To provide free internetservices to students of all government Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs), polytechnics, and engineering colleges of Punjab,RelianceJiohas signed a MoU with the state government.
Charanjit Singh Channi,Technical Education Minister of Punjab, said to news agencies thatJio will bear the cost of infrastructure and equipmentto provide free internet. As of now, information regarding data capping and speed has not been shared.
Reliance Jio is rolling out its JioFiber Preview offer in six cities including Mumbai, Delhi-NCR, Ahmedabad, Jamnagar, Surat and Vadodara. Reliance Jio’s twitter handle, @JioCare confirmed this news while replying to a user’s query.
In a related development, Jio is alsotryingto expand its broadband services (Jio Fiber). As per reports, the company will offer 100GB of free data at 100Mbps speed for 90 days and all you have to do is to pay a refundable amount of approx. Rs 4,500 under the Preview offer.
Once the data is finished, the speed will reduce to 1mbps for unlimited data. So far, the company has not revealed much about its broadband or its Fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service, but it is reported to be launching by June this year and will one of the most affordable broadband services in India.
Sources familiar with the development have earlier told The Mobile Indian that “Jio is currently testing the Fibre to Home network and DTH services and will make an official announcement related to its commercial launch pretty soon.”