Reliance Jio, Uber forge strategic partnership
RELIANCE Jio on Monday announced a strategic partnership with cab aggregator Uber, which will start with allowing users to pay for their rides through a prepaid wallet launched by the telco’s parent company, Reliance Industries. The users of JioMoney, the wallet offered by Reliance Payment Solutions, will soon be able to request and pay for Uber rides from Within the JioMoney app, it said in a statement. Uber’s newly inducted Chief Business Officer for India, Madhu Kannan said the partnership would “unlock synergies across two of the largest user bases in India”. JioMoney and Uber would offer exclusive incentives to every user paying for Uber rides through JioMoney, it said.