JioMeet And Airtel's Video App, India's Response To Zoom

JioMeet is a HD video conferencing app for mobile, tablet, desktop and browser. There are reports of Airtel also coming up with its video application.
Sshradha Sinngh
By: Sshradha Sinngh Updated: Jul 06, 2020 13:53 IST
JioMeet And Airtel's Video App, India's Response To Zoom
JioMeet And Airtels Video App, India's Response To Zoom

With the recent ban on 59 Chinese Apps there are many start-ups springing up with innovative solutions as alternatives to these banned Chinese Apps. India's Reliance Jio takes on Zoom with its JioMeet video conferencing tool. This video conferencing tool comes as India's response to the Zoom app from India's richest man.

JioMeet was launched on Thursday 2nd July and its first look is very close to Zoom. JioMeet offers HD video conferencing capability that supports as many as 100 participants without any time limitation of the call duration. Which means JioMeet calls can be as long as for 24hours long.

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JioMeet First Look
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As on date Jio platform is known to offer free services for years and JioMeet also comes as a free service with no current plans of adding a paid version to it.

Jio is one of the top telecom operators of India with about 400 million customers and they operate in many other functions as well like- Music, Movies, Live Streaming, JioCinema, JioTV and more such services.

Reliance shares nailed a new record after its recent JioMeet app launch. Mukesh Ambani's on Friday said it has secured Rs 1,894.50 crore from Intel Capital, adding to its batch of investments since April crossing Rs 1.17 lakh crore.

JioMeet Features:

  • Enterprise Grade for Host controls
  • Password Protection
  • Multi-device login support
  • Screen share
  • Safe driving mode – when driving or traveling
  • Waiting room – where participants ask for permission to enter

Airtel will soon be seen launch its video conferencing app with major focus on data security and authentication. This video app will be first available only for companies and then basis the demand and usage Airtel will extend it to individuals as well. Airtel will prioritise localisation and security looking at so much concern regarding cyber security threats and data breach.

Zoom has seen fierce competition since its launch from the likes – Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, Skype, Cisco Webex, Facebook messenger and others.

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