Earlier this month, Reliance Jio had introduced an add-on data pack called the ‘Reliance Jio Digital Pack’ under which the company was offering additional 2GB of 4G data for free to select customers till August 6. Now, the company has reportedly extended the deadline to August 14. Also Read - Reliance Jio: How to set caller tune on your smartphoneAlso Read - Jio likely to launch affordable Android phones in India by Dec 2020: Report
According to a report on MySmartPrice, Reliance Jio Digital Pack add-on validity has been extended for some users. Under this offer, some users are getting 2GB of additional 4G data per day with no extra cost on an already recharged data plan. The offer comes as a top-up plan and is available via MyJio app. Also Read - Vodafone Idea now rebranded as Vi in India to take on Jio and Airtel
Meanwhile, Reliance Jio GigaFiber Broadband registrations will start from August 15. The Jio GigaFiber was announced at Reliance Industries 41st annual general meeting (AGM) held in July. The highly anticipated service marks Reliance Jio s entrance in the Indian broadband market.
The company has been testing the service for the last 2 years and has noted it to provide 700Mbps speeds on an average. According to Jio, it s enough to allow users to stream 4K content or run supported VR applications.
Based on rumors, Jio won’t be taking any installation charges for the Jio GigaFiber, but consumers will be required to deposit Rs 4,500 as security on the router. This is said to be a refundable amount. Not just that, the service is also set to be free for the first three months. Jio has already said that the installation process will not take more than an hour.
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The company has not revealed any information about tariff plans, but recent reports have suggested that there will be five plans, starting at Rs 500 per month. This is said to be the base plan, which is expected to offer 50Mbps speed for up to 300GB, with a 30-day validity period. Following that, the second plan is touted to cost Rs 750 per month where users will be getting 50Mbps speeds for up to 450GB. The plan is also said to have a validity of 30 days.
Along with the router, the JioGigaFiber broadband service will also be coming with a set-top box called GigaTV. It is said to offer access to over 600 channels, including thousands of movies, millions of songs, and other content.