Reliance Jio officially launched: Offers cheapest data pack of the world; enjoy free voice calling, roaming

Giving bumper offer to Indian telecom users, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani laid out his plans to unveil 4G mobile network Jio in the country, including making all domestic voice calls and roaming free, while saying data would be priced well below its competitors.

Ambani, speaking at the company`s Annual General Meeting in Mumbai, added that Jio will cover 90 percent of India`s 1.25 billion population by March 2017 and would eventually cover 18,000 cities and 200,000 villages.

Dedicating Jio to PM Narendra Modi’s vision of digital India, Ambani said, “Reliance Jio will move India from data shortage to data abundance.”

Here are the highlights from the Reliance AGM

– Indians have come to appreciate ‘Gandhigiri’, now Indians can do ‘Data-giri’

– If all of us operators will compete vigorously in market. We will inspire each other

– Ambani announces ‘free welcome offer’ for Jio customers from September 5 till December 31, 2016; targets 100 million customers in shortest period

– Healthy competition is the lifeblood of a vibrant economy, its the engine that drives innovation and customer value, says Ambani

– Today, I set a target for team Jio to acquire 100 millino customers on Jio network in shortest possible time and create new world record, RIL chairman says

– Reliance Jio services to be launched on September 5, commercial launch on December 31

RJio Wi-Fi hotspots to be installed across India by Mid-2017

– On RJio Data, voice, video, apps, will be free for all from September 5 to December 31

-Reliance Jio cinema will have a library of more than 6000 movies. Jio music to have 10 million songs

– In the spirit of One India, roaming charges will also be zero across India

– Jio tariffs are explicitly designed to give you the full freedom and flexibility to use as much data as you want

– Jio data plans go further with a tariff of Rs 50/GB

– The more data you use, lower will be the rate

– These are absolutely the lowest data rates anywhere in the world

– Era of paying for voice calling is over

– All voice calls will be absolutely free for Jio customers

– Jio’s app booking, worth Rs15,000 for an annual subscription, will be available free for all active JIO customers till Dec 31, 2017

Mukesh Ambani launches 4G smartphones:

– RIL will introduce 4G smartphones starting from Rs 2,999

– 4G personal router for Rs 1,999

Ambani’s take on Rjio and data utility:

– Data is oxygen of digital life; data should not be unaffordable to anyone

– Mission of Reliance Jio is to take India from data shortage to data abundance

– Jio will transform the lives of Indians, it will realize potential of every Indian

– Jio is an entire eco-system that’ll allow Indians to live digital life to the fullest

– Jio will take India to top 10 globally from 155th rank

Mukesh Ambani dedicates Jio to PM Modi’s Digital India vision. Here is what he says:

– Indians cant be left behind as the world enters a new era. Give the youth the right environment and they will surprise us

– With JIO we aim to enrich life of every Indian. Demand for digital oxygen, data, is increasing

– JIO is dedicated to our PM Modi’s vision for 1.2 bn Indians

– Nothing more precious in the world than life -Jio means to live

– Dedicate Jio to fellow Indians. It’s a tribute to realise PM’s digital India vision

– I would like to take this opportunity to thank every shareholder of Reliance, says Ambani

– Mukesh Ambani takes the stage

– 42nd Reliance AGM to start soon

– Son Aakash Ambani and wife Nita Ambani accompanies RIL Chairman

– RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani reaches venue

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