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How Jio Became the Darling of Silicon Valley

Why have Facebook and Google invested billions into an Indian telecom company?

Photo: Punit Paranjpe/Getty Images

Few international companies have generated the kind of fundraising frenzy that Jio Platforms has over the past few months. The telecom operator, which is a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, India’s most valuable company, launched its services less than four…

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Vedica Kant

Vedica Kant

Consultant | Historian of South Asia | Co-Editor of “Keeping Up With India”, a daily newsletter curating the most important Indian start-up news @vedicakant