Bhubaneswar: Over 160 government and private educational institutions across Odisha have so far been enabled with Wi-Fi, allowing students to access vast online resources through seamless connectivity and high-speed internet.
An initiative of Jio, the service has now been extended to Indian Oil Odisha Campus here. Besides, several other institutes of higher education have been identified and these will soon be receiving the services, a company release said.
Addressing the AGM in July, Chairman of Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambani shared that Jio is providing broadband connectivity to all the 58,000 colleges and will connect 1.9 million schools across the country. These educational institutions collectively provide education to nearly 200 million children.
The purpose of this education platform is to overcome the challenge of poor and inadequate educational infrastructure by digitally delivering high-quality education and skills training to schools, colleges and universities across the country. This will enable every educated Indian youth to earn a respectable livelihood and contribute to the nation’s wealth, he added.
Early this week, Jio completed its two years of commencement of operations. Jio’s network is state-of-the-art, all IP network, with LTE spectrum across 800MHz, 1800MHz and 2300MHz bands, and the largest fiber footprint. The network will soon cover 99% of India’s population, the release added.