Telecom company Reliance Jio is preparing to strike again. For the past few months, Reliance Jio has been testing VoWiFi i.e. Voice over Wi-Fi. According to media reports, this service can be started soon. However, no official announcement has been made by the company at the moment. A few days ago, a user from Madhya Pradesh uploaded a screenshot of testing of this service on social media. According to media reports, this service is being tested in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Kerala besides Madhya Pradesh.
Recently it was reported that the telecom company Reliance Jio has started testing its VoWi-Fi service in Nashik, Maharashtra and soon it will be made available for testing in other states as well. Under VoWi-Fi service, users can call even without a network, but for this, Wi-Fi is necessary. At the same time, Reliance Jio has made this service available in Kerala and Kolkata including Maharashtra. Let us know that recently telecom company Airtel has rolled out VoWi-Fi service in Delhi-NCR, while testing has been started in Hyderabad, Chennai, and Bangalore.
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What is Vowi-fi?
Voice calls can be done via VoWiFi ie Voice over Wi-Fi. Through this feature, connectivity in remote areas of the country can be improved. VoWiFi can also be called a complementary to VoLTE. Through this technology, packet voice service is delivered via IP over a Wi-Fi network. Because of which VoLTE calls can be made through either Wi-Fi or LTE.
Benefits of Vowi-fi
The benefit of VoWiFi is as much to the consumer as it is to the telecom operators and the mobile industry as well. Due to this technology, consumers can make calls even without mobile networks. Due to which one can get better connectivity indoor also. It is also SIM-based and secure. Talking about the benefits that telecom operators get from this technology, telecom operators also get an opportunity to collect more revenue. Through this, users will be able to take advantage of voice or video telephony.
Benefits for Consumers:
- Can make calls without the necessity for a mobile signal (e.g. during a remote location or during a property with thick walls);
- Benefit from security being supported SIM-based authentication as for VoLTE; and
- Experience better indoor coverage.
Benefits For Operators:
- Unlock revenue opportunities;
- Gain the chance to access IMS-based services via Wi-Fi access;
- Issue one bill for the user for all IMS-based services across different access types;
- Ensure ongoing relevance with customers;
- Gain a competitive advantage
Will Jio phone get this service?
Through Jio VoWiFi, it can be done to improve connectivity in remote areas of the country. No official announcement has been made about whether this service will be officially rolled out. According to media reports, the Jio VoWiFi feature can be brought to the JioPhone before the smartphone.
VoWi-Fi Launch Date
According to a report by TelecomTalk, Reliance Jio has not yet officially announced the rollout of VoWi-Fi, but some Jio users say that this service has become available in their smartphones. This service can be used by the users of Maharashtra, Kerala, and Kolkata. But make it clear that only a few select users can take advantage of it at the moment. The rest of the users will have to wait for the official launch of the VoWi-Fi service.
It has been reported in the report that Jio’s VoWi-Fi service is only supported on select devices. This includes Samsung’s Galaxy M30s, Galaxy M30, and Galaxy M20 smartphones. While this service has been seen in Apple iPhones based on iOS 13.3. That is, users who have iPhone XR, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro devices, He can use Jio’s VoWi-Fi service
Explain that in order to use VoWiFi service, it is not necessary to have a network in the phone of users, but only with the support of WiFi, this facility can be availed. For this service, users do not have to download any app nor need to pay any separate charge. It has been specially introduced keeping in mind the areas where users have to face network problems.