Soon after announcing hike in the mobile data plans, Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Jio is now reported to start capping upload speeds for JioFiber plans. Many users took to Twitter saying that the company has capped the upload speeds of JioFiber at one-tenth of download speeds.
What this translates to is that for instance, if you have a JioFiber plan comes with download speeds of 100Mbps, then your new upload speed will be limited to 10Mbps which is below average. On the other hand, if you have a 1Gbps connection (download speed), then your upload speeds will be 100Mbps.
In December, Reliance Jio announced to start billing its users who have signed up for JioFiber trials, which means that promised free home broadband services will be discontinued shortly.
Reliance Jio in September launched the JioFiber service and its plans are priced between Rs 699 to Rs 8,499 a month, with speeds of 100 Mbps to 1Gbps. All the JioFiber plans come with free voice benefit, TV video calling, Norton device security for up to five devices. After your monthly limit is exhausted, the download speed is limited to 1Mbps. Under the ‘Bronze’ plan users have 100GB + 50GB data.
Then comes the Rs 849 prepaid JioFiber ‘Silver’ plan wherein the subscriber will gets 200GB data and an additional 200GB as part of an introductory offer. The silver plan offers speed of up to 100Mbps. Then comes the Rs 1,299 ‘Gold’ plan offering users 500GB of monthly data, and an additional 250GB of data at speeds of up to 250Mbps. Next up is Rs 2,499 ‘Diamond’ plan in which 1250GB + 250GB of data is offered at 500Mbps speeds. There is a Rs 3,999 ‘Platinum’ plan in which users get up to 1Gbps speeds for 2500GB data. Jio is also offering ‘Titanium’ for Rs 8,499 in which, users get 5000GB of data and up to 1Gbps speed.