Jio Chat all set to compete with the likes of WhatsApp, Viber; forays into nine global markets

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Jio Chat, the instant messaging app from Reliance Jio which will compete with the likes of WhatsApp, Snapchat, Viber, has entered into nine global markets, including India.

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The app is now available for customers in Canada, United States of America (USA), United Kingdom (UK), United Arab Emirates (UAE), South Africa, Singapore, Australia and China. One can download and access this application through any internet enabled smartphone (currently available on iOS and Google Playstore) over any data network.

A spokesperson from Jio Chat said, “We are excited to launch our services in eight new countries as it will help in boosting our international presence and will also let our customers based in India connect seamlessly with their loved ones abroad.”

The app offers HD quality video, audio conferencing, file sharing, photo/video sharing options, media share, location share, pictures/video share, status share, among others.

Talking about Reliance Jio, it has 2300MHz spectrum across the country and 800MHz or 1800MHz or both in 20 out of total 22 circles in the country. It plans to use this spectrum to provide 4G services using LTE in the near future.

Jio has created a legacy free, next-generation voice and broadband network which can be upgraded even to 5G and beyond. It will be the only company in the world providing next generation digital services over an end-to-end all-IP network.

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Having over six years of experience in business journalism, Krishna has a knack for writing on telecom and IT. She believes that tryst with technology is the best thing that has ever happened to mankind. Krishna is a telecom analyst

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