CMR calls OnePlus 6 “finest Android smartphone out there”

CMR calls OnePlus 6 “finest Android smartphone out there”

2018-06-08T13:37:21+00:00 On

Market research firm CyberMedia Research has called the OnePlus 6, the latest smartphone from the eponymous Chinese start-up, the ‘finest Android smartphone out there today’. In a note trying to explain the success of the Chinese company in markets like India, Prabhu…

Bharti Airtel’s 4G capacity to see massive increase this year in Mumbai

Bharti Airtel’s 4G capacity to see massive increase this year in Mumbai

2018-06-07T16:28:56+00:00 On

Bharti Airtel has announced a massive expansion program for its Mumbai 4G network that could increase the data carrying capacity by several times in one year. The expansion comprises four areas — increasing the number of cell sites by about 30%, increasing…

Ahead of Reliance Jio Fiber launch, Spectra offers unlimited 1 Gbps at Rs 1,249

Ahead of Reliance Jio Fiber launch, Spectra offers unlimited 1 Gbps at Rs 1,249

2018-06-06T13:30:59+00:00 On

Spectra, formerly known as Spectranet, said it is now offering what is arguably India’s cheapest high-speed broadband service, even as rumors of an impending launch of Reliance Jio’s JioFiber start gaining momentum. Under the plan, Spectra said customers will get a download…

Idea Cellular completes sale of 9,900 towers to ATC for Rs 4,000 cr

Idea Cellular completes sale of 9,900 towers to ATC for Rs 4,000 cr

2018-05-31T16:16:56+00:00 On

Idea Cellular said its had completed the sale of its 9,900 towers to American Tower Corp’s India unit at an ‘enterprise valuation’ of Rs 4,000 cr. The exact amount that ATC will pay to the telecom operator for the towers is not…

Reliance Digital, Jio Stores to sell all Motorola devices

Reliance Digital, Jio Stores to sell all Motorola devices

2018-05-30T19:00:47+00:00 On

India’s largest technology retail chain Reliance Digital said it signed an agreement to sell all Motorola products at its outlets. At present, Motorola is largely an online-focused brand. Motorola, which used to be a big brand in the country in the 1990s…

Amazon offers Rs 2,600 cashback on smartphones for Airtel users

Amazon offers Rs 2,600 cashback on smartphones for Airtel users

2018-05-18T10:33:36+00:00 On

Bharti Airtel and Amazon will offer Rs 2,600 cash back over a period of three years for anyone who purchases any of the 65 smartphones exclusively available on Amazon. However, they must make Airtel recharges of Rs 7,000 over a period three…

Reliance Jio offers ‘play along’ features for TV broadcasters in India

Reliance Jio offers ‘play along’ features for TV broadcasters in India

2018-05-17T18:33:13+00:00 On

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd said it has tied up with Israel-based Screenz to offer interactivity and ‘play along’ features for television programs in India. With the help of the offering, television channels can keep their viewers engaged on a realtime basis using…

Reliance Jio postpaid offers free calls, 25 GB data with no daily cap at Rs 199

Reliance Jio postpaid offers free calls, 25 GB data with no daily cap at Rs 199

2018-05-10T18:50:59+00:00 On

Reliance Jio has unveiled a new, low cost postpaid or contract plan under which it offers 25 GB of data with no daily limits and unlimited voice and data for Rs 199 per month. The plan is priced at about half that…

Reliance Jio shares Fiber offer details on website

Reliance Jio shares Fiber offer details on website

2018-05-05T16:12:42+00:00 On

Reliance Jio has updated its website, jio.com, with a single, prepaid fiber broadband plan. “Currently our JioFiber services are Prepaid. We plan to launch the JioFiber Post-paid in due course of time,” the company said on its website. Under the single, prepaid…

Idea cuts employee costs by 40% in 3 months, improves margin in Jan-Mar

Idea cuts employee costs by 40% in 3 months, improves margin in Jan-Mar

2018-04-28T15:36:25+00:00 On

Idea Cellular slashed its employee costs by nearly 40% in the three months from January to March this year, and also reduced several other items of expenditure in a successful attempt to protect its margins from the impact of falling revenue. As…

Soaring Jiophone sales could start hurting incumbents – Credit Suisse

Soaring Jiophone sales could start hurting incumbents – Credit Suisse

2018-04-24T15:41:11+00:00 On

Jiophone sales are rising fast and could start affecting the growth rates of rival telecom companies once the churn effect of fleeing Aircel subscribers gets over, analysts from financial services firm Credit Suisse said. Analysts Sunil Tirumala and Viral Shah said trends…

Bharti Infratel loses 22,134 tenancies in FY18, but Q4 revenue rises 4%

Bharti Infratel loses 22,134 tenancies in FY18, but Q4 revenue rises 4%

2018-04-23T17:53:35+00:00 On

Bharti Infratel, the telecom tower company from the Bharti group, reported a modest 4% growth in sales and 2% improvement in net profit due to a loss of tenancies as well as increasing fuel costs. The company’s revenue rose 4.2% on year…