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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Jiophone decimates Samsung, itel; Powers LYF to No.1 in January

Jiophone decimates Samsung, itel; Powers LYF to No.1 in January

2018-03-05T18:08:24+00:00 On

LYF, the mobile phone brand that was launched along with Reliance Jio, emerged as India’s No.1 mobile phone brand by shipments in January, market researcher CMR said. In January, LYF had a share of 27% in the overall mobile phone market in…

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…