Tag "4G"

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

Affordable technology redefining Indian consumer market

By : CIOL Writers

The rubric of consumer commerce in India is witnessing an overhaul. A smartphone worth Rs 251 only and the rapid rollouts of 3G and 4G services are a clear indicator of a whirlwind of change in the commercial consumption of

Nokia supports Idea’s 4G LTE rollout

MUMBAI, INDIA: Idea Cellular has selected Nokia to provide the technology for its 4G LTE rollout in three circles – Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Haryana. Under the agreement, Idea Cellular will deploy Nokia’s unique Single RAN technology, which enables simultaneous 2G/3G/4G

Idea brings premium Bollywood content for its 4G users

NEW DELHI, INDIA: ErosNow, the OTT (Over-the-top) Bollywood entertainment network of Eros International has announced a platform and content deal with Idea Cellular. The association with ErosNow, will enable Idea 4G customers in these markets to enjoy rich premium content

How did Europe leverage its 4G investments?

LONDON: The mobile industry’s contribution to Europe’s economy is set to increase over the next five years on the back of increasing mobile operator investment in 4G networks and services, according to a new study by the GSMA. The new

Affordable LTE handsets might drive users leapfrog to 4G skipping 3G

By : Soma Tah

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Only 45% 3G capable devices have 3G subscriptions in India, reveals a Nokia study done on the 3G and LTE device uptake trends in India. Untapped opportunity in 3G The country has witnessed 26% 3G subscription growth

I see a new India, says Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao

Ibrahim Ahmad Vittorio Colao, CEO of Vodafone group said that despite the various challenges that the operator faces in a big and complex market with multiple competitors, there are very very positive signs coming from the top leadership of the

Save Rs 15,000 on your monthly bill

MUMBAI, INDIA: Starting tomorrow, Bhart Airtel will offer 60 GB of free 4G data or 5 GB per month, on iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus over twelve months, as a part of its new iPhone Infinity plan, saving customers

India chipset market to grow 25 percent over 5 years

MUMBAI, INDIA: The chipset market in India is projected to grow at a CAGR of 25 percent during 2015 – 2020. According to a new report released by TechSci Research titled, India Chipset Market Opportunities & Forecast, 2020, robust market