Jio Fiber on Monday announced several new broadband plans as well as modified some of the existing options. Jio Fiber monthly plans now start from as low as Rs. 399 with 30Mbps internet speed. The company is also offering several other options that offer speeds of up to 1Gbps along with unlimited voice calls and access to 12 streaming services. The plan revision seems to have been introduced to make the service more affordable. If you are really wondering how the new plans differ from the old Jio Fiber offerings, we are here to help.
As mentioned, the new Jio Fiber plans, updated on the official WebsiteNow start from Rs. 399 and includes six other price points – Rs. 699 Rs. 999 Rs. 1,499 Rs. 2,499 Rs. 3,499, and Rs. 8,499. Rupee. 399 plan is brand new, as Jio Fiber first started at Rs. 699.
Apart from the new base plan, the biggest change is that all the plans now get symmetric speed which means that the download speed will be equal to the upload speed. Earlier, Jio Fiber only provided 10 per cent of the plan’s speed for uploading. Also, Netflix is a new addition to the portfolio of streaming apps that Jio Fiber offers free access with select plans. Moreover, Jio claims to offer truly unlimited internet with Rs. 1,499 and lower plans; However, there is a 3300GB FUP, after which your internet speed may drop or the connection may be terminated for abuse.
Jio Fiber: New Plans Vs Old Plans
Rupee. 399 plan is the new Jio Fiber bronze plan and it comes with 30Mbps speed along with unlimited voice calling, but the plan does not include any subscription to streaming apps.
New Rs. 699 Jio Fiber plan is now called the “Silver Plan” and is losing access to streaming apps like JioCinema and JioSaavn thrice. Other benefits remain largely the same and it comes with a speed of 100Mbps.
The next plan in the series, called Jio Fiber Gold plan, is priced at Rs. 999 and brings 150Mbps speed with subscription to 11 streaming apps out of Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, Zee5, SonyLIV, Voot, JioCinema, SunNXT, ShemarooMe, Lionsgate Play, HoiChoi, and ALTBalaji. It is not clear which of these apps will be missing but it is likely to be Netflix which is a new addition to the Jio Fiber service. As noted by Jio Fiber, these subscriptions are priced at Rs. 1,100 every month. Earlier, the company was offering Rs. 849 plan which was known as Silver plan and had 100Mbps speed and streaming apps were allowed to be accessed only three times. It came with an FUP cap of 800GB.
Reliance Jio Fiber has three more plans – Rs. 2,499 Rs. 3,499, and Rs. 8,499. Rupee. 2,499 plan instead of Diamond is now called Diamond+ and offers up to 4,000GB of 500Mbps speeds and access to all 12 streaming apps. There is also Rs. 3,499 Platinum plan with a base price of Rs. 3,999. It still offers 1Gbps speeds of up to 7,500GB as well as access to all 12 streaming apps. Lastly, there is Rs. 8,499 Titanium plan which is the same as before and still offers 1Gbps speed with 15,000GB data.
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