Speaking at the UP Investor Summit here, he said the investment will be over and above the Rs 20,000 crore Jio has already invested in the state in rolling out high-speed 4G telecom venture.
Below is the full text of the address of Reliance Industries chief Mukesh D Ambani at Day 1 of the Uttar Pradesh Investors' Summit 2018.
The new Facebook app for JioPhone will support push notifications, video, and links to external content.
The Olympic Winter Games — scheduled to be held in PyeongChang County, South Korea — will feature 102 events across 15 sports, including Skiing, Skating, Luge, Ski Jumping, Ice Hockey, Snow Boarding, among others.
"Reliance Jio would like to inform the public and media that there are no such apps offered by the company or its affiliates / associates. Any such apps using the JioCoin name are fake and people are advised to refrain from dealing with any of them," Reliance Jio said in a statement.
MediaTek General Manager (Wireless Communications BU) TL Lee said the devices are expected to be rolled out in the first quarter of the year.
The scrip of Idea Cellular tumbled 6.48 percent to Rs 92.95 and Reliance Communications lost 2 percent to Rs 28.60.
Reliance Jio as part of its 'Republic Day offer' will double the validity of Rs 98 pack to 28 days from the current 14 days from January 26 onwards.
The company now aims to expand its downstream presence, which stands at 1,291 outlets, with a simultaneous increase in overall throughput for petrol and diesel.
The summit will feature discussions on various elements of the 'open source' framework for policy, technology and security that accelerate the expansion of the Digital India initiative across domains.
The competition forced market consolidation as nervous, smaller players bailed out and biggies joined hands to cement their position. Consolidation led to fewer players and fewer jobs.
At the same time, the deal also sets a great example for promoters of other stressed companies, State Bank of India (SBI) Chairman Rajnish Kumar told BTVi.
Until now, barring Jio, almost every other player in the telecom sector has been in talks with other players to join hands
Telecom operator Reliance Jio today enhanced the cashback offer to up to Rs 3,300 on mobile recharge of Rs 399 and above for all recharges that will be done till January 15 next year
OpenSignal, a London-based firm which specialises in crowdsourced wireless coverage mapping all over the world, says Jio may make 2018 the year in which it decides to raise prices.
To avail the offer, users are required to recharge the phone with Rs 199 every month for at least 12 months.
Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha, along with Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi announced commencement of the phase.
Tata Teleservices added close to 49 lakh new mobile customers in August, increasing its total customer base by over 10 per cent to 4.69 crore. The company is in the process of merging its telecom business with telecom major Bharti Airtel.
It has also reduced recharge tariff for lower denomination and short-term plans besides offering data benefits under the schemes.
The company met market expectations on refining margins but positively surprised the market by posting a profit at the earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) level in its telecom operations.
About six million JioPhones were booked by people in just three days when the company opened bookings of the 4G feature phone from August 24 in the first phase
On recharging a Jio number with Rs 399, a user will get eight vouchers of Rs 50 each which will be redeemable on MyJio from November 15
"We got a new keyboard for India and we now support 11 local languages. The iPhone now takes dictation in Hindi," he said in a video message.
Offers for customers under the iPhone 8-Jio partnership include a 70 percent buyback after 12 months on the iPhones bought with the Jio tariff plans, among others
Jio said that it is "appalling" that incumbent operators have made baseless allegations against the process for determination of interconnection usage charges (IUC) and regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).