Jio has grown faster than Facebook, Twitter or Skype: Mukesh Ambani

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Mukesh Ambani talks about Reliance Jio and achievements
Mukesh Ambani talks about Reliance Jio and achievements

New Delhi : Reliance Industry Limited's chairman Mukesh Ambani on Thursday addressed employees and stakeholders, highlighting company's achievement in first three months of the launch.

With more than 50 million subscribers, Reliance Jio has become one of the largest 4G service providers in the country.

“Jio — setting a new record — has acquired 1,000 customers per minute (since September 05) and 6 lakh per day. Airtel reached the same milestone of notching 50 million subscribers in 12 years, Vodafone and Idea took 13 years each,” said a PTI report.

"In first three months Jio has grown faster than Facebook, Twitter or Skype," said Mukesh Ambani during the meeting.

Reliance Jio services were officially launched in India on September 5.

Highlights of Mukesh Ambani's speech:

#Our PM has given the strongest push to growth of digitally-enabled, optimal-cash economy in India

#With this historic step he has given strongest possible push to digitally enabled economy

#Digitally-enabling transactions will boost economic growth, while bringing unprecedented transparency and accountability

#By introducing #DeMonetisation our PM has given us a cashless optimal economy, everybody has a digital ATM in hand now

#I believe that common people will be the biggest beneficiaries of this change

#Today, I would like to congratulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji's bold and historic decision to #demonetise old currency

#I want to congratulate and applaud PM Modi on his bold decision to demonetise currency

#We're calling this 'Jio Happy New Year' offer; All existing customers will get extended benefits of this offer till 31 Mar '17

#Starting Dec 4, every new Jio user will get Jio’s Data, Voice, Video&full bouquet of Jio applications absolutely free till 31 Mar '17

#This is being progressively launched across India through MyJio and will be available in top 100 cities by Dec 31

#Have recently introduced home delivery of Jio SIMs; Get a Jio SIM home-delivered and activated in 5 minutes through eKYC

#Jio now fully supports mobile number portability & all customers can retain their existing no. when they migrate to Jio

#Over the past months, the call block rate has come down from over 90% to nearly 20% as of yesterday

#In the first 3 months, Jio has grown faster than Facebook, WhatsApp or Skype.