Jio launches 5G services in Kerala starting from Kochi city, Guruvayur temple

Reliance Jio just announced the launch of 5G services in Kochi City and Guruvayur Temple premises in Kerala. This was launched at an event organised in Kochi by Kerala’s Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan digitally from Trivandrum.

Starting today, 20th December, Jio users in Kochi and Guruvayur will be invited to the Jio Welcome Offer, to experience Unlimited Data at up to 1 Gbps+ speeds, at no additional cost. Jio said that it has invested over Rs.6000 crores for deploying the 5G network in Kerala.

The company said that it will be launching 5G services in Trivandrum by end of this month followed by Thrissur, Kozhikode, and Malappuram by January 2023. By December 2023 every tehsil and taluk of Kerala will have Jio’s 5G services, said the company.

Jio 5G is already available in Gujarat, PuneDelhi-NCR regionBengaluru, HyderabadChennaiMumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Varanasi.

Speaking at the event, Honourable Chief Minister of Kerala, Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan said:

I am happy to launch Jio’s True 5G services in Kerala. 5G services in the long run will bring transformational benefits for people of Kerala.

Kerala government has special focus on the start-up ecosystem, and advent of 5G services in the State will give a great boost to the start-ups here that are working on neo technologies such as IoT, Blockchain, AI, Machine Learning & Data Analytics. The advent of 5G will further propel these Start-ups in Kerala and give them wings to fly.

Commenting at the occasion, Jio Spokesperson said:

We are excited to commence Jio True 5G in Kochi & Guruvayur Temple in Kerala. Soon, Jio True 5G network will expand across the length and breadth of Kerala. Jio is the only 5G network to be present here.

Jio engineers are working round the clock to deliver True-5G to every Indian, because of the transformational power of this technology and the exponential benefits it can deliver to every citizen. We are grateful to the Chief Minister and Kerala government for extending their support in digitizing Kerala and taking it forward.

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