RCOM will offer the service at 50 paise per MB of usage the application download and use by itself will be free of cost.
GetJar will also enable RCOM to offer its Apps Store to a large bandwidth of mobile handsets across multiple brands and not remain restricted to a few high-end smartphones.
Reliance Communications customers will have access to thousands of applications ranging from games, social networking, sports, entertainment and productivity applications. Popular apps such as Facebook Mobile, Yahoo!, Fandango and eBuddy can be easily downloaded to over 2300 handsets across all major platforms.
“We wanted to partner with the largest, most experienced, “open” application catalog provider to address virtually any device being used by our customers,” said Mr. Anil Pande, Head – VAS, Reliance Communications, “Our partnership with GetJar means that all Reliance Communications customers will instantly have access to thousands of applications ranging from games, shopping and lifestyle applications to sports, entertainment and productivity applications.”
Following the alliance with GetJar, Reliance Communications joins a list of leading global companies using GetJar’s flexible, open app store approach including Sprint, Sony Ericsson, 3UK, The Carphone Warehouse and Virgin Mobile France.