Reliance Jio Partners with 8 International Telecom Companies

The telecom arm of Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries, Reliance Jio Infocomm has joined hands with 8 renowned international telecom companies.

Reliance Jio’s Alliance with International Telecom Companies

Reliance Jio has joined hands with international telecom companies like British Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, Millicom, Orange, TeliaSonera, Rogers, Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), and Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM).

The telecom companies will be bound by a knowledge-sharing alliance. With the help of this, Reliance Jio will focus on significant telecom innovations and services, and make them work efficiently in India.

It is expected that Reliance Jio will be commercially rolling out its 4G services between March and April, this year. The company has established the biggest greenfield 4G network in the country. Reliance Jio has erected around 90,000 eco-friendly cell towers. It has also set up 2.5 lakh route km of fiber optic cables.

Views of Industry Experts

Jio is set to enable each Indian to live a digital life and we invite the best partners to work with us to co-create a Digital India,” Chief Product and Innovation Officer at Reliance Jio, Rainer Deutschmann, mentioned this in a statement.

A few days ago, brokerage company, Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia (CLSA) said that Reliance Jiois fully equipped to give the best 4G coverage in the country because of its pan-India footprint. It said that other telecom operators in India will not be able to achieve this as they have the presence in a limited number of circles.

Christian von Reventlow, Chief Product and Innovation Officer at Deutsche Telekom expressed his happiness over the strong alliance. He feels that partnering is very important in business. He said that all of the partners will be assisting each other in offering the best networks and providing easy and seamless distribution to the customers. He further added that the global alliance will let each telecom operator to give the best, efficient and innovative products and services to the customers.

VasylLatsanych, Vice President of Marketing at MTS Group said that the synergies which the alliance creates will help the companies to give additional value to the customers. The alliance gives the telecom companies multiple opportunities to offer the latest innovations, efficient services, best products,and superior customer experiences.

Objectives of the Alliance

Under the alliance, all the telecom companies will emphasize on exchanging the best practices on how to enforce partner propositions to the market. They will also put joint efforts at partner scouting. These practices will let the telecom companies exchange ideas, awareness, and knowledge among themselves regarding latest and upcoming trends and services.

The 9 members of the alliance have built relationships with 30 new partner businesses. These include AirBnB, Mojio, Celltick, Spotify, Disconnect, Magisto, andIdoomoo, among others.

The alliance of the 9 members is an open network of global operators. These operators have a complementary geographical presence. The alliance covers all related product categories that fall under a telecom operator’s business. These include mobile and fixed line for both Business to Customers (B2C) and Business to Business(B2B).


Jio has entered into an alliance with 8 international telecom operators to offer innovative services and products to the customers.

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