Analysys Mason Podcast

Facebook’s investment in Jio Platforms is likely to pave the way for a super app in the mould of WeChat

June 4, 2020

In late April 2020, Facebook announced its intention to invest INR435.74 billion (USD5.7 billion) for a 9.99% stake in Jio Platforms (the parent company to Reliance Jio, India's leading mobile operator) and, in a related move, to link up WhatsApp and JioMart (Reliance Industries’s click-and-collect e-grocery platform).

In this podcast, Analyst, Inigo Barker discusses Facebook's investment in Jio Platforms and the ramifications of the deal on India's telecoms and digital sectors.

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