Reliance Jio Creates World Record Overtaking WhatsApp, Facebook, and Skype; 16M Users in 26 Days

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Reliance Jio, the latest entrant in the Indian 4G market, on Sunday, claimed to have crossed the 16 million registered user mark thereby creating "a world record."

Reliance Jio Creates World Record Overtaking WhatsApp and Facebook

To recall, the Mukesh Ambani-led company first unveiled its 4G services in the country on September 1, 2016. Ever since it showcased its services, it has changed the whole scene of the telecom industry in the country.

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With its lucrative offers, Jio exhorted other major telcos like Idea, Airtel, and Vodafone to slash their tariff plans in order to keep up with it. How are these telcos going to counter against the likes of Reliance Jio is a topic for another day. But for today, we will talk about everything you need to know about the Reliance Jio's world record.

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16 Million subscribers in its one-month journey

In a short span of 30 days of its operation, Jio managed to cross 16 Million subscriber-mark and the number is only growing by the day. This can be attributed to the kind of benefits it's providing with the Jio ‘Welcome Offer.'

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RJio, the new entrant in the 4G market scene in the country managed to achieve this feat in just 30 days, which any other telecom operator or upstarts including Facebook, WhatsApp, and Skype couldn't achieve (in terms of numbers).

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100 Million subscribers in the shortest possible time is the next target

At the RIL's 42nd annual general meeting, Ambani stated that Reliance Jio is aiming to acquire 100 million customers "in the shortest possible time and create a new world record." According to the Industry observers, it may cross the 35 million registered users mark by the end of October.

How to get a Jio SIM

The process of getting your hands on the Reliance Jio SIM is a simple affair. However, it may consume a lot of time thanks to the increasing demand. Also, you may face some delay in activation.

To get a Jio SIM, download and open the MyJio app from the Google Play Store and tap on ‘Get Jio SIM' on the home page. Agree to the terms and generate an offer code by inputting your location and other details. Note down the offer code and visit a store.


Where to get a Jio SIM

Reliance Jio SIMs are available at all the Reliance-owned Digital stores, Digital Press Mini stores, and Digital Press stores across the country. Just carry the offer code and respective documents (proofs) to get yourselves one.

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