New Delhi: Reliance Retail and Reliance Jio Infocomm on Tuesday announced launch of mobile messaging app Whatsapp on JioPhone, Reliance retail. "We will be providing Whatsapp, the most used chat application in the world, on all JioPhones starting today. Jio wants to thank the Facebook and WhatsApp team for making this happen," Akash Ambani, Director, Reliance Retail and Reliance Jio Infocomm, said.
Akash said, JioPhone users spend more time using the internet and applications than even smartphone users. JioPhone users can already access apps like JioTV, JioCinema, JioMusic, JioChat, Google Maps and Facebook. Whatsapp built a new version of its private messaging app for JioPhone, running the Jio-KaiOS, Reliance said. A joint statement by Reliance Retail and Whatsapp on Monday said that the mobile messaging app will be available across all JioPhone by September 20.