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Monday, 12 August 2019

Jio GigaFiber Announcements at Reliance AGM 2019: Fiber Commercial Launch, Jio Set-Top Box.

Jio GigaFiber Announcements at Reliance AGM 2019: Fiber Commercial Launch, Jio Set-Top Box.

HIGHLIGHTS

Jio Fiber has received 15 million registerations for home broadband

Jio GigaFiber was announced at Reliance AGM last year

Mukesh Ambani said Jio Fiber plans start from Rs. 700

Jio GigaFiber broadband plans for the home to be priced between Rs. 700 and Rs. 10,000 per month


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Jio GigaFiber announcements were made at the Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) 42nd Annual General Meeting (AGM). The biggest news was of course was the date of the Jio Fiber commercial launch - September 5. The date also marks the third anniversary of the launch of Jio's services. Other announcements included a Jio set-top box, Jio Postpaid Plus plans for Fiber customers, the Jio Fiber Welcome Offer, as well as a partnership with Microsoft.

RIL Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani revealed that so far, has received 15 million registrations for its Fiber home broadband service, and it is aimed to reach 20 million residences and 15 million business establishments across 1,600 towns - a step up from the 1,100 towns  Currently, Jio GigaFiber is in 5 lakh homes on a pilot basis.

Jio Fiber plans will be priced between Rs. 700 and Rs. 10,000 per month, "meant to suit every budget, every need, and every segment," Ambani said. He also revealed that with Jio Fiber, voice calls from home to any Indian operator (mobile or fixed) will be free "forever". Jio Fiber plans start from 100Mbps, and plans for 1Gbps will be offered soon.

As for fixed line international voice calling, Ambani announced the "lowest fixed line rates for international calling." The default tariffs on the Jio Home phone will be priced from a fifth to a tenth of existing industry tariffs. An unlimited international calling pack for calls to US and Canada was also announced for Rs. 500 per month.
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