It's justbeen 45 days since the launch of Jio's 4G services in India and it has alreadybecome the biggest telecom company in terms of data traffic. Jio's immenselypopular Welcome Offer is clearly the reason behind this feat achieved by theAmbani-owned company.
Accordingto a report by Credit Suisse, a global financial services company headquarteredin Zurich, Reliance Jio has reported a data traffic of 16,000 TB per day,followed by 12,000 TB carried by China Mobile and Vodafone Global stands at thethird position with 6,000 TB per day.
Recently,the new telecom company claimed 16 million new subscribers within a month ofthe launch. The company has also claimed that it adds 0.6 million and 1.1 million new users everyday.
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Despite therecord breaking statistics and a rather impressive start, Reliance is facing alot of flak for not being able to deliver quality service. According to TRAI,the company stands at the fifth rank when it comes to data speed.
Airtel recorded an average of 11.4 megabitsper second (mbps), Reliance Communications registered 7.9 mbps, Idea 7.6 mbps, and Vodafone with an averagedownload speed of 7.3 mbps. Jio registered a speed of 6.2 mbps, far from thecompany's initial claims.
In anotherreport, TRAI has asked Jio to stop the Welcome offer by December 3. To which,Reliance Jio has responded that the services will remain free till December31st but the offer won't be available for new users after December 3.
Reliance isunder constant spotlight since it launched the market-disrupting offers anddata speeds. The company is struggling with the services but it has pushedother telcos to provide better value for money services.
In responseto the challenge, Airtel recently released a 10 GB offer at Rs 259 for everynew 4G smartphone. Vodafone, Idea and BSNL have also reduced the tarrifs bymore than 60 per cent.
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