Reliance Jio Gigafiber, promising an optical fiber-based service that was announced the last year, a list of updates received from the 42nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) by Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) on Monday.
This service which was rolled out by Reliance subsidiary Reliance Jio Gigafiber as a trial has now garnered over 15 million registrations from around 1,600 towns in less than a year, RIL Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani revealed while the addressing attendees at the AGM.
Based on the overwhelming early response for users. Jio Gigafiber is planned to reach over 20 million residences and 15 million business establishments from across the initial 1,600 towns.
AGM Ambani and his team have also underlined that apart from that delivering the fastest broadband speed from 100Mbps up to 1Gbps, Giga fiber Jio is set to offers Television services with Gaming, mixed reality and fixed-line voice calls access.
Here are some highlights from AGM about Jio Gigafiber 2019.
Jio Gigafiber plans and commercial launch date
The biggest announcement for consumers, that place at RIL 42nd AGM on Monday was the commercial launch of Jio Gigafiber.
Mukesh Ambani at the meeting of AGM revealed that Reliance Jio is set to kick off the commercial launch of Jio Gigafiber in India on September 5.
The beta trial(test) of the broadband access we were started back last year. But until now, the company didn’t specify any details about how it will set to make Jio Gigafiber plans available against some big competitors like the ACT Fibernet, Airtel and etc…
Mukesh Ambani during his AGM presentation at the meeting he suggests that while the offering was most initially know as Jio Gigafiber that supposed to bring Minimum speeds 100Mbps broadband access for consumers, it would be available as Jio Gigafiber, under which the most basic plan starts from 100Mbps speeds and go up to 1Gbps.
Jio Gigafiber welcome offer, prices
Jio Gigafiber’s plans price starts from Rs. 700 and Rs. 10,000 per month to meet consumer’s requirements.
To get attracted new customers, Jio Gigafiber’s welcome offer will available. Reliance Jio is also set to give new offers like HD LED TV or 4K TV with the 4K set-top box for customers options for annual plans called Jio forever plan. More details still need to come.
Jio Home Phone connection
Mukesh Ambani at the AGM revealed that Jio Home Phone would be fixed-line service available with the high-speed broadband service to enable International calling with “Lowest fixed-line rates.”
Currently existing Jio Giga fiber and for new JioGigafiber customers would be able to get voice call support through new service.
Rather than the default tariffs of Jio Home Phone are touted to 1/10 of existing industry tariffs. Customers also get a dedicated unlimited international calling pack at Rs. 500/month to make calls in Canada & the US.
Jio Postpaid Plus
In addition to broadband and fixed-line. Jio Gigafiber customers will also get access to the Jio Postpaid Plus plan, which includes the priority SIM-setup service at home.
Jio Postpaid plus plan is said to provide a “Platinum-grade” experience, and will also get included “Unprecedented Family Plan,” affordable for international roaming, and phone can upgrade at the “Preferential rates.”
More details about the tariffs plans under the Jio PostPaid plus service will be available on September 5.
Jio Set-Top Box and Gaming Support
Jio Set-Top Box also will be available with the Jio Giga fiber gaming for the customer to access the Television services is touted to deliver “Console” like gaming experience. Reliance Jio Director Akash Ambani and Isha Ambani demonstrated the major gaming capabilities of Jio Set-Top Box at the AGM event.
“This will be par with leading gaming platforms across global,” asserted Akash Ambani, who played FIFA 19 on the stage to emphasize on the multiplayer supports on Jio Set-Top Box.
This device also claimed to supported “Almost all gaming controllers” and can work with using a virtual controller through a smartphone. Also, it said to have built-in Graphics.
Jio Set-Top Box touted to enable gameplay of Reliance Jio 4K tv and offers “Zero-latency gaming experience” through the Jio Gigafiber network connection. Reliance Jio is also working with leading game publishers like Gameloft, Tencent, and Microsoft.
Jio MR and Jio HoloBoard MR headset
Reliance Jio Directors Akash Ambani and Isha Ambani at the AGM event revealed that the Reliance Jio developments towards the growing world of mixed reality.
The company has been investing in the startup tesseract to bring Jio MR headset experiences through the Jio Giagfiber network connection.
Executives majorly showcased three use cases, namely shopping, education, and entertainment. Jio Cinema app that would come with the preloaded on the Jio Set-top box also shown to offer theatre-like experiences on the MR headset.
Reliance Jio to collaborate with the Tesseract has also developed the Jio HoloBoard as a native MR headset. It could be touted to be available for purchase in the upcoming feature at an affordable price.
Bundled OTT apps subscription with Jio First-Day-First-Show service
Jio Giga fiber customers will set to receive bundled subscriptions to the “most leading premium OTT apps,” Mukesh Ambani announced at AGM. The company is also set to offer a concept of offering new movies, Called “Jio First-Day-First-Show.”
“Premium Jio Gigafiber customers will be able to enjoy movies in their living rooms the same day these movies released in the theatres,” said Ambani during the AGM event.
Reliance Jio is also set to launch the Jio First-day-First-Show service in the middle of 2020.
How to check the availability of Jio Giga fiber?
You can go to the official Jio website and check for availability in your area.
How to the installation of Jio Giga fiber?
Just go to nearby Jio store and register for GigaFiber, and they’ll come and install your connection.
When Jio Giga Fiber Will launch?
You can register on September 5.
Reliance Jio Giga Fiber broadband plans?
Broadband plans start from Rs. 700 up to Rs. 10,000.
Stay tuned for more updates.
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