Reliance Jio launches instant messaging application

Reliance Jio Infocomm

New Delhi, April 9 : Reliance Jio Infocomm, the telecom firm of the Mukesh Ambani-led group, has launched its instant messaging application on iOS and Android mobile phones, which went live on April 7, according to sources.

The application, Jio Chat, is similar to other chat applications like WhatsApp, Line, Hike and Wechat.

The Jio Chat description in the Google play store says it connects for free across any mobile data connection or WiFi, “no matter where in the world you are”.

Along with “voice, video, conferencing, messaging, instant video, sticker, doodles, and emoticons” facilities, the application also offers location-sharing and status-sharing.