Reliance Jio set to enter into Indian MSO market
Reliance Jio Media, a subsidiary of Reliance Jio Infocomm, has applied for a pan-India cable MSO (multi-system operator) license. This will mark their entry in the in the Indian MSO market. It is said that they are set to receive a pan India MSO license in FY 2014-15 although it is yet to be confirmed.
The Mukesh Ambani led arm of Reliance Industries, is the only Indian company to have a pan-India Broadband Wireless Access spectrum that can be used for 4G services. Reliance Jio has plans to start 4G services across most of the telecom circles by March 2015. Reliance Industries has already announced that it will launch commercial 4G telecom services of Reliance Jio in 2015 calling for an investment of Rs. 70,000 crore.
All these services will help Reliance Jio to offer broadband services through wireless media, wireline media and cable TV media thereby focusing on all types of broadband services pan-India.