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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, Idea reportedly near initial agreement in merger deal

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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

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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

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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

RJio will work with Samsung to enhance 4G coverage and 5G-readiness

SPAIN: At MWC, Samsung and Reliance Jio announced a joint project, “I&G (Infill & Growth) to upgrade current LTE mobile communication services across India by expanding both the current network capacity as well as network coverage. The project sets a

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

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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

Reliance Jio’s bonanza will continue up till March’18 at Rs 10 per day

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Mukesh Ambani seems to have developed a knack of giving surprises and making his customers happy. So after, Reliance Jio’s Welcome offer and New Year offer, the latest entrant to the Indian telecom arena has launched a new offer for

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

Uber to accept payments from JioMoney users, thanks to RJio partnership

MUMBAI, INDIA: Reliance Jio and Uber have announced a strategic partnership aimed at  exploring various opportunities to enrich and enhance the Digital Life experience of their users through complementary programmes. Starting today, Uber will gradually rollout the JioMoney payment option

Part 2: ”In a few years mobile networks will look more like the Apple app store”

Ibrahim Ahmad Christian Hedelin, VP & Head of Strategy, Network Products at Ericsson shares details on how the company will make their way in India’s mobile networks, and what are some of the network innovations that the company is working

Twitter partners Filmfare and Reliance Jio to drive monetization in India

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Since the return of Jack Dorsey in 2015, the micro-blogging site Twitter has been under pressure to show positive signs on user growth or revenue.However, Twitter’s fourth-quarter earnings report, which was also the 10th consecutive quarter of lower revenue for

RJio users consume 3 times more data than others, says Truecaller report

As per latest data from TRAI, India’s telecom subscriber base grew to over 1.12 billion at end-November 2016. The large number of additions were credited to Reliance Jio, which has added over 16.2 million subscribers alone in the month of

Reliance Jio reportedly to allot 6-series mobile numbers to new subscribers

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With mobile number series starting with ‘9’ exhausting rapidly, Reliance Jio has acquired permission to allot mobile numbers that start with the numeral 6, reports Telecom Talk. The telco has apparently been given permission by the Department of Telecom (DoT)

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

“Make in India” to be the mantra for RIL’s Lyf products

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Riding high on the success of Reliance Jio, Reliance Industries (RIL) is planning to build its products like Lyf-branded 4G smartphones, smart set-top boxes, home automation and automobile telematics devices in India. The company has already asked its partners, including

Reliance Jio could extend its freebies with nominal charges till June’17

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Looks like, after all, the hoopla and excitement around its freebies, Reliance Jio is finding itself in a fix as to how to retain its existing subscribers once all the offers and discounts end in March. After announcing an additional

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 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