Reliance Jio Infocomm, owned by Mukesh Ambani, is likely to introduce its DTH services in the month of December this year. For the first six months, the company is planning to offer the service free of charge for its subscribers.
When the free period will be over, the service will cost 185 INR (2.73 USD) per month. According to Indian Express, Jio will be offering a device which will be the set-box and an Android smart box or Apple TV. This will give users full control over the content and will allow them to play games. One of the option that comes with the service will be the seven-day catch up option.
The DTH services has been reported to most probably be called ‘JioTV’. It will proffer over 360 channels including not less than 50 of them in HD. Users will be served with a high-speed internet access and a slew of Jio services. This will be in the form of a high-speed optical fibre, pushing speeds up to 1 Gbps.