Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries plans to conquer the Indian smartphone market with an affordable Google-powered device. Photo: AP Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries plans to conquer the Indian smartphone market with an affordable Google-powered device. Photo: AP
Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries plans to conquer the Indian smartphone market with an affordable Google-powered device. Photo: AP
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Google’s smartphone tie-up with Indian billionaire Ambani faces supply chain constraints and culture clashes

  • Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries is targeting a much smaller launch of a locally assembled Google smartphone than the hundreds of millions of units it wanted
  • Supply chain constraints have hit production and Reliance’s top-down operating model has clashed with Google’s more self-directed engineers

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Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries plans to conquer the Indian smartphone market with an affordable Google-powered device. Photo: AP Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries plans to conquer the Indian smartphone market with an affordable Google-powered device. Photo: AP
Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries plans to conquer the Indian smartphone market with an affordable Google-powered device. Photo: AP
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