Reliance Jio, the digital arm of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) launched its services commercially in the first week of September 2016. The Reliance Jio provides mobile network, data services, voice and video facilities, as well as premium content platforms.
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Reliance Jio High Speed 4G Services
The company offers a unique combination of telecom services, e-commerce avenues, high-speed data and payment options. Jio’s three-pronged approach focuses on the creation and dissemination of extensive broadband services, affordable smart devices, and rich content platforms.
Jio 4G services
Reliance Jio’s entry in the telecom sector has definitely created a disruption in the Indian telecom industry. Its current welcome offer allows individuals to enjoy free 4G in India, which is helping it garner a wide user base. The offer, valid till 31st December 2016, lets Jio users experience free VoLTE calling, HD video calling and Jio applications on an unlimited basis.
Voice calls made from Reliance Jio SIM cards to any other network are free for lifetime. This is one of Jio’s strong points since it helps to cut down on basic consumer expenses. Other integral factors that have made Jio popular include its extensive range of applications, Wi-Fi routers and mobile wallet offerings.
Reliance Jio content applications
JioCinema, JioMusic and JioTV are some of the trending applications by Jio. JioCinema offers users a wide library of HD movies which span from 1960s classics to the latest blockbusters. Users can stay updated with their favorite TV serials, movies and music videos. Content is available in a variety of Indian regional languages like Kannada, Marathi, Hindi, English, Punjabi, Bengali and Gujarati.
JioMusic lets users enjoy HD music across various genres. The app houses over 2.8 million songs in multiple languages and by different artists. These are available as 320 Kbps files. Through this app, users may even tune in to radio stations which provide an advertisement-free entertainment experience.
JioTV lets users watch a 7-day-recap of their favorite TV shows and view live HD television channels on their smart devices. The app offers more than 350 channels available in over 15 languages.
Reliance JioFi and JioFi 2
JioFi is a portable hotspot device by Reliance Jio. It enables users to make HD voice and video calls on their non-4G devices with the help of the Jio 4G Voice app. A sleek and lightweight device, it is extremely convenient to use as compared to other Wi-Fi routers.
JioFi has a 2300mAh battery that lasts six hours when fully charged. Although most MiFi devices in the market support only 10 connections, the JioFi 2 supports 31 wireless connections as well as one USB-connected device.The device also supports storage with the help of an SD card, thereby enhancing its utility value.
Digitalized payment option
JioMoney is the digital wallet application by Reliance Jio. Downloading this app will let users make timely insurance premium payments and other financial transactions, garner exclusive discounts from brands, send and receive money, and earn loyalty points.
The greatest advantage is JioMoney’s market penetration, which is not limited to only global chains and supermarkets. Soon, most local ‘kiranas’ will also be covered under this app, facilitating a convenient and cash-free mode of payment.
In order to impact the entire digital sphere of India, Reliance Jio offers a range of end-to-end digital solutions aimed at fulfilling the vision of a fully digitized India. Jio aims to increase the reach of 4G in India, thereby creating growth opportunities and knowledge avenues across the country.