Tag "4G"

4G download speed on Jio was the fastest and almost double of Idea & Airtel in February

The recently published monthly average mobile broadband speed data by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for February shows that the download speed on Jio network was the fastest network during the month. Although Jio’s speed declined marginally to

Qualcomm’s new 205 mobile platform will bring 4G and VoLTE support to feature phones

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Qualcomm is all geared up to provide 4G and VoLTE support to entry-level feature phones for the emerging markets like India, Latin America, South East Asia and others. The chipmaker announced the 205 Mobile Platform, its first mobile platform at

Reliance Jio reportedly working with Google to launch an affordable 4G phone

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While we all know that Reliance Jio is working on a feature phone with 4G VoLTE connectivity under Rs 999, the company reportedly has now teamed up with Google to develop an affordable smartphone, which will exclusively work on the former’s 4G network.

RJio will work with Samsung to enhance 4G coverage and 5G-readiness

SPAIN: At MWC, Samsung and Reliance Jio announced a joint project, “I&G (Infill & Growth) to upgrade current LTE mobile communication services across India by expanding both the current network capacity as well as network coverage. The project sets a

Part 2: ”In a few years mobile networks will look more like the Apple app store”

Ibrahim Ahmad Christian Hedelin, VP & Head of Strategy, Network Products at Ericsson shares details on how the company will make their way in India’s mobile networks, and what are some of the network innovations that the company is working

Part 1: “We are working on cost-efficient evolution from 4G to 5G”

Ibrahim Ahmad Christian Hedelin, VP & Head of Strategy, Network Products at Ericsson shares his views on 5G, how they will make their way in India’s mobile networks, and what are some of the network innovations that his company is

Global mobile data traffic will increase seven-fold to reach 587 exabytes by 2021: Cisco

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With the burgeoning growth of mobile phones and usage of 4G, global mobile data traffic is expected to increase seven-fold from 2016 to 2021, according to Cisco’s Mobile Visual Networking Index forecast. According to Cisco, by 2021 more members of

Airtel planning to switch to VoLTE in key markets to take on Reliance Jio

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Reliance Jio is not stopping at anything. A Rs 30,000 crore fresh investment and a likely extension of its services up till June’16 is putting pressure on incumbent telcos to re-strategize things to retain their user base. Moving along the

With growing 4G adoption, majority of Indians buying smartphones online

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With prominent players of telecom sector pushing 4G with tempting offers, 53 percent of Indians bought their smartphones online, says Deloitte. Neeraj Jain, Partner, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP said, “With Internet becoming cheaper and higher mobile data penetration, consumers

Popular Reliance Jio 4G mobile phones starting Rs 1000

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A major part of people in India, today are literally going by Reliance Jio’s tagline, “Jio Jee Bhar ke”. With free voice and video calling, Reliance Jio is providing the luxury of internet services to many, including those in the

Airtel quickens LTE-A rollout to offer up to 135Mbps 4G speeds

MUMBAI, INDIA: You can call it RJio effect as Airtel is speeding up its network transformation program throughout the country. Airtel announced today that it has deployed 4G Advanced technology (carrier aggregation across TD LTE and LTE FDD) in Mumbai

RJio likely to snag 25mn subscribers before the commercial launch

Faisal Kawoosa Batten down the hatches! It may not sound music to the ears of incumbents, but after kick-starting Jio Preview Offer along with LYF devices, RJio’s extended offer to another 19 device manufacturers, including Samsung, Micromax, Yu, Asus, Gionee,

RJio preview now available on all LG & Samsung 4G handsets

BANGALORE, INDIA: RJio Preview Offer is now available for customers of the newly launched Samsung Z2 4G smartphone, priced at Rs. 4590. This will enable users to enjoy unlimited access to Jio services for 90 days. RJio Preview offer is

4G services set to boost data consumption in India

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There is good news awaiting telecom and data companies offering 4G services. According to research firm CMR, 4G services in India could expand much faster than previous estimates. In 2016, more than 15.8 million 4G devices were shipped in India

Reliance Jio opens online registration for 4G trial

BANGALORE, INDIA: The commercial rollout of Reliance Jio’s 4G services seems not very far off now as the company makes its official site, Jio.com live and opens registrations for network trials too. RJio started with an invite-based 4G services trial

RJio set to rewrite the rules of 4G game with a rich digital services ecosystem in place

Faisal Kawoosa Well.. as expected RJio has not been just working on building the 4G network and provisioning of services. Rather it is a holistic ecosystem. While it opens you up to the expected super high speeds, high quality network

Fifth largest smartphone vendor: Reliance Jio

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Reliance Jio has replaced Lava as the fifth largest smartphone vendor with huge shipments of 4G devices in the first quarter of 2016. Not to forget that, according to IDC, shipments of key Indian vendors Micromax, Intex, and Lava put

Myanmar’s mobile connectivity: Building from scratch

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In 2011, only three percent of Myanmar’s 50 million population had access to mobile phones. However, in the last five years, the country has witnessed unprecedented rise and growth in mobile usage. Since a democratically-elected government was installed in 2011,

Vodafone 4G services in four more cities

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Vodafone India, the second largest mobile network operator in the country by subscriber base has revealed plans to expand its 4G rollout to four more telecoms circles and also fixed a target of having 4G services available in 1,000 towns

Panasonic India’s future plans

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Panasonic Corporation of India, where Daizo Ito is the current Managing Executive Officer, expects to more than double the revenue from mobile phones by increasing its market share. The company with 10 smart phones already in the market, priced between