Reliance Jio to make off-net domestic voice calls free starting January 1

Reliance Jio just announced that it will once again make off-net domestic voice calls free, starting 1st January 2021. This is as per directions of the Hon’ble Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (“TRAI”), Bill and Keep regime is being implemented in the country from 1st January 2021, thereby ending interconnect usage charges (IUC) for all domestic voice calls. Continue reading “Reliance Jio to make off-net domestic voice calls free starting January 1”

Reliance Jio will pioneer 5G revolution in second half of 2021: Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani at the India Mobile Congress 2020 today said that Jio will pioneer the 5G Revolution in India in the second half of 2021.  “5G should be available and affordable- Jio makes that promise/ towards aatmanirbhar Bharat.” He added. Back in June at the 43rd annual general meeting (AGM) announced that the company has designed and developed a complete 5G solution from scratch using 100% home-grown technologies and solution. Continue reading “Reliance Jio will pioneer 5G revolution in second half of 2021: Mukesh Ambani”

Reliance Jio offers 1 year free Amazon Prime membership for select Jio Fiber plans

After it was accidentally revealed, Reliance Jio today officially announced that it is offering its Jio Fiber customers free one year Amazon Prime membership, worth Rs. 999 that includes unlimited access to Amazon Prime Video, as part of their plan benefits at no additional cost. The offer is available for both the existing or new Jio Fiber users with Gold (Rs. 1299) or above plan. Continue reading “Reliance Jio offers 1 year free Amazon Prime membership for select Jio Fiber plans”

Reliance Jio launches All-in-one plans with 2GB data per day and 1000 off-net IUC minutes

Reliance Jio recently started charging 6 paise per minute for voice calls made to non-Jio mobile networks. Today it has introduced new all-in-one plans that 2 GB/day along with unlimited voice, SMS, Apps as well as free additional 1000 minutes of offnet IUC calling to additional operators worth Rs. 80. Continue reading “Reliance Jio launches All-in-one plans with 2GB data per day and 1000 off-net IUC minutes”

Reliance Jio customers will now have to pay 6 paise per minute for voice calls to other mobile operators

Reliance Jio has confirmed that those who have recharged on or before October 9th can enjoy calls to any number for free until their plan expires.

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Reliance Jio reports Rs. 891 crore profit in FY Q1 2019-20, JioGigaFiber trials in final stages

Reliance Jio has reported Rs. 11679 crore revenue, up 5.2 % QoQ and 44% YoY and a net profit of 891 crore, up 6.1% QoQ and 45.6% YoY for its eigth quarterly financial performance for the period that ended 30th June
2019.  Jio reported Standalone earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of 4,686 crore, up 8.2% QoQ, EBITDA margin of 40.1%, and Standalone earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of 3,029 crore, up 17.2% QoQ . Continue reading “Reliance Jio reports Rs. 891 crore profit in FY Q1 2019-20, JioGigaFiber trials in final stages”

Reliance Jio reports Rs. 840 crore profit in FY Q4 2018-19, crosses 300 million subscribers

Reliance Jio has reported Rs. 11,106 crore revenue, up 7.0 % QoQ and 55.8 YoY and a net profit of 840 crore, up 1.1% QoQ and 64.7% YoY for its seventh quarterly financial performance for the period that ended 31st March
2019.  Jio reported Standalone earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of 4,329 crore, up 6.8% QoQ, EBITDA margin of 39%, and Standalone earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of 2,585 crore, up 9.1% QoQ . Continue reading “Reliance Jio reports Rs. 840 crore profit in FY Q4 2018-19, crosses 300 million subscribers”

Reliance Jio acquires Haptik in a deal valued at Rs. 700 crore

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) today announced that its subsidiary Reliance Jio Digital Services Limited (RJDSL) has entered into a definitive business transfer agreement with Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd (Haptik). On a fully diluted basis Reliance will hold about 87% of the business with the rest being held by Haptik founders and employees through stock option grants. Continue reading “Reliance Jio acquires Haptik in a deal valued at Rs. 700 crore”

Jio Group Talk conference calling app released for Android

Reliance Jio has introduced new Jio Group Talk conference calling app for Android. This app allows users to make group conference calls over VoLTE with up to ten users at once. It comes with features like lecture mode where you can mute other users and have them listen to you.  Continue reading “Jio Group Talk conference calling app released for Android”

Reliance Jio reports Rs. 831 crore profit in FY Q3 2018-19, crosses 10000 crore quarterly operating revenue

Reliance Jio has reported Rs. 10,383 crore revenue, up 12.4% QoQ and 50.9 YoY and a net profit of 831 crore, up 22.1% QoQ and 65% YoY for its sixth quarterly financial performance for the period that ended 31st December, 2018.  Jio reported Standalone earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of 4,053 crore, up 13.4% QoQ, EBITDA margin of 39%, and Standalone earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of 2,369 crore, up 16% QoQ .

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Reliance Jio said to be in talks with partners to launch affordable large-screen smartphones

Reliance Jio Infocomm is said to be working with partners to bring in affordable Android smartphones with large-screens that can cater to the large mass of customers. Jio is in talks with US contract manufacturer Flex for locally producing about 100 million smartphones Jio seeks to rapidly enhance its market share by signing on a majority of those now using feature phones. Continue reading “Reliance Jio said to be in talks with partners to launch affordable large-screen smartphones”

Reliance Jio launches first VoLTE-based international roaming services in India

Reliance Jio has launched the first VoLTE-based international roaming services in India in partnership with KDDI. With this KDDI becomes Japan’s first telecommunications service providers to offer VoLTE telephony in India for their international roaming users.  Continue reading “Reliance Jio launches first VoLTE-based international roaming services in India”

Reliance Jio begins eSIM activation on iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR

After Airtel started  eSIM activation for iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR in India a few days back, and quickly paused it, Reliance Jio has started eSIM activation for the eligible iPone users from today, after the support was enabled with iOS 12.1 update earlier this week. Apple already announced that Airtel and Reliance Jio will support eSIM in India, and more partneres will be added next year. Continue reading “Reliance Jio begins eSIM activation on iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR”

Reliance Jio reports Rs. 681 crore profit in FY Q2 2018-19, crosses 250 million subscribers

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Reliance Jio has reported Rs. 9240 crore revenue, up 13.9% QoQ and 50.3 YoY and a net profit of 681 crore, up 11.3% QoQ for its fifth quarterly financial performance for the period that ended 30th September, 2018.  Jio reported Standalone earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of 3,573 crore, up 13.5% QoQ, EBITDA margin of 38.7%, and Standalone earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of 2,042 crore, up 19.6% QoQ . Consolidated value of services stood at 10,901 crore, up 13.9% over trailing quarter. It has 252.3 million subscribers as of September 30th, achieving it in 25 months of commencemnt of services.

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Reliance Jio signs 5-year partnership with Star India to show all India-cricket matches on JioTV and Hotstar

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Jio today announced that it has signed a 5 year partnership with Star India to make all televised India-cricket matches available to users of JioTV and Hotstar in India. This partnership will cover T20, One Day Internationals (ODI), International Test Cricket and Premier Domestic Competitions of the BCCI. Continue reading “Reliance Jio signs 5-year partnership with Star India to show all India-cricket matches on JioTV and Hotstar”