• A Jio user is consuming 23.1 GB data per month
• Jio True 5G rollout and spread of Fiber Connections has led to the increase in usage
• In 2 years, data consumption is up by 1.8 times
• An average user is consuming 1,003 voice minutes every month
New Delhi: Jio users have consumed 10 exabyte or 10 billion GB data in a month. This number is a giant leap in consumption pattern. Sample this. In 2016, when Jio had entered the telecom market, the consumption of India was 4.6 exabyte and that too in a whole year! This is the first instance when the usage of a single telecom company, in a month has crossed 10 exabyte. In the quarter ending in March 2023, the total consumption of data was 30.3 exabyte. Reliance Industries has shared this information along with its quarterly results.
Jio True 5G has played a crucial role in the increase in consumption of data. An average user is consuming 23.1 GB data every month. Merely 2 years ago, this figure was 13.3 GB. So, in just 2 years, the average user is consuming 10GB more data in a month. Interestingly, the consumption average in higher on Jio network, compared to its rivals in the industry.
According to figures shared in the latest quarterly results of Reliance Industries, Jio has installed more than 3,50,000 5G cells on 60,000 sites across the nation. By now, Jio True 5G has covered 2,300 towns and cities across India. This is the fastest 5G rollout in the world. The company has promised to extend 5G services across India by the end of 2023.
Alongwith 5G rollout, Jio is also set to launch Airfirber, which is expected in the next few months. The company aims to cover 100 million homes with fiber and airfiber.
RIL results have also revealed some more interesting data. Jio’s ARPU or average revenue per user has increased to ₹178.8 per month. Users are consuming a whopping 1,459 Crore voice minutes every day. This means that an average user is calling for 1,003 minutes every month.