Thanks to Reliance Jio! India becomes top mobile data user. Jio consumers, according to him, make more than 200 crore minutes of voice and video calls, and the telco has become largest mobile video networks globally. This is basically a gift that we users can ask to any of the Service providers and there is no doubt Mukesh Ambani has done this time.
Usage of JIO:
India has become top country in mobile data usage with Jio users consuming more than 100 crore gigabytes (GB) of data per month, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani Tuesday said.
“India has become no 1 country in mobile data usage. Jio users consumed more than 100 crore GB of data per month on the Jio network and that’s more than 3.3 crore GB a day,” Ambani said in a televised conference in Mumbai.
India ranked 150th in broadband penetration worldwide last year.
Jio consumers, according to him, make more than 200 crore minutes of voice and video calls, and the telco has become largest mobile video networks globally.
Jio users consume nearly as much mobile data as the entire United States of America and nearly 50% more mobile data than all of China, according to him.
In the next two years, the company plans to more than double its existing data capacity.
Doubling the Base Stations:
"Jio has more than double the number of 4G base stations when compared to all the other Indian operators put together," chairman of oil to telecom conglomerate Reliance Industries said.
Commercially launched on September 5, 2016, Reliance Jio Infocomm is the telecom brand of Reliance Industries driven by billionaire Mukesh Ambani.
Taking a total customer base to 100 million in just 170 days, Jio added 7 customers at every second. “This is an unprecedented level of acceptance of any technology company,” he added.
In just six months, RIL chief said that Indians have shown adoption of digitization faster than anywhere else in the world.
Offers by Reliance JIO:
Jio has disrupted the Indian telecom sector with its ‘Welcome’ and ‘Happy New Year’ offers that include free voice for the lifetime and unlimited data till March 31, 2017. This has forced incumbent telcos such as market leader Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular to slash tariff sharply.