Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (Jio) has unveiled the worlds first Native Video Call Assistant (Bot) today at Indian Mobile Congress (IMC), 2019. The Jio Video Call Assistant can be accessed via a 4G phone call, without the need for installing any other application. The bot is aimed at improving customer support and customer communication use cases.
Realiance Jio just announced the launched of JioFiber, its Fiber to the Home service, across 1,600 cities in India, as it has promised last month. As it had announced earlier, plans start from 100 Mbps and go all the way up to 1 Gbps and are priced between Rs. 699 and Rs. 8499 (GST additional on all plans, as applicable). Additional benefits which will be included with all the plans include free voice calling all over India, TV video calling, latency-free Gaming, and Device Security with Norton Device secure for up to five devices for an entire year. Every user will get a Set Top Box even with monthly plan. Jio says that users will have to pay Rs. 2500 (includes Rs. 1500 security deposit and Rs. 1000 non-refundable installation charges.).
Jio recently announced JioFiber home-internet service along with other service announcements. On similar lines, Jio has officially listed its new ‘JioGate’ app on the App Store and Google Play Store and it is an apartment security management service. This new service by Jio is said to take on other apps in this segment like MyGate, Apartment Adda, SmartGuard and more.
At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) yesterday, Reliance Jio announced that Jio and Microsoft have entered into a globally unique long-term alliance to accelerate the digital transformation of India. This 10-year commitment combines the world-class capabilities of both companies to offer a detailed set of solutions comprising connectivity, computing, storage solutions, and other technology services and applications essential for Indian businesses and will span the broad Reliance Industries ecosystem including its existing and new businesses. Continue reading “Reliance Jio and Microsoft sign long-term cloud agreement”
Reliance Jio today at its 42nd annual general meeting (AGM) in Mumbai announced that Jio Fiber will roll out commercially starting from September 5th, 2019. It also announced that Jio Fiber users will a free Jio Fixed Voice Landline Service that will offer voice calls across India. The company has been testing landline service for the past few weeks for those who are using Jio Fiber service trials. Here are the steps on how to activate it.
Sony has launched SRS-XB402M, the company’s latest portable speaker that are Waterproof and dustproof with IP67 ratings so that these can be dropped in water. It is also MIL-STD 810 certified, and has passes the drop test from 1.22 m on plywood of 5 cm thickness conforming. It has built-in Alexa support so that you can check the weather, check traffic, play favourite tune, change the volume and much more using just your voice without touching a button. Plus, with Spotify Connect you can stream your playlists, favourite artists or podcasts in just a few easy steps Continue reading “Sony SRS-XB402M Amazon Alexa Built-in waterproof, dustproof and shockproof wireless speaker launched in India”
Reliance Jio at its 42nd annual general meeting (AGM) in Mumbai announced that Jio Fiber will roll out commercially starting from September 5th, 2019 on the third anniversary of Jio’s launch. This will reach 20 million residences and 15 million business establishments in 1,600 towns and will expand in the next 12 months, said Mukesh Ambani. It started trials for JioGigaFiber services from August 15th last year.
Jio has today announced that the company has launched a new digital literacy program called ‘Digital Udaan’. The company has worked closely with Facebook for this program and this initiative includes audio-visual training in 10 regional languages and more.
Jio launched its feature phone, JioPhone in June 2017 in India. The phone sported a candy bar design, came with support for 4G VoLTE and had support for 22 Indian languages. The successor to the JioPhone i.e., JioPhone 2 with QWERTY keyboard was launched in July 2018. Jio saw great sales of both the smartphones and today, new reports have emerged that Jio becomes the leader in the feature phone market.
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”