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Reliance Jio Launches AI Based Platform – JioInteract

Jio launches AI-based JioInteract brand engagement platform

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Reliance Jio Infocomm on Thursday announced the launch of JioInteract, a unique Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based brand engagement platform.

“The first of many services to be launched on this platform is the Live Video Call that features India’s favourite celebrities. To kick-start, Jio has on-boarded none other than Bollywood’s biggest star, Amitabh Bachchan, who will promote his upcoming comedy-drama film ‘102 Not Out’ in the most innovative way,” a company statement said here.

With Jio’s over 186 million subscriber base and another 150 million smartphone users, the sattement said: “JioInteract is poised to become the largest platform for movie-promotion and brand engagement. Over the next few weeks, Jio will introduce services such as video call centres, video catalogue, and virtual showrooms to the forefront redefining customer experience.”

Such use of artificial intelligence is a first across the world and will reposition the way brands and customers think of engagement, the company claimed.

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Reliance Jio (Wikimedia Commons)

JioInteract’s first service “Live Video Call” will allow all Jio and other smartphone subscribers to make a video call with superstar, Amitabh Bachchan anytime during the day, starting on May 4, 2018.

Users can ask questions related to his upcoming comedy drama film, 102 Not Out and even book their movie tickets in real-time through the ticketing-partner BookMyShow.

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“This unique and innovative service uses a powerful artificial intelligence based platform to listen to user questions and respond to them in the most appropriate way. In addition, the platform has a unique auto-learning feature that helps improve the answering accuracy,” the statement said.

It also said: “Positioned as VCBaaS (Video Call Bot as a Service), JioInteract with its full scale multimedia capabilities attempts to democratise Artificial Intelligence & Video Call technologies in a simplified way for effective brand engagement. This technology has wide scale applications across B2C space. Using it, Jio is also tapping developer ecosystem to create innovative applications like virtual showrooms, product demonstrations, ordering cart for e-commerce, etc.”  (IANS)

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Jio Announces new ‘All-In-One’ Plans which Include Free IUC Minutes

While the one-month pack would cost a user Rs 222, the two-month plan comes at Rs 333 and the three month plan would set you back by Rs 444

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While the one-month pack of Jio would cost a user Rs 222, the two-month plan comes at Rs 333 and the three month plan would set you back by Rs 444. Pixabay

Reliance Jio on Monday announced new “all-in-one” plans which are marginally cheaper than its existing prepaid plans and also include Interconnect usage charges for 1,000 minutes of outgoing calls.

While the one-month pack would cost a user Rs 222, the two-month plan comes at Rs 333 and the three month plan would set you back by Rs 444.

“When compared to Jio’s existing 2GB/per day plan, the three-month 2GB per day pack will now cost only Rs 444 instead of Rs 448 with additional 1,000 minutes of offnet IUC minutes which would have come at nearly Rs 80 separately,” Reliance Jio said in a statement.

Similarly, the two-month plan will now cost Rs 333 against the earlier cost of Rs 396 with additional 1,000 minutes outgoing calls which would cost Rs 80 separately with IUC charges.

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The three-month 2GB per day pack of Jio will now cost only Rs 444 instead of Rs 448 with additional 1,000 minutes of offnet IUC minutes which would have come at nearly Rs 80 separately. Pixabay

As in the other new plans, the monthly plan also includes IUC charges worth Rs 80. But the cost of the monthly plan has gone up to Rs 222 from Rs 198.

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“The new plans are the cheapest in the market. They are 20-50 per cent cheaper than existing competition plans,” Reliance Jio said. (IANS)