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Another feat for Reliance Jio: 100mn subscribers already

By : CIOL Writers

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

Vodafone and Idea reportedly heading towards a merger deal by this month-end

By : CIOL Writers

The mega merger deal between Vodafone India and Idea that will create India’s largest telecom firm is expected to close by this month-end, according to an Economic Times report. Citing a source, the report said, “The companies are likely 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

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

Reliance Jio reportedly planning ESOPs for its employees

By : CIOL Writers

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

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

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

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

Aircel launches unlimited calling and data usage packs in Karnataka

By : CIOL Writers

Thanks to Reliance Jio, discount offers and data benefits from rival telecom operators are increasing and improving by the day. So, after Vodafone introducing year-long benefits on new data packs, Aircel has also joined the bandwagon offering a series of

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

Jio effect: Vodafone’s new Rs 1,501 data pack with 1 year recharge benefits

By : CIOL Writers

Indian telecom landscape at present is a perfect example of how competition improves services and leads to customer delight. Thanks to Reliance Jio, every mobile phone user, no matter what network feels overwhelmed with discounts and offers to choose from.

Vodafone M-Pesa users can now withdraw cash from their nearest company outlets

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Joining the bandwagon of startups and companies taking initiatives to help people in the cash-crunch phase, Vodafone India has announced to allow Vodafone M-Pesa customers to withdraw cash through their digital wallets from any of its outlets across the country.

Reliance Jio effect: Vodafone writes down €5bn against Indian business

By : CIOL Writers

Reliance Jio’s official entry into the Indian telecom landscape has been perhaps the biggest news for mobile users this year. The launch was equally damaging if not more for its rivals. Something that was merely being talked off up till

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

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 to offer Microsoft’s Office 365 suite to Indian businesses

BANGALORE, INDIA: Vodafone Business Services (VBS), the enterprise arm of Vodafone India, has tied up with Microsoft as a Cloud Service Partner to offer Office 365 to Indian businesses. The Microsoft Office 365 productivity suite offered on a pay-per-use Software