Reliance Jio Added 25.1 Million Customers in Q3 2020

Jio Seeks Data Price Hiked to Rs. 20 per GB Over 6 Months


Reliance Jio added 25.1 million clients within the third quarter of 2020 ending December 31. The firm launched its monetary efficiency report for whereby it shared that Jio made all home voice calls free from January 1 this yr. The firm credit the easing of restrictions and improve in smartphone shipments for the consumer base development. Jio additionally skilled a better churn price of 1.63 p.c for which the corporate blamed the continued affect of COVID-19 and malicious campaigns in opposition to the corporate in some areas – probably a reference to a motion to port out from Jio, led by farmers protesting the deregulation of agriculture sector.

Reliance Jio shared its Q3 highlights-Financial-and-Operational-Perf-(1).aspx) for FY 2020-21 whereby it reported a web quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) development of 15.5 p.c by way of web revenue. Jio is without doubt one of the largest telecom operators within the nation and it added 25.1 million clients throughout Q3 2020 that it attributes to the rise in smartphone shipments, which was attainable as a result of easing of lockdown restrictions. During calendar yr 2020, it noticed a web subscriber addition of 40 million that the corporate says is the best within the trade.

In phrases of churn price, Jio report a comparatively larger churn at 1.63 p.c for Q3 2020 that was as a consequence of “recent malicious and motivated campaigns against Reliance Group in select geographies” in addition to the continued affect of COVID-19. The firm may very well be referring to the farmers’ protest in opposition to the federal government’s new agricultural reforms whereby a name was made by the protesters to port out from Jio numbers.

The firm reported a rise in ARPU – common income per consumer – to Rs. 151 with an general improve in engagement. As of December 31, 2020, Jio’s complete buyer base is 410.eight million and the whole knowledge site visitors in the course of the quarter was 1,586 crore GB, that was a 28.four p.c year-on-year (YoY) development. The complete voice site visitors grew by 18 p.c YoY to 97,496 crore minutes.

Jio additionally shared that its superior checks with Jio 5G radio built-in with 5G core noticed throughputs in extra of 1Gbps.

Mukesh Ambani, chairman and managing director at Reliance stated, “India is today among the leaders driving the Digital Revolution in the world. In order to maintain this lead, Jio will continue to accelerate the rollout of its digital platforms and indigenously developed next generation 5G stack and make it affordable and available everywhere.”


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