The Indian biggest telecom operator Relience Jio has launched a video conferencing app called JioMeet, that will take on the likes of Zoom, Google Meet and Microsoft Teams. The JIOMeet app has been available for beta users for over a month now and has finally been available on PlayStore and AppStore. It can also be available for Windows so users can download from Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. The Coronavirus pandemic and lockdown across the world have increase the usage of video conferencing apps. Zoom is one of the most popular platforms of video conferencing.
The JioMeet app allows users to set up a conference call with up to 100 participants with enterprise-grade host controls. The app offers similar features such as Zoom, including the ability for users to join a meeting without having any sign in. Users can simply join the conference with ‘Meeting ID’ or ‘Personal Link’. JioMeet allows users to host or join an unlimited numbers of calls. Unlike Zoom offer limited duration of calls with three or more users to 40 minutes. The company has said that it’s calls can last even for up to 24 hours.
Intel capital invest Rs. 1,894.50 crore to Indian largest telecom company ‘Reliance Jio’
Intel investment arm will pay Rs. 1,894.50 crore to Reliance Industries ‘Jio’. Relience has now sold just over a quater of Jio platforms, like its telecoms venture Jio Infocomm, and its music and movie apps rising Rs. 1,17,588.45 crore from investors including KKR and Facebook. Th deal highlight Jio platforms potential to become No.1 in India digital economy. The Reliance Jio has already decimated several rivals like its e-commerce site AJio store is the rival of Amazon and Flipkart. Jio platforms is also working on security systems and smart homes symstem. The sale of the 0.39 percent stake for Rs. 1,894.50 crore gives Jio Platforms an enterprise value of Rs. 5.16 lakh crore.