Reliance Jio Infocomm, the telecom firm of the Mukesh Ambani-led group, has launched its instant messaging application on iOS and Android mobile phones, which went live on April 7, according to sources. Also Read - Paytm All-in-One Portable Android Smart POS device launched, introductory monthly rental is Rs 499
The application, Jio Chat, is similar to other chat applications like WhatsApp, Line, Hike and Wechat. Also Read - WhatsApp multi-device mode could be released soon
The Jio Chat description in the Google play store says it connects for free across any mobile data connection or WiFi, “no matter where in the world you are”. Also Read - Here's how WhatsApp users can create Messenger Rooms
Along with “voice, video, conferencing, messaging, instant video, sticker, doodles, and emoticons” facilities, the application also offers location-sharing and status-sharing.