Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL) has launched 4G high speed Wi-Fi internet services at four locations in Bhubaneswar.
The service has been launched in Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) campus, Gopabandhu Chowk, Governor House road and Surya Nagar.
As part of the Odisha government’s initiative to convert Bhubaneswar into a ‘smart city’, visitors to these locations will be able to experience and reap the benefits of high speed wireless connectivity on handheld devices (smartphones/tablets) through the Wi-Fi network.
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Initially, the service will be offered for free at no cost subject to fair usage, for individual customers till the time of commercial launch.
A spokesperson of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd said, “We are proud to be associated with the Odisha government’s smart city initiative. By deploying Jionet Wi-Fi services at select locations in Bhubaneswar, we want people to sample the digital ecosystem we are building consisting of high speed data networks, specially designed apps and rich content and understand how it can enrich their lives.”
A total of 27 access points have been installed across locations, and maximum 1,000 concurrent users can connect to the service at a time. The users’ feedback on the overall experience and network will be used to improve the services further. Once 4G LTE service commences, Wi-Fi and LTE networks will operate seamlessly with each other.
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