Reliance Jio has launched its True 5G services in Andhra Pradesh with an initial investment of Rs 65 billion, starting from Tirumala, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, and Guntur districts.

The Jio True 5G and Jio True 5G Powered Wi-Fi services were launched by Gudivada Amarnath, Minister for Industries, Infrastructure, Investment and Commerce, Information Technology and Handlooms and Textiles, Andhra Pradesh, and Dr. K.S. Jawahar Reddy, Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh, at an event organised in Vijayawada.

Jio demonstrated the immersive benefits of 5G in the field of healthcare, through Jio community clinic medical kit, and the revolutionary AR-VR device, Jio Glass. These benefits will bring phenomenal changes in the lives of people in Andhra Pradesh. 

Speaking at the event, 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. Apart from their existing investment of Rs 260 billion, additionally Jio has invested over Rs 65 for deploying 5G network in Andhra Pradesh and this shows their immense commitment towards our state’s development. By December 2023, Jio True 5G services will be made available in every town, taluka, mandalam and village of Andhra Pradesh.”

Meanwhile, Dr. K. S. Jawahar Reddy 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 e-governance, 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 the implementation and efficiency of government schemes till the last mile user. Andhra Pradesh government has a 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 internet of things (IoT), blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics. The advent of Jio True 5G will further propel these startups in Andhra Pradesh and give them wings to fly.” 

Additionally, 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. We are grateful to Jagan Mohan Reddy garu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, and the government of Andhra Pradesh for extending their support in digitising Andhra Pradesh and taking it forward.”

Starting December 26, 2022, Jio users in Tirumala, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Guntur will be invited to the Jio Welcome Offer, by which they can experience unlimited data at up to 1 Gbps+ speeds, at no additional cost.