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Jio effect: Consumer router market witness fall in shipments

By : CIOL Writers

It isn’t just the incumbent telcos that have been badly hit by Reliance Jio’s tsunami of freebies. The closely related consumer router market too has become a casualty of Jio effect with people preferring to opt for the new entrant’s free

Reliance Jio still wreaking havoc for Airtel; profits plunge 72pc

By : CIOL Writers

Bharti Airtel must be asking itself- ‘When will this storm end?’ We can answer that for you, sir- Not anytime soon. Airtel posted an abysmal 72 percent drop in quarterly profit yesterday, obviously missing analysts’ estimates, as Reliance Jio’s unending kitty

Reliance Jio will continue to spin losses for other telcos in fiscal 2018, says Crisil

By : CIOL Writers

Thanks to Reliance Jio’s unending kitty of discounts and offers, telecom companies will continue to incur losses in fiscal 2018, says a report by research firm Crisil. “The price war in the Rs 1.5-trillion wireless telecom market will continue this fiscal

Airtel’s ‘Baahubali’ plan to take on RJio

By : CIOL Writers

While Reliance Jio is resorting to unending offers to lure customers to its network, arch rival Airtel has devised a new ‘Baahubali’ plan to prove its mettle in the telecom industry. Bharti Airtel has partnered with ‘Baahubali 2 – The

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

Airtel introduces Reliance Jio-like offers to retain users

By : CIOL Writers

With Reliance Jio’s unstoppable offer extensions, it’s time for the incumbent operators to pull up their socks. Last month Airtel introduced a Surprise offer, giving away up to 30GB for three months. Now the company is extending the plan with

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.

Airtel beats RJio this time; launches Android powered ‘Airtel Internet TV’

By : CIOL Writers

Though, Reliance Jio is widely rumoured to roll out its own DTH services soon, along with a smart set-top-box, looks like Bharti Airtel has beaten Ambani’s company this time at least. Airtel has launched an Android-based set-top-box, which can essentially convert any standard

Vodafone files complaint with TRAI claiming RJio is ‘still’ luring customers

By : CIOL Writers

The raging competition in the Indian telecom sector is simply refusing to subdue. Though Reliance Jio has already announced that the Summer Surprise Offer has been withdrawn, Vodafone has filed a complain with TRAI saying that Jio is still “luring customers”

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

Reliance Jio extends Prime membership deadline packed with a new ‘Surprise Summer’ offer

By : CIOL Writers

Mukesh Ambani is nothing less than a magician with a never-ending line of offers and discounts. After announcing extension for its Prime subscription offer,  Reliance Jio launched another bunch of offers, packed with few surprises. Jio has extended the deadline for

ACT Fibernet launches 1Gbps wired broadband service in India starting with Hyderabad

By : CIOL Writers

ACT Fibernet, an Indian telecommunications company, is making the high-speed internet connection, which was available only for enterprises, accessible for every individual. ACT Fibernet has announced the launch of 1Gbps wired broadband internet service in India. The high-speed broadband connectivity

Reliance Jio claims 50mn users have already signed under Prime offer

By : CIOL Writers

In a big relief for the company, Reliance Jio claims to have converted at least 50 million subscribers to become Prime members, according to an Economic Times report. Citing a company executive, the report said that Jio crossed the 50-million mark on

Bharti Airtel to acquire Tikona Networks’ 4G business

By : CIOL Writers

Indian telecom sector is witnessing yet another consolidation move with Bharti Airtel entering into a definitive agreement with Tikona Digital Networks to acquire Tikona’s 4G Business including the Broadband Wireless Access spectrum and 350 sites, in five telecom circles, the country’s largest

The speed test fight deepens between Reliance Jio and Airtel, as Ookla stands by its results

By : CIOL Writers

Reliance Jio’s official entry on the Indian telecom landscape resulted in tariff and data wars amongst the incumbents to retain their user base. The telcos have been coming up with lucrative data plans to compete with Jio’s kitty of unending offers. In

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, Idea reportedly near initial agreement in merger deal

By : CIOL Writers

Vodafone India and Idea Cellular are said to be nearing an initial agreement to merge their separate entities into a single unit creating India’s largest telecom network. According to a Bloomberg report, the two could make the announcement for the same

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

By : CIOL Writers

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.

Vodafone, Idea, and Airtel launch offers to take on Reliance Jio

By : CIOL Writers

The counter-attack continues. Refusing to give up on the battle against the powerful Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone and Idea are back with a slew of new offers. As an onslaught to the recently introduced Jio Prime Membership, the established telecom networks

AirWire Technologies partners Reliance Jio to bring connected car apps & services to India

By : CIOL Writers

AirWire Technologies has partnered Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd to provide AirWire’s Connected Car IoT Device incorporating AirWire’s patented antenna technology to Indian users. The AirWire Connected Car Device operates in Jio’s pan-India advanced 4G/LTE Network enabling Connect Car apps and