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From JioPhone 2 to GigaFiber, Here are the 10 Big Announcements From Reliance's AGM

Reliance launches advanced fiber-based broadband connectivity service called JioGigaFiber.


Updated:July 6, 2018, 12:01 AM IST
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New Delhi: Chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Mukesh Ambani came up with big-ticket announcements during RIL’s 41st annual general meeting (AGM) on Thursday.

Here is a list of top takeaways from the AGM:

> Reliance launches advanced fiber-based broadband connectivity service called JioGigaFiber. Ambani says the new fiber service will redefine 24/7 emergency help for all homes across India.

> Ambani said that with JioGigaFiber customers will be able to view ultra-high definition entertainment television, have multi-party video conferencing, and use voice-activated virtual assistant and smart home solutions.

“Your home will have wall-to-wall Wi-Fi coverage, every appliance, plug point, switch will become smart. You can have cameras giving you 24x7 security monitoring, alerts,” Akash Ambani said.

> Users can start registering for 'JioGigaFibre' from August 15.

> RIL announces addition of Facebook, YouTube and WhatsApp to JioPhone.

> RIL launches high-end variant of JioPhone, named JioPhone 2, featuring horizontal screen viewing and a QWERTY keypad. The phone is priced at Rs 2,999. JioPhone 2 will be available at Jio stores across India from August 15.

> RIL launches JioGiga TV, a set-top box with ability to play videos at 4,000 resolution.

> Mukesh Ambani announces Monsoon Hungama offer for JioPhone, users can exchange their existing feature phones for a new JioPhone at just Rs 500.

> Users can exchange existing Jio Phones for a brand new feature phone for Rs 501.

> Ambani said that the company wants to more than double income of farmers. He added that Jio can usher a smart green revolution in India.

> “Cyber security is our solemn promise,” Mukesh Ambani said.

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| Edited by: Ahona Sengupta
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