Microsoft announced Monday a comprehensive long-term alliance with Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (Jio), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited.
“This is an exciting advancement that will accelerate India’s digital transformation and bring the latest technologies to millions of businesses across the country,” writes Anant Maheshwari, president of Microsoft India, on the Official Microsoft Blog.
The announcement was shared by Reliance chairman and managing director Mukesh D. Ambani as part of the Reliance Industries Annual General Meeting.
“Jio has transformed the communication and data landscape here in India, connecting more than 340 million people in the country with the power of affordable data,” writes Maheshwari.
“Microsoft has helped businesses revolutionize the global landscape of digital transformation with the worldview of intelligent cloud and intelligent edge. With a solid foundation of trust, we’re committed to accelerating the pace of innovation and delivering more value to every customer, be it large enterprises, SMBs, startups or consumers, and our partners.”