JioFiber free for 2 months: Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd., announced fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service called Jio GigaFiber, a combo service of broadband internet, fixed-line telephone service and television set-top-box, at its AGM on August 12.

Renamed JioFiber, the service is all set to bring broadband revolution in India from September 5 and believe it or not, it will be for free, at least for the first two months for the preview customers. The subscribers can also claim their refundable security deposit of Rs 2,500.

The new customers who register for JioFiber will be charged Rs 1,500 as refundable security deposit once the service is rolled out commercially on September 5. Further, the installation charges will be Rs 1,000, which means new subscribers will need to pay a total of Rs 2,500 out of which Rs 1,500 will be refundable.

JioFiber free for 2 months: Plans & Speed
Reliance Jio revealed at its AGM (Annual General Meeting) this year that JioFiber will be priced starting at Rs 700 per month with minimum speeds of 100Mbps and go up to Rs 10,000 for a maximum speed of 1Gbps on select plans.

Those who wish to register for the service can head to Reliance Jio’s website. Though the full details of plans of JioFiber will only be put out next week, reports suggest that Jio plans to bundle set-top-boxes and landlines as well with the fiber connection.

As a part of its special ‘Welcome offer’, Jio will give an HD or 4K LED TV for free with their JioFiber connection to those who opt for annual or the ‘Jio Forever plans’. A free 4K set-top box will be offered as well.

To recall, the preview offer of JioFiber service was launched by the company last year under JioGigaFiber name. As of now, it is being tested in select cities. Under the preview offer, Jio asked for a refundable security deposit fee of Rs 4,500 for the router. The offer bundles up to 100GB of data at 100mbps for three months.

Interested users can register for the service by visiting Reliance Jio’s official website. Initially, the Jio Fiber connections will be available in the select cities only. As of now, Jio Fiber connections are available in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Surat, Vadodara, Chennai, Noida, Ghaziabad, Bhubaneshwar, Varanasi, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Surat, Agra, Meerut, Vizag, Lucknow, Jamshedpur, Haridwar, Gaya, Patna, Port Blair, Punjab and some more states.

Reliance Jio Fiber has already received 1.5 crore registrations and the company is aiming to cover as many as 2 crore residences and 1.5 crore business establishments across 1,600 towns in India.