Jio today announced the Beta trial of its True-5G services on the occasion of Dussehra, for Jio users in 4 cities – Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, and Varanasi.
Jio’s Welcome Offer will enable its invited customers to trial True-5G services and provide service and user-experience feedback.
Jio has over 425 million users across India.
Jio’s True-5G will bring transformational changes across Education, Healthcare, Agriculture, Skill Development, Small, Medium, and Large enterprises, IoT, Smart homes, and Gaming, impacting 1.4 billion Indians.
# Stand-alone 5G architecture
# Advanced 5G network with Zero dependency on 4G network
# Functionalities like low latency, massive machine-to-machine communication, 5G voice, Edge computing, and network slicing
# Superior to 4G-based Non-Standalone networks being launched by other operators
# Largest and the most appropriate mix of wireless spectrum for 5G across 700 MHz, 3500 MHz, and 26 GHz bands
# Jio is the only operator with the 700 MHz low-band spectrum to ensure deep indoor coverage
Jio True 5G Welcome Offer will be available in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Varanasi for Jio users, by invitation.
These customers will get Unlimited 5G data with up to 1 Gbps+ speeds.
The Beta trial service for other cities will be announced progressively as cities keep getting ready.
Users will avail of this Beta trial until the network coverage of a city is substantially complete to provide the best coverage and user experience to every customer.
Invited Jio Welcome Offer users will be upgraded to the Jio True 5G service without needing to change their existing Jio SIM or 5G handset.
Jio is working with all handset brands to enable their 5G handsets to work with Jio True 5G services so that customers have the most comprehensive range of 5G devices to choose from.
Akash M Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Jio Infocomm, said: “Our Prime Minister has given a clarion call for accelerated roll-out of 5G across India to realize the full potential of a Digital India. In response, Jio has prepared an ambitious and the fastest ever 5G roll-out plan for a country of our size.”
Airtel is the first telecom operator in India to launch commercial 5G services. The operator has switched on 5G network in eight cities — Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Nagpur and Siliguri — and aims to make it available across the country by March 2024.