How to Access Reliance Jio Wi-Fi Broadband for FREE ?

A Consumer once registered can browse on Jio WiFi from any city pan India. However an important point to note here is that as per the Government mandate, a user can use free WiFi for a maximum of 72 hours. Post that, he needs to do OTP verification once again to continue enjoy browsing at high speeds. During 72 hours, user can access the Jio Wi-Fi across all locations in all cities.

Customers can now connect their existing devices to Jio WiFi and enjoy high speeds of up to 100mbps to its users. With such a blazing speed, the customers can stream or download music, movies etc. in a just a jiffy! On a Trial basis, Reliance Jio Wi-Fi is available for FREE access in Gujarat, Navi Mumbai and Madhya Pradesh.

Jio WiFi can be accessed through any

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Can Reliance Jio Launch 4G-LTE Data / Broadband at 50% Discount to Incumbents ?

Reliance jio Infocomm Launch Data RatesIn our previous report we have analyzed the need for disruption by Reliance Jio Infocomm in the Indian Telecommunications space. Today we’d like to throw some light on what will likely happen to the Hottest Area of Telecom – Mobile Broadband / Data Services if Reliance Jio were to launch at 50% discount to incumbent players.

The current realization is 25-29 paise/MB for incumbents; this is not the most aggressive disruption assumption), it would mean R-Jio starts selling at 15 paise/MB. Current 3G usage in India (on a base of around 52 mn subs) is

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Can Reliance Jio Create Accelerated Demand in Low 3G Market ?

Empirical Evidence on Wireless Broadband adoption from across the World suggest that meaningful 3G penetration is a necessary condition for accelerated LTE adoption. Can a deep pocket player like Reliance Jio Infocomm overcome the challenges posed by low 3G penetration in India ? Can R-Jio create an offering / ecosystem to drive 4G adoption by 2G customers without the in-between 3G upgrade? Quite honestly, we do not know. However, we do believe that a price disruption centric strategy to achieve this will make any business case extremely challenging for Mukesh Ambani led Reliance.

Consider just the handset challenge

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Reliance Jio’s Massive Optical Fiber Network + 5 NationWide Data Centers

Reliance Jio OFC NetworkIndustry Channel Checks are indicating that Reliance Jio Infocomm has quietly rolled out ~100,000 Rkm (route kilometer) of optic fibre cable, and the rollout continues at a fast clip. This is already comparable with fibre rolled out by the rest of the industry. Sources Indicate Reliance Jio already has the largest intra-city optic fibre network with 85,000+ km across 700-800 towns. This is a major differentiator for mobile backhaul in an industry with sub 10% fiber penetration into towers. Till date, Airtel Vodafone and Idea Cellular have used 12-24 fibre threads, while RJio is using mostly cables with 288 fibres (in some cases 96 fibres).

What if Reliance Communications & Reliance Jio OFC Networks Complement Each Other ?
Till now, RCom was believed to have the largest fibre network among private operators, with an intra-city network of ~70,000 Rkm [Once again laid under the direct project Management by

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Reliance Jio Targets Big Bang Nationwide Launch of Fiber Broadband, Wi-Fi & 4G LTE Services

Last month in a conference of Indian Telecommunications progress on 4G-LTE front, Reliance Jio’s B2B executive made a presentation and excerpts from the same are as under.

Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJio) has laid lot of stress on the fact that fibre connectivity is required [Even in 1999, Mukesh did the same which is now with RCom]. Reliance Jio plans to connect as many buildings with fibre as possible. Over the longer term, RJio’s offering will be a mix of fibre [FTTH], LTE and WiFi. Management explained that chargeable WiFi (not free) will be an integral part of the company’s

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Reliance Jio Connects 11,000 Towers With Dual Mode LTE

Reliance Jio Network Equipment for 4G LTETelecommunications and Network Gear Industry channel checks suggest that Reliance Jio Infocomm has completed ~11,000 base station installations nationwide and is possibly targeting 30,000-45,000 base stations by launch. We expect this target to be met by Dec-14 coinciding with the Founder Birth Anniversary on Dec-28, 2014. Rollout is progressing at a pace of 2,500- 3,000 base stations per month (with the monthly pace accelerating). The launch could happen with 30,000-45,000 sites, with rollout obviously continuing post launch. More Importantly, the rollout is well spread out across the country and not concentrated in just the top

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Reliance Jio 4G-LTE Launch will not Derail 2G Voice Business

Reliance Jio 4G Vs Traditional 2G VoiceReliance Jio Infocomm rollout can, at best, be gradual and, in part, complementary to existing telecom services and not competing and, as such, concerns are overdone about its entry in the 2G Voice Business. To understand this let us first have peek into RJio’s network.

Reliance Jio Infocomm’s Network Infrastructure Build Out
Reliance Jio’s 4G network will be built around 1.8GHz & 2.3 GHz, the company will need to deploy at least 0.15m BTS over next three years to have meaningful presence. In-building coverage will be an additional challenge that Jio faces as both the 1,800 MHz and 2,300 MHz spectrum

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