Today, Reliance Jio has unveiled India’s first satellite-based gigabit broadband service, JioSpaceFiber. With this development, Reliance Jio is bringing high-speed internet to areas in India that were previously inaccessible. The demonstration of this groundbreaking service took place at the India Mobile Congress.
Jio has joined forces with SES to harness the world’s latest medium earth orbit (MEO) satellite technology, delivering unique gigabit, fiber-like services from space. Let’s explore the main highlights in the statement below.
- Jio has established India’s first satellite-based gigabit broadband service.
- Jio is taking a significant step towards advancing the digital landscape in India.
- JioSpaceFiber promises to provide high-speed internet via satellites.
- The service offers scalable and affordable broadband access across all of India.
Statement by Akash Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Jio:
“Jio has enabled millions of homes and businesses in India to experience broadband internet for the first time. With JioSpaceFiber, we are expanding our reach to connect the millions who are yet to experience broadband services. JioSpaceFiber will enable everyone, everywhere, to fully participate in the new digital society, with gigabit access to online government, education, health, and entertainment services.”
Gir in Gujarat, Korba in Chattisgarh, Nabarangpur in Odisha, and ONGC-Jorhat in Assam have already been connected with JioSpaceFiber. The company offers both high-speed broadband fixed-line and wireless services. JioSpaceFiber ensures low latency and high-speed internet access even in remote and previously unreachable locations.