Reliance Jio is India's 4th largest telecom and despite not booking any profit yet, they are getting ready to launch their IPO by late 2018 or early 2019.
Jio is diversifying. It is gearing up to enter the e-commerce space in a competitive market and it is banking on offline e-commerce in an untapped market.
Jio has partnered with SBI for their Jio Payments Bank. Jio is looking to leverage SBI's massive infrastructure and experience in order to get a good start.
Interestingly, Idea Cellular 4G upload speed is now better than Jio & Airtel as per TRAI My speed app. However, Jio still retains the crown for 4G download speeds.
TRAI's reduction of Interconnect Usage Charges has disappointed Operators like Airtel, Idea and Vodafone. However, it is a big win for Jio and with it for consumers too as the calls will get cheaper now!
As per data for Q2 2017 shared by CMR, Reliance Jio has grabbed 91% market share via their JioFi WiFi router.
Interconnect Usage Charge or IUC has been the bone of contention for existing telecom players, ever since Reliance Jio came into picture.
WhatsApp could be working on a Lite version of their famous messaging application for the Jio Phone. Will it help the Jio Phone stand out?
Here is a comparison of all the best voice and data prepaid plans launched by various operators including Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and BSNL
While the TRAI MySpeed app hails Jio's 4G speed as the fastest for past 5 months, OpenSignal report terms Jio's Speed as the lowest. Not only that claim Airtel having three times more speed than Jio!