Table of Contents
- What is Jio Fiber?
- When will Jio Fiber Launch?
- Jio Fiber Cities List
- How to apply for Jio Fiber Broadband Connection?
- Fiber to the Home (FTTH Base Plan) with 1.1 TB Free Data
- Jio Fiber Preview Offer Revealed
- Reliance Jio Giga Fiber Broadband Plans
- Advantages of replacing current broadband with Jio Fiber
- Delay in Jio Giga Fiber Broadband services: Why?
- Customers Review
- How to apply for Jio Fiber dealership or franchise?
Reliance Jio Info comm Limited is owned and controlled by the Reliance Industries is becoming reliable and trustworthy with all the excellent services launched by Jio in the recent times.
After launching its 4G services in 2016, now Reliance Jio is all set to launch another service for its customers which is the internet broadband service, Jio Fiber. Reliance Jio has another product up its sleeve which is Jio Fiber coming up with an ultimate internet technology letting you enjoy the digital life right from the comfort of your home.
What is Jio Fiber?
Jio Fiber is the latest product from Reliance Jio. It is an internet broadband service which promises to deliver some amazing features such as faster upload/download, high speed internet surfing, streaming, gaming, everything from the comfort of your home. Jio Fiber router has got a landline port at the back of it but to use the internet service, users do not need to have a telephone connection.
Reliance Jio will also launch Jio Fiber broadband services in the rural areas with 5MHz low band spectrum for Jio LTE. It is something not every telecom operator can think of doing, but since Reliance has always wanted to stand out, therefore, they have taken up the huge task of laying fibers across the country to make Jio Fiber functional as soon as possible.
Some people might have a question in mind that “Are jio & jio broadband different firms?” The answer to this is no, these are not different firms, but actually Jio is a subsidiary of the Reliance Industries which in the past had launched services such as Jio Phone, 4G broadband, LYF smartphones and Jionet wi-fi.
When will Jio Fiber Launch?
Users have been awaiting the official launch of Jio Fiber since the chairman of the Reliance Group, Mukesh Ambani announced about the Jio Fiber broadband service in October last year.
According to few reports, Reliance Jio has started the testing of this product. Jio has planned the trial process in a way that it covers 50 million Indian households in some selected areas of Delhi-NCR, Hyderabad, Vishakhapatnam, Surat, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Jaipur and Kolkata. The beta testing is going on some of these locations, when it will complete, Jio will launch its broadband services all over the country.
Tier 2 and Tier 3 will include approximately 100 cities hence completing the Jio fiber broadband connection set up.
The table given below shows the list of states and cities in which Jio Fiber has launched and where it is expected to launch soon.
|Tier I||Tier II||Tier III|
|Maharashtra||Tamil Nadu||Jammu & Kashmir|
Jio Fiber Cities List
|Launch Expected||Jio Fiber Eligible Cities|
|March 2018||Delhi, Mumbai, Coimbatore, Jodhpur, Bhopal, Madurai|
|May 2018||Raipur, Kanpur, Allahabad|
|July 2018||Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Vishakhapatnam, Bangalore, Srinagar, Ghaziabad, Chennai, Nashik, Amritsar, Pune, Ranchi, Rajkot, Lucknow, Kota, Indore, Faridabad, Ludhiana, Meerut, Chandigarh, Patna, Thane|
|August 2018||Nagpur, Agra, Solapur, Guwahati|
How to apply for Jio Fiber Broadband Connection?
Reliance Jio fiber broadband services have started with the preview offer which will let the customers know the worth of this much hyped broadband connection.
All the information is available for how users can use the FTTH base plan and other plans running currently for the beta testing phase.
When Jio will announce the official launch of the Jio Fiber broadband services, the will also release the procedure to apply for Jio Fiber. Till then, users can switch over to the free broadband plans offered by Jio.
Fiber to the Home (FTTH Base Plan) with 1.1 TB Free Data
Jio Fiber has launched a Base Plan for some selected users only, preferably Jio users. With its FTTH plan, Jio is offering the customers a monthly plan with free 100 GB data with a speed of 100 Mbps.
After this monthly internet pack expires, Jio broadband users can recharge 25 times per month with a top – up of 40 GB free data each time. Hence, the total free data comes to the count of 1100 GB which is equal to 1.1 TB.
The FTTH broadband service by Jio is expected to take over the internet services by other providers because of its free broadband plans. With its FTTH plan, Jio broadband services are taking the telecommunications industry by storm.
The villages/small towns and cities will see the light of the day, all thanks to the Jio broadband services.
