Reliance AGM: This is how you can livestream the launch of 4G feature phone and JioFiber
Zeebiz tells you what RIL Chairman, Mukesh Ambani's big announcement could be about today.
- At RIL's 40th AGM speculations rise over Jio 4G feature phone and JioFiber launch.
- Jio 4G feature phones have many smartphone-like features.
- JioFiber plans may include 100GB of data per month at 100Mbps of speed, free for three months.
All eyes on Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL)’s 40th annual general meeting (AGM) today which was scheduled to begin at 11 am on July 21.
The company is expected to make ‘customer centric’ announcements according to sources and two major announcements by its telecom arm – Reliance Jio is expected at the meet.
Managing Director Mukesh Ambani had announced Reliance Jio digital services at RIL’s last AGM on September 1.
Today, Ambani is expected to talk about Jio’s 4G feature phone or the launch of its home broadband services – JioFiber.
The home broadband services by JioFiber is expected to come with its own router and plans that could offer 100GB of data per month at 100Mbps of speed which would be free for three months.
A sneak peek at Jio’s broadband plans were accidentally revealed earlier this month due to a technical glitch.
Jio was reportedly testing its broadband services in May at different cities including Mumbai, Delhi-NCR, Ahmedabad, Jamnagar, Surat and Vadodara.
The company is rumoured to also offer the option of improved network coverage in buildings and societies.
The technical glitch showed a sign on Jio’s website that read – ‘I am interested in enhancing Jio coverage in my building,’ was also revealed.
Earlier speculations over JioFiber plans revealed that its plans would have a validity of 30 days and will begin at 50 Mbps for Rs 1500 for 2000GB data limit, a report by Tech Facts live said on April 29.
Jio 4G feature phones:
The feature phone with many smartphone-like features could also be a part of Mukesh Ambani’s ‘big announcement.’
Leaked images of the phone showed that the phone will be sold under Jio’s sister brand – Lyf and will have a 2.4-inch colour screen on top and dual-language keypad at the bottom. The price of the phone was rumoured to be as low as Rs 500.
Along with this the phone will have options to access Jio Apps and Facebook and Whatsapp.
Jio phone may have the option for video calling as well. The new phone may have Bluetooth 4.1 and USB tethering as well, the report added as well as GPS.
It is also rumoured to come with 512MB of RAM plus 4GB internal storage and come with 512MB of RAM plus 4GB internal storage along with an ‘Indian’ voice assistant.
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