After launching the Jio Phone, Reliance Jio is going to launch DTH set-top boxes for digital TV channels with jio fiber broadband on their own network. This DTH service is coming with the name Jio Home TV. This is a very good step from Reliance Jio to increase their business again in India. It is very good news for all the DTH customers in India that after launching the Jio DTH the other DTH providers like Dish TV, Tata Sky, Videocon d2h, Airtel DTH and others will decrease their plans because Jio DTH is coming with very low-cost plans like their mobile plans. Actually, Jio wants to give their best services at a price point that no one can match like earlier Jio launched it’s 4G plans at a reasonable cost and took the whole telecom market by storm.
The Jio DTH or jio Home TV will based on Enhanced Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service (eMBMS) which is totally new technology in India. MBMS is a point-to-multipoint interface specification for existing and upcoming 3GPP cellular networks, which is designed to provide efficient delivery of broadcast and multicast services, both within a cell as well as within the core network. For broadcast transmission across multiple cells, it defines transmission via single-frequency network configurations. The specification is referred to as Evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Services (eMBMS) when transmissions are delivered through an LTE (Long Term Evolution) network. eMBMS is also known as LTE Broadcast.
Plans & Channels of Jio Home TV:
Now let’s see the plans of Jio DTH. As we know that jio always provides the best services in less price so jio decided that the price will be around 180 Rs to 200 Rs in India. The expected price of Jio plan will be within 200 Rs monthly. In this price, jio is going to give us a very good and high-resolution picture quality. Jio will be giving 430+ channels where 350+ channels are normal and remaining 50+ channels are HD channels. These HD channels can be watched in 4K resolutions also. People can also see the 4K channels live without buffering.
Here is good news for all the upcoming Jio DTH customers. When the jio sim was launched, Reliance Jio offered for free 1 year as the welcome offer and the summer surprise offer. Same as that offer Jio may also offer the welcome offer which will offer the customers for 90 days free DTH service.
There are different plans according to various sources. These plans are Jio DTH basic Home Plan, Jio DTH gold pack, Jio Silver DTH Plans, Jio Platinum pack for DTH and the best pack is Jio My Plans which is customizable that means you can choose your favorite channels by paying accordingly. Besides these some different packs and their expected price has been known from the sources. As per the sources Jio normal pack will be coming at 49-55 Rs, all HD sports channels at 60-69 Rs, Value Prime channels at 120-150 Rs, Kids channels at 180-190 Rs, My Family pack at My Plan at 50-54 Rs, My Sports at 159-169 Rs, My Ultra Pack at 199-220 Rs, Metro Pack at 199-250 Rs. All the prices are based on expectation, these are not confirmed yet.
There is another update from jio. That is jio announced the Jio DTH South India Plans. According to this plan, there are different South India Packs which will come with different prices. Jio has not confirmed the prices of the South Indian Plans yet. So, the expected prices of these plans are here. The South India value pack at only 120-130 Rs, South Maximum pack at 134-145 rupees, My Sports pack at 145-150 rupees, Mega pack at 199-299 rupees and the South Ultra pack at 199-250 rupees. Actually, Jio has decided to divide the plans in region-wise like Jio East Region, Jio West Region, Jio North Region and Jio South Region. We can also that this Jio South India plan is actually Jio South Region plans. The Jio DTH plans for the other regions are not yet known.
In the above paragraph, we have said that jio will be giving more than 350 normal channels. Now a question arises that which channels will be given. Jio announced the channels’ names which Jio is going to provide with the Jio Home TV. Jio is going to give us all channels of Colors TV, all channels of Sony, All channels of Star Networks and Zee Networks, sports channels like Star Sports, Ten Sports, DD Sports and others, News channels like ABP News Networks, Zee News, Aaj Tak, India News, all regional channels like Dangal, ETV Haryana/ Punjab/ Himachal all English Movies channels and many more. Not only will these, more channels also be added after a few days of launching the Jio Home TV.
Jio DTH Specifications:
Now let’s see the Jio Home TV specifications. As I have said that this jio DTH will based on eMBMS which is totally a new technology in this country so, we can easily say that this device will surely high specified. This device is specified with a Dual Band IEEE802.11n 2.4 GHz (2×2) / IEEE 802.11ac 5GHz (2X2) Interfaced Wi-Fi, Google Chrome casting, 4K Recording Ultra HD 2160p/60 Videos, a LAN cable above CAT 5E, HDMI cable male to male connector, DC adapter with the output of 12v/ 1.5A (18 Watts), one USB port, infrared and Bluetooth technology based or microphone based remote control and S/PDIF Optical Audio Output. This device will use Android TV as its Operating System.
When Jio DTH Will Be Launched:
Now a big question arises that when the Jio Home TV will be launched. There is not official announcement about the launching date from Reliance Jio. As per the News are coming that Reliance might launch the Jio DTH Connection with JIO Set Top Box and Jio Satellite on Diwali this year. Actually, the beta testing of this device is going on. After completion of this testing if any major or serious bugs are not found then it will be surely launched within Diwali but if there is any serious bug found by the testers then the launching will be done after Diwali. When it will be launched you will get all the information from the official website of Jio. Keep visiting our website for getting new updates from Jio.
Jio DTH has been set to launch for next year and it may be launched before 2019, however it is not official but according to sources we came to know that Jio DTH may launch soon by Reliance Jio. For more info you can visit the official website of Reliance Jio.
How To Register/ Book Jio DTH Online:
Now let’s come to the main topic of this article that is Jio DTH Booking or Online Registration. For online booking or registration, you have to follow some steps. The steps are as follows.
- First, go to Jio DTH’s official website.
- Click on “Jio DTH Online Booking” tab.
- Fill up the form given there.
- Pay using credit card/ Debit card/ Net Banking.
Once after completion of this process, you will get an invoice of delivery.
People can also apply for Jio DTH dealership or distributor in their towns or villages. For apply they must register online. The online registration procedure of dealership or distributor application has not been confirmed yet. If any confirmation comes from Reliance Jio we will update here.
JIO DTH Unboxing
However, Jio DTH is not available in the market yet and it is not officially launched in India but Jio has given some of the test units to the Youtubers like Technical Guruji and Amit Bhawani and you can view inside view of Jio DTH in below videos. The complete demonstration of Jio DTH has been given in those videos that we have attached.
As you can see that all the details releted to the Jio TV or JIO DTH has been coverd in the video and you can watch it till the end for complete reference.
Future of Other DTH Operators:
After launching the Jio 4G Network, the other telecom operators has lost many customers because the attracting offers of Jio forced people for the switch to Jio. The other providers are bringing new and new offers daily for attracting people but this technique is not working. So I think, there will be no exception in this case because Jio Home TV is coming with attracting offers like the Jio 4G network. Many people will switch their DTH operator to Jio DTH. There is good news for the other DTH users that after launching Jio DTH other operators will decrease the price of their plans.
Reliance Jio is going to launch their Jio DTH named Jio Home TV. Jio always gives us the best services at effective prices. Jio Home TV is coming with a lot of channels at very less price. The beta testing of Jio DTH is going on. After completion of testing the Jio DTH will be launched. Jio DTH will be launched within Diwali if there any serious bug is not found in this device.
Kindly note that all the information is given here is not officially confirmed from Reliance Jio. These are actually rumors across India. If any confirmation gets from Reliance Jio then we will update here. Please stay with us. Thanks for reading.
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