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Reliance Jio launches 5G network in 50 additional cities in India

Jio is currently providing 5G services in 184 cities across India

Indian operator Reliance Jio has continued to expand its 5G footprint in the country, with the launch of 5G coverage in 50 new cities.

With this new launch, the telecom company said that users in 184 cities in India can now access 5G services.

According to a company statement, these 50 cities are located in states including Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, Puducherry, Punjab, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu.

“We are excited to launch Jio True 5G services in 50 additional cities across 17 states and union territories, bringing the total number to 184. This is by far one of the largest rollouts of 5G services, not only in India, but in the world,” a Jio spokesperson said. Anywhere in the world.”The entire nation will be able to enjoy and benefit from Jio True 5G services by December 2023,” the spokesperson added.

the cities of Chittoor, Kadapa, Narasaraupt, Ongole, Rajamahendravaram, Srikulam and Vizianagaram in Andhra Pradesh; survivors in Assam; Bilaspur, Korba and Rajnandgaon in Chhattisgarh; Panaji in Goa; According to the carrier’s statement, Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Hisar, Karnal, Panipat, Rohtak, Sirsa and Sonipat in Haryana now have access to Jio 5G services. It also added that Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij inaugurated Jio True 5G in Haryana constituency on January 24.

Jio 5G services are now also in Dhanbad, Jharkhand; Bagalkote, Chikkamagaluru, Hassan, Mandya and Tumakuru in Karnataka; Alappuzha in the state of Kerala. Kolhapur, Nanded Wagala, Sangli in Maharashtra; The statement added that Balasore, Baripada, Badrak, Jarsuguda, Puri and Sambalpur are in Odisha.

Since Jio is offering 5G calling on invitation basis, users who live in 5G-enabled cities with 5G-compatible smartphones will get the invite.

Other cities where the carrier is already offering 5G include Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, Kolkata, Nathdwara, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Gurugram, Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Pune, Tirumala, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Guntur, Lucknow, Trivandrum, Mysuru, Nashik, Aurangabad, Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula, Zirakpur, Kharar and Derabassi and Bhopal, Indore, Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Ludhiana, Siliguri, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur.

Reliance Jio Infocomm initially announced the beta rollout of 5G services in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Varanasi in October 2022.

Last year, Reliance Jio Infocomm announced 5G contracts with Nordic vendors Ericsson and Nokia. The deal with Ericsson marks the first partnership between Jio and Ericsson to roll out a wireless access network in the country.

Reliance Jio had previously secured a mix of wireless spectrum for 5G across the 700MHz, 3.5GHz and 26GHz bands. Jio is the only operator with 700MHz low band spectrum.

Jio is currently offering 5G services via its standalone architecture (SA).