Jio broadband service is going to be launched commercially soon, called Jio GigaFiber. Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is hosting its 42nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday and the company is expected to announce the details of the commercial Jio GigaFiber rollout.
The company can also unveil the next iteration of its Jio Phone, which is called Jio Phone 3. No reliable details are available about Jio Phone 3.
Reliance Jio officially announced the Jio GigaFiber at the AGM last year, although the company is yet to begin the extended rollout of the broadband service. Jio is gradually expanding GigaFiber’s expansion in some cities, though waiting still remains.
What is Jio GigaFiber?
- 1 What is Jio GigaFiber?
- 2 GigaFiber Data Plan
- 3 Internet Speeds
- 4 How To Register on Jio Fiber
- 5 How do Jio GigaFiber Recharge Work?
- 6 What is Jio Customer Care’s Phone Number?
- 7 How Many Devices Can Be Connected To Jio GigaHub Home Gateway Including television?
- 8 Which Wi-Fi Frequency Does Jio GigaHub Support?
- 9 Will Jio GigaTV And Jio Giga Voice Services Be Available?
- 10 What Is The Procedure For Getting Refund Of Security Deposit?
JioGigaFiber is Jio’s latest offering for your home. Jio provides a better Internet experience to explore your digital life. Fiber is the technology of the future.Jio will broadcast via IPTV. It provides the ultimate broadband experience for surfing, stream, games and work.
JioGigaFiber beats only in ‘milliseconds’ due to its ultra fast upload and download speed and effective functioning. Now, imagine a high-speed private Internet highway inside your home.
The company now hopes to expand extensive expansion plans at the AGM next week. It will also disclose GigaFiber plans as existing preview customers are essentially using the service for free. Preview consumers are charged a refundable security deposit or Rs. Which can be estimated at Rs 4,500 or Rs 2,500.
GigaFiber Data Plan
According to reports, Reliance Jio will launch the service with at least three data plans. The cheapest data plan will be priced at Rs 500 per month and will be given 100 Mbps internet speed.
The second Jio GigaFiber plan was called ‘Plan Triple Pay Plan’, which can cost Rs 600. Under this plan, consumers will also get DTH service, broadband internet and landline services.
The premium plan of Reliance Jio GigaFiber is expected to be priced around Rs 1,000 per month. This data plan will offer all three of the above services including support for IoT products. At the same time, Jio can bundle landlines with all its GigaFiber plans.
At the time of launch, Jio promised that the GigaFiber service would provide speeds of up to 1Gbps. However, different schemes will offer different amounts. Jio will compete with other Fi and Braille companies such as Spectra and AcT Finet. Both these companies also offer 1Gbps download speed but in select cities.
How To Register on Jio Fiber
Currently, Jio’s GigaFiber service is available in beta testing and users can sign up for it. To register, one must go to GigaFiber.Jio.com/registration and provide the necessary information like address, full name and mobile number. Jio GigaFiber is available with a refundable security deposit of Rs 4,500. Users will get speeds up to 100Mbps for 100GB data with validity of 90 days. Once this data is exhausted, users can get a top-up of 40GB of data via the MyJio app or jio.com.
.Jio Phone 3
Jio Phone 2, launched last year, includes features such as a 2.4-inch display, 2-megapixel rear camera, VGA front shooter and 2,000mAh battery. The feature phone ran on Kai OS. The same OS is expected to be present in Jio Phone 3. Features are likely to be upgraded.
We can also watch popular apps like WhatsApp and YouTube on the phone. Although the Jio Phone was a hit for the telecom operator, reports state that the Jio Phone 2 did not get a great response.
RIL’s AGM will start at 11:00 am on August 12 and in the next few hours, the company is expected to announce Jio GigaFiber and Jio Phone 3 details.
Meanwhile, Reliance Jio had started a comprehensive rollout of its landline service among Jio GigaFiber preview users. The service is known as JioFixedVoice and will allow users to call on their GigaFiber connection.
How do Jio GigaFiber Recharge Work?
Jio GigaFiber is currently available to consumers as a preview offer. The company is still awaiting a commercial rollout and until this happens, all customers being boarded by Jio GigaFiber will be served as a part of the preview offer. Under the preview offer, customers get unlimited upload and download data.
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But, with speed of 100Mbps, only 100GB of data is available every month. After you reach the 100GB data limit, your internet speed will be reduced to just 1Mbps. However, currently Reliance Jio is offering free top-up recharge on the MyJio app and their website, which add 40GB of data to your account.
Additional data is eligible for 100Mbps data speed. According to the customer service calls we received after establishing our Jio GigaFiber connection, customers can do up to 25 of these top-up recharges, which effectively takes up to 1100GB of total free data with 100Mbps speed.
What is Jio Customer Care’s Phone Number?
Different Jio officers are available for different regions, so there is no fixed number. However, customers can try calling 18008969999, which is the customer service number of Reliance Jio GigaFiber.
How Many Devices Can Be Connected To Jio GigaHub Home Gateway Including television?
The Jio GigaHub has a total of seven ports at the back. Of which, there are three LAN ports, two USB ports and a connection-in port used to bring internet from the outdoor unit to the GigaHub. There is also a port for telephone connection. It is not clear how Jio’s GigaTV service will connect to Jio GigaFiber.
Which Wi-Fi Frequency Does Jio GigaHub Support?
Jio’s GigaHub Home Gateway comes with support for both 5GHz and 2.4GHz Wi-Fi frequencies and you can choose whichever you like. However it would be ideal to go with 5GHz, as it is faster, unless you are looking for wider coverage.
Will Jio GigaTV And Jio Giga Voice Services Be Available?
Reliance Jio has not yet been officially given any details about Jio GigaTV and Jio Giga Voice services. The company has just stated that it is currently testing GigaTV and Giga Voice. These services will be available to consumers only after the official launch.
What Is The Procedure For Getting Refund Of Security Deposit?
If you are not satisfied with the Jio GigaFiber service, you can file a request for disconnection. After your disconnection request, the company will initiate the refund process. We have been told that it may take 60 days. Security deposit of Rs.
4,500 will be refunded in the form of bank demand draft. This demand draft will be sent to your Jio GigaFiber connection address, however you can ask the customer if you want to send it to another address.