On September 1st, Reliance officially announced the Jio 4G services in India. The trail services which began from early 2016 will be offered for free until the year end. Along with Jio, the company brought up the LYF brand for selling their own hardware. LYF had good sales when the Jio Preview...
(A feel of different STBs and their specs can be had from the above link)
From the above (of course very old link) and other available rumors and info, we can reasonably guess that :
1) Triple play service is going to be announced during the AGM, which needs the release of STB also.
2) STBs are going to come with three specs.
3) The premium STBs are likely to be issued during this month itself, maybe against a security deposit either for the full cost of the STB or more likely for the difference in price between the issued premium one and the least priced one. (This alone can justify the earlier indications given by Jio that the first deposit at the time of issue of Fiber Router was towards both the Router and the STB)
4) Just like Routers have made three types of customers with Rs. 4500, 2500 and 1500 deposits, STBs may bring in further 3 sub-types of customers based on selected STBs.
We can share in this thread what all we gathered and heard about STBs and also all the process of issue of STBs.
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