Subscribers of Anil Ambani’s Reliance Communications Ltd may be able to use 4G services from January 2016, thanks to the sharing and ICR agreement with Reliance Jio.
As reported earlier, Mukesh Ambani's Dream project Relaince Jio is scheduled to launch its service by end of December 2015. After Jio launch Subscribers of Reliance Communications will be eligible to use Reliance Jio's 4G network and Reliance Jio Subscribers will be able to use RCom's 2G and 3G networks.
Though the two companies have said that they have sharing agreements in place, the exact details of these agreements have not yet been made public.
Without Anil Ambani's 2G and 3G network, it’s difficult for Reliance Jio to attract customers very quickly.
Reliance Communications, which recently announced the takeover of MTS, has plans to launch its own 4G network by June 2016. After launching own 4G network RCom may not need to use Reliance Jio's 4G network. RCom’s 4G network will offer superior indoor coverage in most places because of the spectrum that it will use compared to all other 4G networks in India.