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Foxconn Technology may make 4G feature phones for Reliance Jio

Jio expects over 100 million customers for 4G feature phones in the first 12 months

Surajeet Das Gupta & T E Narasimhan  |  New Delhi/Chennai 

Reliance Jio, which is all set to launch its game-changing 4G feature phones, is in talks with Taiwanese Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest contract manufacturer of mobile phones, to make them in India. The Reliance Jio feature phones are being imported for now but the company, which has designed these models in-house, plans to have them manufactured in India, expecting substantial volumes and cost-effectiveness. This will also be in line with the government’s ‘Make in India’ policy. Sources said Reliance Jio was expecting over 100 million ...

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