Jio launches 5G in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of Communications Ashwini Vaishnaw today inaugurated Jio True 5G services in Odisha, the soul of incredible India and experienced promising Jio True 5G use cases at the launch, in the presence of Union Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan.

The temple city Bhubaneswar and silver city Cuttack will be the first cities to get Jio True 5G services starting today.

At a special event in Bhubaneswar, marking the inauguration of 5G services in Odisha, Jio
created a unique True 5G experience zone and demonstrated the immersive benefits of 5G
in the field of healthcare, through Jio community clinic medical kit, education, cloud gaming,
smart office, smart city, and the revolutionary AR-VR device, Jio Glass. These benefits will
bring transformational changes to the lives of people in Odisha.

Reliance Jio and Bhubaneswar-based SOA University also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on building a 5G lab and collaboration on relevant use cases.

Jio True 5G will be a true game changer for Bhubaneswar, which has a large student
population and is regarded as the IT hub of the East, as this will usher in a plethora of
opportunities and enriched experiences both for the citizens as well as visitors to the city.

Jio’s True 5G Data is getting launched at an apt time in Bhubaneswar, the fast-emerging
sports capital of India as it gears up to host FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup in the next few
days. Similarly, users in the 1,000-year-old historic city of Cuttack will now access Data on
the next-gen Jio True 5G network.

Commenting on the occasion, Jio Spokesperson said “We are thrilled to launch Jio True 5G
services in Odisha with the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. Soon, the True 5G
network will expand rapidly across the length and breadth of Odisha, covering the cities of
Rourkela, Berhampur, Puri, Sambalpur, and Balasore in Odisha by February 2023 and reach
to every tehsil and taluk of Odisha by December 2023.”.