COVER STORY I TELEE0M i jio THE ROUTERS 1 4G is up to 10 times faster than 3G 1

  It is obvious these heavy investments have been made to reap a rich harvest. Reliance Jio is clear. It wants to be a game changer; and it wants to be No. 1. Besides the tech­nology and super offering of services, the strategy is to get there by a hugely disruptive pricing strategy. The first step will be to enter two-SIM handsets of existing subscribers. The scare going around among…

3G, the fourth generation is 4G

MAXIMUM NETWORK Reliance Jio has put in place an elaborate network of towers through pacts with several companies COMPANY NO. OFTOWERS CIRCLES |y INDUSTOWERS 1,13,490 15 GTLINFRA 27,800 ALL INDIA ASCENDTELECOM 4,500 ALLINDIA TOWER VISION 8,400 ALLINDIA ATC INDIA 11,000 ALLINDIA RELIANCE COMM* 45,000 ALLINDIA *ln addition. Reliance Jio has agreement with Reliance Communications for sharing its optical fibre infrastructure of nearly 1,20,000 fibre-pair km within cities and 5.00,000 fibre-pair…

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Now slated to happen over the next two months. A state­ment in April this year by Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJIL) said it “plans to provide seamless 4G services using LTE (long-term evolution) in 800 MHz, 1,800 MHz and 2,300 MHz bands through an integrated ecosystem”. The company holds the pan-India Unified Licence and is the only private player with broadband wireless access (BWA) spectrum in all 22 telecom circles of…