In its annual board meeting, Reliance made a much-awaited announcement on its ambitious Jio GigaFiber broadband service. It is going to be rolled out commercially on 5 September in 1600 cities of India. It will coincide with 3rd anniversary of Jio also. The registration process has commenced but the details on tariff plans are awaited. Sketchy details that have come in are 3 plans to be rolled out namely Base Plan, Triple Play Plan, and Reliance Jio Bundled Broadband Offer.
A consumer will get combo offer of broadband, DTH and landline in one connection. Base Plan will start from ₹700 and premium services will be charged at ₹10,000/ month. Smart home services will also be provided via Optical Network Terminal (ONT). The high-speed Fibre-To-The-Home (FTTH) broadband service will with a base speed of 100 Mbps, unlimited voice call for Rs 700 tariff plan. You can expect the fastest ones topping out at 1 GB/s. In the triple combo of broadband, DTH and landline consumer will get 600 channels topped up by 7 days of catch up option. The company also said that the offer price is 1/10th of the global rates.
At the AGM event, the company also unveiled Jio Welcome Offer. Consumers subscribing to lifetime plans (yearly plans) are eligible to get a complimentary HD or 4K LED TV with a 4K-setup box. Other freebies include a free landline connection with unlimited calling. The freebies are as per the tariff plan that a user selects. Irrespective of the plan selected, Jio doesn’t intend to charge for installation.
What can you expect from Jio GigaFiber?
- Ultra HD entertainment
- Voice-Activated Virtual Assistant
- Multi-Party Video Conferencing
- Virtual Reality Gaming and Shopping
- Smart Home Solutions
- DTH Service
By now, with so many offerings, you would be excited to avail the service at home and get enrolled for Jio GigaFiber. The registration process is very simple. Here is how you can register:
Please note that registration for Jio Fiber will start from 5th September:
Time needed: 10 minutes.
How to Register online for Jio Fiber broadband service?
- First step to Registration
Click the link to open the official website Jio Giga Fiber Registration website
- Enter the Address for GigaFiber Installation
By default, the address is marked as “Home”. You can switch to “Office” too. Confirm the details of the address. Verify the pin location.
- Enter requested details
Fill the form by entering the required details like Name, Mobile Number and Email ID. Name and Mobile Number are mandatory fields. Confirm the Terms & Conditions which include two-pointers
a) This is an invitation by you to bring JioGigaFiber to your neighbourhood.
Click on “Generate OTP” button
- Enter OTP
Enter the OTP received on mobile on the website for verification.
- Re-enter address and pin exact location
Re-enter address and pin the exact location on a map. Also, select the kind of place you live in. Example, RWA society, independent houses, commercial complex etc.
- Verification by Reliance Jio Executive
Once details are confirmed, the executive will set up a meeting and verify all the details. He will cross-check original documents including ID proof and address proof. The installation process will begin after verification is complete.
- Check out the Jio Route Map Across India
Click Here on Google Map
Currently, Jio is offering to its users a “Jio Fiber Preview” offer which is in beta testing mode. To avail the service, a consumer has to pay Rs 4,500 for the router or ONT device (GigaHub Home Gateway). It will be a single band router that provides a 2.4 GHz connection and enforces 50 Mbps speed. The amount is taken by the company as a refundable security deposit. “Jio Fiber Preview” consumers are promised a broadband connection with speeds ranging from 100 MB/s to 1 GB/s and 3 months free internet. Download speed test on Jio Fiber has revealed that a 1GB data file can be downloaded in 20 secs only.