After crossing the 50 million subscriber mark in just 83 days of its launch, Reliance Jio has emerged as the largest broadband operator in India.
According to a report by PTI, Airtel reached the same milestone of notching 50 million subscribers in 12 years, Vodafone and Idea took 13 years each.
The company had commercially launched its services on September 5, offering unlimited access to HD voice calls (on Jio eligible VoLTE phones), messaging, video calls, 4G data along with access to Jio's suite of apps till December 31.
Jio had also introduced Aadhaar-based paper-less Jio SIM activation across 3,100 cities and towns in the country.
Reliance Industry Limited’s Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani addressed employees and stakeholders on Thursday.
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1/5 To enable low-value, high-volume transactions, merchants, especially small merchants, are important component of economy: Mukesh Ambani— Reliance Jio (@reliancejio) December 1, 2016
20% users use disproportionately higher rates of data.
Mukesh Ambani applauds PM Narendra Modi's demonetisation. "Every Indian will have a digital ATM in their hands."
Jio money is expanding its reach where Aadhaar based digital ATMs will be based. Jio Money Merchant Solutions.
Starting December 5 every merchant can download Jio Money Merchant Solutions. Merchants can also make supplier payments, transfer money to bank accounts and also use digital petty cash.
I believe that common people will be the biggest beneficiaries of this change: Mukesh Ambani— Reliance Jio (@reliancejio) December 1, 2016
-India on the path to top 10 digital countries in the world.
-Jio customer uses 25 times more data than an average Indian broadband user
-Users at par with high users around the world
Aadhar based eKYC activation. There are eKYC across 2 lakh outlets in India. This is nearly equal to the total number of ATMS in India. To be doubled.
-Voice Interconnect issue. Call block rates come down from 90% to nearly 20%
Jio now fully supports MNP. Recently introduced home delivery of Jio SIMs. Will be available in top 100 cities by December 31, 2016.
Network speed: 8% Jio towers experienced congestion. 92% experiencesing high data speeds. Working to decongest 8% towers.
Jio delivering 4 times more data than all other telecom services compared. And at higher speeds.