Finally, those who are waiting for Jio GigaFiber broadband connection, here is some good news. Registrations will begin in India from Independence Day (August 15).
Reliance Jio will introduce its new Jio GigaFiber in 1100 Indian cities in the initial stages. This was previously known as Jio Fiber. It has been in the testing phase for over two years now. Reliance Industries’ chairman Mukesh Ambani at its 41st annual general meeting had announced that the Jio GigaFiber connection will be available for registrations from August 15 in India.
It will come with a router along with the Jio GigaTV set-top box. Besides this, it will allow users to make video calls to other GigaTV devices. It also allows users to make mobile connections on any network in the country.
Earlier, Mukesh Ambani had informed about the service. It will provide ultra high definition entertainment on TV, voice-activated assistance, virtual reality gaming, and digital shopping as well as smart home solutions.
How to register for Jio GigaFiber:
Go to MyJio App or the company’s official website Jio.com.
Click on the Jio GigaFiber registrations options.
Enter your details like contact number, address, email account etc..
Apply for a new connection by entering all the required details.
An installation team will reach your home with a Jio GigaRouter on a specified date. The date will be mentioned in the confirmation message. You can also mail to install the Jio GigaFiber connection.
Jio GigaFiber preview offer: Price and data offers
Jio GigaFiber gives a preview offer to customers. Under this preview offer, customers can get internet up to 100 Mbps for 3 months. The monthly data has some quota which is 100GB and along with this, you can access Jio premium Apps. As this is a preview offer Jio will not charge any amount for installation.
However, Jio customers have to pay Rs 4500 as a security deposit for the GigaHub Home Gateway device, which provides the internet service to the customer’s home. You can pay this deposit by Debit, Credit Card, Jio Money or Paytm
Meanwhile, Reliance Jio has confirmed that the service will be free for new users for the first three months of getting a connection.
For now, if you sign up for the preview offer Reliance JioGigaFiber service will cost you Rs 4,500 for 90 days.
Now, one more question will be coming to your mind – what happens if you will consume 100 GB in a month?
Now on this situation, users can go to My Jio app and can get 40GB of complementary data for free.
Registrations will open today on gigafiber.jio.com.
Above all remember that this is a preview offer and if you think you have registered for Jio GigaFiber then it will come at home then it might not possible. People in your neighborhood need to show interest then it will appear in your area. Jio will need the approval of RWAs, building society’s etc, which might take time. So remember just registering does not ensure that the Jio Fiber will come to your house.