Jio GigaFiber, the much-awaited FTTH service from Reliance, will be available in India soon, according to India Today.
Citing “people involved in setting up the Jio GigaFiber”, the publication claims that Jio will “rollout the service commercially in March 2019”.
Notably, Reliance had announced Jio GigaFiber in August last year and it has been in the testing phase since then.
Jio GigaFiber is Reliance’s FTTH broadband service that promises to offer a download speed of up to 1Gbps and 100Mbps upload speed.
It isn’t just a standalone broadband service as it looks to encompass an all-in-one solution for broadband, IPTV, landline, and smart home solutions.
Additionally, users can connect VR headsets to their GigaFiber network and stream 360-degree content in 4K resolution.
While the rollout is expected in March, Jio had previously confirmed that GigaFiber will be first launched in 1,100 cities. However, in the first phase, the rollout is expected to happen in 29 Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities.
These cities include Agra, Bengaluru, Chennai, Chandigarh, Ranchi, Patna, Allahabad, Raipur, Nagpur, Ghaziabad, Pune, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Nashik, and Guwahati among others.
Jio’s broadband will also power Giga TV (Jio’s TV set-top box) and Jio Smart Home devices.
The company is offering Giga TV and a voice-activated remote along with GigaFiber connection.
According to Jio, Giga TV will offer “600+ TV channels, thousands of movies, millions of songs, and any other type of content possible.”
Further, users will have access to JioCinema, JioTVCall, JioCloud among others.
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