Reliance Jio coming with FTTH broadband service with 100Mbps speed in June?
Jio will offer a minimum of 100Mbps for the home broadband consumers, and the plans will likely be priced at affordable rates.
New Delhi: Reliance Jio is coming with fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband service in June, media reports have said.
As per a report in the Indian Express, Jio will “offer a minimum of 100Mbps for the home broadband consumers, and the plans will likely be priced at affordable rates.”
Quoting further reports, the Indian Express also added that the service “could go live by June in 2017”.
Jio has been expanding its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) business offering with beta trials initiated in a few locations.
"It would expand the scope of the beta trials over the next few months," a Jio statement had said early this week.
The company launched its 4G service commercially on September 5, 2016 for free and crossed 50 million subscribers in just 83 days, and 100 million in 170 days, adding at an average rate of 6 lakh subscribers per day.
The company started charging for mobile services from April 1 where it is also offering a scheme, Jio Prime'.
Jio subscribers opting for Jio Prime are required to pay one-time plan fee of Rs 99 and then choose monthly rental plan starting 303. The company introduced another plan with monthly rental starting Rs 309 for Jio Prime members.
The Mukesh Ambani-led telecom firm said that it is has built a future ready network which can easily deploy 5G.