Pune 19th Sept 2023: Reliance Jio on Tuesday has announced the launch of Jio Airfiber service in eight cities across the country including Pune. The company has initially launched the service only for metro cities including Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru, Delhi, Ahmedabad and Kolkata.
Two plans named AirFiber and AirFiber Max have been introduced in the market by the company. Under the AirFiber plan, customers will have two types of speed options, 30 Mbps and 100 Mbps. The company has priced the initial 30 Mbps plan at Rs 599 while the 100 Mbps plan is priced at Rs 899. Both plans offer customers access to over 550 digital channels and 14 entertainment apps.
Under the AirFiber plan, the company has also introduced a Rs 1199 plan with a speed of 100 Mbps. This plan includes premium apps like Netflix, Amazon, and Jio Cinema, in addition to the channels and apps available in the lower-tier plans. Customers looking for higher internet speeds can choose from the Air Fiber Max plans. The company has introduced three plans in the market, ranging from 300 Mbps to 1000 Mbps, i.e., 1 Gbps. Customers can get a speed of 300 Mbps with a Rs 1,499 plan. With a Rs 2499 plan, customers can access speeds of up to 500 Mbps and if a customer wants a plan with a speed of 1 Gbps, they will have to spend Rs 3999. All plans come with access to over 550 digital channels, 14 entertainment apps, and premium apps like Netflix, Amazon and Jio Cinema.
Jio’s optical fiber infrastructure extends over 1.5 million kilometers across India. The company has already connected more than 100 million premises through its Jio Fiber service. There are still millions of homes and small businesses where providing fiber connectivity is challenging. Jio AirFiber aims to make this last-mile connectivity easier. Through Jio AirFiber, the company hopes to reach 200 million homes and premises.
At the launch of Jio AirFiber, Akash Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited, said, “Our Fiber-to-the-Home service, Jio Fiber, is serving over 100 million customers and every month, hundreds of thousands of people are joining. But there are still millions of homes and small businesses that need to be connected.”