Reliance Jio launched its ‘True 5G’ services in six key cities of Tamil Nadu, namely Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli, Salem, Hosur and Vellore. With the recent launch, Jio has expanded its ‘True 5G’ services across 101 cities.

Jio demonstrated the immersive benefits of 5G in the field of healthcare, through Jio Community Clinic medical kit, and the revolutionary augmented reality-virtual reality (AR-VR) device, Jio Glass. These benefits will bring transformational changes in the lives of people in Tamil Nadu.

Speaking at the event, Thiru T. Mano Thangaraj, IT Minister, government of Tamil Nadu, said, “I am happy to launch Jio’s True 5G services in Tamil Nadu. 5G services in the long run will bring transformational benefits for people of Tamil Nadu. The government of Tamil Nadu has special focus on the start-up ecosystem, and the advent of 5G services in the state will give a great boost to the start-ups here that are working on new technologies such as internet of things (IoT), blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and data analytics in Tamil Nadu.”

Commenting at the occasion, Jio Spokesperson said, “We are excited to expand Jio True 5G in six more cities in Tamil Nadu. Soon, Jio True 5G network will be present across the length and breadth of Tamil Nadu. By December 2023, every village and town of Tamil Nadu will have Jio’s True 5G services. With the launch of Jio’s True 5G services, Tamil Nadu is not just getting the best telecommunication network, it will also open new growth opportunities in the areas of e-governance, education, healthcare, IT and the SME business. Jio True 5G will also enable citizens and the government to remain connected on real-time basis and will assist the rapid reach of government schemes to the last mile users. Jio has invested over Rs 400 billion for deploying the 5G network in Tamil Nadu and provided employment to almost 100,000 people in Tamil Nadu, directly and indirectly. This shows our commitment towards the state. Jio engineers are working round the clock to deliver True-5G to every person in Tamil Nadu because of the transformational power of this technology and the exponential benefits it can deliver to every person. We are grateful to the Chief Minister Thiru M.K. Stalin and the Tamil Nadu government for extending their support in digitising Tamil Nadu and taking it forward.”