At the India Mobile Congress today, Reliance Jio launched India's first-ever satellite-based gigabit broadband called JioSpaceFiber. In the image, Bharti Enterprises Founder and Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. Chairman Akash Ambani and Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla can be seen in a conversation. (Rahul Singh) Space 

Reliance Jio Introduces India’s First Satellite-Based Gigabit Broadband Service, JioSpaceFiber

Reliance Jio made a significant announcement today, October 27, at the India Mobile Congress, introducing JioSpaceFiber, India’s inaugural satellite-based gigabit broadband service. In an effort to provide high-speed internet to remote areas of India, Reliance Jio aims to expand the service nationwide. The press release stated that the company plans to offer competitive pricing, although specific details have not yet been disclosed. The launch of JioSpaceFiber is anticipated to occur in the near future. At the launch of JioSpaceFiber service, Reliance Jio Infocomm Chairman Akash Ambani said, “Jio has enabled…

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A recent survey reveals that many Indian internet users aim to change their ISP for improved quality and pricing due to frequent service disruptions. News 

Survey Finds Indian Internet Users Willing To Switch ISPs For Improved Service and Lower Costs

As Internet services expand in India, operators are planning large investments to upgrade and scale their fiber infrastructure, consumers at the receiving end of these services continue to experience problems with their Internet connections due to various reasons, including weather. – related breakdowns and poor maintenance as suggested by the LocalCircles report. LocalCircles revealed that it conducted a nationwide survey to understand customer views on current broadband/fibre/DSL services. In addition, it received over 51,000 responses from broadband/fixed Internet consumers in 303 regions of India. Of these respondents, 67% were male,…

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Mukesh Ambani Announces Availability of Artificial Intelligence to All Through Jio at AGM

On Monday, Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries, announced that Jio Platforms aims to take the lead in creating India-specific Artificial Intelligence models and solutions in various fields. The objective is to provide the advantages of this advanced technology to Indian citizens, businesses, and the government. “Seven years ago, Jio promised broadband for everyone, everywhere. We have delivered. Today, Jio promises AI for everyone, everywhere. And we are delivering,” Mukesh Ambani said at the 46th annual meeting of Reliance Industries. “India has the scale. India has…

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The president is set to reveal how the funding will be allocated. News 

Biden Administration’s $42 Billion Broadband Initiative Launches

Today, President Joe Biden is set to reveal the distribution plan for $42 billion in funding aimed at enhancing broadband internet access. The investment, which was made possible by the 2021 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, seeks to provide high-speed internet access to all Americans by 2030. Last year, the White House announced an initiative to allocate at least $100 million to participating states through the Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) program. The rest of the funding was on hold until the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) produced a more detailed coverage…

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The company is part of India's PLI scheme and the demand for telecom gear means it wants to increase production. News 

Nokia begins manufacturing Fiber Broadband devices using 5G Building Steam

Nokia now plans to start manufacturing fiber broadband devices at its Chennai plant. The company made the announcement this week, which means Nokia’s Sriperumbudur plant will now also manufacture fiber broadband equipment. The company has confirmed that there is a high demand for these devices in India and other countries, and Nokia wants to use its local hardware to manufacture them for India and export as well. “As the momentum towards 5G networks and new hybrid deployment models push operators towards increasingly distributed network architectures, service providers are investing in…

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