Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani announced a partnership with Qualcomm at the business giant’s annual general meeting on Monday. Speaking at the event, Mukesh Ambani said that they are honoured to have the world’s foremost tech companies as partners in our ‘Made in India’ 5G collaboration.
During the event, Mukesh Ambani also announced his daughter Isha Ambani as the head of his conglomerate’s retail business and discussed detailed the succession plan. He expressed his excitement on the new partnership with Qualcomm.
Speaking at the event, Cristiano Amon, CEO, Qualcomm said, “Jio’s plans for reaching 1,000 cities is ambitious, but I am confident in its ability to execute. Our partnership delivered innovation at scale, including advanced LTE data services for devices used by consumers and micro-enterprises across India.”
Mark Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO, Meta took to Facebook and posted his thoughts on the collaboration with JIO and wrote, “Excited to launch our partnership with JioMart in India. This is our first-ever end-to-end shopping experience on WhatsApp— people can now buy groceries from JioMart right in a chat. Business messaging is an area with real momentum and chat-based experiences like this will be the go-to way people and businesses communicate in the years to come.”
Mukesh Ambani stated that Jio 5G services will be launched across Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai by Diwali 2022 while it will be launched across the country by December 2023.