India: Mukesh Ambani's $20b TV, telecom projects pit him against brother Anil, could rekindle rivalry

India: Mukesh Ambani's $20b TV, telecom projects pit him against brother Anil, could rekindle rivalry

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India’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani, is muscling into the cable TV sector as part of a media and telecoms offensive that pits him against his once-estranged younger brother and threatens to shake up both industries.

Ambani controls Reliance Industries, an oil and gas behemoth that is India’s most profitable conglomerate. He is also now targeting consumers, taking steps most recently into telecoms, where he has spent at least $18 billion on 4G telecoms brand RJio, due to launch this year.

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