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Why Reliance JIO’s new tariff plan is BAD for Bharti Airtel, Idea & Vodafone

The stock of Bharti Airtel is at a two-year high, not far from its life-highs of late 2007, but going by the latest tariffs unveiled by Reliance Jio, investors will do well to hold off on the bubbly for a while longer.Airtel closed at Rs 461.30 on Tuesday, buoyed by

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Reliance Jio’s New 4G Plans: No More Tariff Increases?

Reliance Jio has unveiled a set of new plans that will come into effect from tomorrow, effecting a price increase of about 15% to existing tariff.The phrasing of the new plans also suggests that these are 'regular' plans, and not promotional offers that will disappear after three months.15% ON AVERAGEMost

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Reliance Jio to withdraw Rs 399 plan next week

Most customers of Reliance Jio, the country's largest telecom operator by volumes, will not be able to get the 84GB-for-399 plan starting next month, the company's deputy chief financial officer V Srikant said on Friday.Asked how the company's average revenue per user (billing rate) is likely to move going forward,

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Idea, Airtel offer 84 GB 4g data for Rs 400 to target users

Idea Cellular and Bharti Airtel are offering 1 GB of 3G or 4G data per day for 84 days at a price of around Rs 400 in select circles, including voice benefits, matching Jio's lowest tariff.The offer is available only for targeted users.For example, for someone who has already activated

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DOKLAM 2: Why India is not sending troops to stop Chinese construction

Doklam is in the news again, 40 days after the Chinese pulled back their construction equipment on the border plateau in deference to Indian sensitivities.With two weeks to go for the crucial National Congress of the Communist Party of China, India's northern neighbor has again started construction activity near Doklam.Apart

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Andhra Bank, Syndicate Bank customers lose lakhs to Aadhaar fraud

Five customer accounts belonging to Andhra Bank and Syndicate Bank were subjected to fraudulent withdrawals using the customer's Aadhaar data, government data indicated.Four of the five Aadhaar fraud cases took place in Andhra Bank, while the remaining one took place in Syndicate bank.The four account holders of Andhra Bank

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Indian satellite broadband could become cheap next year as capacity doubles

India is likely to see a massive increase in the amount of satellite broadband connectivity, including that for hand-held devices, over the coming months with the operationalization of three new satellites, AS Kiran Kumar, secretary to the department of space said.At present, almost all the bandwidth on India's 15

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Sun Direct becomes first DTH in India to start HEVC transmission

Sun Direct, a unit of Sun TV, has become the first DTH or cable operator to start transmission using next-generation HEVC compression technology in India.The company has introduced two HEVC -- short for high-efficiency video codec -- channels on its GSAT-15 beams.HEVC, also known as H.265, requires only 55%-60%

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Reliance Jio offers iPhone 8 at Rs 9,200 effective price, here’s how to book

Reliance Jio has opened pre-booking for the new Apple iPhone with an effective price of just Rs 9,200 under a dual cashback offer.The sticker price of iPhone 8 is Rs 64,000 in Jio stores.However, if you buy the device along with a 12 month contract of services from

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Ambani suddenly looks like the smart guy after TRAI termination charge cut

Operators such as Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, BSNL and Idea Cellular are likely to cut call tariffs for 2G and 3G users after TRAI decision to cut 'termination charges' to 6 paise per minute from 14 paise.More importantly, the bet that Mukesh Ambani placed by making voice free seems to be

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50% of Idea Cellular cell-sites now have 3G or 4G

Idea Cellular said it has now achieved 3G or 4G penetration for 50% of its cell-sites."Idea added nearly 50,000 broadband sites over the last 12 months period ending August ’17, growing its broadband footprint to cover 5,888 Census towns and nearly 105,755 villages, reaching out to 45% population of

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