Reliance Industries announced the launch of ‘Jio GigaFiber’, the much-awaited fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband service last week.
The claims it will be one of the largest fixed-line broadband rollouts in the world, where it will be simultaneously rolled out in around 1100 cities in India.
The company will also rollout a set-top box for TV along with the Jio GigaFiber. The TV will come with features like voice command and TV calling. You can easily have a video chat by connecting to another Jio TV, you can also connect to chat via other devices like smartphone and tablets.
Later JioPhone 2 was also introduced by Mukesh Ambani’s son and daughter Akash and Isha Ambani. The JioPhone2 comes with the advanced feature enabled phone will be available at only Rs2999/- from August 15. Earlier Jio Phone which was launched last year will also be available, which made waves as you could own it for Zero value.
RIL in a statement said
Our purpose is to accelerate the Digital Revolution in India with the extreme affordability of a JioPhone so that each and every Indian can access the internet and enjoy the Digital Life. Further details about both these offers will soon be made available on jio.com.
RIL has huge expansion plans where it intends to extend the connectivity to homes, merchants, small and medium enterprises and large enterprises simultaneously across 1,100 cities. In his speech at the AGM, Mr. Mukesh Ambani said Optical Fiber-based fixed-line broadband is the future, He further said Jio is determined to move India to among the top five in fixed-line broadband. Certainly, a man with a vision the announcement was made at the 41st annual general meeting (AGM) of Reliance Industries.
Speaking to the shareholders he said existing customers can exchange their old phones for just Rs 501 under the Monsoon Hungama offer which starts from July 21.
The registration for Jio GigaFiber broadband will also begin from August 15. You can register for the same via MyJio or www.jio.com. In the initial stage, the service will be rolled out in areas with the highest interest. Presently the service is offered as a preview offer wherein users can experience high-speed data transfers.