Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio has been instrumental in transforming internet access in India. Its latest offering, the Jio AirFiber service, aims to provide last-mile connectivity to remote areas where physical connectivity is a challenge.
Initially available in just eight cities, the Jio AirFiber service has quickly expanded its reach to 115 cities across India. This service, similar to Jio Fiber but without the need for a physical connection, offers subscribers a WiFi router for seamless coverage in their homes or businesses, a 4K smart set-top box, and a voice-activated remote.
One of the key benefits of Jio AirFiber is that users gain free access to leading over-the-top (OTT) apps. This means subscribers can enjoy their favorite content on various devices such as TVs, laptops, mobile phones, or tablets, using a single subscription.
The subscription plans for Jio AirFiber start at Rs 599 in India, with the top-tier plan offering speeds of up to 1000 Mbps priced at Rs 3999. The pricing structure is similar to that of Jio Fiber, ensuring affordability and accessibility for a wide range of customers.
The successful demonstration of the JioSpaceFiber service to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Akash Ambani, Mukesh Ambani’s elder son, highlights the company’s commitment to continuously expanding its services and reaching more customers.
In addition to the Jio AirFiber service, Reliance Jio is also reportedly planning to launch a satellite-based internet service in India, similar to Elon Musk’s Starlink. This move indicates Reliance Jio’s determination to further revolutionize internet connectivity in the country.
With Reliance Jio’s continued efforts and innovative services, internet accessibility in India is set to improve even in remote regions, bridging the digital divide and enabling more individuals and businesses to fully participate in the digital age.