Reliance Jio phone launch: Much-awaited Reliance Jio phone was launched by Mukesh Ambani’s son and daughter Akash Ambani and Isha Ambani at the Reliance Annual General Meeting on Friday morning. While demonstrating the Jio phone, Akash said that it is Made in India and will fulfill Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream. The phone will have 22 languages and will be available at an effective price of Rs 0. The users will, however, have to pay Rs 1500 as a security deposit which will be returned after three months. It was also revealed that the phone will allow the users to make free calls. After introducing the phone, Mukesh Ambani the phone will also provide unlimited data access to all the users. He added that Jio plans to cover 99% of India’s population in the coming years and will integrate with major e-commerce platforms.
It was also confirmed that the phone will be available for testing from August 15 and the pre-bookings of this phone will start from August 24. “We plan to collect a fully refundable, one-time, security deposit of Rs 1,500 with ever Jio Phone. From 15th August 2017, all Indians will have access to the highest quality & quantity, affordable & unlimited data,” said Mukesh Ambani at the event. He added that Jio plans to have 5 million users on board.
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Praising his kids, Akash and Isha, Mukesh Ambani said Akash and Isha, our Directors, both 25 are doing a great job by leading a team of professionals. He also thanked the Jio employees and applauded their contribution. “Jio is a young organisation and Akash and Isha, our Directors, both 25, lead a large contingent of highly talented professionals…JioPhone will make the 2G feature phone obsolete. With this, I am sure Jio will set a new world record: Mukesh Ambani I want to publicly thank all Jio employees and applaud their contribution to our company, and our nation,” Mukesh Ambani added.