Reliance Jio Infocommm Limited’s Jionet was available at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Uppal yesterday. It provided cricket fans with Wi-Fi during the 12th match of the VIVO IPL 2016. The company had set up high-speed Access Points (APs) at the stadium.
Initially, Jionet was made operational at Wankhede Stadium during India and South Africa One-Day series in April 2015. According to Reliance, the company witnessed a record data usage of over 22 TB of data get downloaded via its networks.
In order to access the network, the users had to switch on the Wi-Fi on their smartphones and connect to Jionet. A login page appeared, which asked for the user’s mobile number. The user received an OTP via SMS, which was inserted in the required space to get connected.
The speed ranged between 20-30mbps.
RJio is gearing up for the commercial launch of 4G services. It done a soft launch of the services for its employees.