Jio has also tied up with State Bank of India to launch the wallet, which can be connected to bank accounts for anytime banking. The partnership yet to be licensed, will enable financial services distribution by leveraging RIL’s retail and other Jio projects.
Mark Zuckerberg, in a Facebook post announced that Internet.org can now be accessed across the country, through Internet.org’s Free Basics app on the Reliance network. Earlier, ClearTrip, NDTV, DailyHunt and Times Internet withdrew itself from the program, so as to support net neutrality.
The content-usage policies are exactly similar to what net neutrality activists feared the most—by bundling both data and talk time into a single package Reliance Jio could be treading on non-neutral lines.
YU brand smartphones YUPHORIA will be priced at Rs 7999; the YUNIQUE will be priced at Rs 6499, and the YUREKA PLUS at Rs10,999. These models will be one of the first set of VoLTE phones to be made available across Retail Outlets in India
Reliance has decided to hand-out its new ‘LYF’ brand of mobile phones to its employees at a discounted rate, after plans to sell them through their sister company Digital Xpress failed to see any light. Store managers say that they got no notification from the company’s side regarding the launch date yet.
Reliance Communications and Russian-based Sistema JFC, today announced the signing of definitive documents for demerging Sistema’s Indian wireless business carried by Sistema Shyam, under the MTS brand.
The company is expected to launch its e-commerce initiative with about 30,000 vendors in its new platform by end of this fiscal. It is also in plans add an additional e-commerce platform for electronic products along with plans to start an online grocery marketplace in the fourth quarter.
Reliance’s ‘Smartcare on Twitter’ will allow wireless customers to manage their user account with Twitter. Consumers can Tweet to @RelianceMobile with specific keywords and hash-tags to get information such as balance/outstanding amount, make recharges and payments, activate/deactivate services.