The rollout of 5G services in Andhra Pradesh by Reliance Jio will begin in Tirumala, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, and Guntur. Users of Jio in these cities are now welcome to take advantage of the Jio Welcome Offer, which offers Unlimited Data at speeds of up to 1 Gbps+ at no additional cost, starting today, December 26.
Jio True 5G and Jio True 5G Powered Wi-Fi services were introduced today at an event in Vijayawada by the honourable Minister for Industries & Commerce, Infrastructure & Investment, and Information Technology, Shri. Gudivada Amarnath, and the honourable Chief Secretary, Shri. Dr. K. S. Jawahar Reddy, IAS.
Jio has invested more than Rs. 6,500 crores for the deployment of 5G network in Andhra Pradesh on top of their previous expenditure of Rs. 26,000 crores. In January 2023, more cities in the state will have access to 5G services.
According to Jio, 5G services would be accessible in every Andhra Pradesh town, taluka, mandalam, and hamlet by the end of 2023.
Kerala, Gujarat, Pune, Delhi-NCR, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, and Varanasi already have Jio 5G service.
Speaking at the event, Honourable IT Minister, Govt. Of AP, Shri. Gudivada Amarnath said:
I am happy to launch Jio’s True 5G services in Andhra Pradesh. 5G services in the long run will bring transformational benefits for the people of Andhra Pradesh.
Honourable Chief Secretary, Govt. Of AP, Shri. Dr. K. S. Jawahar Reddy, IAS said:
With the launch of Jio’s True 5G services, Andhra Pradesh is not just getting the best telecommunication network, but will open doors to growth opportunities in the areas of egovernance, education, healthcare, IT and SME business. Jio True 5G will also enable citizens and government to remain connected on real time basis and will also improve implementation and efficiency of government schemes till the last mile user.
Andhra Pradesh Government has special focus on the start-up ecosystem, and the advent of True 5G services by Jio will give a huge boost to the start-ups that are working on new technologies such as IoT, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Data Analytics. The advent of Jio True 5G will further propel these Start-ups in Andhra Pradesh and give them wings to fly.
Commenting at the occasion, Jio Spokesperson said:
We are excited to commence Jio True 5G in Andhra Pradesh. Jio True 5G network will expand across the length and breadth of the State within a short period of time.
Jio engineers are working round the clock to deliver True-5G benefits to every Indian, so that the transformational power and the exponential benefits of this technology can be experienced by every citizen of our great country.