Jio has started its True 5G service in Andhra Pradesh with the launch of the service in Tirumala, Visakhapatnam, Vijaywada and Guntur. Andhra Pradesh Information and Technology Minister Gudivada Amarnath and Chief Secretary KS Jawahar Reddy launched the Jio True 5G and Jio True 5G Powered wi-fi services at an event here on Monday.
company release says Jio Demonstrates the benefits of immersive 5G In healthcare, through the Jio Community Clinic medical suite and the revolutionary AR-VR device Jio Glass.
“These benefits will bring about a significant change in the lives of the people of Andhra Pradesh,” it said.
Gudivada Amarnath, who also serves as Andhra Pradesh Minister of Industry and Commerce and Infrastructure and Investment, said 5G services will bring transformative benefits to the people of the state.
“I am pleased to present Jio’s True 5G Services in Andhra Pradesh. In the long run, 5G services will bring transformative benefits to the people of Andhra Pradesh,” he said.
Jio 5G services will be available state-wide by the end of next year, the minister said.
“In addition to their existing Rs 2600 crore investment, Jio has invested more than Rs 6500 crore for the deployment of 5G network in Andhra Pradesh, which shows their great commitment to the development of our country. By December 2023, Jio True 5G service will be available in every town, Taluka, Mandalam and villages in Andhra Pradesh,” he added.
Chief Secretary KS Jawahar Reddy said the new service will open the door to growth opportunities in several sectors including e-government, education and healthcare.
“With the launch of Jio’s true 5G service, Andhra Pradesh not only gets the best telecom network, but it will open the doors to growth opportunities in e-government, education, healthcare, IT and SME business segments,” he said .
“Jio True 5G will also keep citizens and government connected in real-time and will also improve the implementation and efficiency of government programs till the last mile users. Andhra Pradesh government is paying special attention to start-up ecosystem and the emergence of Jio True 5G services will be extremely Earth boosts start-ups working on new technologies such as internet of things, blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analysis. The advent of Jio True 5G will further boost and give wings to these start-ups in Andhra Pradesh,” he added.
A Jio spokesperson said that the True 5G network will be expanded across the state in a short period of time.
“We are delighted to launch Jio True 5G in Andhra Pradesh. The Jio True 5G network will expand to the length and breadth of the state in a short period of time. Jio engineers are working around the clock to bring true 5G benefits to everyone in India so that we can Every citizen of this great country can experience the transformative power and exponential benefits of this technology.”
The speaker thanked Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy Garu and the state government “for their support in digitizing Andhra Pradesh”.
Starting December 26, Jio subscribers in Tirumala, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Guntur will be invited to the Jio Welcome offer through which they can experience unlimited data at speeds up to 1 Gbps+ at no additional cost.
It says more cities in the state will be 5G-ready by January 2023.