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Reliance Jio extends free data offer to March 2017

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(Reuters) - Industries said its unit Jio will extend its data service to all new and existing customers till March 2017, in a bid to attract more customers to its 4G telecom service amid stiff competition from incumbents.

Chairman Mukesh Ambani, India's richest man, said in a live feed on YouTube on Thursday that all its new customers from Dec. 4 onwards will get voice and data till March 31, 2017. The offer was earlier valid till Dec. 31.

He said Jio has already crossed 50 million customers in the three months since launch on Sept. 1.

The company also announced a rollout of Jio Money Merchant Solutions, a mobile payments application, for enabling digital payments for small merchants at their various point of transactions.

(Reporting by Promit Mukherjee; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Reliance Jio extends free data offer to March 2017

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Reliance Industries said its telecoms unit Jio will extend its free data service to all new and existing customers till March 2017, in a bid to attract more customers to its 4G telecom service amid stiff competition from incumbents.

(Reuters) - Industries said its unit Jio will extend its data service to all new and existing customers till March 2017, in a bid to attract more customers to its 4G telecom service amid stiff competition from incumbents.

Chairman Mukesh Ambani, India's richest man, said in a live feed on YouTube on Thursday that all its new customers from Dec. 4 onwards will get voice and data till March 31, 2017. The offer was earlier valid till Dec. 31.

He said Jio has already crossed 50 million customers in the three months since launch on Sept. 1.

The company also announced a rollout of Jio Money Merchant Solutions, a mobile payments application, for enabling digital payments for small merchants at their various point of transactions.

(Reporting by Promit Mukherjee; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Reliance Jio extends free data offer to March 2017

(Reuters) - Industries said its unit Jio will extend its data service to all new and existing customers till March 2017, in a bid to attract more customers to its 4G telecom service amid stiff competition from incumbents.

Chairman Mukesh Ambani, India's richest man, said in a live feed on YouTube on Thursday that all its new customers from Dec. 4 onwards will get voice and data till March 31, 2017. The offer was earlier valid till Dec. 31.

He said Jio has already crossed 50 million customers in the three months since launch on Sept. 1.

The company also announced a rollout of Jio Money Merchant Solutions, a mobile payments application, for enabling digital payments for small merchants at their various point of transactions.

(Reporting by Promit Mukherjee; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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