ALSO READReliance Jio's subscriber base to hit 100 mn by March 2017: Fitch Ratings Reliance Jio users will get data, voice, video free till March 31, says Ambani Reliance Jio tariffs are in line with regulations, says Trai Reliance Jio isn't a 'punt' but a well-engineered business: Ambani Reliance Jio sets 'world record', enrols 16 million users in 1st month
"When we started Jio we set a target of 100 million customers in shortest time. Even we didn't imagine we will do it in months. Aadhaar enabled us to acquire a million customers a day, which is unheard of in the industry," Ambani said.
He was speaking at an interactive session at the Nasscom India Leadership Forum 2017 in Mumbai.
"Jio was conceived at a time when the world was fast digitising. What the Jio platform offers is partner with the next generation to solve problems for India to make sure our industries are more productive," Ambani said.
"To my mind, data is the new natural resource. In that sense, India is blessed with 1.3 billion people, for it to have real value it has to be processed into intelligence. Data is the new oil and its benefit is immense to society. India with its young population will have a competitive advantage," he added.