Jio users had a lot of expectations from the Reliance industries AGM in Mumbai. Last year Mukesh Ambani announced the launch of Reliance Jio 4G services. This year a number of announcements we expect in the company’s AGM. There have been a lot of speculations about new products of the company like Jio 4G feature phone, Jio Fibre broadband service, & Jio DTH.
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Mukesh Ambani spoke about the record breaking journey of Jio which has 125 million users. The biggest announcement was the launch of Jio Phone at an effective price of Rs. 0.
Announcements Related to Jio 4G feature Phone
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Mukesh Ambani Speaking at the 40th AGM of RIL announced the launch of JioPhone – a 4G VoLTE enabled feature phone. Touted as “India Ka Smartphone” the testing of this revolutionary device will begin August 15, with the pre-bookings starting August 24. The company will make this headset available for buyers starting September. Reliance Jio plans to make available 5 millions phones a week.
Price of Jio 4G Feature Phone – Buy at Rs 0
The company will charge Rs. 1500 which is fully refundable to the buyer after 36 months. The pre-booking starts August 24 with the Jio Phone becoming publicly available from September. In case you want Jio Phone, pre-booking will be available from Jio offline stores and MyJio app. Moreover, the Jio Phones comes with a one button emergency response feature.
New Tariff Plan for Jio Phone Users – Rs 153 per Month
In addition, a new version of Jio Dhan Dhana offer will be available for Jio Phone users. At Rs. 153 Jio Phone users will get unlimited data, free voice, and jio app support. This new tariff plan is for feature phone users of the company. Besides, two recharge packs of Rs 54 & Rs 24 providing validity of one week and two days respectively were also announced by the company.
About Jio Broadband Service
Jio’s fixed line high-speed broadband service is one of the upcoming services of the company. Reliance Jio is testing its broadband service for some time now. Ambani confirmed its next mission of providing high-speed broadband is well on track. Jio Braodband is expected to launch with a free preview plan very soon in cities like Mumbai, Delhi, and Ahmedabad. In fact, Jio Fibre plans were accidentally revealed on its website very recently.
The upcoming broadband service of Reliance Jio is next step towards its Digital Life initiative. Ambani also announced its broadband service as “next big monetization opportunity” for shareholders. The company has already all the infrastructure in place therefore launch is imminent very soon.
Jio Phone Cable TV
Another major announcement of the event is Jio phone cable TV. With this device JioPhone connects with any TV, therefore users can enjoy content on their televisions sets. At Rs 309 per month, Jio phone TV cable service will be available for subscribers.
Meanwhile, Jio has decided to expand its footprint with 10,000 Jio offices across India. Besides, the telco will create over ten lakh physical outlets and also make its services available through e-commerce platforms.