Vijayawada, 10th January 2016: The Jio Amaravati Marathon today drew thousands of professionals and fitness enthusiasts together and proved to be the perfect hotspot for Jio to begin its digital journey as the lead sponsor of the much talked about sports event – “Jio Amaravati Marathon 2016”.
The half marathon, 10 KM run and 5 KM run were flagged off from the Indira Gandhi Municipal Stadium by Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu, DGP JV Ramudu and others.
At the same event, Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL), announced the launch of ‘Jionet’ High Speed Wi-Fi service which is now available at MG Road in Vijayawada. This service was inaugurated by Honourable Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Shri N Chandrababu Naiduwho is credited with technology-driven policies and development agenda.
From today, people visiting MG Road in Vijayawada will be able to use internet through ‘Jionet’ WiFi network. Currently, Jio is providing this service as complimentary. This service was presented as the special gift from the beloved Chief Minister to the citizens of Vijayawada on the auspicious occasion of Sankranthi.
Commenting on the event, Shri KS Venugopal, Regional Head- South, Reliance Jio said, “We are proud to be associated with Andhra Pradesh (AP) government’s vision of Digital AP. The people of AP will be able to experience the digital ecosystem that Jio is building. Jio is motivated to end the digital divide by bringing cutting edge (true 4G) technology to people from all sections of the society, to enrich and empower lives.”
At Jio Amaravati Marathon, Jio also showcased its Digital Healthcare solution to all the participants and visitors. People visiting the demo stall underwent height, weight and body Mass Index (BMI) checks. After this, walk-ins also experienced High Definition Video Consultation on Jio Chat basis their BMI and got Dietary consultation followed by demonstration of Doctor’s Consultation Fees Transfer via Jio Money. Post consultation, visitors experienced the Jio Health Hub Application- a one stop solution to any and every Medical records storage of self and family members.
This occasion also served as the first platform to showcase LYF devices, equipped with cutting edge VoLTE technology, which brings home the true 4G experience for one and all.
Apart from this, Jio Chat the recently launched instant messaging app had introduced localised stickers created by renowned cartoonist & illustrator Neelabh Banerjee. These stickers brought out the cultural ethos of Amaravati, the new capital of Andhra Pradesh and are symbolic to the city.
About Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited:
Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), India’s largest private sector company and the first telecom operator to hold pan India Unified License. RJIL is setting up an entire digital ecosystem with stated goal is to break the digital divide between ‘India’ and ‘Bharat’ and propel India into global leadership in digital economy. The ecosystem consists of Pan-India high speed data network, specially designed devices to run on this network, a wide variety of app — from news, entertainment, payment, business, healthcare and education – and rich content.RJIL has created a legacy free, next-generation voice and broadband network which can be seamlessly upgraded even to 5G and beyond. It will be the only company in the world providing next generation digital services over an end-to-end all-IP network.