Reliance’s JioFiber broadband service is now officially available in India. It features a high-speed internet over fiber network with speeds ranging from 30Mbps to 1Gbps.

Jio has significantly cut prices to challenge incumbent players. It’s now offering JioFiber and JioTV+ in a bundled package with truly unlimited data plans (No FUP al all!) with a few plans including subscriptions for up to 12 OTT apps at reasonable prices.

We will try and answer JioFiber related questions that might be bugging you. Before you hop on board, here are a few fine print details you should know. 

JioFiber Plans and details

The Jio Fiber plans go by metal names are Bronze, Silver, Gold, Diamond, Diamond+, Platinum, and Titanium.

Jio Plan Name

Price (Without GST)

Final Price after GST

Speed

OTT Apps

Bronze

INR 399 

INR 470.82

30Mbps; Unlimited data

Nill

Silver

INR 699

INR 824.82

100Mbps; Unlimited data

Nill 

Gold

INR 999

INR 1178.82

150Mbps

11 OTT Apps worth Rs. 1000/ month

(No Netflix)

Diamond

INR 1,499

INR 1768.82

300 Mbps

12 OTT Apps worth Rs. 1500/ month

Netflix (Basic)

Diamond+

INR 2,499

INR 2948.82

500 Mbps

12 OTT Apps worth Rs. 1650/ month

Netflix (Standard)

Platinum

INR 3,999

INR 4718.82

1Gbps

12 Apps worth Rs. 1650/ month

Netflix (Standard)

Titanium

INR 8,499

10,028.82

1Gbps 

12 Apps worth Rs. 1850/ month

Netflix (Premium)

All plans are truly unlimited and you need not bother with FUP limits. You can do prepaid recharges to subscribe to these plans using MyJio app or via other apps using a fixed voice number. 

With Jio Fiber rolling out in major cities like Delhi (and NCR), Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, and you might be having quite a few queries regarding the pricing, availability, registration, features, Jio Welcome offer, etc. So, look no further as we have curated a list of frequently asked questions regarding the Jio Fiber along with the answers.

Also Read: How to change JioFiber Wi-Fi SSID Name and Password from MyJio App

JioFiber Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Jio Fiber Price, Availability, Registration, features
 
How much will you have to pay for the JioFiber connection with and without Jio TV+ bundle?
You will have to pay refundable security of Rs. 1500 for JioFiber and Rs. 1000 for the JioTV+ streaming box that connects to the HDMI port on your TV. So a total of Rs. 2500 for both services. You may opt-out of JioTV+ and get fiber and landline connection for Rs. 1500
 
Can I return and get a refund for the JioTV+ streaming device after the trial period?
No. If you have paid 2500 for both JioTV+ and JioFiber, you will get your refund only after the complete disconnection of JioFiber services. If after the first month, you decide not to continue with JioFiber but want to discontinue JioTV+, there is no option to return the streaming box or get a refund for Rs. 1000 security deposit separately. 
 
Can I opt for any 1-month free trial plan and downgrade later? What plans can I choose for the 30-day free trial?
In the first month free trial, all users will get INR 999 plan with 150Mbps speeds – you don’ get a choice. At the end of the 30 day trial period (or during the trial period), users can recharge for whatever plan they choose. 
 
Do I have to do prepaid recharge for JioFiber plans or I have to pay monthly rental with GST?
You have to do prepaid recharges, but GST is not included in the advertised plans. You will have to pay the final price after GST as indicated in the table above. 
 
JioFiber recharge cycle is of 28 days or 30 days?
JioFiber recharge cycle is of 30 days. 
 
Does JioFiber come with a landline or fixed-line service?
Yes. Jio offers a fixed voice number that you may use via connecting a landline phone or even from your mobile phone using the JioCall app (slick!). Calling from the fixed voice number is free throughout India.
 
What are ISD Calling rates for JioFiber? 
Reliance claims the ISD calling tariffs would be 1/5th to 1/10th of industry rates. Further, there is an unlimited US/Canada pack at ₹500 per month.
 
What OTT apps are available with different plans?
Netflix is the differentiator between different plans. The Netflix premium subscription 
with 4K HDR support is only offered with the most expensive Platinum plan. 
 
  • Rs. 999 plan – Amazon Prime Videos, Disney+Hotstar VIP, Sony LIV, Zee5, Sunnxt, Voot, AltBalaji, HOICHOI, Shemaroome, Lionsgate Play, JioCinema, and JioSaavn
  • Rs. 1499 Plan – all of the above + Netflix(Basic)
  • Rs. 2499 Plan – All apps with 999 Plan + Netflix (Standard)
  • Rs. 3999 Plan – All apps with 999 Plan + Netflix (Standard)
  • Rs. 8,999 Plan – All apps with 999 Plan + Netflix (Premium)

Is Disney+Hotstar premium subscription included in any JioFiber plan?

No. 

Can I use JioFiber+ OTT app subscriptions on my phone?

No. All OTT apps can be accessed only on the TV via JioTV+ streaming Set-top box. 

Can I download other apps in the JioTV+ set-top box?

No. You can not. 

What’s the difference between Fiber Optic Internet vs Regular ADSL Broadband?

The traditional broadband moves data over the copper wire which losses out packets over a greater distance. The Fiber Optic as the name suggests plastic or glass cables which offer faster data transfer speeds.

How long does it take for the JioFiber connection installation?

After you have applied for the connection, it can take from 1 to 3 days for installation depending on the demand in your area. 

Is there any Throttling with JioFiber broadband speeds?

No, new JioFiber Plans are truly unlimited. You will get the same speed throughout the 30 days cycle. 

What are the features of the Jio Fiber bundled Set-Top-Box (STB)?
 

You get to enjoy –

  • Hybrid reality gaming, 4K UHD TV shows, Movies, and OTT content.
  • Video-conferencing service on TV sets by attaching a camera to the STB.  

What are the benefits of Jio Fiber?

Here are the benefits of Jio Fiber –

  • High-speed internet (with speeds upto 1 Gbps)
  • Free HD Voice calls to anyone anywhere in India using JioCall app on smartphones, Home Phone landline service
  • Free video-conferencing to anyone anywhere in the world from supported Television sets or Jiocall app on your smartphone. 
  • 4K UHD content and Gaming via Jio Set Top Box.
  • Norton antivirus for up to 5 devices
  • Welcome offer comprising of Jio Home Gateway (broadband router), Jio 4K Set Top Box and entertainment content apps like Jio TV and Jio Cinema for free (*subject to plans mentioned below). 
  • Jio will also be rolling out its additional UHD Content streaming, Interactive Gaming services, Smart Home Solution and more.
  • Jio Fiber Platinum and Titanium plan users can avail Jio VR platform, Jio First-Day First-Show movies service, and special sports content as well.

 

How to register or apply for the Jio Fiber?

Getting a Jio Fiber connection is fairly easy process. It’s a completely online process a so following these simples steps should help you get your Jio Fiber connection.

  1. Visit Jio Website

    Go to Jio Fiber Registration Website

  2. Provide Address
    jio-fiber-registration-website

    Enter the address where you wish to get plans to get Jio Fiber connection.

  3. Submit Details
    enter-details

    Enter the Full name, mobile number, and email id. Once entered, click on ‘Generate OTP’.

  4. Provide OTP

    Check your provided mobile number you must have received it from Jio. Enter the provided OTP number to verify yourself.

  5. Voila!

    Now, the company will check the feasibility in your locality followed by a Reliance Jio executive will connect with you to verify all the information and share other details. Once formalities are done a JioFiber connection will be installed at your home or office.

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