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Jio Creates Record Data Usage at Wankhede

November 4, 2015 - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Business Wire India
As franchisee owners of Mumbai Indians team, Wankhede Stadium became our true cricketing home turf. To give a Jio experience to the 30,000 fans Jio WiFi enabled the iconic stadium. And at the recent India vs. South Africa ODI, Jio made its own records! 

Jionet’s high density WiFi deployment worked wonders at Wankhede

Setting up a hi-speed state-of-the-art Wi-Fi infrastructure over a sprawling 15,000 sq. metres. Stadium, which is packed to the rafters during matches, was no child’s play. And, the delighted spectators lapped up the Jionet services to the hilt, breaking all records of fastest per/person usage and percentage of users in a stadium.

Key Usage Indicators

Parameter Average speed Jionet services at Wankhede stadium
Fastest per/person usage 4Mbps 13.55Mbps Average speed delivered
Percentage of users in a stadium 49.5% 53%

  • The total Wi-Fi user count stood at 14,500 out of 27500, spectators and staff included
  • Over 2000 GB worth of data was consumed over the duration of the match with the highest usage being for video-streaming content

With such a robust and impeccable Wi-Fi connectivity, Wankhede stadium can be counted among the elite stadiums of the world that offer world-class Wi-Fi services.
At Wankhede, on the day of the India v/s South Africa ODI match, Jionet service was offered on a complimentary basis to all the visitors/spectators irrespective of their mobile operator, to let them sample the digital ecosystem that Jio has built. Visitors at the stadium, were seen experiencing and reaping benefits of fibre based high speed WiFi service through ‘Jionet’.

Source: Business Wire India


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