4G in India

Telecom Industry Trends in the Near Future

For more than 20 years, high growth in the telecom industry has been attributed to continuous transformation in the technical knowledge and information waves, but virtue of the nature says anything on the trajectory of growth has to call it a day, and telecom sector is no different. With the telecom penetration becoming saturated, the industry is in dilemma, and is pondering over the innovative & inventive ways. This article ... Read more

Reliance Jio – What Do They Are Up to ? Our Analysis

Reliance Jio Infocomm, the telecom arm of Mukesh Ambani headed Reliance Industries is leaving no stone untouched to roll out 4G services to usher a new age of technology in the country. The company have been tied knot even with its competitors like Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Reliance Communications on different matters. Jio has made deal with RCom for their inter-city OFCN, intra-city OFCN and 45000+ towers. They will use Viom ... Read more

Mobile Handset Vendors & OEMs Pushing Telcos For Faster 4G LTE Rollout In India

Multiple mobile handset vendors as well as OEMs are in collaboration with telecom operators in India for faster 4G LTE network rollout. India uses TD-LTE technology for the deployment of 4G networks over Band 40 (2300 MHz). Earlier, this technology was being used only by China and India but now, more and more countries in Asia are adopting it due to its lower cost of deployment when compared to LTE FDD. Nokia ... Read more

Reliance Jio To Rollout 4G Services Across India Using RCOM’s Intra-City Network

Reliance Jio Infocomm and Reliance Communications Ltd. have announced the signing of a Master Services Agreement for sharing of RCOM’s extensive intra-city optic fiber infrastructure. Under the terms of the agreement, Reliance Jio Infocomm will utilize RCOM’s nationwide intra-city fiber network for accelerated roll-out of 4G services in India. RCOM’s intra-city optic fiber network extends to nearly 500,000 fiber pair kilometres, across the top more than 300 cities and towns in ... Read more

Qualcomm Gets Nod to Sell Entire Stake in 4G JV WBSPL to Bharti Airtel

India's Department of Telecom (DoT) has finally cleared US-based Qualcomm Inc's sale of 100 percent stake in its broadband wireless entity, Wireless Business Service Private Ltd (WBSPL), to Bharti Airtel. In October last year, Airtel has acquired 100 per cent stake in Wireless Business Services (WBSPL), a company founded by Qualcomm which holds 4G BWA Spectrum in Mumbai, Delhi, Haryana and Kerala telecom circle. Bharti Airtel has 4G (BWA) license ... Read more

A State of the Art 4G Experience center in Bangalore by LG Electronics in Partnership with Airtel and Qualcomm

LG Electronics, in a joint initiative with Airtel and Qualcomm, has set up an LTE experience zone in Bangalore, for consumers to come and experience the blazing high speed service and innumerable possibilities of 4G LTE. The LTE zone, which will be live for three weeks starting from 26th March which will features LG’s very own 4G- enabled G2 LTE smartphone that streams full HD videos/ movies from the cloud ... Read more

Reliance Jio to Use Viom Networks’ Telecom-Tower Infrastructure

Reliance Jio Reliance Jio will launch its services across India using telecom-tower infrastructure provided by Viom Networks. Under a Master Services Agreement, Reliance Jio will use Viom Networks’ Pan India Passive telecom infrastructure having a footprint of over 42,000 telecom towers. Reliance Jio holds a pan-India Unified License and is currently building a network to offer next generation high-speed data services. The company believes that the Indian market is highly underserviced. ... Read more

LG G2 LTE launched in India for Rs 46,000/49,000

LG, the Korean giant is desperately trying to get back into the smartphone arena with a bang and it has launched the LG G2 LTE to rival the launch of the upcoming Galaxy S5. The LG G2 LTE has been launched for Rs 46,000 for the 16GB version and Rs 49,000 for the 32GB version. Let us take a look at its specifications: 5.2-inch IPS display with a resolution of ... Read more

Can 3G, EvDO & Broadband over WiFi Spoil Reliance Jio’s Launch Party? : Our Take

Without a disruptive pricing on tariff and devices, Reliance Jio can not succeed to win people's hearts.  Reliance Jio, the telecom arm of Mukesh Ambani owned Reliance Industries is gearing up for the commercial launch of its voice & data services in next 6-9 months. The company acquired pan India spectrum on 2300MHz band and minimum 5MHz spectrum on 1800MHz in 14 circles. The company made deals with Reliance Communications ... Read more

Reliance Jio and Bharti Infratel Join Hands in Tower Infrastructure Sharing

Pan India 4G spectrum holder Reliance Jio Infocomm and Bharti Infratel, today announced the signing of a Master Services Agreement for tower infrastructure sharing. Under the agreement, Reliance Jio would utilize the telecom tower infrastructure of Bharti Infratel to launch its 4G Mobile and Data services across all circles. As per the agreement, the pricing would be at ‘arm’s length,’ based on prevailing market rates. Sanjay Mashruwala, Managing Director, Reliance ... Read more

Airtel’s Mistakes in 4G/LTE Business Should not be Repeated by R-Jio

Airtel, country's largest mobile service provider is not able to make its 4G services profitable after almost 2 years of the launch of 4G services. In April, 2012 Airtel became India's first operator to launch 4G/LTE services. Starting from Kolkata, which was the first city of the country to see mobile services in 1995, Airtel expanded its 4G services in Bangalore, Pune and Chandigarh but Airtel's 4G is never be a ... Read more

Exclusive: Gujarat CM Narendra Modi Launches State Wide WiFI Services in Association with Reliance Jio

Gujarat, chief minister Narendra Modi today launched e-nagar project and made eight localities of Ahmedabad city WiFi enabled under the Government 'Digital Gujarat' scheme in association with Pan India 4G operator Reliance Jio. Presently WiFi service is Free for 3 months and available in 8 locations across Ahmedabad city ( Kankaria, Gandhi ashram, Iskon mall, Karnavati club, Science city, Civil hospital, Drive-in, Madhupura market) that is to be gradually extended to ... Read more

Reliance Jio Will be the Holder of the Largest Quantum of Liberalized Spectrum and Can offer 2G, 3G and 4G Services

Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director Reliance Industries today said that Reliance JIO will be the holder of the largest quantum of liberalized spectrum and can offer 2G, 3G and 4G services and with the longest residual spectrum life. Reliance JIO has  acquired spectrum in 14 key circles across India in the 1800 MHz band in the recently concluded spectrum auction conducted by DoT. It has entered the voice segment ... Read more

Airtel Officially Launches 4G on Mobile at 3G Prices for Customers in Bangalore

Now Airtel customers in Bangalore on Apple iPhone 5s or 5c will be able to experience 4G on their mobile at the current 3G prices. Customers have to just change their existing SIM to a 4G SIM to start enjoying 4G on mobile without any need to migrate from their existing data plan. We also did a hands on airtel 4G on mobile during its initial days. Airtel mobile customers ... Read more

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