Jio GigaFiber broadband service announced for 1,100 Cities that is claimed for delivering speeds of up to 1Gbps. Registration for this service begins from 15th August.
Jio GigaFiber broadband service has been announced for 1,100 cities. It is claimed to deliver speeds of up to 1Gbps. The registrations for this service will begin on August 15. The JioFiber launch was the biggest event of the RIL AGM, where we saw the launch of Jio Phone2 and a rise in Jio subscribers. A Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband service, Jio GigaFiber was under testing for over two years now. The service has been aimed for delivering wall-to-wall broadband service for mobile devices. This service will also work on TVs with the help of GigaTV set-top boxes and smart home devices. Those with the GigaTV will be able for making phone calls to other TVs, phones, and tablets on Jio GigaFiber networks.
Jio GigaFiber Details
According to Mr. Mukesh Ambani, the offering by Jio is expected to be the “biggest greenfield fixed line broadband service” in the world. The Jio GigaFiber will be extended to homes, small and medium enterprise, merchants, and large enterprises simultaneously across 1,100 cities. As per Kiran Thomas, the President of Reliance Industries Limited said, “Under this network, services like Ultra HD entertainment on TV, smart home solutions, virtual reality gaming and shopping, voice-activated virtual assistant, and multi-party video conferencing will be given to subscribers Users will also be able to link VR headsets to their Jio GigaFiber network and view 360-degree content in 4K resolution.”
The registrations for Jio GigaFiber will commence from 15th August on the Jio.com and MyJio app. Reliance will prioritise the rollout of Jio GigaFiber in areas based on the interest it has got from registrations. Talking about GigaTV, the subscribers can use voice commands on a microphone-enabled TV remote for accessing Jio apps like Jio TV Call, Jio TV, Jio Cinema, and the likes. Further speaking about the TV calling, Isha Ambani said, “You can call every other TV that is powered by Jio GigaFiber.
You can also call a mobile or tablet connected to every network. Of course, the best experience will be on the Jio network.” She also spoke about the broadband services and said, “Gone are the days of Mbps, now it will be all about Gbps.” At the event, Jio said it aims on bringing India among the top 5 global fixed line broadband players. Jio has already invested over 250,000 crores for creating state-of-the-art mobile and broadband connectivity. The telecom operator is now claiming to have over 215 million active connections in just about 22 months of launch.