With the launch of 5G in India, the two major telcos have been trying hard to improve their 5G network coverage. Now, while Airtel’s 5G Plus service is already live in 12+ regions in India, Jio is also working hard to expand coverage of its True 5G service in more cities and states. Here’s a list of those cities/states where Jio is bringing its True 5G service, which is based on Standalone architecture.
Jio 5G in 34 new cities
Update 31/01/2023: Jio has begun the rollout of its True 5G services in 34 new cities in following states:
- Haryana – Yamunanagar, Thanesar
- Andhra Pradesh – Ananthapuramu, Bhimavaram, Chirala, Guntakal, Nandyal, Tenali
- Assam – Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Tezapur
- Chhattisgarh – Ambikapur, Dhamtari
- Karnataka – Chitradurga
- Bihar – Gaya
- Maharashtra – Jalgaon, Latur
- Odisha – Balangir, Nalco
- Punjab – Jalandhar, Phagwara
- Rajasthan – Ajmer
- UP – Mathura
- Telangana – Adilabad, Ramagundam, Mahabubnagar
- Tamil Nadu – Cuddalore, Dindigul, Kancheepuram, Karur, Kumbakonam, Nagercoil, Thanjavur, Tiruvannamalai
Jio 5G in 6 new states
Update 27/01/2023: Reliance Jio announced the launch of its True 5G services across all 6 states of North-East circle (Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizram, Nagaland, Tripura) by connecting 7 cities namely, Shillong, Imphal, Aizawl, Agartala, Itanagar, Kohima, and Dimapur. By December 2023, Jio True 5G services will be made available in every town and taluka of the North-Eastern states.
Jio 5G in 50 new cities
Update 24/01/2023: Reliance Jio has announced the largest-ever launch of its True 5G services across 50 cities. With this, Jio users across 184 cities are now enjoying Jio True 5G services. Jio claims that it has become the first and the only operator to launch 5G services in most of these cities.
In Andhra Pradesh, the new cities where Jio 5G is now available, include Chittoor, Kadapa, Narasaraopet, Ongole, Rajamahendravaram, Srikakulam and Vizianagaram. In Assam, Nagaon is now also a Jio 5G enabled city. Rest of the cities in their respective states include:
Jio 5G in 16 new cities
Update 17/01/2023: Jio has announced rollout in 16 new cities across 7 states. Here’s the list of those states and their respective cities:
- Andhra Pradesh – Kakinada, Kurnool
- Assam – Silchar
- Karnataka – Davanagere, Shivamogga, Bidar, Hospet, Gadag-Betageri
- Kerala – Malappuram, Palakkad, Kottayam, Kannur
- Tamil Nadu – Tiruppur
- Telangana – Nizamabad, Khammam
- Uttar Pradesh – Bareilly
Jio True 5G in Uttarakhand
Update 11/01/2023: Reliance Jio today announced the launch of its True 5G services in Uttarakhand from Dehradun. Jio users in Dehradun will now be invited to the Jio Welcome Offer, to experience Unlimited Data at up to 1 Gbps+ speeds, at no additional cost.
Jio True 5G in Assam
Update 10/01/2023: Jio True 5G services have been launched in Assam. Alongside its True 5G services that were launched in Guwahati, Jio also launched it’s True 5G-Powered Wi-Fi services at Maa Kamakhya Temple complex.
Jio True 5G in 10 New Cities
Update 09/01/2023: Reliance Jio has announced the launch of its True 5G services across 10 cities namely Agra, Kanpur, Meerut, Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Tirupati, Nellore (Andhra Pradesh), Kozhikode, Thrissur (Kerala), Nagpur, Ahmednagar (Maharashtra). Reliance Jio has become the first and the only operator to launch 5G services in majority of these cities.
Jio True 5G in 4 New Cities
Update 06/01/2023: Jio has announced the launch of its True 5G services in 4 new cities, namely Gwalior, Jabalpur, Ludhiana and Siliguri, taking the total number of True 5G cities to 72.
