Time has come to create 2G free India, the government should take steps soon: Mukesh Ambani

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Twenty-five years ago today, on the occasion of the launch of the first mobile call in the country, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani said that now 2G in a virtual event organized by the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) called "Digital Flight of the Country". The time has come for the mobile service to farewell.


He said that when the world is standing at the door of 5G, then more than 300 million people in the country are trapped in 2G and are using 2G feature phones. Necessary policy steps need to be taken immediately on this issue. Ambani said that in the midst of lockdown, mobile has emerged as an essential part of life and has become a medium to empower people.


Referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dream of "Ease of Living", Ambani said that digital mobility is making this dream come true. Jio is committed to making its full contribution to the progress of the Prime Minister's Digital India Mission.


Speaking about Jio's contribution to the digital economy, Ambani said, "The digital platform will provide an advanced platform for our millions of farmers, small traders, consumers, small and medium enterprises, students, teachers, healthcare workers." This will also create new and attractive employment and livelihood opportunities for our talented youth.

It is worth noting that recently, 13 reputed technology companies in the world have invested in Jio platforms. Jio has added close to 40 crore subscribers in the first four years of its launch. On this achievement, Ambani said that in less than four years, we have given the fruits of the digital revolution to mobile consumers.

Recently, Ambani gave 7.73 percent equity in Reliance's 43rd AGM on July 15 to social media giant Google's Jio Platforms for Rs 33,737 crore, along with making the Indian telecom sector 2G free and offloading 4G and 5G cheap smartphone phones Were also announced.