Jio Platforms has also attracted over $20 billion in investment from high-profile firms including Facebook and Google in recent months. “India is the second largest telecom market and the largest data consumer, globally. With 1. 2 billion Indians accessing voice and data services at the world’s lowest tariffs across 500,000 villages, the ubiquitous wireless network in India is unmatched for its reach and impact in people’s lives,” said Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman of Aditya Birla Group and Vodafone Idea, at the conference today. “With our new brand — Vi, we stand committed to partner with government to accelerate India’s progression towards a digital economy, enabling millions of citizens to connect to the digital revolution and build a better tomorrow.
Vodafone Idea, one of the largest telecom operators in India, has rebranded as ‘Vi’ as it looks to better leverage the unified venture between British telecom giant Vodafone Group’s India business and billionaire Kumar Mangalam Birla’s Idea Cellular two years after they merged in the country. “As the integration of two businesses is now complete, it’s time for a fresh start.
Indian telecom giant Vodafone Idea rebrands as ‘Vi’ https://t.co/kpcg4HnUJ6— TechCrunch (@TechCrunch) September 7, 2020