Star agrees to share cricket matches with Reliance’s JioTV

Star agrees to share cricket matches with Reliance’s JioTV

2018-09-21T17:03:37+00:00 On

Star India has agreed to share the feed of cricket matches involving India with Reliance Jio’s live TV app JioTV. Till now, JioTV users had to install Star’s Hotstar app to watch any of the network’s sports channels. The sharing agreement is…

Reliance Retail reveals how to install WhatsApp on Jiophone

Reliance Retail reveals how to install WhatsApp on Jiophone

2018-09-11T11:32:49+00:00 On

Users of Jiophone, India’s highest selling mobile device, can install WhatsApp messenger starting from today, Reliance Retail said. The software can be installed by going to the phone’s appstore and downloading it. “WhatsApp will be available on the JioPhone AppStore starting 10th…

RCom completes sale of 1.8 lakh km of fiber to Reliance Jio

RCom completes sale of 1.8 lakh km of fiber to Reliance Jio

2018-08-27T10:52:17+00:00 On

Two days after announcing the completon of a transaction to sell some of its physical assets to Reliance Jio, Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications said it has sold its fibre-based assets to Jio. Like in the previous case, the company did not specifically…

Reliance Jio and SBI announce new partnerships

Reliance Jio and SBI announce new partnerships

2018-08-02T19:04:05+00:00 On

Reliance Jio and State Bank of India today announced further deepening of their financial relationship, including deeper penetration of SBI services into Jio’s customer care app MyJio. “MyJio, one of India’s largest over-the-top (OTT) mobile applications will now bring in financial services…

Reliance Jio’s Q1 revenue, EBIT up 14% QoQ, PAT up 20%, RIL EBIT up 30%

Reliance Jio’s Q1 revenue, EBIT up 14% QoQ, PAT up 20%, RIL EBIT up 30%

2018-07-27T18:46:36+00:00 On

Reliance Jio, the telecom arm of Reliance Industries, continued to post strong numbers. For the Apr-Jun quarter, Reliance Industries reported a 15% sequential jump in both revenue and EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) for its digital services division, which houses Jio…

Reliance Industries 10 rupees away from $100 bln market cap, after TCS

Reliance Industries 10 rupees away from $100 bln market cap, after TCS

2018-07-12T10:57:25+00:00 On

Three months after Tata Consultancy Services became the first Indian company to achieve a market capitalization of $100 bln (Rs 6.85 lakh cr), Reliance Industries is close to the $100 bln mark as well. At present, there are only around 100 companies…

Analyst calls Reliance Jio’s GigaFiber targets unrealistic

Analyst calls Reliance Jio’s GigaFiber targets unrealistic

2018-07-09T14:35:49+00:00 On

Market tracker CyberMedia Research has called Reliance Jio’s 4G and GigaFiber broadband subscriber targets unrealistic, and said it did not see the company meeting the year-end target of 300 mln for its 4G service or the 50 mln target for its fiber…

Does Jio GigaFiber & GigaTV mark the end of Cable & DTH industry?

Does Jio GigaFiber & GigaTV mark the end of Cable & DTH industry?

2018-07-09T14:21:19+00:00 On

India’s cable company stocks have fallen by about 15%-25% since Reliance Jio, India’s largest telecom company by volumes, yesterday announced the commencement of its long-awaited fiber broadband and TV service from August 15. It is feared that the company’s entry can lead…

FULL TEXT: Mukesh Ambani announces launch of Reliance Jio GigaFiber in 1,100 cities

FULL TEXT: Mukesh Ambani announces launch of Reliance Jio GigaFiber in 1,100 cities

2018-07-05T15:21:23+00:00 On

Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani today announced that Jio will start giving out connections of its much-awaited broadband service, Jio GigaFiber, starting on August 15. Surprisingly, Ambani said the service will be available in 1,100 cities of India from Day 1, and…

Reliance Jio to buy $1 bln worth of goods from Samsung, Ace Tech

Reliance Jio to buy $1 bln worth of goods from Samsung, Ace Tech

2018-06-25T19:52:58+00:00 On

Reliance Jio Infocomm, the telecom subsidiary of Reliance Industries, said it will take a loan of $1 bln from Korea Trade Insurance Corporation to purchase goods from Korean companies Samsung and Ace Technologies. “The Facility is K-SURE’s largest deal in India as…

Kerala tops smartphone penetration in India; Gujarat, Punjab close behind

Kerala tops smartphone penetration in India; Gujarat, Punjab close behind

2018-06-20T12:31:24+00:00 On

Kerala has emerged as the state with the highest smartphone penetration in the country, according to data released by CyberMedia Research, a market intelligence firm tracking the technology sector. CMR’s data also reveales that on a pan-India level, about 47% of the…

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…

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…

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…