Reliance Jio aims to sell 2cr JioPhones in UP in next 2 months
Mukesh Ambani at the UP government-sponsored event Investors' Summit , said that Reliance would make available two crores of JioPhones in Uttar Pradesh state in the next two months.
Jio will officially become third largest telecom operator surpassing Idea Cellular if it manages to achieve the target.
“In other words, we have made it virtually free because we want even the poorest Indian to become digitally empowered. So huge is the demand for JioPhones all over India that there is a wait-list for it in many States,” Ambani said.
“I am happy to announce that Jio will make available over two crore JioPhones in UP within the next two months on a priority basis,” added Ambani at the summit.
Alongside this announcement, Ambani also said that Jio would be investing another Rs 10,000 crore in UP over the next three years. “Jio will invest another Rs 10,000 crore in Uttar Pradesh over the next three years,” committed Ambani.
Ambani futher confirmed that his venture Reliance Jio has already created 40,000 direct and indirect jobs in Uttar Pradesh. “Along with other businesses of Reliance such as Retail, Polyester and Petroleum, Jio will create over one lakh sustainable livelihood opportunities in the State in the coming years,” stated Ambani.
Ambani also said that Jio would be establishing a Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution within the campus of a reputed university in Uttar Pradesh.