Bharti Airtel launches Fiber-to-the-Home services at Rs 2,199 per month

Bharti Airtel launches Fiber-to-the-Home services at Rs 2,199 per month

2018-04-09T14:24:24+00:00 On

With the launch of Reliance Jio’s home broadband services drawing nearer, competitor Bharti Airtel has introduced new fiber-based broadband plans with speeds of up to 300 Mbps. The FTIH (Fiber-To-the-Home) based plan comes at a monthly rental of Rs. 2199 and offers…

Supreme Court lifts HC stay on RCom asset sale to Jio, no relief in NCLT case

Supreme Court lifts HC stay on RCom asset sale to Jio, no relief in NCLT case

2018-04-05T15:21:59+00:00 On

Anil Ambani Group’s Reliance Communications cleared a major hurdle for the sale of its assets to Reliance Jio with the Supreme Court lifting the stay imposed by the Bombay High Court on the transaction. However, there was no immediate relief for the…

Jio users need to click on app to extend Prime membership

Jio users need to click on app to extend Prime membership

2018-03-30T19:29:00+00:00 On

Contrary to rumors, Reliance Jio is not giving an automatic extension in Jio prime membership to all its users, but existing members have to ‘express their interest’ through the company’s selfcare application. “Express your interest to get complimentary membership for the next…

As criminals switch to ‘digital India’, Govt forms committee to tackle phone fraud

As criminals switch to ‘digital India’, Govt forms committee to tackle phone fraud

2018-03-28T13:29:25+00:00 On

The government of India has set up a “Committee on Phone Frauds” to deal rising instances of theft of money using phone calls and one time passwords. India has seen a sharp increase in the number of ‘phishing calls’ made on phones…

Reliance Jio’s 49 plan revives interest in Jiophone – Credit Suisse

Reliance Jio’s 49 plan revives interest in Jiophone – Credit Suisse

2018-03-27T10:34:36+00:00 On

Financial services firm Credit Suisse said sales of Jiophone, which had begun to lose steam after an initial surge, are now back on track due to the affordable Rs 49 plan launched by Reliance Jio. Jiophone, priced at Rs 1,500, is estimated…

Balesh Sharma to head Vodafone-Idea Cellular after merger, Himanshu Kapania moved to Group

Balesh Sharma to head Vodafone-Idea Cellular after merger, Himanshu Kapania moved to Group

2018-03-22T19:09:06+00:00 On

Aditya Birla Group and Vodafone have announced the list of office bearers who will run the company resulting from the merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular. Balesh Sharma, who is currently Chief Operating Officer of Vodafone India, has been chosen to…

RCom says confident of completing asset sale to Reliance Jio on time

RCom says confident of completing asset sale to Reliance Jio on time

2018-03-22T15:58:04+00:00 On

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications said it is confident of completing the sale of the assets related to its mobile network to Reliance Jio on time. The company’s statement was in the context of the Supreme Court refusing to give any urgent relief…

RCom discloses additional details on restructuring and asset sale to Reliance Jio

RCom discloses additional details on restructuring and asset sale to Reliance Jio

2018-03-21T12:59:56+00:00 On

Reliance Communications said it had received the nod of the majority of its bondholders to its plans for selling most of its mobile network assets to Reliance Jio, and disclosed further details of its restructuring plan. “Noteholders holding in aggregate 44% of…

Airtel, Vodafone beat Reliance Jio in on-the-ground 4G speed tests

Airtel, Vodafone beat Reliance Jio in on-the-ground 4G speed tests

2018-03-20T11:24:01+00:00 On

4G operator Bharti Airtel was clearly ahead of market leader Reliance Jio and challenger Idea Cellular in on-the-ground 4G speed tests conducted by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India in ten cities in India this year. According to the data from these…

Bharti Airtel’s new EMI scheme offers savings of Rs 8,000-11,000 over 2 years

Bharti Airtel’s new EMI scheme offers savings of Rs 8,000-11,000 over 2 years

2018-03-16T15:14:09+00:00 On

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecom services provider, today unveiled its installment schemes for the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus that can save you anywhere from Rs 8,000 to Rs 11,000 over a two-year period. The plans are similar to what…

RCom says will overcome Ericsson, Infratel challenges to Jio asset sale

RCom says will overcome Ericsson, Infratel challenges to Jio asset sale

2018-03-14T09:38:24+00:00 On

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications said it was confident of overcoming the twin legal challenges posed by shareholders in its tower subsidiary and one of the company’s unsecured creditors, Ericsson. The company is selling much of its spectrum, fiber, towers and other network…

JioTV adds multi-camera, multi-mic feature; VR coming soon

JioTV adds multi-camera, multi-mic feature; VR coming soon

2018-03-09T17:00:09+00:00 On

Reliance Jio, the 4G operator, said users of its JioTV streaming app can now choose any of the five camera angles while watching the ongoing Nidahas trophy as part of a new ‘interactive TV’ feature. Similarly, they can also choose to listen…

Under JioFi onslaught, Indian datacard brands exit the market

Under JioFi onslaught, Indian datacard brands exit the market

2018-03-09T10:41:26+00:00 On

Under an onslaught of cheap wireless internet devices from Reliance Jio, Indian brands such as iBall, Intex and Micromax have virtually exited the data dongle market, while the once dominant Huawei has been reduced to a 7% share, according to CMR. For…

Lakshadweep to get cheaper broadband thanks to new submarine cable plan

Lakshadweep to get cheaper broadband thanks to new submarine cable plan

2018-03-07T16:00:15+00:00 On

The government of India “has developed” a plan to improve Internet connectivity in Lakshadweep Islands, communications minister Manoj Sinha said today. Lakshadweep Islands, home to about 70,000 people, are currently connected by satellite, which restricts the bandwidth and increases the cost of…