4G in India

Airtel Launches 4G services in Patiala

Airtel has launched its 4G services in Patiala, Airtel customers in Punjab - Amritsar, Hoshiarpur, Phagwara, Kapurthala, Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula, Ludhiana and Jalandhar can leverage 4G technology capabilities even while roaming across these cities. Customers on iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c can start their mobile 4G experience right away by upgrading to a USIM (Universal SIM) / 4G SIM and selecting a plan/pack of their choice from an affordable range

Videocon Telecom, Reliance Jio ink deal for Tower-infra sharing

Videocon Telecom has inked a strategic tower infra sharing agreement with Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd. Videocon Telecom which is also involved in building strategic sites for other leading telcos in its operating circles is steadily expanding its footprint across the potential belts including the rural areas & helping other telcos widen their reach. The deal with Reliance Jio is aimed at optimizing

CAG urges DOT to cancel Pan India 4G spectrum held by Reliance Jio

Comptroller & Auditor General of India in a draft report sent to the Department of Telecom for comments, said, "the DoT failed to recognise the tell-tale sign of rigging of the auction right from beginning of the auction" in which a small ISP, Infotel Broadband Services Pvt Ltd (IBSPL) emerged winner of pan-India broadband spectrum by paying 5,000 times of its net worth. RIL, which acquired IBSPL within hours of

Reliance Jio Bets on Cloud Computing: to Set up 14 Data Centers across the Country

Reliance Jio which is expecting a August 2014 wide level trials and any time in 2015 for commercial roll out is on its way create several data centers across the country. As per the media reports Jio will have 14 data centers in the country. All of them will few of the largest data centers in the world with space of 50,000 - 7,00,000 sq ft. Expected list of Jio's

Vodafone to begin 4G trials in second half of 2014

Closely after Mukesh Ambani's declaration of launch dates of 4G by Reliance Jio comes another declaration from Vodafone India's chief technology officer Vishant Vora stating that Vodafone will be starting its 4G trials in the second half of 2014  in the five circles where it won spectrum in 1800MHz band in the February auctions. Vodafone had won 5MHz or more in the 1800MHz band in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Karnataka and

Reliance Jio to launch 4G broadband services from 2015

For the first time Mukesh Ambani has made an official statement regarding the date of launch of 4G broadband services by Reliance Jio on a Pan India scale. While addressing the shareholders in the 40th annual general meeting (AGM) of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani declared that Jio will roll out its services in 2015 in a phased manner. RIL promoted Jio holds pan-India broadband wireless access (BWA) spectrum that can