JioFiber FTTH service commercially rolled out across 1600 cities in India
MUMBAI: Jio, the world’s largest mobile data network, has commercially launched its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service JioFiber across 1,600 cities in India. Incidentally, Jio had started its mobility service three years ago on 5th September 2016.
Jio noted that the average fixed-line broadband speed in India is currently at 25 Mbps. Even in America, which is the most developed economy, it is around 90 Mbps.
JioFiber, India’s first 100%all-fiber broadband service, will start from 100 Mbps and go all the way up to 1 Gbps. This, it stated, will propel India to top 5 broadband nations globally.
The JioFiber services include ultra-high-speed broadband (up to 1 Gbps), free domestic voice calling, conferencing and international calling, TV video calling and conferencing, entertainment OTT apps, gaming, home networking, device security, VR experience, and premium content platform.
JioFiber plan rentals start at Rs 699 and go up to Rs 8,499. Even the lowest tariff starts with 100 Mbps speed. The speeds up to 1 Gbps on select plans. Most tariff plans come with access to all the services defined above. Jio is pricing the plans at less than one-tenth the global rates, to make it accessible for all, to suit every budget and every need.
JioFiber users will have access to 3, 6 and 12 month plans that provides substantially higher value. Through bank tie-ups, Jio will provide attractive EMI schemes, so customers get the benefits of annual plans by paying only monthly EMI
Every JioFiber user will get unprecedented value on subscribing to JioForever annual plans. With JioForever annual plan, users can get Jio Home Gateway, Jio 4K Set Top Box (STB), Television Set (in Gold plan and above), Subscription to your favourite OTT apps, and unlimited voice and data.
JioFiber users can choose a Welcome Offer from various price points available.
Speaking at the launch of JioFiber, Reliance Jio Infocomm Director Akash Ambani said, “Our customers are at the heart of everything we do, and all of JioFiber has been designed with the sole purpose of giving you a delightful experience. The launch of JioFiber, with its revolutionary services is just the beginning of a new and exciting journey. As always, we will continue working hard to bring more such amazing services to your home and take Jio Fiber to the next level. I want to specially thank our 5 Lac JioFiber Preview users, who have contributed significantly in perfecting our product and service experience. I welcome them to experience the next level of JioFiber.”
New users can avail JioFiber service by visiting www.jio.com or downloading MyJio app. If JioFiber is available in an area, the company’s service representatives will get in touch with the consumers.
For existing JioFiber users, Jio will get in touch with them for upgrading services. On recharging with a monthly/quarterly/annual plan of their choice, every JioFiber user will get a Set Top Box to enjoy the full bouquet of services.