JioFiber Is Commercially
Launched By Reliance
Content By-: Akshay Kumar
Know All About The Latest JioFiber; plans, benefits, price, and features
JioFiber was commercially announced last year as Jio GigaFiber by Reliance Industries Limited (RIL).
It is a Fiber-to-the-home (FTTP) service which has the potential to alter the broadband services in India, it received a list of updates at the 42nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) and was commercially launched yesterday to the public.
In its first trial last year, it garnered over 15 million registrations in less than 12 months. So, this time JioFiber is set to reach more than 20 million residences and 15 million business establishments across the initial 1,600 towns.
So, the most unique thing which attracted this much of public towards the JioFiber was that with this RIL is bringing almost every source of entertainment under one roof.
The JioFiber plans are priced between Rs. 699 and Rs. 8499 per month, under which the most basic plan starts with 100Mbps speed ranging up to the premium plans with 1Gbps speed.
Under every plan user will be offered a package of various features like,
- Jio Home Phone
It is a fixed-line service available alongside high-speed broadband service to enable unlimited free national calling and customers can also opt for a dedicated unlimited international calling pack at just Rs. 500 per month.
- Jio Set-Top Box with gaming support
As Jio Set-Top Box will be added in the customers’ home to watch all available DTH channels and Movies in their TV sets.
Not only DTH channels but Jio Set-Top Box also set itself apart as it comes with built-in graphics, which is said to deliver “console-like” gaming experience to its customers, games can be played using a virtual controller through any smartphone.
Reliance Jio is working with leading game publishers, including Gameloft, Tencent, and Microsoft to enable gameplays in 4K and with zero-latency.
Akash Ambani himself briefly played FIFA 19 on stage to emphasize on multiplayer support on the Jio Set-Top Box and this set-top box is also claimed to support “almost all gaming controllers”
- Jio HoloBoard MR headsets
Jio invested in the start-up Tesseract to bring MR experiences through the JioFiber network.
The Jio Cinema app which will be embedded in the Jio Set-Top Box will offer theatre-like experience on MR headsets.
Jio HoloBoard as its native MR headset will be available for purchase in the coming future at an extremely affordable price.
And users will be able to stream and enjoy a wide variety of MR content.
- OTT apps subscriptions
Along with zero-latency gaming, vivid MR experience, and unlimited gaming, JioFiber will also include the subscriptions of various OTT apps (the list of apps is still not specified) which will improve the overall consumer experience.
- Jio First-Day-First-Show service
And one the most amazing feature which Jio is providing along with its JioFiber is the Jio First-day-First-Show service, which means consumers will be able to stream all the latest movies directly onto their TV sets, right on the same day when the movie releases in theatres.
This service is set to launch in the middle of 2020.
- Unlimited Video Calling
Also, in this plan, Jio will be offering unlimited video and conference calling to everyone.
One will be able to do video calls right from their TV sets, although users might have to purchase an extra attachment for their TV sets, called as Jio TVCamera.
JioFiber Welcome Offer
After knowing about all the amazing features Jio will be offering to the users, one must be super excited to quickly go and register one for themselves also.
But, wait there’s more still left.
As always, Jio commercially launched the JioFiber along with an over-the-top Welcome Offer.
For all the customers who opt for an annual subscription plan, which are called as Jio Forever Plans, Jio will be offering them an HD LED TV or 4K TV alongside a 4K set-top box.
Now, this is like a perfect icing on a perfect cake.
How to register yourself for the JioFiber service
Now after reading all this about what is JioFiber, what it’s offering, what’s the super hyped welcome offer, You all must be charged to book one for yourself also. So, at current JioFiber service is available across almost all major cities and towns of India.
Namely Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Surat, Vadodara, Chennai, Noida, Ghaziabad, Bhubaneshwar, Varanasi, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Surat, Agra, Meerut, Vizag, Lucknow, Jamshedpur, Haridwar, Gaya, Patna, Port Blair, Punjab and some more states.
And if you belong to any of these major cities, You can just jump right onto the official JioFiber website, here, and click on the BOOK NOW button to register yourself.
The online registration for the JioFiber connection requires you to first pick the location for which you want the JioFiber broadband connection. On the website, you will be asked to enter your address, email, name and mobile number. A One Time Password (OTP) will be sent which will have to be entered for verification.
If the JioFiber connection is available for your location, their executive will contact and visit you on their own.
The installation of JioFiber will be completely free for the customers. However, the company will charge Rs 2,500 for the JioFiber router which will be refundable.