Who would have thought that the largest transactions in India will take place in the difficult times of coronavirus? Big Deal is talking about the mega fundraising spree by Jio Platforms.
Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has sold 21 percent stake in Jio Platforms for about Rs 98,000 crore. There has been a frenzy among investors to get a piece of the digital firm. The series of investments has the potential to change the paradigm of the telecom sector and the thrust given to the digital revolution in the country.
CNBC-TV18’s Nisha Poddar caught up with Sanjay Raina, telecom and digital consultant, Pankaj Naik, co-head of digital and tech at Avendus Capital and Vivek Couto, executive director at Media Partners Asia to understand the future of the telecom industry in the country.Disclaimer: RIL, the promoter of Reliance Jio, also controls Network18, the parent company of CNBCTV18.com.