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Reliance AGM 2020

At the Reliance AGM 2020, Jio TV+, a new content curtation platform for Jio set-top box customers, was announced. The new platform will offer a single sign-in for 12 global OTT platforms easing the discovery of content on OTT platforms. Jio will add a new voice search option on the platform. It will search for content based on movie actors, directors, producers, even mood.  

The biggest feature on the JioTV+ is the sign-in support for 12 OTT apps  Lionsgate Play, JioCinema, Shemaroo,  Netflix, Prime Video, JioCinema, Shemaroo, JioSaavn, Lionsgate Play, J, YouTube, and Eros Now, Disney+ Hotstar,  Voot, Sony LIV, Zee5. 

Jio TV+ will offer a majority of Live TV Channels along with host interactive features for users to participate. Users can participate in a live poll to vote for their favorite contestant of TV shows

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Later results will display on the screen in real-time with a comparison of all votes in percentage.  “We believe that interactivity on the TV or two-way communication is the future of consumption,” said Akash Ambani.

Mukhesh Ambani announced during the Reliance AGM 2020 event that Jio was developing a complete homegrown5G solution that is ready to test as soon as the spectrum is available. He said that this 5G will be readily available for trails once the spectrum is made available and ready for deployment in 2021.

Jio 5G solution is made from scratch in India. This will enable the Jio platform to launch a “world-class 5G service in India” completely developed under made in India.

He further added in the Reliance AGM 2020 that Jio 5g was developed by Indian engineers and is dedicated to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Atmanirbhar Bharat” vision.

Mukesh Ambani during the agm

During the, shared a roadmap for deployment of Jio 5G, at first, the company will test service once the 5G spectrum is available in the country. The company is in plans to export the 5G technology to other telecom operators abroad.

“Using these technologies, we can create compelling solutions across multiple industry verticals like media, financial services, new commerce, education, healthcare, agriculture, smart cities, smart manufacturing & smart mobility,” Ambani noted.

The main Reliance AGM 2020 highlight of the event is Jio’s new deal of Rs 33,737 crores with Google for a stake of 7.7 percent. This new development comes days after the company signed its 13th deal with 5G giant Qualcomm for Rs 730 crores.

This new investment by Google is the part of its recently announced India Digitisation Fund worth Rs. 75,000 crores.

jio digital during the agm

Now Jio has raised a total of Rs 1,52,056 crores by selling a stake of 32.94 percent to 14 foreign investment giants from Saudi to prominent private equity companies in the USA.

Jio and Google together will now develop an Android-based operating system along with an entry-level Android smartphone with Google Play store on it. 

“Getting technology into the hands of more people, it’s a big part of Google’s mission to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and usable,” Google CEO Sundar Pichai said in a guest appearance on Reliance AGM 2020.

jio meet video app during the agm
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Mukesh Ambani during the Reliance AGM 2020 event said that India’s first cloud-based video conferencing app launch by Reliance Jio platforms ‘JioMeet’ has crossed 5 million downloads since the launch.

Mukesh Ambani during the AGM 2020 event said that India’s first cloud-based video conferencing app launch by Reliance ‘JioMeet’ has crossed 5 million downloads since the launch.

JioMeet which is available on Android,  Windows, web faced criticism due to the interface look similar to that of Zoom. The company claims that JioMeet supports HD audio and video calling and have a capacity of 100 participants along with features like screen sharing, meeting schedule, and many more.

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