Dharamshala & Mcleodganj, two beautiful tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh, becomes the first hill station in the state to enter the digital age, with the inauguration of ‘JIOnet’, high speed Wi-Fi Internet service from Reliance JIO Infocomm Limited (RJIL) by the Shri Sudhir Mishra Ji–Honourable Minister of Housing, Urban Development and Town & Country Planning in the Government of Himachal Pradesh.
‘JIOnet’ High Speed Wi-Fi service will be covering Macleo Chowk and Temple road in Mcleodganj and Kotwali in Dharamshala of HP. As a part of the Himachal Pradesh government’s initiative to convert Dharamshala into a ‘Smart City’, people and visitors of Dharamshala/ Mcleodganj will be able to experience high speed wireless connectivity on hand held devices (smart phones / tablets) through Reliance JIO’s Wi-Fi.Also ‘JIOnet’ is live at Mall Road, Manali, Kullu and Hamirpur locations.
Speaking on the occasion, a spokes person of Reliance JIO Infocommsaid, “High speed data connectivity is one of the foundations on which future prosperity of cities and nations will be built. By deploying JIOnet’ Wi-Fi services at Dharamshala/ Mcleodganj, a famous tourist destination, we want people to experience the high speed internet and rich digital content through specially designed apps to enrich their lives.”
The users’ feedback will be used to improve the services further as JIO gets ready for its formal launch. Once 4G LTE service commences, Wi-Fi and LTE networks will operate seamlessly with each other.
Steps to connect to ‘Jionet’ Wi-Fi
Any visitor in the vicinity of the Wi-Fi Access Points can connect to ‘Jionet’ – the Jio Wi-Fi network (hotspot). They have to follow simple on-screen instructions to access the powerful broadband.
- Switch on Wi-Fi
- Select ‘Jionet’
- Register online with your name and mobile no.
- Get One Time Password (OTP) message
- Put OTP and get started!
- Validity of OTP: 24 Hours, after 24 hours generate fresh OTP following the same process
- The system will automatically log the user out after every 30 minutes, and the user has to log in again with the same password