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Reliance AGM 2018 highlights: JioGigaFiber, JioPhone 2 launch, WhatsApp, YouTube, Facebook apps coming to JioPhone, and more

The event could see the launch of JioFiber broadband service.

  • Updated: July 5, 2018 11:45 AM IST
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Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries is holding its 41st AGM (Annual General Meeting) today in Mumbai. At the AGM, chairman Mukesh Ambani is set to give a speech and address the shareholders. The event will kick off at 11AM today at Birla Matushri Sabhagar in Mumbai. The company will also be live streaming the speech on its YouTube page, and a live on Facebook. You can also follow the announcement on the company’s Twitter handles @FlameOfTruth and @RelianceJio.

Two years ago, the company announced the launch of telecom arm Reliance Jio, with commercial services starting from September 2016. Last year, the company announced JioPhone, the smart feature phone. This year, the commercial launch of JioFiber broadband service is expected.

Watch: Reliance AGM 2018 live stream

Reliance Jio has already been testing the JioFiber FTTH (fiber-to-the-home) service for a few months now. It reportedly offers 100Mbps broadband connection along with unlimited voice and video calls for under Rs 1,000. It remains to be seen if the company commercially announces the same today. You can follow our live blog below to catch all the announcement as it happens.

 

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:43 am

That’s all about the Jio centric announcements.

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:39 am

You can exchange your old feature phone for a JioPhone at an effective price of Rs 500 under Monsoon Hungama offer.

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:38 am

Register interest for JioGigaFiber connection starting August 15.

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:37 am

Jio aims to get 100 million users on the JioPhone platform: Mukesh Ambani

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:36 am

The JioPhone 2 will launch on August 15 for Rs 2,999.

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:35 am

Facebook, WhatsApp and YouTube apps will be available to JioPhone users starting August 15.

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:33 am

Jio Smart Home installation will be done within an hour: Isha Ambani

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:32 am

Jio GigaFiber with GigaTV calling, voice, Virtual Reality support announced

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:30 am

It will allow you to call other TVs and mobile phones.

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:30 am

Jio GigaTV calling announced.

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:29 am

GigaRouter with voice commands, 4K streaming and more announced.

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:28 am

First look at the JioPhone 2 with horizontal screen and QWERTY keypad coming soon.

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:25 am

And now WhatsApp demo on JioPhone.

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:25 am

You can use voice commands to open apps.

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:24 am

It’s finally happening. WhatsApp, Facebook and YouTube apps coming to JioPhone,

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:22 am

JioPhone gets new voice commands. JioPhone users generate 20 crore voice commands.

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:20 am

Isha Ambani and Aakash Ambani on stage for a JioPhone demo.

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:18 am

Some features of JioGigaFiber

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:18 am

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:17 am

Mukesh Ambani hinting at broadband service launch.

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:16 am

Reliance has invested 2,500 crores for digital infrastructure.

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:15 am

The company will shortly announce new capabilities for the JioPhone. UPI-based NFC payments incoming?

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:14 am

Jio now has 25 million JioPhone users in India.

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:14 am

Now time for JioPhone!

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:12 am

Calling went up from 250 crore minutes to 530 crore minutes per day.

Video consumption has also seen a growth.

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:12 am

Data usage went from 125 crore GBs to 240 Crore GBs per month

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:10 am

Reliance Jio has doubled customer base to 215 million within 22 months of start

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:08 am

Reliance has reached an inflection point: Mukesh Ambani

Ritesh Bendre July 5, 201811:06 am

And it begins. Mukesh Ambani has started his speech.

  • Published Date: July 5, 2018 10:46 AM IST
  • Updated Date: July 5, 2018 11:45 AM IST