Jio and SES: Jio Platforms Limited (JPL) and SES, a global provider of satellite-based content connectivity solutions, have formed a partnership. Jio has partnered with SES to launch satellite broadband in India, according to Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). In this partnership, Jio will own 51 percent and SES will own 49 percent. Both companies will work together to provide broadband connectivity in India at a low cost.
A high-speed internet connection of 100 Gigabits per second will be available.
International aeronautical and maritime customers, including India, will have access to Jio’s internet service. Jio Satellite Broadband Service will offer high-speed internet at a rate of 100 Gbps. Jio will use the Multi Orbit Space Network in conjunction with SES, which is a hybrid of Geo Stationary (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit satellites (MEO). This combination will allow for multi-gigabyte connections. In this way, Jio will become a telecom provider in India and the neighbouring region, providing fast internet connectivity without the use of optical fibre.
Starlink could suffer a setback.
The arrival of Jio’s satellite-based broadband connectivity may surprise Elon Musk. Musk has also been trying for a long time to get his satellite-based connectivity provider Starlink into India. However, due to legal issues, the Indian government has temporarily halted the launch of the Starlink service. In addition, the Starlink company has been ordered to refund all of the customers’ money. In India, Starlink has begun accepting pre-bookings.