New Delhi, July 21: Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJIL), the telecom arm of Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries, has started work for rolling out 4G networks services in two telecom services of Assam and Northeast which encompasses seven states.
Reliance Jio executive, Tarun Jhunjhunwala, business head and state mentor has had a meeting with Assam's Chief Minister, Tarun Gogoi and briefed him about the company's plan to set the ball rolling with Assam.
In the first phase, RJIL will invest Rs 600 - 700 crore to setup the infrastructure and operations and later will be expanded. It's likely that Mukesh Ambani will meet Gogoi in the next few days to discuss the business further. Ambani expects that the venture to create of about 3000 jobs in the state.
RIL has already begun laying out optical fiber network and is installing about 800 mobile towers all over the state. The actual roll-out of the services is expected to be by April 2014.