Reliance Jio Crosses 300 Million Subscribers Mark As It Marches Towards Its 500 Million Customer Goal

Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani at a Jio event. (

Marching towards its ambitious target of serving 500 million subscribers, telecom major Reliance Jio (RJio) has crossed the 300 million subscribers mark in two-and-a-half years of its operations, reports Business Standard.

In its television commercials too during the ongoing IPL season, Jio is shown 'Celebrating 300 million users'. The unprecedented growth and achievement come after Jio had already become the fastest telecom company in the world to achieve 100 million subscribers in just 170 days of starting operations.

Meanwhile, Sunil Mittal-led Bharti Airtel took more than 19 years to breach the 300 million subscribers mark. Furthering with its aggressive pricing and offerings to the users, Jio aspires to become the biggest Indian telecom company in terms of the number of customers being served.


In its regulatory filings, Bharti Airtel reported having 340.2 million subscribers on its network in December 2018 and 340.3 million subscribers at the end of January 2019.

On the other hand, market leader, merged entity of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular, Vodafone Idea serves more than 400 million subscribers.

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