In its six months of existence, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. has evidently broken every second record among telecom networks. The Mukesh Ambani-led company is taking the country through a telecom revolution, so much so that in the 170 days since its launch, it has clocked over 100 million users.
Speaking at an event, Ambani, Chairman, Managing Director and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited, said,
Jio’s offering saw record additions of seven new members per second, every single day for the last 170 days, enabling it to cross the 100 million mark within six months of commencement of services. This growth is the fastest achieved by any technology company in the world, including the likes of Facebook, WhatsApp, and Skype.
The ‘Jio Prime Membership Programme’ for founder members was launched by Ambani as a token of gratitude to its existing users. The existing 100 million-plus Jio subscribers can avail of the special ‘Jio Prime Membership’ programme, which comes with several special benefits.
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In addition, the Jio Prime Members will enjoy other attractive deals and offers from both Jio and its partners. The Membership is available only for existing Jio customers and the enrolment window will remain open from March 1 to 31, 2017. Enrolment for Jio Prime Membership can be done through MyJio app, the www.jio.com website, or in one of the partner stores.
Customers will also enjoy a completely digital recharge and billing experience to provide further convenience and ease of usage. Facilitated by a revolutionary on-boarding process through an Aadhar-based eKYC solution, a Jio SIM today resides in the SIM slot of a majority of 4G smartphones in India. In addition, Jio’s proprietary app ‘Jio4GVoice’ and its utilitarian JiofyWifi devices are enabling lakhs of 3G and 2G smartphone owners to enjoy a 4G voice and data environment without having to invest in a new handset. A series of similarly thoughtful, customer-oriented solutions and applications have helped create a unique digital life experience for Indian consumers and added to the excitement for the Jio offering.