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Reliance AGM 2019: Jio Fiber Launching in India on 5 September

Reliance is expected to commercially launch its Jio GigaFiber broadband service in the country.

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Reliance Industries held its 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Mumbai on 12 August, Monday, where Mukesh Ambani announced the commercial launch date of its broadband service in the country.

We’re talking about the Jio Fiber, which has been available to select users for quite some time now.

Jio has been pilot-testing its wired broadband service in different pockets of the country. This service from Jio works on optical fibre technology, which promises high-speed internet with download speeds up to 1Gbps.

Snapshot

Key Jio Announcements from Reliance AGM 2019

  • Jio Fiber broadband service launch date announced
  • Consumers can avail its services from 5 September onwards
  • Consumers can choose plans which has been priced between Rs 700 to Rs 10,000 per month.
  • Jio Fiber annual users will get HD/4K LED TV free with set-top box
  • New Jio Postpaid Plus announced with platinum-grade services
  • Jio is now the second-largest telecom player in the world
  • Jio partners with Microsoft for its Azure cloud services
  • Jio offering Rs 1,500 per month digital services pack for Indian startups
  • Jio Fiber claimed to support zero-latency multi-player online gaming

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1:13 PM , 12 Aug

That's a Wrap

Phew. After all the announcements made by the company, specifically regarding its broadband service, the AGM 2019 keynote from Mukesh Ambani has come to an end.

Stay tuned for our live, with all the key announcements from the event.

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12:19 PM , 12 Aug

Reliance AGM Live: Jio Fiber Services for Startups

Jio now targeting startups in India.
(Photo: Reliance/YouTube)

Jio is not only focused on consumers, it is eyeing budding startups in the country as well. For this, Jio’s partnership with Microsoft comes to the fore.

The company is providing its connectivity network bundled with its services, as well as Microsoft’s suite of applications starting at Rs 1,500 per month. This is an unbelievable offering for companies that are building their way through different growth phases.

12:11 PM , 12 Aug
KEY EVENT

Reliance AGM Live: Free TV For Some Jio Fiber Users

More goodies for Jio Fiber users like a free 4K TV and set-top box.
(Photo: Reliance/YouTube)

Those Reliance Jio Fiber users opting for the annual plans will not only get bundled streaming services. In addition to that, the company will provide them with a free HD or 4K television, along with the compatible set top box as well.

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12:05 PM , 12 Aug
KEY EVENT

Reliance AGM Live: More New Offerings from Reliance Jio

The broadband service isn’t the biggest news of the day. The telco has released a slew of international calling plans, expected to be cheaper than its competition. Jio Fiber users will also get subscriptions to popular streaming apps bundled to their service.

First day, first show of movies on your TV screen with Jio Fiber.
(Photo: Reliance/YouTube)

Jio Fiber, especially the premium users will able to stream latest movies on the day of its release in move theaters. This feature will be available from 2020 onwards. For mobile users, the telco is bringing a new postpaid offering called Jio Postpaid Plus.

Everything you will get with Jio Postpaid Plus.
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Published: 12 Aug 2019, 10:49 AM IST
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