Reliance Jio today announced that it would launch its fifth generation (5G) services of digital connectivity by Diwali this year.
Reliance India Limited (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani said that Jio was creating digital connectivity, especially in fixed broadband. That was Jio 5G. With 5G, they would connect 100 million homes with unparalleled digital experience and Smart Home solutions.
Mukesh Ambani said that with 5G being rolled out in India, the current 800 million connected internet devices would double to 1.5 billion connected internet devices in just one year.
The RIL Chairman said that Reliance Jio has prepared the world’s fastest 5G rollout plan. By Diwali 2022, they would launch Jio 5G across multiple key cities, including metro cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai & Kolkata. By December 2023, they would deliver Jio 5G to every town, taluka & tehsil of India.
He claimed that Jio 5G services would connect everyone, every place and everything with the highest quality and affordability. They were committed to making India a data-powered economy even ahead of China and the US.
Claiming the commitments towards the nation, they said that Reliance Jio would invest Rs 2 lakh crore for this project.
He also claimed that they have indigenously developed an end-to-end 5G stack which was cloud-native, software-defined, and digitally managed, with support for advanced features like Quantum Security. This was developed in-house by our 2,000+ young Jio engineers.
Reliance Jio claimed that using 5G technology, people can now deliver breakthrough increases in broadband speed, network capacity and the number of connected users while dramatically reducing latency.
The digital services company also said that it would provide digital services to lakhs of medium businesses with the same digital capabilities that were historically available only to larger companies.