Jio True 5G in Odisha
Update 05/01/2023: Jio has announced that it has started the rollout of its True 5G beta services in Odisha where users will now be invited to join the Jio Welcome offer.
Jio True 5G in Madhya Pradesh
Update 29/12/2022: Reliance Jio has announced the launch of its True 5G services in Indore and Bhopal. With the launch, Reliance Jio has become the first and the only operator in MP to launch 5G services in the city of Indore and Bhopal.
Jio True 5G in 11 new cities
Update 28/12/2022: Reliance Jio has announced the largest multi-state launch of its True 5G services across 11 cities namely Lucknow, Trivandrum, Mysuru, Nashik, Aurangabad, Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula, Zirakpur, Kharar and Derabassi. Reliance Jio has become the first and the only operator to launch 5G services in Trivandrum, Mysuru, Nashik, Aurangabad, Chandigarh Tricity, including areas of Mohali, Panchkula, Zirakpur, Kharar, and Derabassi.
Jio users in these cities will be invited to the Jio Welcome Offer, to experience Unlimited Data at up to 1 Gbps+ speeds, at no additional cost.
Jio True 5G in Andhra Pradesh
Update 26/12/2022: Jio has started the rollout of its True 5G services in Andhra Pradesh by launching the service in Tirumala, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada & Guntur. Starting today, users in the mentioned regions will be invited to the Jio Welcome Offer, by which they can experience Unlimited Data at up to 1 Gbps+ speeds, at no additional cost.
Jio True 5G in Delhi-NCR
Jio rolled out its True 5G network to cover Delhi, Faridabad, Gurugram, Ghaziabad, Noida and other major locations in the national capital region on November 18. It claims it is now the only operator to provide 5G services across the Delhi-NCR region.
Jio True 5G in Kerala
Update 20/12/2022: Jio has started its True 5G services in Kerala by launching its 5G services in Kochi City and Guruvayur Temple premises. The Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan launched Jio True 5G and Jio True 5G Powered Wi-Fi services on December 20, digitally from Trivandrum, for an event organised in Kochi.
Jio users in Kochi and Guruvayur will now be invited to the Jio Welcome Offer, to experience Unlimited Data at up to 1 Gbps+ speeds, at no additional cost.
Jio True 5G in Mumbai
Jio True 5G came to Mumbai starting October 5 when Jio began the beta rollout of its service. Jio’s 5G service is currently free for users until the rollout is more widespread, similar to Airtel’s case.
Jio True 5G in Kolkata
Jio began the beta rollout of its True 5G service in Kolkata on October 5, during the Dussehra festival. Jio says that its Welcome Offer will enable its invited customers to trial True-5G services and provide service and user-experience feedback.
Jio True 5G in Varanasi
Varanasi was one of the first four regions where Jio rolled out True 5G on October 5. Jio’s welcome offer allows customers to get unlimited 5G data with up to 1 Gbps+ speeds.
Jio True 5G in Bengaluru
On November 10, Jio rolled out True 5G in Bangalore. Those users who get invited to the ‘Jio Welcome Offer’ will be automatically upgraded to the Jio True 5G service without needing to change their existing Jio SIM or 5G handset.
Jio True 5G in Hyderabad
Alongside Bangalore, Jio rolled out True 5G in Hyderabad on November 10. Users would be able to continue to use the Beta trial until the network coverage of a city is substantially complete.
Jio True 5G in Pune
On November 23, Reliance Jio announced that it had launched 5G network in Pune. Jio has begun Beta testing of its 5G network in the city only when a large part of it is covered by its 5G network.
Jio True 5G in Nathdwara
Jio announced the launch of Jio 5G services in Rajasthan from the famous Shrinathji temple in Nathdrawa town in Rajsamand district on October 24.
Jio True 5G in Gujarat
Jio leapt forward by extending its True 5G service coverage in each of the 33 district headquarters of Gujarat on November 25. This makes Gujarat the first state in India to get Jio True 5G coverage in 100% of the district headquarters.
By December 2023, Jio 5G aims to expand to the whole country. In comparison, Airtel aims to do so by March 2024.