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Reliance jio spotted testing VoWi-Fi; may launch on January 2018

Introduction

This year, in the month of July, We heard that reliance jio is testing its “VoWi-Fi” service in various cities across India.

Recently, it has been spotted, testing this service in Madhya Pradesh. But as per the reports, it is also conducting trials of VoWi-Fi, in various circles, such as Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, kerala.

Reliance jio vowifi service india

You can see in the screenshot below that, when iPhone 7 is connected to jio VoWi-Fi. It is expected that, reliance jio may launch this service in January 2019.

reliance jio vowifi

Image Credit:- https://telecomtalk.info

Jio VoWi-Fi service will be limited to its own network :-

According to the reports published in July this year, reliance jio VoWi-Fi will be limited to its own network. However, after some days it will expand to other networks too.

Jio VoWi-Fi will be available to jio phones :-

Not only for the smartphones, Jio VoWi-Fi will be available in jio phones also.

In the recent quarter, reliance jio has sold more than 200 million jio phones. Search the network in the rural areas is weak croma jio VoWi-Fi will be beneficial for them.

It will enable the users to make call over Wi-Fi network without having cellular connectivity.

DoT’s recommendation on VoWi-Fi:-

In India, the concept of voice over Wi-Fi started, when the department of Telecom pushed a recommendation on the same. An ET Telecom report highlighted that, jio has already completed security testing of DoT’s Norms.

Airtel and Vodafone spotted testing VoWi-Fi in India:-

As reliance jio has already passed security testing and is testing jio VoWi-Fi in certain circles of India, telephone operators like Airtel and Vodafone are gearing of their operation to launch VoWi-Fi technology as earlier as possible.

So, we can expect “Jio Vowi-Fi” to launch in the  coming month.

 

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