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JIO DTH JIOFIBER Plans Launched: Reliance has made the JioFiber commercially available from September 5, 2019, the third anniversary of the launch of Jio’s services in India. Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani had launched JioFiber broadband service at the company’s \({42}^{nd}\) annual general meeting on August 12, 2019. JioFiber, formerly known as Jio GigaFiber. [ JIOFiber PlansBook Here]

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Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd, made an announcement on August 12 last month that the commercial rollout of Jio GigaFibre or JioFiber will start from September 5, 2019. JioFiber has already received 1.5 crore registrations and the company looks to penetrate 2 crore residences and 1.5 crore business establishments across 1,600 towns in India. The JioFiber services include:

  • Lightning fast Broadband speeds of upto 1 GBPS
  • Landline Phone/ Fixed Line Phone Service – Free domestic voice calling, conferencing and international calling
  • Jio Set-top Box
  • Ultra High Definition Entertainment
  • Virtual reality Content
  • TV video calling and conferencing – Multi -Party Video Conferencing
  • VoiceEnabled Virtual Assistants
  • Interactive Gaming
  • Home Security
  • Smart Home Solutions
  • Premium Content Platform
  • – [ JioFibre Plans – Prepaid PlansDownload PDF]



JIOFIBER Plans – Broadband:
JioFiber Plans start from Rs 699 and go up till Rs 8,499 per month, and are divided into bronze, silver gold, platinum, and titatnium plans. “In India even the most basic JioFiber will start at 100 mbps at the lowest end. We have plans to go all the way to 1 Gbps. We are pricing our plan at one-tenth of global rate to make it accessible for every home,” Mukesh Ambani said.

JIOFIBER Plans – Landline:
JioFiber Plans, Jio fixed-line phone will offer unlimited calling service. The subscribers will have to opt for the company’s landline service in order to make calls. A similar service is also offered by Bharti Airtel and Jio plans to seriously take on its competitors in every single department. The Jio Home Phone will be activated through GigaFiber, using JioGigaHub. Once the Jio Home Phone is activated, users will be assigned an eight-digit landline number.

JIOFIBER Plans – Set-Top box:
JioFiber Plans, new set-top box from Reliance Jio will offer subscribers the unparalleled entertainment and gaming experience. The new set-top box will also be able to receive cable TV signals from local cable operators (LCOs). It will also be able to deliver console-like gaming using JioFiber service. “In recent years, competition from DTH operators have threatened the viability of nearly one lakh LCOs who still operate across India. As firm supporters of local and small businesses, Jio wanted to ensure that these LCOs continued to serve their communities.” Jio set-top box will also support all the popular gaming controllers and has a built-in graphics card. It will support 4K display and offer a “zero-latency gaming experience” using Jio Fiber network. Jio Set-Top box will also support Mixed Reality services, including MR shopping, MR education and MR movie watching.

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“The experience of JioFiber and Jio-Set-Top-Box really comes to life when combined with an LED TV. So, JioFiber customers who opt for our annual plans, which we call Jio-Forever plans, will get an HD or 4K LED TV and a 4K Set-Top-Box absolutely free. We are calling this the JioFiber Welcome Offer,” Mukesh Ambani said.
JioFiber Plans start from Rs 699 and go up till Rs 8,499 per month, and are divided into bronze, silver gold, platinum, and titatnium plans. The company will offer speeds starting from 100Mbps to plans for 1Gbps respectively. “In India even the most basic JioFiber will start at 100 mbps at the lowest end. We have plans to go all the way to 1 Gbps. We are pricing our plan at one-tenth of global rate to make it accessible for every home,” Mukesh Ambani said.

As of September 2019, Jio GigaFiber connections are available in 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.

In essence, most of the metro cities, tier 2, and tier 3 cities are now being offered JioFiber services.

If you are interested in knowing about Jio GigaFiber’s availability in your area, you can simply go to Jio’s website for GigaFiber and register your name and other details. Once the registration is done, the website will show the availability of the service in your area. If you are interested in getting the installation done, a JioFiber representative will get in touch with you and will visit your place to install the equipment such as the router and connection.

Reliance Jio will reportedly charge Rs 1,500 security deposit that is refundable and an addition Rs 1,000 installation charges that is non-refundable.
JioFiber Plans start from Rs 699 and go up till Rs 8,499 per month, and are divided into bronze, silver gold, platinum, and titanium plans The base plan of Rs.699 per month will offer minimum network speeds of 100Mbps where the top plans can offer speeds up to 1Gbps. Jio will also offer Jio Forever annual plans for long term subscribers and under the JioFiber Welcome Offer, subscribers will get a free 4K Set Top Box along with a Full HD TV or a Home PC. Subscribers will also get a landline connection that offers free calls.

Over the top (OTT) refers to film and television content provided via a high-speed Internet connection rather than a cable or satellite. OTT Apps are apps or services that provides a product over the Internet and bypasses traditional distribution provider. Examples: HotStar, Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Voot, Viu, etc.