Reliance Jio welcomes gov reforms to strengthen sector

04 October 2021

Reliance Jio has welcomed the reforms and relief package announced by the Indian government, which are seen as a timely step towards strengthening the country’s telecom sector.

These will accelerate realisation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India vision and enable India’s transformation into the world’s leading Digital Society.

The operator said in a press release that the move by Modi’s government was major step towards rebuilding and future-proofing the country’s telecom sector.

“Jio’s mission is to bring the fruits of the Digital Revolution to 1.35 billion Indians,” it said in a statement. “Guided by this mission, we have ensured that Indians have the highest quality and the highest quantity data access anywhere in the world, at the most affordable prices. The government’s telecom sector reforms will encourage us to bring newer and greater benefits to our customers.”

The operator also said it looks forward to working with the government of India and other industry players in reaching all the goals and milestones of the Digital India vision, “so that we can collectively make every sector of the economy productive and enhance the Ease of Living for every Indian”.

Mukesh D Ambani, chairman of parent company Reliance Industries, added: “Telecom sector is one of the prime movers of the economy and the key enabler for making India a Digital Society, I welcome the Government of India’s announcement of reforms and relief measures that will enable the industry to achieve the goals of Digital India. I thank hon. prime minister for this bold initiative.”

Reliance Jio is the largest mobile operator in India and the third largest mobile network operator in the world.