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Airtel Payments Bank to cross-sell insurance, MF products

By : CIOL Writers

Airtel Payments Bank is planning to cross-sell financial products like insurance and third party loans through its banking points over the next one year to boost its revenue from other income categories. Because payments banks can not lend; it is

Airtel picks up stake in digital lending platform, Loan Singh

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Bharti Airtel  through its subsidiary Bharti Airtel Services has acquired a strategic equity stake in fintech company, Seynse Technologies, which built a digital lending platform, Loan Singh to provide easy loans for credit-worthy yet underserved borrowers. Seynse

Another feat for Reliance Jio: 100mn subscribers already

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The feat that Mukesh Ambani’s telecom venture was expected to achieve in six months has already been achieved by Reliance Jio well within the aimed time frame, announced the Reliance chief today. The telco head said that merely within 170

Airtel payments bank expands services to over 200 villages in 4 states

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Airtel’s payment bank has expanded its operations to 200-plus villages across Rajasthan, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka with at least one Airtel Payments Bank outlet in each village offering basic banking services, including cash deposits, withdrawals, and seamless money transfer

Vodafone confirms merger talks with Idea to take on Airtel and Jio

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After Reliance Jio, Indian telecom industry is in for another major overhaul as Vodafone Group Plc. has confirmed that it is in talks for a merger of its Indian unit with Aditya Birla Group’s Idea Cellular Ltd. The documents filed

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

Vodafone’s new offer- 4GB at Rs 250 to take on Reliance Jio

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The incumbent operators’ persistent efforts to attract customers with lucrative offers and discounts are the proof that they all are having a tough time standing up to Reliance Jio’s mammoth challenge. Vodafone that recently launched Rs 1,501 data pack with

Reliance Jio to invest Rs 30,000cr more to improve its network coverage

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Reliance Jio is growing at a steady pace with ever increasing user base in the telecom industry. However, the telco is yet to quell constant call drops and network coverage issues. Hence, after investing Rs 1.71 lakh crores, the company

Here’s all you want to know about Airtel Payments Bank

India’s first payments bank by Airtel has commenced national operations in all 29 States of India from today. Union Minster of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley formally launched Airtel Payments Bank’s national operations in New Delhi yesterday. Airtel Payments Bank,

Reliance Jio reportedly planning ESOPs for its employees

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After rolling out offers galore for its customers, Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio is now planning to roll out stock options for its employees aimed at retaining talent as well as rewarding the swift pace at which subscribers are being added

Users who switch to Airtel will get free 4G data for one year

By : CIOL Writers

With lucrative offers bring rolled out to customers continuously, the telecom sector is witnessing a heated battle for market share- or, in other words, witnessing the Jio effect. The incumbent telecom operators are still yielding to the pressure built by

Aircel & Airtel to appear before COIA to explain the cause of call drops

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Despite several reminders from Reliance Jio to incumbent operators – Airtel and Aircel – to increase the points of interconnects (PoI) in order to avoid the call drops, they are yet to meet the demand. Hence, to justify the matter

Airtel Payments Bank names Dhiraj Sharda as Chief Digital Officer

MUMBAI, INDIA: Airtel Payments Bank has appointed Dhiraj Sharda as its Chief Digital Officer. In his new role, Dhiraj will be responsible for product development, digital delivery and development of digital marketing platforms for Airtel Payments Bank. He will also

Airtel Payments Bank rolls out pilot services in AP and Telangana

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Extending its footprint to South India, Airtel Payments Bank is now rolling out pilot services in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. This follows its successful pilot roll out in Rajasthan, where over 100,000 customers opened savings accounts in less than two

Aircel launches unlimited calls and data packs

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With Reliance Jio’s entry to the telecom market, Vodafone, Idea and Airtel have learned the true purpose of ‘Unlimited’. So after this incumbent networks offering unlimited packs to take on Reliance Jio, Aircel is next to take the stage with

Telecom subscriber base rose to 1.074bn in September on the back of Reliance Jio

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The formal launch of Reliance Jio in September led to a 1.98 percent increase in the telecom subscriber base to 1074.24 million in the country at September-end, according to TRAI. “The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,053.40

Idea launches two unlimited voice calling offers to take on Reliance Jio

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Within hours of Airtel launching free voice calling offer to take on Reliance Jio, Idea Cellular too launched its own unlimited voice calling packs aimed at retaining its user base. Idea Cellular has launched two unlimited voice calling recharge packs.

Airtel announces free voice calls across India to take on Reliance Jio

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With Reliance Jio’s outstanding performance amongst customers, other incumbent operators are endlessly launching exciting offers to survive in the battleground. Adding to the long list of offers, Airtel has launched two new bundled packs for its prepaid customers with free

Reliance Jio extends its ‘Welcome offer’ till March’17. What next?

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Reliance Jio has changed the face of Indian telecom industry forever. Free voice and data are perhaps unprecedented in the history of world telecom sector. Apparently, it’s also the fastest growing technology company, not only in India, but in the

Its 50 million user mark already for Reliance Jio

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Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio has already crossed 50 million user mark as on November 26, becoming India‘s top carrier by mobile broadband user base, according to an Economic Times report. The company which had professed a goal of one hundred