Reliance’s JioFiber broadband service is now officially available in India. It features a high-speed internet over fiber network with speed ranging from 100Mbps to 1Gbps per second.

Last month at Reliance Industries’ AGM Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani made an announcement that the JioFiber will become officially available from September 5. He also revealed a bunch of Jio Fiber introductory offers.

The offer entices you with free goodies like HD TV set, Bluetooth speakers and OTT subscriptions, if you opt for their annual plans. The Jio Fiber monthly plans starts from Rs 699 and goes all the way up to Rs 8,499 for faster speeds.

JioFiber Plans and details

The Jio Fiber plans go by metal names are Bronze, Silver, Gold, Diamond, Platinum, and Titanium. The extra data is available for 6 months as a part for the introductory offer.

Jio Plan Name

Price

Speed

Data

Bronze

Rs 699

100Mbps (post FUP 1Mpbs)

100GB+50GB  

Silver

Rs 849

100Mbps (post FUP 1Mpbs))

200GB+200GB  

Gold

Rs 1249

250Mbps (post FUP 1Mpbs)

500GB+250GB

Diamond

Rs 2,499

500Mbps (post FUP 1Mpbs)

1250GB+250GB

Platinum

Rs 3,999

1Gbps (post FUP 1Mpbs)

2500GB

Titanium

Rs 8,499

1Gbps (post FUP 1Mpbs)

5000GB

*the prices are excluding GST

Apart from these regular plans, JioFiber users can also opt for 3 months or 6 months or 12 months plan for additional benefits. To every Jio annual plan subscriber, Jio will be giving a Jio Home Gateway (broadband router) worth Rs 5,000 and Jio 4K Set Top Box worth Rs 6,400 for free.

 

For long-duration plans, Jio has partnered with major banks to provide attractive EMI schemes, so customers get the benefits of annual plans by paying only monthly EMI.

With Jio Fiber rolling out in major cities like Delhi, 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.

JioFiber Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Jio Fiber Price, Availability, Registration, features
 
What is Jio Fiber?

Jio Fiber is high-speed internet which employs fiber optic cable technology provided by Reliance Industries telecom arm Jio. It is based on Fiber Optics cables is more reliable than copper which is capable of carrying data across greater distances without losing speed.

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.

What is Jio GigaFiber?

Initially, Jio Fiber was supposed to be called Jio GigaFiber as the company is promising speeds up to 1 Gbps. This speed is otherwise called “gigabit internet”, and hence the moniker – Jio GigaFiber!

Jio Fiber Price, Availability, Registration, features

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.

What is JioFiber Welcome Offer?
 
As a part of Jio Fiber Welcome Offer, if you go for their Forever plans, you get –
  • Jio Home Gateway (broadband router) and Jio 4K Set Top Box
  • JioCinema, JioSaavn and other entertainment OTT apps whose subscription validity depends on the type of plan you’ve opted, as bifurcated below.
  • Then with the Jio Forever plans, you get different freebies like Bluetooth Speakers, HD TVs etc, 2 months of additional service, and double data. (This is again subject to the kind of plan you’ve opted).

For more details, refer the table below –

Jio Fiber features* Prices shown are excluding GST

What is Jio Forever Plan? How much does the Jio Fiber annual plan cost?


Jio prefers to call its annual subscription packages as Jio Forever Plan. Currently, its monthly plans start at Rs. 699 a month and will go all the way up to 8,499 a month (excluding GST). Doing simple maths, the Jio Forever plans should range from Rs. 8,513  to Rs. 1,20,000 for yearly subscription (inclusive of GST).

Is there any Throttling with JioFiber broadband speeds?

Yes, Jio has mentioned of FUP (Fair Usage Policy) data caps on its plans as mentioned below –

  • JioFiber Bronze and Silver plans will offer speeds of 100 Mbps
  • Speeds of JioFiber Gold and Diamond plans will peak at 250 Mbps and 500 Mbps respectively.
  • Lastly, Platinum and Titanium plans will speed upto 1 Gbps.
What is the Jio Home Phone or Jio Fixed Voice?
 

Jio Home Phone or Jio Fixed Voice is the name of Jio Landline service, which is free with the Jio Fiber. Interestingly, the voice-calls across the board to any operators (fixed or mobile) would be free. 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 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.  

Is there an installation charge for the JioFiber connection?

Yes, you have to pay a one-time installation charge of Rs. 2,500, out of which Rs. 1,500 will be the refundable security deposit for the Jio router, while the remaining Rs. 1,000 will be non-refundable.

What about the validity of Jio Preview Offer?

Existing Jio Preview offer users would be intimated about the migration to paid plans as the commercial rollout is in progress. They will be individually notified and until then, they can continue using the current plan.
However, when they move to the new plan, they will be charged a refundable security deposit of either Rs. 4,500 or Rs. 2,500, based on the router issued to them.

Are Netflix and Amazon Prime included in the OTT content from Jio Fiber STB?

The company hasn’t revealed whether Netflix and Amazon Prime will be part of the “OTT Content” being mentioned in the JioFiber services.

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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