After conquering telecom sector, Reliance Jio is preparing to enter DTH or Direct to Home service sector. According to the leaked image, Reliance Jio will now lend its services in DTH industry. There has been news about Jio entering the DTH arena for quite some time now, but earlier the leaked image showed round set top box. The pictures were released in February which showed a Jio brand remote control along with a circular set top box.
The new leaked images show that Jio will stick with the standard rectangular set top box. The picture shows a black colored set top box with Reliance Jio branding on it. The outer box is of blue color which has Jio Digital Life written on it. It is expected that this will be a Smart DTH box which will allow the user to connect to the internet. There will be many different ports on the box which include USB, HDMI along with normal audio/video port. There will also be an Ethernet port which will let the DTH box to connect to the internet.
Just like Jio TV, the DTH will offer 300+ channels and more than 50+ HD channels. There could also be a unique feature of ‘seven-day catch up’ in which users can watch shows of past week. The content for this service will be saved on the Jio servers and not locally. Set top box will also come with a function in which users can search for channels with voice commands.
Just like the telecom service the rates of Jio DTH are expected to be much lower than rivals. Leak hits to the fact that the services will soon see its day, starting from Mumbai and spreading across the country in coming months. There are also reports that the DTH will also be able to act as a Jio Fibre receiver. Jio Fiber is a broadband service which will be capable of offering 1GBPS of speed. It can let user stream high definition videos and play multiplayer games. It will let the TV stream 4K videos without any problem.