Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February, 28, 2018: Manipur University will soon be filled with free wi-fi (wireless fidelity) signals provided by Reliance Jio, which was announced on Tuesday by the vice-chancellor professor Adya Prasad Pandey.
The announcement was made at the office of the vice-chancellor in presence of vice-president of Reliance Jio Balasubramanium Iyer amid teachers and students of the university.
Adya Prasad said as an initial stage the plan for free wi-fi service in the campus wi-fi service has already been provided in some section of the campus. But the opportunity offered by Jio will help to enhance the internet service throughout the university campus.
He said Jio will also help in boosting the quality of smart class that is already provided in 17 departments of the university. “This will make the students shine; my aim is to facilitate their needs”, he added.
Subramanium Iyer said Reliance Jio had crossed 100 million subscribers within 100 days of its launch on September 5, 2016. India in terms of data base service Jio ranks first beating USA and China, he added.
He said anyone can watch Jio TV live channels at any time and record video within seven days of live telecast.
Swayam Pravah is a group of 32 DTH channels devoted to telecasting of high quality educational programme round the clock using GSAT-15 satellite provided by ministry of human resource and development, said Subramanium Iyer.