Reliance Jio is all set to bring a change to the DTH service with its new project. Jio Home TV service is expected to launch very soon. It is a DTH set-top box that will provide offline access to content.
This move is sure to bring some competition in Direct to Home Space and lower down the DTH plans. It will also benefit DTH customers in India.
The Mukesh Ambani led company has not announced an official date for the launch of its new service. However, beta testing of the service is almost done. We can expect Jio Home Tv launch Date before the end of this year.
Jio Home TV Launch Date
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FRC for Jio Home TV, SD Channels
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FRC for Jio Home TV, SD +HD Channels
However, the company has not given a date for the launch of its new product. There are also rumors suggesting an announcement regarding new products and services of Jio at this years AGM of Reliance Industries.With the news of the launch of new service from Jio, people are eagerly waiting for Jio Home TV. Jio Home TV service is based on eMBMS or Enhanced Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service technology. The eMBMS technology combines the capabilities of TV channel and radio architecture for a scalable solution providing HD content in High volumes. The third quarter report of Reliance industries confirms that eMBMS technology is under testing all over India.
This could be another mark disrupter after the launch of VoLTE enabled mobile network.
Reliance Jio Home TV Booking Date
Jio Home TV Booking date will be announced very soon as the beta testing phase is already done. We expect Jio Home TV booking to start both online as well as from offline stores. The details will follow as soon as there is an official announcement of the service. The company may also launch the service with a welcome offer for users.
Jio Home TV Plans For Subscribers
Finally, the consumers may be able to get good picture quality at a very less price. The company is planning to launch this service in two different categories. Jio Home TV will provide both standard definition and high definition channels. The Standard Definition Package will cost around Rs 200 per month while the High Definition package will be priced at Rs 400 per month.
The launch of Jio Prime Membership triggered a tariff war in the telecom industry. Since the company has also come with Jio Phone which is the best selling phone model in the world. The 4G feature phone is available at a refundable price of Rs 1500. Recently, the telecom operator deployed Massive MIMO pre-5G/ 4G technology at Wankhede Stadium and Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium to offer high-speed Internet access for streaming of live matches during IPL.
The launch of Jio Home TV Service
Jio users are also awaiting the launch of its DTH and Fiber broadband services. According to a report coming in from different sources, the company is also working on IPTV and DTH services. Jio Home TV is different from DTH service of the company. Jio DTH is speculated to come with advanced capabilities to convert your TV into a smart TV. It may also allow users to download Android apps on TV.
The users can watch content without an internet connection as this technology works in offline mode. This new service of Reliance Jio is a modified version of the Jio Broadcast app. However, there has been no official confirmation regarding the same.