The Mukesh Ambani-led company will use the technology to connect more than 400 sites with bandwidth in the range of 30-50 megabit per second in remote and rural locations for the services, a Hughes official said.
"After an extensive evaluation of the satellite technology on the market, we felt strongly that the Hughes Jupiter System, with its high-throughput terminals and future-proof multiservice capabilities, provided the ideal performance and efficiency for supporting connectivity to our 4G/LTE sites," Jyotindra Thacker, Group president, Reliance Jio said.
"Reliance Jio has purchased satellite bandwidth from ISRO and Hughes has engineered technology to deploy the services. Most of the 400 sites are already live. All the sites will go live by March 2019," Chatterjee said.
"The supply side of the contract is over which is over USD 10 million and in addition to this there is contract for operational and maintenance of 10 years," Chatterjee said.
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