offer free unlimited voice calls for lifetime.

According to Reliance Jio tariff, 1GB data costs just Rs. 50 and if you pick higher plans, you can get the same data for Rs. 25. These lucrative plans and offers made people to crave for Jio SIM cards.

Reliance Jio Effect

India’s biggest telecom incumbent Airtel and other networks, Vodafone, Idea, Aircel, and more were in deep pressure due to Jio affordable plans and welcome offers. Mobile number portability seems to be big deal for Jio. These networks receive a lot a port requests for Jio, thus to hold customers, these networks are putting forth better deals and offers. Be that as it may, they are off by a long shot to Jio. A few networks are not even processing port requests as we are seeing several complaints on forums with respect to that.

How to Get New Jio SIM Card

The process to get a new Jio SIM card is very clean and simple. If you have two things in hand – 4G enabled smartphone and a valid Aadhar card, simply walk in to a nearest Reliance Digital or Xpress Store to get your new Jio SIM card.

Prior to that, you need to generate a bar code to get new SIM card. Simply download My Jio App from Google Play Store or other platforms, launch the app,  enter your basic details, and the bar code will be generated.

You need to enter the One Time Password (OTP) that was sent to your registered number in order to generate bar code. This is where Airtel exhibits its cruelty.

There are a lot of complaints about Airtel on online customer forums that OTP is not receiving on Airtel number. People are able to receive OTP on other networks, but the same is not happening with Airtel.

While People claim that Airtel is blocking Jio OTP messages, I tried personally on my number and initiated Jio preview offer claim on my Airtel number and I finally received it after a couple of endeavors. The claim is not valid as people say. It might be server overload, or network issues.

If we think, otherwise it may happen but not to a greater extent. I recommend you to try generating bar code using Airtel number, no less than few times; you’ll unquestionably get it by either time.

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