Reliance announced in a statement today that it will launch Jio True 5G in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, and Varanasi tomorrow in time for Dussehra. According to Jio, it’s an invitation-only service, and customers will receive limitless 5G data at speeds of up to 1 gbps.
According to Jio’s statement, “The beta trial service for other cities will be released gradually.”
The Mukesh Ambani-owned company stated that “Dussehra symbolises the triumph over obstacles caused by legacy technologies such as 2G, with knowledge and understanding that Jio True 5G will truly enable.”
More than 425 million people use Jio.
Customers who have been invited to test the 5G service won’t need to upgrade their current Jio SIM card or 5G smartphone, according to Jio, since the service will be upgraded to Jio True 5G immediately.
“To fully realize the potential of a Digital India, our Prime Minister [Narendra Modi] has issued a clarion call for a fast roll-out of 5G throughout India. In response, Jio has created the most ambitious and rapid 5G roll-out strategy ever for a nation of our size, “Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. Chairman Akash M. Ambani made the announcement.
With the goal of providing a better life for every Indian, Mr. Ambani added, Jio will improve skill development, education, healthcare, agriculture, and many other industries by adopting 5G.
“5G cannot continue to be a privileged few or residents of our biggest cities only service. Every person, home, and establishment in India must have access to it. Only then will we be able to significantly raise economic production, earnings, and living standards throughout the entire nation, resulting in a successful and inclusive society, “added he.
Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd is an arm of Jio Platforms Ltd.