NEW DELHI: Reliance Jio said that it has indigenously developed 5G Radio integrated with Jio’s 5G core network and is in its development of in-house Massive MIMO and indoor 5G small cells is in advanced stages.

Jio Platforms along with its wholly owned subsidiary Radisys Corporation recently partnered with Qualcomm to develop open and interoperable interface compliant architecture based 5G solutions with a virtualized RAN. The partnership is intended to fast track the development and roll out of indigenous 5G network infrastructure and services in India.

Mukesh Ambani, chairman of RIL recently said that Jio was planning to launch 5G in the second half of 2021. The company is currently awaiting the telecom department’s nod to test its 5G equipment.

Reliance Jio said that its FTTH services under JioFiber witnessed increased uptake during the quarter on the back of unique offering and widespread network across the country. It, however, didn’t share a total subscriber base.

“In a short period of time, Jio FTTH services have become the lifeline for millions of customers,” Jio said in a statement.

Jio said that its bundled broadband offering for SMBs has had an encouraging response. “A wide scale commercial deployment will see Jio offering unique solutions across Connectivity, Communication,Conferencing, Productivity, Marketing, Infotainment and Devices. The addressable market will be significantly expanded with these digital solutions and ubiquitous fibre presence, the telco said.

Jio is currently deploying IoT solutions for Jio Home users.

Jio’s pan India IoT network is operational for application in connected vehicles, smart metering, connected assets and hospitality, it revealed.

JioMeet crossed 15 million users during the quarter. JioMeet is now evolving as a complete platform with solutions for different segments like large enterprises, healthcare industry, educational and government institutions.