Jio launches Video and Voice Over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) service in India

Following the steps of Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio has now announced the launch of a new feature that enables voice calling over Wi-Fi network.

This Video and Voice Over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) service from Jio is currently compatible only on premium smartphones and in the Delhi telecom circle. It will enable users to switch to voice over Wi-Fi inside their homes/offices.

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Making the announcement, the company said in a statement: “Jio has been testing this service over the past few months, to provide a robust experience to every customer at launch.” Jio’s VoWi-Fi service is currently available on over 150 smartphones and is available nation-wide.

Further, the company has added that the Jio Wi-Fi Calling will be enabled pan-India between 7th and 16th January, 2020.

Benefits of Jio Wi-Fi Calling

  • Customers can use any Wi-Fi network for Jio Wi-Fi-calling
  • Voice and video calls will seamlessly switch-over between VoLTE and Wi-Fi to provide an enhanced voice/video-calling experience
  • It works on the largest ecosystem of handsets
  • Jio customers can also make Video over Wi-Fi calls
  • All of this comes at no additional cost!

Earlier, Bharti Airtel had launched the Wi-Fi Calling service in India, starting with Delhi-NCR circle. Later, the service was expanded to five other circle in the country and could soon be available pan-India.

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