Reliance Jio offers unlimited Wi-Fi facility at 6 cricket stadiums for T20 World Cup

With T20 World Cup followed by the IPL, what more can one ask this cricketing season, apart from some smashing activity. A good news for all the cricket fans: Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited brings high-speed Internet connectivity (Jionet) at 6 main stadiums across the country during the upcoming T20 World Cup matches. This is a first for Jio Net to be connecting 6 cricket stadiums in the country that to at one go on a complimentary basis.

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To make this possible, Jionet has harnessed its superior network capacity along with an excellent deployment of specially designed, state-of-the-art Wi-Fi access points (APs) that will cover the entire stadium with a seating capacity of minimum 20,000.

City (Stadium) No. of APs Stadium Capacity
Bangalore (M. Chinnaswamy Stadium)  743  35,000
Dharmashala (Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium)  558  23,000
Kolkata (Eden Gardens)  1101  68,000
Mohali (Punjab Cricket Association Stadium)  627  26,000
New Delhi (Feroz Shah Kotla)  668  41,820
Mumbai (Wankhede Stadium) 631  33,108

The spectators are commonly faced with issues regarding connectivity during the matches as mobile networks aren’t able to handle such large data traffic. But with Jionet the rules of the game will change – the connectivity will not only be adequate but will actually be many times faster than experienced before. As a result of which, spectators will be able to share their story ball by ball, surf, stay connected on social networking sites, and much more.

The WiFi network will be available in Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai), IS Bindra Stadium (Mohali), Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bengaluru), HPCA stadium (Dharamshala), Feroz Shah Kotla (Delhi), and Eden Garden (Kolkata).

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nitin
March 11, 2016 11:39 am 11:39 AM

see what JIO rivals are doing.
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Sunny
March 11, 2016 12:17 pm 12:17 PM

God, this is shocking! I guess avoid people must have also sent some IT guys with the goons to take out the cards and now they must be analyzing what hardware and technology JIO is using. in a minute so they’ll replace the cards in no time though. Hope police can catch the culprits and find who’s behind this.

nitin
March 11, 2016 1:06 pm 1:06 PM

The JIO network was down from midnight 9th to around 4 pm on 10th. It must be IDYA not AVOID.

Pradip
March 10, 2016 11:34 pm 11:34 PM

My bro was at Eden today he enjoyed the wifi .. Tolda that speed was awesome around 1-2 mega bytes per sec ..around 25k people were there

nitin
March 9, 2016 9:01 pm 9:01 PM

What is JioJoin?

JioJoin brings 4G HD voice & video calling on your existing 2G/3G, LTE smartphone. 

It uses the Jio SIM number (which becomes your JioJoin’s app number) and lets you make & receive app-to-app calls & calls to & from any mobile/ landline number. 

JioJoin allows you to send SMS to any mobile users. It also has chat, file sharing & never-seen-before Rich calling features. If you have a VoLTE phone, JioJoin brings chat features to your phone. All you need to turn your device from ‘smart’ to ‘super’ is a Jio SIM. JioJoin will do the rest.

Abhishek
March 11, 2016 1:56 pm 1:56 PM

Is there any coverage in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi in Karnataka?

nitin
March 11, 2016 2:43 pm 2:43 PM

Dakshina kannada is in no coverage area whereas Udupi is in excellent coverage area of JIO.

Abhishek
March 11, 2016 3:48 pm 3:48 PM

Oh!! But dk is much bigger than Udupi and has both idea and Airtel 4g in Mangalore and few other places.
Thanks for checking.

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