RIL Chairman and Managing Director (MD) Mukesh Ambani said the service would benefit homes, merchants and small businesses.
“We will expand fiber network crosswise over 1100 urban communities,” says Chairman Mukesh Ambani.
Reliance will launch a fixed line broadband service for home by August 15, announced RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani in Mumbai on Thursday.
“We have 25 million Jio mobile phone customers in India. Jio is confident to move India to be the leader in fixed line broadband in the country. We will extend fibre connectivity across 1,100 cities,” he said, speaking at the company’s annual general meeting (AGM).
Mr. Ambani’s son and daughter, Akash and Isha Ambani, showcased the new fixed line broadband administration, to be named Jio Giga Fiber.
Currently Jio mobile phone customers will get free voice calls and WhatsApp, Facebook and YouTube would now be accessible on Jio phones, the chairman said.
“Reliance has reached an inflection point. Consumer business will now contribute as much as energy, petrochemicals. Reliance Jio customer’s base doubled to 215 million in one year. Jio phone 2 will be available at ₹2,999 from August 15. The goal is to have 100 million Jio phone users in shortest possible time,” said Mr. Ambani.
JioGigaFiber would enable private companies to gain admittance to intense cloud applications, Ambani stated, including that the administration will be of “indispensable national significance” help in the development of the Indian economy.
“This will redefine 24×7 emergency help for all homes across India,” Ambani said.
Akash Ambani, director of Reliance Jio said Jio would introduce the JioGigaFiber router at clients’ residence and will associate the JioGigaTV set-top box to the TV.The installation will be completed within one hour.
“Your home will have one end to the other Wi-Fi scope, each apparatus, plug point, switch will wind up savvy. You can have cameras giving you 24×7 security checking, cautions,” Akash Ambani said.
Jio, the company’s telecom service, will move India to top five nations in fixed line broadband in coming year, Ambani said.
Its dispatch in September 2016 has made India the highest mobile data consuming nation.
While the pricing model structure for the fixed line broadband has not been declared, reports had prior proposed the telecom organization may offer online access, recordings and voice calls for not as much as Rs 1,000 every month.
Jio had started taking off beta preliminaries of the Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) administrations at select areas in six urban communities — Mumbai, Delhi-NCR, Ahmedabad, Jamnagar, Surat and Vadodara in May 2017.
The FTTH administrations are relied upon to offer download velocities of no less than 100 Mbps at reasonable rates.
In different declarations, the organization likewise propelled JioPhone 2 at an early on cost of Rs 2,999 and said that the current JioPhone model will keep on being accessible.
In addition,Ambani announced the launch of JioGiga router, Jio smart home solutions and JioGigaTV set top box.