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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.

 

LIVE UPDATES

17:13 PM IST 5 Jul

That’s all about the Jio centric announcements.

17:09 PM IST 5 Jul

Register interest for JioGigaFiber connection starting August 15.
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17:09 PM IST 5 Jul

You can exchange your old feature phone for a JioPhone at an effective price of Rs 500 under Monsoon Hungama offer.
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17:08 PM IST 5 Jul

Register interest for JioGigaFiber connection starting August 15.
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17:07 PM IST 5 Jul

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

17:06 PM IST 5 Jul

The JioPhone 2 will launch on August 15 for Rs 2,999.
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17:05 PM IST 5 Jul

Facebook, WhatsApp and YouTube apps will be available to JioPhone users starting August 15.
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17:03 PM IST 5 Jul

Jio Smart Home installation will be done within an hour: Isha Ambani
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17:02 PM IST 5 Jul

Jio GigaFiber with GigaTV calling, voice, Virtual Reality support announced
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17:00 PM IST 5 Jul

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

17:00 PM IST 5 Jul

Jio GigaTV calling announced.
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17:00 PM IST 5 Jul

Jio GigaTV calling announced.
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16:59 PM IST 5 Jul

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

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16:58 PM IST 5 Jul

First look at the JioPhone 2 with horizontal screen and QWERTY keypad coming soon.
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16:55 PM IST 5 Jul

And now WhatsApp demo on JioPhone.

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16:55 PM IST 5 Jul

You can use voice commands to open apps.

16:54 PM IST 5 Jul

It’s finally happening. WhatsApp, Facebook and YouTube apps coming to JioPhone,
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16:52 PM IST 5 Jul

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

16:50 PM IST 5 Jul

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

16:49 PM IST 5 Jul

Some features of JioGigaFiber
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16:48 PM IST 5 Jul

Some features of JioGigaFiber
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16:48 PM IST 5 Jul

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16:47 PM IST 5 Jul

Mukesh Ambani hinting at broadband service launch.

16:46 PM IST 5 Jul

Reliance has invested 2,500 crores for digital infrastructure.

16:45 PM IST 5 Jul

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

16:44 PM IST 5 Jul

Jio now has 25 million JioPhone users in India.

16:44 PM IST 5 Jul

Now time for JioPhone!

16:42 PM IST 5 Jul

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

Video consumption has also seen a growth.

16:42 PM IST 5 Jul

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

16:40 PM IST 5 Jul

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

16:38 PM IST 5 Jul

Reliance has reached an inflection point: Mukesh Ambani

16:36 PM IST 5 Jul

And it begins. Mukesh Ambani has started his speech.

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