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Wire To Cut All Wires

The approaching footsteps of JioFiber broadband throws others into panicked activity

Wire To Cut All Wires
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Wire To Cut All Wires
outlookindia.com
2018-07-27T12:56:22+05:30

“Jio Giga Fiber beats the rest because of its ultra fast upload and download speeds & effective functioning in merely ‘milli seconds’. Now, imagine a high speed private internet highway right inside your home.”

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Thus goes the proud, and loud, declaration on Jio’s website. Even before the service has been launched, and the first subscri­ber enrolled, Reliance Jio is clear about its intention regarding its high-speed broadband service JioFi­ber—it wants it to be the market leader.

Though the services are scheduled to be launched only on August 15, it is alr­eady the Next Big Thing in the Indian telecom and broadband market. No one is taking it lightly.

Soon after the announcement of Jio­Fi­ber earlier this month, shares of inc­um­b­ent broadband service providers, like Den Networks and Siti Cable, tanked significantly, some by as much as 18-20 per cent.

Naturally, all players are wary of Jio­Fiber’s possible...

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