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TMCNet:  WIT Software Announces Reliance Jio has been using WIT's Communication Suite for the World's Largest RCS Deployment

[April 10, 2017]

WIT Software Announces Reliance Jio has been using WIT's Communication Suite for the World's Largest RCS Deployment

WIT Software, a leading provider of rich and unified communications for Mobile Operators, is proud to announce that Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd ("Jio") achieved a record as the world's largest deployment of Rich Communication Services (RCS) using the WIT Communications Suite as a foundation for the "Jio4GVoice" service.

Currently the Jio4GVoice service, a key part of the highly successful new 4G network that was launched by Reliance Jio in India in September 2016, is the largest and fastest growing RCS community in the world. Within 170 days from the commencement of operations, Jio4GVoice surpassed 100 million subscribers, creating a world record. It has grown faster than Facebook (News - Alert), WhatsApp and Skype to reach 100 million subscribers.

Jio4GVoice allows subscribers to become a Jio customer, without the need to buy a new device. After obtaining their Jio SIM, subscribers are able to download the Jio4GVoice App from the Google Play store. Jio subscribers can make nd receive voice and video calls seamlessly on the Jio network, without the requirement of an LTE (News - Alert)-enabled device, and bene?t from the high call quality that the Jio network brings.

Jio4GVoice users also bene?t from the enhanced IP messaging features, such as chat, group chat, ?le transfer, location share and stickers, in addition to the enriched calling features. These capabilities are compatible with the latest RCS speci?cations.

Jio4GVoice is based on the WIT Communication Suite, an innovative platform allowing mobile operators to create, launch and evolve new IP communications services, combining voice, video and messaging through downloadable apps for Android (News - Alert) and iPhone smartphones and across PC, Web and TV end-points.

Luis Silva, CEO of WIT Software, said, "WIT is very proud to have been working with Reliance Jio for the last two years, and we are thrilled with the huge success of the Jio services. The rate of growth of subscribers of the Jio4GVoice service that we have seen in the ?rst ?ve months is remarkable and a testament to the innovative service that Jio is providing to the Indian market. We are excited by the ambition and pace of the Jio evolution, and we look forward to future service extensions and new service launches to enrich the Jio proposition even further."

Mathew Oommen, President of Network-Global Strategy and Service Development of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd, said, "We chose to work with WIT for their breadth of experience around RCS as a foundation, and we are delighted with the technical excellence of their delivery and the commitment of the WIT team supporting the Jio launch".

About WIT Software S.A.

WIT Software S.A. is a well-established software house that specializes in products and solutions for advanced mobile communications, with extensive expertise in solutions relating to RCS, intelligent conversational Bots, Voice over Wi-Fi, IMS Applications and IPTV (News - Alert). Located in Portugal and the UK, the company has over 300 full-time employees and a blue-chip industry client base.


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