At the annual general meeting (AGM) 2021 today, Reliance announced updates related to Jio Platforms, JioMart, collaboration with Google and much more. The star of the event, as far as smartphone enthusiasts are expected, was JioPhone Next. Also Read - Jio data plans: List of all Reliance Jio work from home plans offering extra data
JioPhone Next is developed by both Jio and Google with the idea to make India “2G mukt”. Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that the team has “teams have optimized a version of our Android OS especially for this device.” The phone, Pichai said, “will offer language and translation features, a great camera, and support for the latest Android updates.” Also Read - Airtel 5G Mumbai trials show download speeds of 1.2Gbps, upload at 850Mbps
Pichai announced partnership with Jio for 5G solutions. “I’m also proud to announce that we are taking our collaboration further with a new 5G partnership between Google Cloud and Jio,” he said. Also Read - PS5 restock July 12, 2021: Price, sale details, how to pre-order PlayStation 5, PS5 Digital Edition
“It will help more than a billion Indians connect to a faster and better internet, support businesses in their digital transformation, and help Jio build new services in sectors like health, education and more — laying a foundation for the next phase of India’s digitization,” Pichai added.
JioMart added over 6lakh users
Jio 5G detailed
Ambani provided details about Jio 5G service. “Jio is uniquely positioned to quickly and seamlessly upgrade to #5G. To develop 5G ecosystem, we are working with global partners to develop a range of 5G devices. Jio is not just working to make India 2G-mukt, but also 5G-yukt,” Ambani said. “Jio has taken tremendous strides in maturing state-of-the-art #5G technology signifying a quantum leap to next frontier of wireless broadband. Our ‘Made in India’ solution is comprehensive, complete and globally competitive,” he said.
JioFiber adds more users
Ambani announced that JioFiber has acquired over 2mn new premises over past year. “With a cumulative base of 3mn active home and business users JioFiber has become the largest and the fastest growing fixed broadband operator in India,” he said.
Partnership with Google Cloud and Jio
JioPhone Next will make India 2G mukt
Talking about the Jio-Google partnership, CEO Sundar Pichai said, “At a time when so many aspects of our lives and work are moving online, it’s even more important to make technology accessible and helpful for everyone. This goal is at the heart of our partnership with @RelianceJio.” “Our vision was to bring affordable access to information for Indians in their own language, to build new products and services for India’s unique needs, and empower businesses with technology.” The price of the phone hasn’t been announced yet.
JioPhone Next launched in India
Reliance Jio and Google have developed a new ultra affordable JioPhone dubbed the JioPhone Next. The 4G smartphone run on Android OS. The 4G smartphone will be available starting September 10. Google CEO Sundar Pichai also announced to be working on a 5G device, to be launched soon. “JIOPHONE NEXT is powered by an optimized version of Android OS jointly developed by Jio and Google. It is ultra-affordable and packs cutting-edge features. It will be available in market from Ganesh Chaturthi, 10th September,” Ambani said.
Jio now second largest mobile data carrier
Jio has crossed 400 million customers. Jio is today world’s second largest mobile data carrier. This is nearly 45% growth in the last year.
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Jio adds 37.9 million subscribers
In the last year, Jio Platforms managed to record a consolidated revenue of Rs 86,493 crore. Reliance Jio records current serve 37.9 million net subscribers, Mukesh Ambani announced. Ambani said, “Reliance Jio had net addition of 37.9 million subscribers during the year. We now serve over 425 million consumers on our network. We have revenue market leadership in 19 out of 22 circles.”
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Reliance AGM 2021 begins
Mukesh Ambani addresses the share holders and begins the Jio 5G launch event. Ambani talks about the pandemic situation in the country.
Jio-Google 5G smartphone upcoming
At last year’s Reliance AGM, Jio announced partnership with Google to launch an affordable 5G phone. That much talked about phone can become a reality soon. In just a few hours from now.
How to watch Reliance AGM 2021
The Reliance AGM 2021 begins at 2PM today and you can watch the livestream on The Flame of Truth YouTube channel, The Flame of Truth Twitter account and Reliance Industries Facebook page.
Jio laptop launch
Reliance Jio is also expected to launch a laptop at AGM 2021. This is likely to be called JioBook.
Jio 5G phone release date
While Reliance is expected to launch the Jio-Google 5G affordable smartphone today at AGM, the release could take some time for sure. Reports suggest the release timeline for Jio 5G phone to be around Diwali this year.
Jio 5G release date
Reliance is expected to announce all the latest developments around Jio 5G service at AGM today. The company is also likely to announce the release timeline of Jio 5G. Reports suggest that the official rollout of Jio 5G could happen early 2022 and not before that.
JioPhone 5G launch
At the AGM today, Reliance Jio is expected to announce Jio-Google 5G phone. The affordable 5G phone was first announced at last year’s AGM event. Both Jio and Google have been working together to develop the upcoming affordable 5G phone for a long time.
Jio 5G launch today
At Reliance AGM 2021 event today, the company is expected to announce details related to Jio 5G. We could expect latest updates around Jio 5G, the rollout of the service and more. Earlier this week, the telecom giant announced partnership with Intel to develop 5G network for India.