After a year of beta-testing, telecom operator Reliance Jio will commercially roll out its much anticipated Jio Fiber services today. across many cities in India. Reliance Jio is likely to provide free set top box with its every broadband connection to woo direct-to-home and cable TV customers, according to a source privy to the development. Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led company is slated to launch optical fibre-based JioFibre broadband service from September 5.
“All JioFibre customers will get complimentary set top box,” the source said. Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani has announced that JioFibre customers will get free voice calls for life from landline, 100 megabit (mbps) to 1 gigabit per second broadband speed for subscription starting from Rs 700 a month and a free HD TV set on commitment to an annual plan.
According to the source, JioFibre leading entertainment mobile apps, whose subscription fee will be bundled in the monthly broadband connection rates and no separate charges will be levied.