India’s Jio set for mobile money launch

Indian market new-entrant Reliance Jio Infocomm is looking to put mobile money services at the heart of its proposition, as it looks to play “a crucial role in the digitalisation of payments in India”. Speaking at the AGM of Reliance …

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Jio hits 1M users for chat app; more titles planned

Indian new-entrant operator Jio Infocomm has signed up more than one million users for its Jio Chat app, as it prepares to launch more products into the market. Speaking at the annual general meeting of parent company Reliance Industries, Mukesh …

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India’s new operator Jio set for December launch

Indian new-entrant Reliance Jio Infocomm will commercially launch services in December 2015, following an “extensive beta launch”, Mukesh Ambani, chairman and MD of Reliance Industries, said, providing a timeframe for the long-anticipated service launch. Speaking at the annual general meeting …

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Vendors prepare for 4G in India with release of low-cost smartphones

In preparation for the launch of 4G services in India early next year, a number of local and foreign handset vendors are introducing low-cost TD-LTE smartphones. Xiaomi, Lenovo, Microsoft Devices, Xolo and Gionee have released 4G handsets priced at INR8,000-15,000 …

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