Reliance Jio's official website is now live with an option to “register interest” and currently accepts details including name of the user, email id, phone number, state and city. On signing up for the service, the website said that it would "get back shortly". Note that the company has not issued an official statement yet, and when asked for one, the company said "no comments". The Jio website lists a number of apps available once a user signs up on the network including 11 mobile apps: MyJio, JioChat, JioPlay, JioOnDemand, JioBeats, JioMaags, JioXpressNews, JioDrive, JioJoin, JiMoney, and JioSecurity. The ‘My Jio’ app provides a unique “Jio ID” which allows a user can check for balance, validity, data/voice plans information, and other usage details. Also read: JioMoney wallet launched; dormant accounts maybe charged maintenance fee Voice and Video calls Another highlight is the JioJoin app which claims to provide voice calls to any phone number or landline and video calls using WiFi or mobile internet for users who do not have an LTE enabled smartphone. Note that Jio explicitly uses LTE connectivity to make Jio-to-Jio calls only, due to current regulations in the industry. A DoT amendment in April is set to change that by allowing VoIP & VoLTE (Voice over LTE) users to make and receive calls to and from any non-IP based networks and vice-versa. The new regulations will soon allow Reliance Jio users who depend on VoLTE standard will be able to call subscribers of non-VoLTE networks, and vice-versa. Commercial…
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