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Reliance Jio overtakes BSNL to become Indian fixed broadband leader

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Wednesday 19 January 22

The latest figures show that Reliance now not only leads India’s mobile market in terms of subscribers, but also has the country’s largest fixed broadband user base

To say that Reliance Jio, the telecoms arm of Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries conglomerate, has disrupted the Indian market would be a gross understatement.  When the company launched commercial mobile services in 2016, the low cost of its mobile plans initiated a brutal price war, ultimately leading to broad market consolidation, including the creation of Vodafone Idea (now Vi)…

To say that Reliance Jio, the telecoms arm of Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries conglomerate, has disrupted the Indian market would be a gross understatement.  When the company launched commercial mobile services in 2016, the low cost of its mobile plans initiated a brutal price war, ultimately leading to broad market consolidation, including the creation of Vodafone Idea (now Vi)…

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