Articles about Jio
Jio, otherwise known as Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited, is a subsidiary of Jio Platforms headquartered in Mumbai Maharashtra. This Indian telecommunications giant shot to fame when it offered 4G services free of charge for a limited period when it was launched. Jio exclusively uses the 4G network and the Voice over LTE (VoLTE) protocol to provide voice calling services. The service was introduced as a beta for employees in 2015 and it became publicly available late in 2016. Jio now has the distinction of being India's largest and the world's third-largest mobile network operator with well over 42.6 crore subscribers. In 2019, Jio launched a wired broadband internet service for homes and enterprises called JioFiber. The company remains a subsidiary of Reliance Industries with founder Mukesh Ambani at the helm. Jio has also launched a budget segment 4G smartphone called the JioPhone. Interestingly, geo-branded services such as Jio Mags and JioTV are offered as complementary benefits to almost all Jio subscribers.
14 Mar 2022Entertainment
After Ludo, The Big Bull, Bob Biswas, Abhishek Bachchan is gearing up for his next OTT release, Dasvi.
30 Nov 2021Technology
After launching its first-ever smartphone, the JioPhone Next, Reliance Jio is now working on two new products in an attempt to build its own ecosystem of smart devices.
07 Oct 2021Technology
Reliance Jio users in some parts of India faced an outage where they had absolutely no cellular connectivity for a few hours Wednesday morning. Frustrated users took to Twitter to share how the issue affected them.
03 Sep 2021Technology
Reliance Jio, in partnership with Google, is gearing up to launch a new budget-range smartphone, the JioPhone Next, in India on September 10.
06 Aug 2021Technology
Indian telecom major Reliance Jio has pulled off another smartly implemented feature, this time for enabling Jio Fiber users to participate in video calls using their TVs without the need for a dedicated webcam.
24 Jun 2021Technology
At its 44th Annual General Meeting, Reliance has announced a new "most affordable" smartphone, called the JioPhone Next. It has been developed in association with Google and will be up for grabs in India from September 10 onwards.
24 Jun 2021Business
Today, Mukesh Ambani-led conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) held its 44th Annual General Meeting (AGM), virtually. The event commenced at 2pm and was streamed live on the JioMeet platform.
15 Jun 2021Business
Do you still prefer a wired internet connection just because it doesn't have a daily fair usage policy (FUP) limit?
02 Jun 2021Technology
Home-grown telecom provider Reliance Jio has partnered with popular Japanese game developer and publisher SEGA Corporation. The partnership will make the latter's popular game titles available on the JioGames Store.
02 Jun 2021Technology
The pandemic has made life hard for everyone across the board. Gamers can't buy graphics cards and carmakers can't, well, make cars due to lack of essential chips.
31 Dec 2020Business
Reliance Jio on Thursday announced that all off-net domestic voice calls from its network to other networks made anywhere in India will be free from January 1, 2021.
29 Dec 2020India
The agitation of farmers took a pernicious turn when protesters started damaging mobile towers to register an objection against Reliance Jio, owned by business tycoon Mukesh Ambani.
25 Nov 2020Technology
Vivo is planning to launch its Y1s model in India in December. In the latest development, tipster Mukul Sharma has revealed the prices of the phone, claiming it will cost around Rs. 8,000.
21 Oct 2020Technology
In a new development, Mukesh Ambani-led Jio Platforms Ltd. has announced its 5G plans in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies.
28 Sep 2020Business
Telecom giant Reliance Jio appears to be blocking Twitch streams in India.
19 Sep 2020Politics
Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who resigned from the Union Cabinet on Thursday over a disagreement with the Centre on three farm Bills, said on Friday that her party — the Shiromani Akali Dal — repeatedly flagged concerns in the Cabinet, but to no avail.
04 Sep 2020Technology
In another twist to the saga, SoftBank is reportedly working to broker a deal for TikTok India.
31 Aug 2020Business
To help Indians adjust with the routine of working and studying from home, Mukesh Ambani's home broadband service JioFiber has updated its plans.
16 Aug 2020Business
As part of a special offer, Reliance Jio is providing unlimited 4G data and free Jio-to-Jio phone calls for up to five months, to all the customers who purchase a new JioFi 4G wireless hotspot device.
28 Jul 2020Technology
The much-hyped OnePlus Nord is now available for pre-ordering in India via Amazon. The pre-booking window will remain open till August 3, a day before the mid-range handset goes on open sale.
19 Jul 2020Technology
A lot has happened this week!
15 Jul 2020Technology
As Indians adjust with the reality of working and connecting remotely, leading telecom-to-technology companies in the country are racing to get affordable yet high-quality video-conferencing solutions up and running.
14 Jul 2020Business
After several major conglomerates and foreign funds, technology giant Google is mulling an investment in Reliance Industries' Jio Platforms.
14 Jul 2020Technology
A lot happened in the technology world when you were sleeping.
12 Jul 2020Technology
This week, tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Jio made headlines in the world of technology.
10 Jul 2020Technology
A week ago, Jio Platforms, the telecom-to-digital entity of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries, launched JioMeet, a video conference service that looked more like a rip-off of its prime competitor 'Zoom'.
09 Jul 2020Business
Amid calls to boycott the foreign goods, especially those from China, to make way for Atmanirbhar Bharat, the Government of India is looking to have 'origin country' of products displayed across online shopping portals.
03 Jul 2020Technology
After a nearly three-month-long fundraising spree, Mukesh Ambani's telecom-to-digital entity Reliance Jio Platforms is expanding its footprint to step into the arena of video-conferencing.
03 Jul 2020Business
Jio Platforms, the entity that holds the telecom and digital businesses of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has scored another big investment.
02 Jul 2020Technology
The OnePlus 8 Pro is scheduled to go on another flash sale today at 12 pm via Amazon and OnePlus e-store. Due to production issues faced during the lockdown period, the company has been offering the flagship handset via flash sales only.
18 Jun 2020Business
Mukesh Ambani's Jio Platforms has scored yet another multi-billion-dollar investment.
18 Jun 2020Technology
Amid heightened border tensions between India and China, hackers associated with the latter are gearing up to target critical Indian establishments.
18 Jun 2020Business
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has asked Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) to not use any Chinese equipment in its 4G upgradation work.
05 Jun 2020Business
In another multi-billion-dollar deal, Jio Platforms, the company holding the telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has agreed to raise Rs. 9,093.6 crore from Mubadala, an Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor.
04 Jun 2020Business
After Facebook's multi-billion-dollar investment in Jio Platforms, e-commerce giant Amazon is moving to strike a deal with its competitor - Bharti Airtel.