Jio Fiber Preview Offer Revealed
1. Reliance Jio has presented a “Preview Offer” as a part of the trial and testing process of the fiber cable network.
2. Jio is offering a free of cost internet package with 100 GB for three months each with 100 Mbps speed. This offer will also allow the Jio customers to access Jio’s premium apps and just in case, a customer had used the monthly data of 100 GB, he/she can still enjoy the ultra-high speed internet services by Jio Fiber broadband by doing a top up of 40 GB through Jio app or its official website.
3. No installation charges apply on this Preview offer, but instead security charges of ₹4500 will be taken for the Giga Hub Home Gateway device. This is a refundable deposit and must be deposited via cheque in the name of Reliance Retail Ltd.
This information was actually leaked out at Reliance Jio’s website due to some technical fault and was later on was taken down by the company. The reason why this preview plan information was made unavailable is not known but it is possible that Reliance Jio might be getting ready to launch its broadband services sooner than soon and therefore, they removed the Preview Offer within no time.
Reliance Jio Giga Fiber Broadband Plans
Price of reliance Broadband Connection will range from ₹500 to ₹5000. This includes the price of Router plus the installation charges. Check out the broadband plans that offer high speed internet services at reasonable rates.
Reliance Jio has divided ‘Jio Fiber’ Broadband plans into three main categories which are described in detail as follows:
1. Jio Giga Fiber Speed based plans
The speed based broadband plans will have limited speed and data limit as is described in the table given below:
|Plan I||Plan II||Plan III||Plan IV||Plan V|
|Speed (in Mbps)||50||100||200||400||600|
|Data Usage||2000 GB||1000 GB||750 GB||500 GB||300 GB|
|Validity||30 Days||30 Days||30 Days||30 Days||30 Days|
2. Jio Giga Fiber Volume based plans
Jio Fiber will lay out the following volume based daily plans with unlimited speed.
|Plan I||Plan II||Plan III||Plan IV||Plan V|
|Speed (in Mbps)||Unlimited||Unlimited||Unlimited||Unlimited||Unlimited|
|Data Usage||5 GB daily||10 GB daily||20 GB daily||40 GB daily||60 GB daily|
|Validity||30 Days||30 Days||30 Days||30 Days||30 Days|
3. Jio Giga Fiber Special Plans
Jio has also rolled out some ‘Special Plans’ for its broadband users. These are described as follows:
|Plan I||Plan II||Plan III|
|Speed (in Mbps)||15 Mbps||25 Mbps||Unlimited|
|Data Usage||600 GB||500 GB||Unlimited|
|Validity||30 Days||30 Days||30 Days|
Advantages of replacing your current broadband with Jio Fiber services
The users who have started using the three months Jio fiber preview package are finding the Jio broadband services quite good enough. So, people can switch to Jio fiber broadband, after all, no other telecom network provider has ever offered such excellent broadband plans, and going by the way Jio is expanding the fiber will mean more speed and more connectivity plus the amazing data plans.
Delay in Jio Giga Fiber Broadband services: Why?
Well, setting up a vast fiber cable network is not an easy task though. Till now, Jio has laid approximately three lakh kilometers of cables. They are now testing the speed and connectivity of their broadband connection. Any glitch that might cause the customers any sort of difficulty and disappointment is being looked after.
Mumbai and Pune are witnessing the beta phase (testing phase) of Jio internet broadband and the time is not far when Reliance Jio will finally announce the release of Jio Fiber Broadband Connection. Right now, during the testing phase, only the Jio customers can avail the current plans or the Preview subscription offer. Anyone else, who wishes to make the most of this effective and affordable internet service, will have to wait till the time Jio Fiber is made available to the rest of the people in the country.
Customers Review of Jio Fiber Broadband
The customers who have got the opportunity to connect with Jio Fiber and avail their fastest internet broadband services have shared their reviews on Jio’s twitter handle and the word of mouth is amazing.
Here are few of those reviews that were shared by JIO Fiber broadband users.
How to apply for Jio Fiber dealership or franchise?
Jio Fiber dealership or franchise can be purchased only by some authorized dealers who sign up from the main website of Jio Fiber and make the dealership deposit. Jio fiber franchise can also be purchased from a Jio fiber retailer shop
Following steps will lead you to buying a Jio Fiber franchise:
1. Sign up at Jio Fiber website and deposit the dealership fee.
2. Fill in all the required fields with the most authentic and true information.
3. Everyone who follows this procedure will be contacted by the Jio Fiber Customer Support Executive.
4. Jio Fiber team will check upon the applicant’s eligibility which must fulfill the following requirements:
A permanent address of a shop/firm with at least 270 sq. ft. of area.
Storage space for keeping Jio fiber components.
Minimum staff – 8 members
Essential documents: PAN card, Aadhar card and Sales Tax number
Minimum fee for large town or city: ₹85,000
Minimum fee for medium town or city: ₹45,000
Minimum fee for small town or city: ₹25,000