Jio imports over 4 lac sim cards from China in Jan 2016

In the first week of 2016 itself the operator has imported 4,35,000 new sims from China at a cost of Rs. 93,92,846 which comes up to Rs.22 per sim in accordance with the data published by an import tracking website,

Import Data and Price of jio Zauba

These are 3 in 1 SIM cards which can be used as Mini, Micro or Nano sim card as per the requirement of the 4G handset. China is the supplier for sim cards while France and Germany are suppliers for the network equipments.

Delhi Air Cargo accounted for 60% of imports followed by Bombay Air Cargo and Bangalore Air Cargo which account for 39.9% and 0.1% of imports respectively.

Import Analysis and trends of of jio Zauba

The import of equipment including SIM cards reduced from October to November to December 2015 before peaking again in January 2016. The import of sim cards in bulk is suggestive of the nearing of commercial launch date. Jio may roll out services in a phased manner covering Metros first and later expanding its Pan India footprint.

Inputs: Chirpy Cow

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January 9, 2016 12:03 am 12:03 AM

Can anybody help me know from where can i know the upcoming BTS / coverage of Tata Docomo , BSNL and RCOM in Gujarat circle.??? Please do help. Thanks

January 8, 2016 1:31 am 1:31 AM

Make in India is funny slogan, cannot manufacture sim only big big slogans. Where is that Vodafone is British company stop using Vodafone spammer.

January 10, 2016 7:29 pm 7:29 PM

You can set up manufacturing unit in over night .

January 7, 2016 7:36 pm 7:36 PM

Got sms from Vodafone that they’ll launching its 4G services in Delhi soon…. Great Move….