Uber and Reliance Jio team up: Uber users can use Jio Money to pay for their rides

Reliance Jio has teamed with Uber to push forward the agenda of cashless payments and digital India. Reliance JioMoney users can use digital money to pay for their uber rides in place of cash.


Reliance Jio has teamed with Uber to push forward the agenda of cashless payments. Reliance JioMoney users can use digital money to pay for their Uber rides in place of cash. One interesting thing to note is that Uber will be integrated in the JioMoney app where you can pay for your ride without leaving the JioMoney App.

The option will roll out gradually to all the users starting today. During the announcement, Madhu Kannan, chief business officer for India and Emerging Markets, Uber added, "Digital payments have become part of our everyday lives and by integrating JioMoney as a payment option, our riders will have the ability to use a familiar and consistent payment experience." Both JioMoney and Uber will offer exclusive offers to pull users to use JioMoney as the preferred method of payment.

"Jio aims to bring the benefits of evolving digital technologies to every Indian through an entire ecosystem that will allow Indians to live Digital Life to the fullest. JioMoney’s integration with Uber will power the rapid migration of many more Uber transactions to the digital platform," added Anirban S Mukherjee, business head for JioMoney.

Disclaimer: Reliance Jio is owned by Reliance Industries, who also own Network18, the publisher of Firstpost and tech2.

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