India’s richest man is done with giving away 4G services for free to 100 million users

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Free data and free voice calls can do you wonders. Just ask Reliance Jio. The new telecom operator from India’s largest industrial house has garnered over 100 million subscribers in less than six months since its launch, the country’s richest man said today.

The 4G-only LTE network has been adding more than seven new customers every second to the platform for the last 170 days, RIL’s Mukesh Ambani said Tuesday, adding that “today is a historic day.”

In comparison, India’s oldest private carrier, Airtel, has 260 million subscribers. Vodafone, which is the second largest carrier, has over 200 million subscribers. Reliance Jio has already surpassed state-run BSNL, which had around 90 million mobile subscribers as of late last year. …

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Via: Mashable: Business

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