Reliance Jio Crosses 30 Crore Users
Telecom operator Reliance Jio has crossed the 300 million (30 crore) customers mark in two-and-a-half years of its operations, sources said.
The milestone was reached on March 2, they added. In its television commercials during the ongoing IPL season, Jio is shown ‘Celebrating 300 million users’. Queries sent to Jio on the matter remained unanswered.
Jio became the fastest company in the world to achieve 100 million telecom subscribers in 170 days of starting commercial operation. The company is vying with Bharti Airtel Ltd. for the second spot.
Bharti Airtel, in its earnings report for the quarter ended December 2018, had disclosed that it had 284 million customers. However, as per regulatory filings, Bharti Airtel reported having 340.2 million customers on its network in December and 340.3 million customers at the end of January.
It crossed the 300 million customers mark in 19th year of its operations.
Vodafone Idea Ltd. became the largest telecom player in the country with 400 million customers following the merger of mobile business of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular on August last year