Reliance backed Jio, which announced its commercial launch on the 5th of September this month during the Reliance AGM, will launch a Gigafiber Welcome Offer very soon. Announcing the offer, Mukesh Ambani, the chairman of Relaince 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.” This offer will come with unlimited data benefit till the 31st of December, 2016. One can also apply for broadband connections under this offer with speed up to 1 Gbps.
Some sources have revealed that Reliance is already offering the service in many residential complexes in selected cities at a very nominal cost. People who have got access to the offer are saying that they are getting more than 90 Mbps speed with 100 Mbps plan.
Though unofficial, it is understood that the Gigafiber offer has been launched to capture enterprise data market with multi gigabit speed through 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,” Ambani further added.
Jio Gigafiber would come with multiple plans, the pricing starting with Rs. 500, and will offer an unlimited data tariff along with streaming services like JioTV, Jio Music, Jio Cinema through IPTV set top box, which will work as a normal TV into a smart TV.