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RJio vs Airtel: Who’s the fastest?

By : CIOL Writers

The battle of telecom titans is far from over. After engaging in tariff wars, the telecom majors- Airtel and Reliance Jio are now locking horns to proclaim their networks as the fastest. But looks like there are too many referees

RJio files complaint against Airtel, Vodafone, Idea for violating licensing norms

By : CIOL Writers

The uproar in the telecom industry continues. While Reliance Jio’s unprecedented entry and growth in the Indian telecom landscape has surprised many, the incumbent operators are trying everything they can (quite literally)  to stand the battleground by launching multiple luring offers.

Vodafone India & Idea Cellular heading to be the largest telco of India after merger

By : CIOL Writers

Finally, the speculations have come to an end. Vodafone India and Idea Cellular have officially announced the merger, becoming the largest telecom operator in the country. Vodafone India and Idea Cellular are joining hands to give a stiff competition to

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

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

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

After Idea Cellular, Google partners with Airtel and Vodafone

By : CIOL Writers

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

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

Vodafone India to increase the points of interconnect (PoIs) with Reliance Jio

By : CIOL Writers

After Airtel and Idea Cellular, Vodafone India has become the latest incumbent operator to agree to increase the points of interconnect (PoIs) with Reliance Jio Infocomm. Vodafone has decided to triple its interconnection capacity with Reliance Jio network. “Following guidance

GSMA launches Mobile Connect in India

By : CIOL Writers

GSMA, on Tuesday, announced the launch of its mobile-based authentication solution, Mobile Connect, to more than 800 million consumers across India. “India is already the world’s second-largest mobile market and as the country enters a new phase of mobile industry

Idea Cellular slashes mobile Internet rates to offer data benefits

By : CIOL Writers

The price war in mobile data seems to have got a fresh start with Idea Cellular slashing mobile internet rates to offer more value to its prepaid customers on the 4G, 3G, and 2G data packs. Idea Cellular is India’s

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 Cellular taps analytics, dials away mass marketing

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Idea Cellular has announced a successful transition to contextual marketing from segmented mass marketing

RCOM might have to shut operations in few circles after recent spectrum auction

Thomas George The slugfest for spectrum just got over after 19 days of rigorous bidding. Telecom

Idea Cellular emerges highest bidder for spectrum with bids of around Rs. 30,100 cr

BANGALORE, INDIA: Idea Cellular has won 54 MHz of 900 MHz Spectrum, out of overall win

Spectrum auction: Aggressive bidding might happen for select circles

BANGALORE, INDIA: The spectrum auction today is likely to see intense bidding by exisiting telcos along

Idea Cellular selects Ericsson to roll out 3G services in Delhi

NEW DELHI: Ericsson has bagged three-year contract from Idea Cellular to drive data growth and enhance