Reliance Jio crosses 300 million customers mark; becomes world's fastest company to get 100 million subscribers

Telecom operator Reliance Jio has crossed the 300 million customers mark in two-and-a-half years of its operations, sources said

Press Trust of India April 14, 2019 19:31:58 IST
Reliance Jio crosses 300 million customers mark; becomes world's fastest company to get 100 million subscribers
  • Telecom operator Reliance Jio has crossed the 300 million customers mark in two-and-a-half years of its operations

  • The milestone was reached on 2 March

  • Jio became the fastest company in the world to achieve 100 million telecom subscribers in 170 days of starting commercial operation

New Delhi: Telecom operator Reliance Jio has crossed the 300 million customers mark in two-and-a-half years of its operations, sources said.

The milestone was reached on 2 March, they added.

Reliance Jio crosses 300 million customers mark becomes worlds fastest company to get 100 million subscribers

Representational image. Reuters.

Queries sent to Jio on the matter remained unanswered. However, in its television commercials during the ongoing IPL season, Jio is shown 'Celebrating 300 million users'.

Jio became the fastest company in the world to achieve 100 million telecom subscribers in 170 days of starting commercial operation. In its earnings report for the quarter ended December 2018, Bharti Airtel had disclosed that it had 284 million customers.

However, as per regulatory filings, Bharti Airtel reported having 340.2 million customers on its network in December and 340.3 million customers at the end of January. Bharti Airtel crossed the 300 million customers mark in 19th year of its operations.

Vodafone Idea became the largest telecom player in the country with 400 million customers following the merger of mobile business of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular on 31 August, 2018.

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