A spectator holds a branded t-shirt during a roadshow for Facebook's WhatsApp messaging service and Reliance Jio Infocomm’s wireless network in Pune, India. Photo: Bloombeg
A spectator holds a branded t-shirt during a roadshow for Facebook's WhatsApp messaging service and Reliance Jio Infocomm’s wireless network in Pune, India. Photo: Bloombeg

How Facebook is boosting its fortunes with cheap ‘WhatsApp phones’ in rural India

Both companies laying foundation on which mobile business such as e-commerce, digital payments and food delivery can be built on

Topic |   Mobile messaging
A spectator holds a branded t-shirt during a roadshow for Facebook's WhatsApp messaging service and Reliance Jio Infocomm’s wireless network in Pune, India. Photo: Bloombeg
A spectator holds a branded t-shirt during a roadshow for Facebook's WhatsApp messaging service and Reliance Jio Infocomm’s wireless network in Pune, India. Photo: Bloombeg
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