Jio set top box launched with Jio Fiber Welcome offer. Check the price, features, and availability.
At the Reliance Jio AGM 2019, Mukesh Ambani has made the much-awaited announcements about upcoming Jio products and services. One of the key announcement is the launch of Jio Set-top box. Reliance Jio is set to disrupt the broadband and entertainment sectors in India.
Reliance Jio will soon roll out a set-top box in partnership with local cable operators (LCOs). In the annual general meeting, Ambani also announced the commercial launch of broadband service with Jio Fiber Welcome offer. The service will launch commercially on September 5th with plans starting Rs. 700 per month.
The company is offering free HD/4K television set & 4k set-top box with forever annual plans under Jio Fiber Welcome Offer. Meanwhile, the company is also set to make an announcement related to Jio Phone 3.
Jio was expected to foray in the DTH service. Now, the company has announced its set-top-box. Jio set-top box will be offered with Jio Fiber welcome offer.
The Set-Top Box will offer a bouquet of high definition channels. Reliance Industries has already acquired a stake in multiple service operators - Hathway, Den, and GTPL. The multiple service operators have a relation with over 30,000 LCOs.
And the company is planning to extend partnership to Local cable operators across the country. The 4K set-top box accepts broadcast cable TV signals from Local cable operator partners.
Note: More updates for the Jio Fiber Welcome offer will be available on 5th September.
JIO STB is bundled free with Jio GigaFiber. The company will offer 4K TV, 4k set-top box, and OTT subscriptions free with Jio GigaFiber annual plan. The prices of Jio Forever Annual Plans will be revealed on September 5.
In addition to streaming and cable TV, the set-top box will offer gaming capabilities and mixed reality features. The 4k set-top box is a part of Jio Fiber service. With the roll-out of broadband services, customers will have the option of getting Jio set-top box free by opting for the annual plans.
Jio Set-top box (STB) comes with entertainment, console gaming, and mixed reality services. Here is a more detailed look at the key features
Video Calling with up to four people at once.
Free video calls using phones and tablets.
Console quality Gaming,
Jio First Day first show subscription to watch new movies.
Mixed reality services - MR shopping, MR education, and MR movie watching
The set-top box comes with an in-built graphics card and is said to support every gaming controller. Jio has already received 15 million registrations for its fibre home broadband service. The service has been in testing since 2016.