Reliance Communications 4G SIMs arriving next week, but only for CDMA subscribers

Reliance Communications mobile stores will start getting 4G SIMs starting some time next week for offering it to existing CDMA subscribers, said a source based in Kerala. However, till Jio’s full launch, neither new CDMA connections nor new 4G connections will be sold by RCom. Only upgrades to existing CDMA users will be provided. As we reported […]

REVEALED: Reliance Jio tariff plans leaked in video, 75 GB free with Mifi and 4G LYF?

In what seems like a genuine leak, a Youtube user named We Love Jio has posted a screencast of upcoming 4G tariff plans and prices from what looks to be the beta version of jio.com, the company’s official website. PLEASE NOTE: This news is no longer relevant, and the company has unveiled a new website […]

Reliance Communications puts up banner saying ‘4G coming soon’, Jio still unknown

Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Communications has put up a banner on its website with the words “Upgrade to 4G Coming Soon”, indicating that the company will indeed start rolling out its 4G services early next month. Media reports has indicated earlier that the company informed the government of its decision to move its CDMA subscribers to […]

Google Maps will now be more vocal about upcoming traffic jams

If you’re a regular user of Google Maps for navigation, you might want to update the app quickly before you head out. The latest version of Google News includes spoken warnings about traffic conditions, Google said. Till now, Google used to color code traffic conditions, with red indicating severe congestion and slow moving traffic. “Now […]

Youtube Gaming now lets Indian gamers stream their play live

Google has launched the YouTube Gaming mobile app on Android and iOS in India. YouTube Gaming is an app that seeks to keep gamers connected to the games, players, and culture with videos, live streams, and the community. Globally, video games are quite a spectator sport unlike in India where they are mostly a living room […]

Reliance Jio to launch with 70% coverage, eyes 10 GB per user by 2017

Reliance Jio, the country’s latest telecom operator, will start its services with coverage over 70% of India’s population, Chairman Mukesh Ambani said. “From Day one, we will look at providing 40-80 times faster internet speed than the current speed,” he said at FICCI’s annual entertainment industry conference FRAMES. “We will cover 90% population with 40-80 […]

DELAYED? Reliance Jio launch date pushed back 15 days in Kerala?

The launch date of Reliance Jio’s 4G service has been pushed back by 15 days to Apr 15, said a Kerala-based partner of the upcoming mobile operator. “They informed us that the (new) date is Apr 15,” he said. The first launch date given to the distributor was in “early March“. This was however postponed to […]

India online shoppers to jump to 8 cr this year from 5.5 cr – Assocham-PwC study

The number of people shopping online is expected to rise to 8 cr (80 mln) this year from 5.5 cr in 2015 with better infrastructure in terms of logistics, broadband and Internet-ready devices, according to an ASSOCHAM-PwC study. The overall e-commerce industry, valued at $25 billion at present has been growing at a compounded annual […]

Reliance LYF brings 4K UHD TV models ahead of Jio launch, price Rs 55k

Reliance Retail, sister company of upcoming telecom operator Jio, is bringing out two 4K UHD smart TVs in India, sized 50 inch and 65 inch. The 50-inch model will be priced Rs 55,900, while the 65-inch model will be a premium one with a tag of Rs 1.55 lakh. Both prices are before discounts, and […]

Reliance Jio releases version 2 of its app suite on Google Play beta store

Reliance Jio, which is expected to launch its 4G services in a month, has released version 2 of its App suite called Jio Apps. The program is in beta testing on Play store and not visible to general public. However, those with RJio SIMs get a message with a link to enable them to be part […]

US kids earning lakhs per month using social media – Survey

A new survey conducted by one of Canada’s biggest colleges has found that many kids and teens are making serious money by posting promotional photos and videos on their well-connected social media accounts. The research, conducted by Centennial College of Toronto, found that some minors earn as much as $10,000 to $20,000 (Rs 6.5 lakh […]

Reliance Jio 4G launch date is NOT postponed by Mukesh Ambani in CNN interview

Sometimes, even the best can get it wrong, and it looks like that’s what happened in the case of ‘Mukesh Ambani says Reliance Jio to launch in second half’ story. Across publications, everyone is reporting that Ambani postponed the launch date of what is touted to be India’s biggest 4G service to the second half […]

Coming Soon: 4K LYF TVs for Reliance Jio 4G network

LYF, the phone brand owned by Reliance Industries, will soon launch a number of smart TVs that will work with Reliance Jio’s upcoming 4G network in India. The TVs are being manufactured by one of the world’s biggest television makers, which incidentally also makes OLED, curved and 4K models as well. MORE DETAILS REVEALED – […]

Vodafone’s Delhi 4G data tariff higher than competition; Mumbai, Bangalore next

Vodafone has priced its 4G tariff higher than other operators, charging Rs 2,499 for 20 GB of data. In comparison, Airtel charges Rs 2,149 for the same amount in Delhi-NCR. The cheapest of 4G operator at present — Idea Cellular — gives a whopping 32 GB for Rs 1,999. Unfortunately, the operator is not present […]

Reliance Jio wins against Bharti Airtel, Vodafone in TRAI spectrum auction recommendations

One of the most keenly fought battles during the Telecom Regulatory Authority’s consultation over upcoming spectrum auction has been won by Reliance Jio. On the losing side are India’s top two operators — Bharti Airtel and Vodafone. The battle was on the question of whether or not Reliance Jio should be allowed to top up […]