India’s Jio Wins “Best Mobile Operator Service for Consumers” at Global Mobile Awards 2018

Barcelona, Spain: Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. (Jio) announced today that along with its technology partner Cisco, Jio has won the “Best Mobile Operator Service for Consumers” award at the Global Mobile (GloMo) Awards 2018 at Mobile World Congress (MWC). In addition, the company’s JioTV app won in the ‘Best Mobile Video Content’ category for JioTV enabling Jio Digital Life.

The GSMA’s Global Mobile Awards (The GLOMO Awards) recognise and celebrate all contributions made to the evolving and developing mobile industry globally. Considered the Oscars of mobile industry, The GLOMO Awards are awarded for innovation and contribution across categories ranging from devices, technologies and applications to health, education and wearable technologies.

“It is a matter of national pride that an innovative new mobile service from India has been recognized at the most prestigious global platform,” said Mr. Manoj Sinha, India’s Minister of Communications.

“I am pleased that India’s efforts to harness technology and digital platforms to bring inclusion and progress across the length and breadth of India is now a reality,” said Ms. Aruna Sundararajan, India’s Telecom Secretary, who was also present at MWC. He added, “we are happy that the world acknowledges India’s technology leadership and hope it will inspire many more leading tech companies and innovators to join the digital India mission as we march towards 5G.”

Jio has expanded its subscriber base to over 160 million by December 2017, within 16 months of launch.

Cisco has been a partner in Jio’s broadband buildout. “We are honored to win the ‘Best Mobile Operator Service for Consumers’ award with Reliance Jio for Jio Mobile Broadband and Digital Services,” said Mr. Chuck Robbins, Chairman and CEO Cisco Systems.

“This is truly a win for India” said Mr. Mathew Oommen, President of Jio. revolution in India.”

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