- Jan 23, 2006
SourceJio which has already announced commercial launch on 5th September during Reliance AGM is expected to launch Gigafiber Welcome Offer in the next few days with unlimited data benefits till the end of this year.
According to our sources, the company has already started offering the services in residential complexes in select cities at a nominal cost. Under Gigafiber Welcome Offer, one can apply for broadband connections with speeds upto 1 Gbps. Some people who have already got the Gigafibre, reported that they are getting more than 90 Mbps speed with 100 Mbps plan. Even Arjun Hemrajani tweeted about the same with speed test result and device picture.
Earlier while announcing the Gigafiber project, Mukesh Ambani the chairman of the Reliance Industries said -“This is on par with any of the top wireline offerings across the world. We plan to expand this to top 100 cities in the country very soon”
Through Gigafiber, Jio also has plans to capture enterprise data market with multi gigabit speed through their country wide fibre network. “At the same time, Jio will be expanding its offerings to the enterprise locations. We intend to provide multi-gigabit per second wireline data connections which are on par with the services available in the developed countries,” he added further.
On the pricing point, Jio Gigafiber would come with multiple plans starting at Rs 500. Though unlike their cellular data tariff, most of these plans will offer true unlimited data. With Gigafiber, Reliance Jio will also offer streaming services like JioTV, Jio Music and Jio Cinema through IPTV set top box which will transform your TV into a smart TV.
Jio Gigafiber layout map
Don't care for the Jio SIM cards, but def would wanna latch onto this one.. as would most of India