New Delhi, Sept 10: Set to create massive ripples in the growing digital streaming and video-on-demand market, Reliance Jio commercially rolled out its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service "JioFiber" across 1,600 cities in India where the users will have an integrated experience of broadband, on-demand entertainment, free HD voice calling, TV video calling and unlimited data, among others.
JioFiber plan rentals start at Rs 699 a month and go up to Rs 8,499 a month and even the lowest tariff starts with 100 Mbps speed, the company said in a statement.
Those opting for Gold plan and above will get a free 60CM (24-inch) HD TV set. The Titanium plan will offer 1Gbps and 60,000GB data for a monthly rental of Rs 8,499.
Jio has priced the plans at less than one-10th the global rates -- to make it accessible for all. Currently, the average fixed-line broadband speed in India is 25Mbps. Even in the US, it is around 90Mbps.
Under the long-term plans, JioFiber users will have access to 3, 6 and 12 month plans that provides substantially higher value. Through bank tie-ups, Jio will provide attractive EMI schemes.
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Plans details of JioFiber:-
The Bronze, Silver and Gold plans offer 100GB, 200GB and 500GB data priced at Rs 699, Rs 849 and Rs 1299 respectively with 100 Mbps to 250 Mbps speeds.
Bronze, Silver and Gold do not offer premium content and VR experience.
Platinum and Titanium plans come with 1Gbps speeds and 2500GB and 5000GB data respectively. The both premium plans are priced at Rs 3999 and Rs 8499 respectively. If you required high data and speed, premium plans are best suited for you.
For normal use like streaming Netflix content at full HD resolution and playing high end games, a 100+ Mbps connection (Bronze, Silver and Gold plans) is more than enough.
Diamond plan is best plan for regular home user, it offers 500 Mbps speed and 1.25 Terabytes of data priced at Rs 2499 coupled with access to premium content and offers VR experience on VR headset. With JioFiber 'Welcome Offer' Diamond plan also offers a 24-inch HDTV worth Rs 12,990.
Gold Plan is second-best plan if you are not interested in premium content and VR experience. In Annual Plan Jio Forever Annual Plan category Gold plan offers 250 Mbps speed at a monthly rental of Rs 1,299 and 500GB data.
(With inputs from agencies)
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