Get ready for another Jio - Dhan Dhana Dhan offer
Mukesh Ambani, who created a revolution in the telecom world few years back, now aiming at the broadband services. Though he has Reliance digital networks in this category, he is going to introduce a new one known as 'Jio GigaFiber'.
Ambani has announced that Jio GigaFiber broadband services will be launched on a commercial basis on September 5. The Jio GigaFiber plans will be priced between ₹700-₹10,000 per month. Ambani said that the company plans to reach 20 million residences and 15 million business establishments. He added that Jio GigaFiber is currently in 5 lakh homes on a pilot basis.
Reliance Jio's digital set-top box will have ultra-high-definition entertainment, virtual reality content, multi-party video conferencing, voice-enabled virtual assistants, interactive gaming, home security and other smart-home solutions.
"Under a Welcome Offer, Jio Fiber customers opting for the annual plan will get a new Jio Forever plan under which a full HD TV or a Home PC and 4k set-top box will be given for free," said Ambani. Jio Fiber's most basic plans will start at 100 Mbps and go up to 1 Gbps.
At the annual general meeting of Reliance Industries Ltd on Monday, Mukesh Ambani also said that Jio will set up a network of large world-class data centres across India in partnership with Microsoft. Ambani said Microsoft will bring its Azure cloud platform into Jio's data centres. He added that Jio will provide connectivity and cloud service to budding startups absolutely free.