Jio has partnered with satellite tv for pc supplier SES to entry its medium earth orbit (MEO) satellite tv for pc expertise
Indian operator Reliance Jio Infocomm Restricted demonstrated what it claims to be India’s first satellite-based giga fiber service dubbed JioSpaceFiber at India Cellular Congress 2023.
The telco stated the brand new providing goals to offer high-speed broadband companies to hard-to-reach geographies throughout the nation.
Jio has partnered with satellite tv for pc supplier SES to entry its medium earth orbit (MEO) satellite tv for pc expertise. Jio additionally stated it has up to now related 4 distant places — Gir (Gujarat), Korba (Chattisgarh), Nabrangpur (Odissa) and ONGC in Jorhat (Assam) to display the brand new satellite-based service.
“Jio has enabled hundreds of thousands of properties and companies in India to expertise broadband web for the primary time. With JioSpaceFiber, we increase our attain to cowl the hundreds of thousands but to be related,” stated Akash Ambani, chairman Reliance Jio Infocomm Restricted.
“JioSpaceFiber will enable everybody, all over the place, to totally take part within the new digital society with gigabit entry to on-line authorities, training, well being and leisure companies,” he added.
Jio stated its new service will likely be out there nationwide along with its current broadband companies below the JioFiber and JioAirFiber manufacturers.
The satellite tv for pc community may also assist extra capability for cellular backhaul, additional enhancing the provision and scale of Jio’s 5G service in distant areas of India, the telco stated.
“Along with Jio, we’re honored to assist the Authorities of India’s Digital India initiative with a novel answer that goals at delivering a number of gigabits per second of throughput to any location in India,” stated John-Paul Hemingway, chief technique officer at SES.
“Our first fiber-like companies from house are already deployed at this time in components of India, and we can not wait to see how it will result in digital transformation even in essentially the most rural components of the nation,” he added.
Reliance Jio Infocomm just lately stated it has coated all the nation with its 5G community forward of the promised timeframe of December 2023.
In accordance with an announcement launched by broadband pace and high quality measurement agency Ookla, Jio’s chairman Akash Ambani stated the provider already deployed 85% of the 5G community infrastructure in India.
Reliance Jio Infocomm has been quickly increasing its 5G community utilizing Standalone (SA) structure since October 2022. The telco has already deployed its 5G service in 7,764 cities throughout 36 states in India, in line with the provider’s web site.
Reliance Jio had beforehand secured a mixture of wi-fi spectrum for 5G throughout the 700 MHz, 3.5 GHz and 26 GHz bands. Jio is the one Indian operator with the 700 MHz low-band spectrum.