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Reliance Industries (RIL) to Bring Tiffany & Company to India

Commenting on the partnership, Tiffany's Executive Vice President of Sales, Philippe Galtie, said: "As a global luxury jeweller with stores in many of the world's most important cities

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Tiffany in a statement said that it wants to open stores in Delhi in the second half of the financial year 2019-20, and in Mumbai during the second half of the next fiscal. Pixabay

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries (RIL) is set to bring Tiffany & Company to India, as RIL-arm Reliance Brands and Tiffany have announced a joint venture to open stores of the US-based luxury jeweller in the country.

Tiffany in a statement said that it wants to open stores in Delhi in the second half of the financial year 2019-20, and in Mumbai during the second half of the next fiscal.

Commenting on the partnership, Tiffany’s Executive Vice President of Sales, Philippe Galtie, said: “As a global luxury jeweller with stores in many of the world’s most important cities, Tiffany’s emergence in the Indian commerce centers with their growing luxury consumer presents a unique opportunity.”

Tiffany & Co, which was founded in 1837 by Charles Lewis Tiffany in New York City, has over 320 stores in more than 25 countries across the world.

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Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries (RIL) is set to bring Tiffany & Company to India, as RIL-arm Reliance Brands and Tiffany have announced a joint venture to open stores . Pixabay

Darshan Mehta, President and CEO of Reliance Brands, said: “Tiffany needs no introduction in India, it is iconic and timeless. We look forward to bringing Tiffany’s renowned jewellery collections and superlative collections to India.”

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The tie-up comes as another major development for the company after Reliance Brands acquired the iconic British toy retailer Hamleys in July for a cash consideration of 67.96 million pound sterling. (IANS)

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Reliance Jio Introduces Voice and Video Calling Over Wi-Fi Service

Jio launches voice & video Wifi calling

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Reliance Jio announced the availability of nation-wide Voice and Video over Wi-Fi service. Pixabay

Taking on Airtel, Reliance Jio on Wednesday announced the availability of nation-wide Voice and Video over Wi-Fi service which will work on any Wi-Fi, anywhere in India and supports over 150 handset models.

The service makes crystal-clear voice and video calls through Wi-Fi at no additional cost.

“To further reinforce its customer-obsession and offer the best products and experience to its consumers, Jio today announced the launch of nation-wide Voice and Video over Wi-Fi service. Jio has been testing this service over the past few months, to provide a robust experience to every customer at launch,” the company said.

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The service makes crystal-clear voice and video calls through Wi-Fi at no additional cost. Pixabay

The key differentiators that come with Jio Wi-Fi Calling are, Jio said, are that customers can use any Wi-Fi network for Jio Wi-Fi-calling and the voice and video calls will seamlessly switch-over between VoLTE and Wi-Fi to provide an enhanced voice/video-calling experience.

“Jio Wi-Fi calling works on the largest ecosystem of handsets. Jio customers can also make Video over Wi-Fi calls And all of this comes at no additional cost!” it said.

On the launch of this service, Jio Director Akash Ambani said: “At Jio, we are constantly innovating to enhance customer experience or solve their problems. At this juncture, when an average Jio consumer uses over 900 minutes of voice calls every month, and at a growing base of consumers, the launch of Jio Wi-Fi Calling will further enhance every Jio consumer’s voice-calling experience, which is already a benchmark for the industry with India’s-first all VoLTE network.”

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To enable Jio Wi-Fi Calling, a step-by-step guide has been made available on Jio.com/wificalling and Jio Wi-Fi Calling will be enabled pan-India between January 7 and 16, 2020, it said. (IANS)