Reliance Jio announced Jio GigaFiber and GigaTV
Jio announced Jio GigaFiber and GigaTV,
New users subscribing to Jio GigaFiber would get access to a router along with a GigaFiber STB (Set Top Box). Using the GigaFiber set-top box subscribers will be able to place calls to Giga TV devices or mobile users across India. Its clear that now Jio also wants take over fixed-line broadband services and with its Jio GigaFiber company will offer many more services apart from the ultra-fast 1 Gbps connection.
Initially, Jio GigaFiber was under beta test in many metro cities but now this will finally rollout to 1,100 cities. Ambani informed that the registration for GigaFiber would commence on August 15 and they will be done entirely over MyJio app and the Jio official website
With GigaFiber, Jio also announced GigaTV set-top box and will offer a 4K resolution on TV channels. The new set-top box by Jio will also support voice commands in most of the Indian languages, the company claims, aiming to fulfil the motto "Bhasha anek, Bharat ek." In addition, the set-top box will also enable multi-party video conferencing, i.e. it will enable peer-to-peer video calls over the broadband through the Jio user's TV.
With the GigaTV, Jio promise, it will have more than 600 TV channels, along with 1000's of movies and millions of songs as and when customer demands.