Other than 4G, Reliance Jio to launch Fiber based Broadband services in 900 cities

4gReliance Jio, a part of the Mukesh Ambani-controlled Reliance Industries which has almost completed with the Infrastructure to launch 4G services country-wide. Now the company is also planning to launch fiber based Broadband services across 900 cities in India. After this launch company will give direct competition to the Pan India Broadband providers like BSNL and Airtel.


“The company aims to create a digital ecosystem which can be used to benefit the industry, the government and retail users. The key leadership talent required for the setting up of the business are in place and are currently leading the implementation phase,” Reliance Industries said in its Annual Report for the year 2013-14.


Reliance Jio has rolled their own Infrastructure in many places possible but in the remaining areas they are signing deals with private players like Bharti Airtel and Reliance Communications. If the plan get complete in the desired way Reliance Jio will become the largest telecom player in India to provide Fiber based Broadband services.

In Fixed line sector BSNL is the largest player right now with more than 20 million customers.  Airtel which is leading in the Wireless mode is on second place here but still it has only 3 million customers across India. Companies made a general thought that technology is now leading towards Mobile Broadband services but it seems like Reliance Jio sensed that Blazing fast Internet connectivity with Mobile Broadband will have no good future even in coming 10 years.

Moreover telecom companies with the hep of Fiber based broadband services looking for solutions of Network capacity problems. They are working on technology where they can transfer their data with optical fiber as far as possible and then transmit it through wireless line at last.

Reliance Jio will be launching their 4G services with their PAN India 2300 MHz spectrum. They have joined hands with various network like Viom networks, Bharti Infratel, RCom etc. and now all set for the launch. We can hopefully see them in market by the end of Sept 2014.


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