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JIO CROSSES 50 MILLION SUBSCRIBERS IN RECORD 83 DAYS

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. has announced that it has crossed 50 million subscribers in just 83 days from commencement of services on 5 September 2016. The average rate of addition of 6 lakh subscribers per day is the fastest achieved by any technology company in the world including the likes of Facebook, WhatsApp and Skype.

Jio is delighted that its comprehensive ecosystem has enabled millions of Indians to add value to their daily lives through its offerings. Jio continues to transform the industry paradigm by revolutionising the customer journey from on-boarding to usage by offering services and applications which have substantially enhanced customer experience.

Jio has successfully rolled out eKYC across 2 lakh outlets in India, thereby allowing activation of SIM to get completed in under 5 minutes. More than 95% of the activations are being done in a paperless manner through eKYC. The Company is in the process of doubling the network, to 4 lakh digitally enabled outlets by March 2017.

Jio customers can benefit from the Mobile Number Portability facility such that they can retain their existing number when they migrate to Jio. Jio has also introduced Home Delivery of Jio SIMs, so that the enterprise and high-end customers can get a Jio SIM home-delivered and activated in 5 minutes through eKYC. This feature is being progressively launched across India through MyJio application and will be available in top 100 cities by 31st December 2016.

On this occasion, Jio also announced the launch of ‘Jio Happy New Year Offer (“JNO”)’, which will be effective from 4 December 2016. All the Jio subscribers will be entitled to certain special benefits under the JNO, which shall comprise of Jio’s Data, Voice, Video and the full bouquet of Jio applications and content, absolutely free, up to 31st March 2017. During this offer period, Jio and Jio customers, will be able to continue the journey of co-creating and building the best network experience together.

The benefits will be available to all subscribers signing up for Jio services up to 3rd March 2017. The existing Jio Welcome Offer (“JWO’) users will continue to enjoy the unlimited benefits under JWO up to 31 December 2016, following which they would be automatically signed-up for the JNO as well. Details of the JNO are available on ‘www.jio.com’.

Jio is introducing a completely digital recharge and billing experience. Subscribers will have an opportunity to familiarise themselves with the digital billing experience during the JNO so that no customer ever faces an issue during the charging phase.

2-Jan-2017 12:24:39
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