Jio DTH, part of Jio Fiber, has been launched officially on September 6 in India, as promised by Reliance Jio chairman Mukesh Ambani at RIL's Annual General Meeting last month. Jio Fiber broadband plans start at Rs 699 and go all the way up to Rs 8,499 for monthly tariffs. Reliance Jio has also announced that it will be bundling a free Jio DTH set-top box with all of the monthly and annual Jio Fiber plans. A 4K set-top box and other freebies will be offered with certain annual Jio Fiber plans as well. Let's have a look.
While Reliance Jio hasn't yet specified what it will be offering in terms of DTH, it has detailed Jio Fiber plans which are rumoured to offer DTH services for free. Let's have a look at all the Jio Fiber broadband plans announced.
|Price||Rs 699||Rs 849||Rs 1,299||Rs 2,499||Rs 3,999||Rs 8,499|
|Data for 30 days||100GB (+ 50GB extra)||200GB (+ 200GB extra)||500GB (+ 250GB extra)||1,250GB (+ 250GB extra)||2,500GB||5,000GB|
|Welcome Offer cost||Rs 8,388||Rs 10,188||Rs 31,176 (two-year subscription)||Rs 29,988||Rs 47,988||Rs 1,01,988|
|Welcome Offer gift||Muse 2 Bluetooth speaker||Thump 2 Bluetooth speaker||24-inch HD TV||24-inch HD TV||32-inch HD TV||43-inch 4K TV|
|OTT apps||Jio Cinema and Jio Saavn for 3 months||OTT apps for 3 months||OTT apps for a year|
All of these broadband plans come with unlimited data, but the speed is decreased once the high-speed limit (mentioned above) is exhausted. After the limit, the speed is reduced to 1Mbps until the next cycle begins.
Jio is promoting the 3, 6, 9, and 12 month bundles of its Jio Fiber plans by offering users to pay bills in EMIs, helping reduce the one-time payment amount. To avail the Jio Fiber service, users will need to make a payment of Rs 2,500, which includes a refundable security deposit of Rs 1,500 and a non-refundable installation fee of Rs 1,000. Subscribers get free access to Jio Home Gateway (value at Rs 5,000) and a 4K set-top box (valued at Rs 6,400).
Apart from these freebies, all Jio Fiber subscribers will get access to free local and STD calls, Norton antivirus protection for up to 5 devices, video calling and video conferencing, interactive gaming, and cheaper international calling.
As for OTT subscriptions, the entry-level Rs 699 Jio Fiber plan will offer users free 3-month access to only the Jio Cinema and Jio Saavn apps while the Rs 849 plan will give access to other OTT apps for three months. Which OTT apps these will be hasn't been specified yet. OTT subscription will be extended to 12-month period for monthly plans priced Rs 1,299 and above.
Interested users can head over to the MyJio app or Jio's official website for all information regarding Jio Fiber plans and pricing. Jio DTH details are expected to be out soon, stay tuned to this space for more.