Ambani made the statement in his acceptance speech at an awards function in London on Thursday night.
Since the idea first cropped up, Reliance Industries, which owns and operates the world’s largest single location refinery complex at Jamnagar in Gujarat, has spent more than $31 billion to break into India’s mobile-phone market.
Reliance Jio is also gearing up for newer data-heavy services that can connect homes, businesses, and cars to the internet.
With abundant youthful talent, Ambani said India is poised to become the third largest economy in the world by 2028 -- within just a single decade.
“The idea of Jio was first seeded by my daughter, Isha, in 2011.
She wanted to submit some coursework, and she said, ‘Dad, the internet in our house sucks’,” he recalled.
“Isha and Akash belong to India’s young generation that is far more creative, far more ambitious and far more impatient to become the best in the world. »