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…

Porn on Phone? You could go to prison for 3 years

Porn on Phone? You could go to prison for 3 years

2018-06-06T17:02:56+00:00 On

People carrying pornographic or other indecent material on their phones can end up getting prison terms of up to three years under a new law proposed by the ministry of women and child development headed by Maneka Gandhi. Under the ‘Indecent Representation…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

India’s T-Series becomes most-viewed Youtube channel

India’s T-Series becomes most-viewed Youtube channel

2018-03-12T12:08:49+00:00 On

Thanks to the explosion of data connectivity unleashed by Reliance Jio and other operators, an Indian company has emerged as by far the most popular channel on Youtube by number of views. According to Youtube tracking service Social Blade, Indian record label…

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…

Bharat Matrimony buys SecondShaadi.com from Vivek Pahwa

Bharat Matrimony buys SecondShaadi.com from Vivek Pahwa

2018-03-01T14:08:36+00:00 On

Matrimony.com, the company behind India’s largest matchmaking service bharatmatrimony.com, said it acquired divorcee-oriented secondshaadi.com for an undisclosed amount. “Secondshaadi.com is one of the early movers in this space and has built a good brand name,” said the acquirer. “Buying secondshaadi.com will help…

Tata Sky takes on JioTV with free video streaming website for users

Tata Sky takes on JioTV with free video streaming website for users

2018-02-28T12:21:10+00:00 On

Tata Sky, the country’s largest distributor of television content, has taken decided to take on JioTV and other emerging content distributors with an online streaming website of its own. The DTH provider’s online video and TV service can be accessed at ‘watch.tatasky.com‘…

Pain ahead for Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular as Reliance Jio readies massive Jiophone roll-out

Pain ahead for Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular as Reliance Jio readies massive Jiophone roll-out

2018-02-22T08:11:55+00:00 On

The pain for Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular may be far from over as Reliance Jio is seen preparing a massive rollout of its low-cost smartphone that could deal yet another heavy blow to the incumbent telecom operators’ revenue. Speaking…