Reliance Jio announces largest multi-state deployment of 5G services
Reliance Jio on Wednesday launched its 5G services in 11 cities, including Lucknow, Trivandrum, Mysuru, Nashik, Aurangabad and Chandigarh, marking the largest multi-state rollout of the services to date.
Jio’s 5G services have also been commissioned in Mohali, Panchkula, Zirakpur, Kharar and Derabassi, according to a statement from the company.
“Reliance Jio has become the first and only operator to launch 5G services in Trivandrum, Mysuru, Nashik, Aurangabad, Chandigarh Tricity including Mohali, Panchkula, Zirakpur, Kharar and Derabassi areas,” the statement said calling it a “largest multi-state deployment of 5G services to date”.
Jio users in these cities will be invited to the Jio Welcome Offer, to enjoy unlimited data up to 1 Gbps plus speeds at no additional cost starting Wednesday.
“These cities are important tourist destinations as well as key educational centers in our country,” a spokesperson for Jio said.
Reliance Jio first announced the rollout of its True 5G services during Dussehra. According to an official statement released by Reliance Jio on October 4, the Jio True 5G welcome offer has been launched in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Varanasi for Jio users by invitation.
Later in October, the services were also rolled out to Rajasthan from Nathdwara Temple.
In November, the company announced the launch of 5G services in Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune. On the other hand, Kochi and some selected cities in Andhra Pradesh received 5G services from Jio in December.
5G is the fifth generation mobile network capable of transmitting a large amount of data at a very fast speed. Compared to 3G and 4G, it has very low latency which will improve user experience in various industries. Low latency describes the efficiency of processing a very high volume of data messages with minimal delay.