NEW DELHI: Aiming to strengthen its presence in the multi system operator (MSO) segment, Mukesh-Ambani led Reliance Jio has appointed former Den Network CEO SN Sharma with effect from February 23.
Reliance Jio is currently awaiting approvals for the pan-India MSO licence. It had applied for a cable television multi system operator (MSO) license last month as part of its step to enter the broadcast distribution sector.
Media reports said quoting Sharma: “Yes, I have joined Reliance Jio.” Sharma will be reporting to Reliance Jio CEO K. Jayaraman and has joined office starting 23 February.
Having over 20 years of experience in electronic media industry, Sharma is credited with creating one of the biggest MSO network, Den Networks.
At Reliance Jio, he will be responsible for day to day operations of Reliance Jio and will be an integral part of the top management.
Reliance Jio has plans to start 4G services across most of the telecom circles by March 2015.