The wait for ultra speed internet and affordable internet is coming to an end. After disturbing Indian mobile telecom sector with cut throat 4G data plans, ultra-fast 4G speeds and unlimited free calling, Reliance Jio is back to disturb the broadband sector in India. The company’s FTTH-based service Jio Fiber is inching towards the commercial launch this Diwali, that’s around October 2017.
The news comes from none other than Isha Ambani, who is one of the Reliance Jio’s board director. In one of her tweets, she said Reliance Jio Fiber will be commercially launched by Diwali this year. The high-speed broadband service will be first rolled out in 100 Indian cities. You may already aware about Jio Fiber running limited test drive in many Indian cities. This includes Delhi, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Surat, Vadodara, and Vishakhapatnam. She further tweeted that Jio Fibre will come with industry disturbing tariff, as the service will offer 100GB of data in high-speed 1Gbps for just Rs 500.
— Isha Ambani (@TheIshaAmbani) August 9, 2017
Initially, just like Jio mobile service, Jio Fibre will come with complimentary 100GB of free data at 100Mbps speed for three months. Every plan is expected to be unlimited, with fair usage policy (FUP) by throttling the speed down to 1Mbps. There been a report about initial installation charge and a fully refundable security deposit of Rs 4,500 when taking a new Jio Fibre connection.