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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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?

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

Airtel Bank opens 10K saving accounts within first two days

By : CIOL Writers

Within the first two days of launching its pilot program in Rajasthan, more than 10,000 customers have opened savings accounts with Airtel Payments Bank, says the company. The payments bank, a subsidiary of the country’s leading mobile phone operator Bharti

Airtel launches India’s first payments Bank

By : CIOL Writers

Demonetization has been the germinating bed for a lot of new concepts lately. From various startups coming up overnight to help you deal with the cash crunch confusion to RBI’s new model of payments banks, ideas and companies are locked

Vani Venkatesh to head Airtel’s retail operations

MUMBAI, INDIA: Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”) announced the appointment of Vani Venkatesh as CEO – Retail. In her new role, Vani will be responsible for driving Airtel’s retail strategy to deliver a seamless and world-class customer experience across retail touch points.

Will Reliance Jio make it to 250 million subscribers?

By : CIOL Writers

It seems like the startling excitement created by the Reliance Jio’s free internet and voice calling is slowly dying. We no longer see those long queue’s outside shops for Jio Sim Card, do we? The matter of the fact is, though Jio

Reliance Jio wins big against Airtel & Vodafone, TRAI says free calls rule- compliant

By : CIOL Writers

Looks like, nothing can stop or beat Mukesh Ambani at the moment. Riding high on the success of Jio’s welcome offer, Reliance had stumbled upon a minor glitch when incumbent telcos like Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, and others – had approached

After Idea Cellular, Google partners with Airtel and Vodafone

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Six months back, Google partnered with Idea Cellular to bring carrier based payments to the country, aiming easy payment process for purchasing apps and other services. Thanks to the positive response, Google has announced two more extensions – Airtel and

Airtel is back with yet another offer-10GB for Rs 259 to beat Reliance Jio

By : CIOL Writers

Let’s agree the fact that Reliance Jio is a stormer. The rage created by the company is still making head turns in the market. Hence, the other players in the field, specifically Bharti Airtel, are coming up with attractive offers

Nokia and Airtel team up to expand 4G coverage

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Nokia and Bharti Airtel are coming together to expand the deployment of 4G technology across nine circles in India. Nokia will deploy its 4G FDD-LTE & TD-LTE technology across nine of Bharti Airtel’s circles in India including the regions of

Jio effect: Airtel announces free calling and cloud backup

By : CIOL Writers

Honestly speaking as a consumer, it cannot get better than this. With Reliance Jio’s entry on the Indian telecom scene, every day seems to bring in new offers irrespective of the fact that you are a Jio user or not.

Call failures between Reliance Jio and top three telcos showing signs of improvement

By : CIOL Writers

In a huge respite for the latest entrant into the Indian telecom sector, the number of daily call failures between Reliance Jio and India’s top-three telcos has reduced over the last fortnight, says a report in The Economics Times. Citing

Airtel’s new IR packs offer free incoming calls and texts to India

By : CIOL Writers

India’s largest telecommunications services provider, Bharti Airtel announced the launch of its new International Roaming (IR) packs that will offer bundles of data, free India calling minutes, free messages, and free incoming calls. Airtel’s new international packs will come with