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Reliance Jio is the world's largest mobile operator in data traffic

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 24-04-2024
Reliance Jio is the world's largest mobile operator in data traffic Science and Technology 4 min read

Reliance Jio, a telecommunications company in India, has achieved a significant milestone by becoming the world's largest mobile operator in data traffic, surpassing China

The company revealed its quarterly results, which showed that the total traffic on the Jio network has reached 40.9 Exabytes, marking a 35.2 percent year-on-year increase. 

Additionally, Jio has a wide subscriber base of 481.8 million, making it a strong player in the industry.

Reasons of growth

  • Jio has played a vital role in the growth of various sectors of the Indian economy. The Company has posted a robust financial and operating performance, which strengthened the national economy. 
  • In fact, Reliance became the first Indian company to cross the ₹100,000-crore threshold in pre-tax profits.
  • Jio has made significant progress in the telecommunication industry, where 2G has been replaced by 5G, and the number of smartphones and internet users has increased tremendously. 
  • The increasing numbers highlight the importance of digital connectivity in India. Jio's Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) services have played a significant role in contributing to the overall data traffic.
  • Jio has a substantial subscriber base of over 108 million True 5G customers, leading the 5G transformation in India. The company has upgraded the hitherto 2G users to smartphones and has been producing AI-driven solutions, proving its capability in strengthening the nation's digital infrastructure.
  • The world has been witnessing an unprecedented situation since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the globe. Among the many changes it brought, one of the most significant has been the enormous increase in annual data traffic, which has surged by 2.4 times in India. 
  • This surge has resulted in a massive rise in per capita monthly data usage, which has skyrocketed from 13.3 GB to 28.7 GB in just three years. This significant increase highlights the increasing dependency of the Indian population on digital connectivity.
  • In conclusion, Jio's initiatives across RIL's businesses have contributed significantly to the growth of various sectors of the Indian economy. The company has played a crucial role in strengthening the national economy while achieving multiple milestones.

About Jio

  • Jio is an Indian telecom company owned by Jio Platforms. 
  • It is headquartered in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra and provides 5G, 4G, and 4G+ services across all 22 telecom circles in India. 
  • Jio is currently working on developing 6G services. 
  • The founder of Jio is Mukesh Ambani.

Chairman: Akash Ambani


Answer: China

Answer: Jio

Answer: Mukesh Ambani
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