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Reliance Jio high-speed FTTH broadband service expected to launch in June: report

Reliance Jio Fibre service will be the first one of its kind IoT-based technology to be deployed on a large scale in India.

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After taking the telecom market of India by storm, Reliance Jio is now reportedly gearing up to go official with its Jio Fibre service in June this year. Jio Fibre, is the company’s fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband service. The company also aims to come up with multiple solutions such as home automation, surveillance and security among others. Also Read - Gujarat loses over 13 lakh mobile subscribers in September

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We are doing some trials in various cities and most trials are successful and ready for commercial rollout, revealed a company source to TeleAnalysis. The executive tipped of Jio Fibre services, going public in around two months, will promise affordable high-speed broadband services like no other teleco in India. Also Read - Reliance Jio lost 1.9 crore users in September, Airtel gains 2.7 lakh new users

The minimum speed one will get is 100 Mbps. Our plans start from 100 Mbps and it will be the most affordable home broadband service that Indian consumers will ever get, the source further added.

As per the reports, Jio Fibre service will be the first one of its kind IoT-based technology to be deployed on a large scale in India. Coupled with IoT technology in place and Jio Fibre smart devices, users will be able to operate and control electronic appliances installed at home. The FTTH service will be complemented with a bunch of home solutions.

The FTTH service will be complemented with a bunch of home solutions. Jio Fibre users will be able to connect and control their entire FTTH network using a smartphone. Users can also convert their basic electronic products into smart products with the installation of 6 to 7 Smart Plugs, reports Economic Times. ALSO READ: Reliance Jio vs Airtel vs Vodafone vs Idea Cellular vs BSNL: The best data plans compared

The report further adds that Jio Fibre home entertainment package will include slew of services such as HD TV, Video on Demand service and JioCloud . It will also feature landline phone service. The services would also be bundled with JioMedia share device, smart set top box, routers and Power Line Communication (PLC) devices.

Reliance Jio FTTH services are being exclusively tested for quite a while now in several regions of the country. These includes selected areas of Delhi, Mumbai and Pune.

Also, Reliance Jio while announcing the financial year-end results yesterday, spoke of its FTTH-based service plans. The Company continues to make progress on the roll-out of its Fibre to the Home (FTTH) business offering with beta trials initiated in a few locations. It would expand the scope of the beta trials over the next few months.

Earlier this year, ACT Fibrenet announced the launch of 1Gbps wired broadband internet services in Hyderabad. The 1Gbps plan is currently priced at Rs 5999 per month. The Bengaluru-based Internet Service Provider invested around Rs 100 crore to roll out the FTTH services.

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  • Published Date: April 26, 2017 3:37 PM IST
  • Updated Date: April 26, 2017 3:54 PM IST



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