Jio to launch Internet of Things: GigaFiber, Cloud Service, 4K STB with Gaming and much more

Jio GigaFiber

Reliance Jio GigaFiber to launch on September 5th as announced by Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries at the 42nd 42nd annual general meeting (AGM) of the company.

Jio GigaFiber service will be launched on the third anniversary of Reliance Jio which has amassed 340 million subscribers and is now the largest mobile telecom company in India.

Jio GigaFiber will start at Rs. 700 per month at 100 Mbps and the premium plans will go to Rs. 10,000 per month at speed up to 1 Gbps. Jio will be offering free voice calls with its broadband service.

The company will also provide unlimited ISD calling to USA and Canada with its Jio Landline service at a fixed monthly rental of Rs. 500.

The more interesting service with Jio is that company provides various subscriptions and with its new Jio GigaFiber will be providing a premium service to watch new movies at home the same day they are released in theatres.

With its ‘Welcome Offer’ for new subscribers, Jio will offer a full HD TV or a Home PC, alongside a 4K set-top box however this offer will be valid for the users that subscribe to the ‘Jio Forever Plan’.

Reliance Jio Set Top Box:

Jio set-top-box (STB) is equipped with major features like 4K Video Streaming, Console-like gaming features, access to Premium content from major streaming platforms, and the access to new movies released on the same day in theatres.

The Jio STB will include Mixed Reality services including shopping, education, and movies. MR shopping will allow users to try the dresses virtually before buying it.

The company also unveiled the “Holoboard” Mixed Reality Headset built by a company called Tesseract could be used to watch VR/AR movies and experiences using the set-top-box.

Jio GigaFiber will bundle games from many popular studios including Microsoft Game Studios, Riot Games, Tencent Games, and Gameloft.

Alongside Jio GigaFiber, Mukesh Ambani also announced that the company has partnered with Microsoft to provide Jio-Azure cloud service to Indian technology startups for free and, offer a bundle of connectivity and essential business productivity and automation tools to Indian small businesses starting at just Rs. 1,500 ($21) per month.

Mukesh Ambani also unveiled that Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil producer Aramco was buying 20% stake in $75 billion worth Reliance Industries’ oil-to-chemicals business.

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