Reliance is taking a big jump into broadband sector with the Jio GigaFiber plan in India this year. The GigaFiber Broadband service is expected to launch in March this year. While Reliance Jio will compete with Airtel V-Fiber service as well.
The Reliance Jio GigaFiber launch is one of the most awaited services for both Reliance company and consumers. This will be the first entry of Reliance Jio in the FTTH (Fiber to the home) broadband industry. The company will offer affordable prices and wide-range of availability to the all possible locations. It will launch on a full scale in March this year and will compete against the Airtel V-Fiber directly.
Whereas, Airtel V-Fiber is also known for faster and cheaper broadband plans in India. The Jio GigaFiber service hasn’t officially confirmed by the company yet. But after so many leaks and rumors, the company offering promotional or new connection plans. So, let’s talk about the Broadband Plans, Service Roll Out process etc.
Jio GigaFiber Preview Offer
The Jio GigaFiber Preview offer was announced last year in 2018. The company offers a complementary new connection of 100 GB of monthly data up to 100 Mbps of speed for first 90 days. It will also provide access of Jio Premium Apps. However, if incase, any user consumes 100 GB of data limit within a month, the user still can use the high-speed internet data. To get extra 40GB of data balance, you have to recharge via MyJio App or Jio.com initially.
Reliance has mentioned that as this is a preview offer, they won’t charge any installation cost. But the interested user has to pay Rs.4,500 for the ONT device (GigaHub Home Gateway) as a refundable security deposit. You can pay this amount via a Debit card, a Credit Card, Jio Money or Paytm app.
Jio GigaFiber Plans and Charges (Expected)
There is no confirmation about the actual plans and charges of the Jio broadband service. But the leaked reports are assuming that GigaFiber will come with a starting plan of Rs.500 for the 300 GB of monthly data. As we have mentioned above that all the new connection holders will have to pay a refundable security deposit of Rs.4,500. The buyers will get a GigaFiber router and a GigaTV router for that deposit money.
Jio GigaFiber Broadband Roll Out (Expected)
The Reliance Jio company has assured that the broadband service will start this year. The FTTH broadband service will offer almost 1,100 cities in India expectedly. The connection speed is able to provide around 700 Mbps (approx) currently. The fiber connectivity operation has recently been handed over to Hathway and Den Networks for speeding up the process.
Please Note: If you want to get the GigaFiber broadband preview offer, you need to choose your location in order to do the registration process. Then you have to generate OTP (One-time password) by
Airtel V-Fiber Broadband
Whereas, the Airtel V-Fiber broadband plan is also speeding up their coverage area. Airtel will provide a Wi-Fi router, a telephone receiver, hi-speed internet data, and some of the online streaming platform’s free subscription for a few months. The pricing and plans are quite good in terms of the monthly data