Mumbai-based Reliance Jio Infocomm is planning to launch new free broadband service dubbed as ‘JioFiber’ that will offer at least 100 mbps (megabits per second) data speed, according to IndiaToday report.
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-owned telco is aggressively planning to offer ultra-fast Internet connection after changing the market paradigm by offering affordable tariff to acquire subscribers, after a trial free launch.
The high-speed Internet speed trails, according to report is on in at least five cities including company’s hometown Jamnagar in Gujarat, in addition to Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad.
Jio, according to unconfirmed report has ambitious plans to launch high-speed broadband service in June this year by offering ‘JioFiber Preview Offer’ to consumers who will be able to get services for first three months for free.
Jio home broadband or Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) Internet pricing, according to a separate report, is expected to start at Rs 500 for 600 GB data and for 1000 GB data at 100Mbps speed, subscribers would be required to pay Rs 2,000 a month.