Jio GigaFiber and JioPhone 3 to launch on Monday

RIL AGM: Jio GigaFiber services from Sept 5; Aramco to invest $75 billion

Jio GigaFiber has been announced and will be available commercially starting from 5th September 2019. The company announced that the service, whose lowest plans will start at 100 Mbps and go up to 1 Gbps, will start at Rs 700 and go up to Rs 10,000. Ambani also stated that Jio GigaFiber consumers will have access to premium over-the-top services. "Premium Jio Giga Fiber customers can watch movies at home... the same day they are released in theatres!"

Unlimited global calls at ₹500 a month A Jio Fibre plan holder will be able to make calls across the country for free.


Jio also announced ultra-cheap fixed line worldwide calling rates, including an unlimited US/Canada voice calling pack at Rs 500 per month. At present, Jio users get a free subscription to Hotstar. Jio has not specified which OTT plans it will offer as yet. Jio GigaFiber will be launched on a commercial basis on 5 September on the third anniversary of the telecom giant's launch. Lastly, as part of a 'Welcome Offer' for new subscribers, Jio will offer a full HD TV or a Home PC, alongside a 4k set-top box. This feature will be available from mid-2020 onwards. Also demoed at the event was the use-case applications Jio HoloBoard mixed reality (MR) headset, developed in collaboration with Tesseract.

Ambani had, in the RIL AGM previous year, opened up the registration process for GigaFiber. Also announced were blockchain developments, where the company plans to create one of the largest networks with tens of thousands of nodes over the next 12 months with the aim to store Indian data securely within Indian borders. Moreover, RIL Chairman and MD - Mukesh Ambani will address the shareholders at the 42nd AGM. He said that Reliance and Microsoft will launch cloud data centres, offer Office 365, and Azure Cognitive Services in the country. This is aimed to help large and SMBs accelerate their digital transformation. Jio will make "connectivity and cloud infrastructure absolutely free for budding startups", Ambani said, and startups can now register for a custom-designed package on Jio.com. Once this data was exhausted, users could get a top-up of additional 40GB data.

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