Jio’s market strategy made full use of Modi’s nationalist economic policies, but was also able to leverage the Western boycott of Huawei to its advantage. Photo: AFP
Jio’s market strategy made full use of Modi’s nationalist economic policies, but was also able to leverage the Western boycott of Huawei to its advantage. Photo: AFP
Yogesh Joshi
Opinion

Opinion

Yogesh Joshi

With Huawei all but banished from India, can Mukesh Ambani’s Jio deliver on Modi’s 5G ambitions?

  • China-India border tensions have led New Delhi to look for alternatives to the Chinese telco, and Jio, run by India’s richest man, has stepped in
  • If Jio succeeds, it could contest Huawei’s efforts to export 5G to developing economies worldwide, opening up a new area of Sino-Indian competition

Jio’s market strategy made full use of Modi’s nationalist economic policies, but was also able to leverage the Western boycott of Huawei to its advantage. Photo: AFP
Jio’s market strategy made full use of Modi’s nationalist economic policies, but was also able to leverage the Western boycott of Huawei to its advantage. Photo: AFP
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