Jio’s confidence written a severe letter to the TRAI telecommunications regulator against its rivals Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea. Reliance Jio said in the letter to TRAI that rivals are vicious campaigns against it, spreading rumors that they will benefit from Farm Bills.
Jio, in his letter sent to TRAI on December 11, said that many requests to leave the port have come, where customers cite this as the only reason for leaving Jio. Customers have no complaints or other issues related to Jio services. Jio said that these companies continue to remain directly indirectly involved in supporting and promoting the resulting notions, as well as false and frivolous rumors that Reliance is an unwarranted beneficiary of agricultural laws. This, says Reliance, is unethical.
Jio’s letter further added that rivals ’employees and retailers claim that if people leave Jio in their networks, they will help the farmers’ cause. He said: “We claim that Airtel and Vi remain unchanged in pursuit, this vicious and divisive campaign through its employees, agents and retailers. They incite the public by making absurd claims that the migration of Jio mobile phone numbers to their network would be an act in support of farmers’ protests. “
Jio’s rival tokens seen on protest sites
The netizens distributed the Airtel kiosk to the protest site, where the porting was done for free. Some photos of people burning Jio SIMs were posted on social platforms.
People are boycotting Jio for the farmers’ protest
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Airtel’s response to the allegations
In the letter to TRAI, Airtel rejected the allegations. “Despite being challenged by some competitors we know will make every effort to make unfounded allegations, to adopt intimidating tactics and to use intimidating behaviors, we have always conducted our business with character and transparency, which of which we are deeply proud and known… Therefore, the current complaint deserves to be rejected and thrown away with the contempt it deserves. It tastes weak and is stingy to say the least. “
The Economic Times said in its report that the letter was sent after more than 50,000 farmers supported a national boycott of Reliance products, which includes SIM connections and Jio phones. By the end of September, Jio had 406 million subscribers, followed by Airtel with 294 million and Vi with 272 million.