Reliance Jio will provide standalone 5G services in a few locations across the nation by Diwali, which falls on October 24, according to Mukesh Ambani, chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries, who made the announcement on Monday. Jio has pledged a total investment of Rs 2 lakh crore to the construction of a real 5G network across the entirety of India.
Jio firstly declared the opening of 5G services in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai, four major metropolises. By December 2023, these will have quickly spread to all other cities and towns in the nation. “Jio 5G services will connect everyone, every place and everything with the highest quality and affordability. We are committed to making India a data-powered economy even ahead of China and the US,” said Muksesh Ambani.
The largest and most technologically advanced 5G network will be Jio 5G. Jio’s 5G network, in contrast to that of other operators, will be independent from the 4G network.
Jio 5G will be able to provide an unmatched combination of coverage, capacity, quality, and cost because to the three benefits of standalone 5G architecture, the largest and best mix of spectrum, and carrier aggregation technology. “In addition to the 3500 MHz mid-band which is globally earmarked for 5G, and the 26 GHz millimeter-wave band for ultra-high capacity, only Jio has the 700 MHz low-band spectrum which is essential for deep indoor coverage,” it adds.
Jio is planning to bring the Jio 5G services to metro cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai in the next two months. And the telco plans to have covered every nook and corner of the country with the Jio 5G services by December 2023. The company has talked about indigenous developed end-to-end 5G technology stack which is fully cloud native, software defined and can be managed digitally. Jio 5G intends to provide Indian users with a True 5G network, and it is actively working to make this happen.