Reliance Jio to launch an Application Store and Customer Interface Platform

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited, the telecom arm of Reliance Industries, is gearing up to launch its fourth-generation (4G) service by the end of 2015. It is now creating a customer interface and applications store. These two will be clubbed and offered as a single online service known as Jio World, which is itself available as an application.

Offerings of Jio World

Jio World will work as a guide to the entire online ecosystem of Reliance Jio. It will have varied applications of Reliance Jio, as well as new and forthcoming deals and updates regarding the user’s account. An executive from Reliance Jio revealedthat the Jio World service will have other information as well. It will provide the details of upcoming applications, customer’s data usage and recharge details such astime and date, among others.

To increase accessibility, Reliance Jio has put two important icons, mZone and Jio Drawer in Jio World. Almost all the services may be easily accessed through these two icons. Reliance Jio had already tested the service by making it live inAugust.

Reliance Jio’s applications

Currently, all applications of Reliance Jio are available on The applications cannot be downloaded through thewebsite on android phones, but may be downloaded on Apple devices. However, to run the applications, users need an identification name and phone number, verified by Reliance Jio.

Reliance Jio is still testing all of its applications. These applications will later be shifted to Jio World. Only Reliance Jio customers will be able to access Jio World. Some of the applications that will run on Jio World include Jio News for live news updates, Jio Play to view high-definition television channels, Jio Beats for songs and music, Jio Drive for unlimited data and file storage on the cloud, and Jio On-Demand for movies and television shows.

The Chairman of Reliance Jio, Mukesh Ambani informed shareholders about Reliance Jio’s applications at the annual general meeting held in June. He said that Reliance Jio will not be restricted to just telecom services.Since its inception, Reliance Jio has been built with an integrated business strategy and the company will offer a unique mix of services, including telecom, digital commerce, payment, high-speed data, and media.

At present, only two applications of Reliance Jio, Jio Chat and Jio Candidate are available on the Google Play store and Apple iTunes store.Jio Chat is a messaging application, similar to WhatsApp and was launched in April, this year. It has around 10 lakh download son Google Play store.Jio Candidate is an application particularly designed for individuals willing to work at Reliance Jio.

Reliance Jio is preparing for a huge launch in December. At the time of its first-quarter results of this Financial Year, the company informed that it will offer a “unique combination of products, services, and applications on the Jio platform.”


Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited will offer an online service consisting of customer interface and application store, known as Jio World to its customers.


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