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Enable National Roaming to Get Network Access on Reliance 4G SIM

Whatever the loyal fans of CDMA are thinking, CDMA will continue to be ceased in India. Starting from BSNL and MTNL which has pretty low subscriber base, the largest CDMA operator of the country – Reliance Communications continues to shut down its CDMA services across the country in the favor of LTE. Before the migration RCom promised CDMA users will be shifted to 4G, but post-migration users were actually shifted… Read More

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Rcom 4G services to go live at 9.30am tomorrow ?

Reliance communications the 4th largest operator by subscriber base is all set to launch its 4G data services across the country. The operator has updated its website with a countdown timer which suggests that the 4G services will go live at 9.30 Am tomorrow 30th June. Rcom has in the first phase only targeted its 5 million CDMA and EvDO subscribers who will be the first ones to get a… Read More

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Airtel 4G VS idea 4G in Andhra Pradesh: Let’s Test The “widest small change!”

After Delhi and Mumbai we have got another 4G speed test report from Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh. After launching on metro cities telecom operators have have moved to Tier-II Cities for launching 4G service. Idea is said to have the best 4G coverage in Andhra Pradesh, while Airtel 4G service is limited to few cities. Let’s, see which one performs better in Andhra Pradesh. The tests were conducted by our reader Sri Rajasimha Reddy on his OnePlus Two smartphone.… Read More

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Jio likely to unleash disruptive 4G data pricing to poach top-end data customers from incumbents: Report

Jio is anticipated to unleash disruptive 4G data price plans to poach top-end data customers from incumbent carriers such as Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular in urban markets, according to an analyst at a leading European brokerage, quoted by an Economic Times report. The report said that these data customers are likely to generate bulk of Jio’s revenues in future. The analyst said that data average revenue per unit… Read More

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Jio may achieve Rs 250 ARPU driven by high 4G usage: CLSA

Higher 4G data usage will allow Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio to achieve Rs 250 level of average revenue per unit (ARPU), according brokerage firm CLSA. The brokerage firm said that the ARPU needed to ensure achievable subscriber target which may get returns in the next 5 years for the telecom operators. While it is 30 per cent higher than Bharti Airtel’s ARPU, it implies 25% discount to estimated 3G ARPU. Earlier,… Read More

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Exclusive pre launch sneak peek of Jio’s tentative tariff plans

Jio’s 4G commercial launch may still be a few months away, but what everyone is eagerly waiting for is what tariff Jio will offer. There were even rumours that Jio may offer data tariff as low as Rs 20/GB or at least Rs 50/GB. We have looked into the sample tariff structure available in My Jio App which currently only lists the special tariff pack details without mentioning the price denominations which will only… Read More

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Airtel 4G Vs Vodafone 4G in Delhi: Hunt for the fastest 4G network

After finding out the fastest 4G operator in Mumbai, we now move on to second metro city Delhi. Like Mumbai, Delhi has also got two active 4G networks from Airtel and Vodafone. Vodafone launched 4G service only few months back and became the second operator to offer 4G service in Delhi. Today we find who is the fastest of two. The tests were conducted by our reader Manu Arora on his OnePlus Two smartphone at Pitampura,… Read More

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Jio subscriber base surges to 7 lakh: Report

Jio’s subscriber base has reportedly surged to 7 lakh due to the availability of 4G SIMs through LYF smartphones in the country. The telco is currently offering 4G LTE services under the extended trial launch, even as there’s no official word on the commercial launch in the country. The total usage of these 7 lakh subscribers was at around 13 million GB, which translates into 18.57 GB per user, as… Read More

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Airtel 4G Vs Vodafone 4G in Mumbai: Which is faster?

Now that 4G has become so common in India, not even operators want to talk about 3G anymore. Till last year, only Airtel had launched 4G service in India, but this year we saw Vodafone and Idea catching up with Airtel in many circles on 4G front putting up serious competition. Few circles in India now have more than one 4G operator and Mumbai is one of it. Today we find who is… Read More

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Jio starts sending out invites for lyf preview offer on registering interest on jio.com

Just after few days into its website going live, Jio has started sending out Jio-LYF Preview invites for those who registering interest on Jio.com. Earlier the invites could only be sent by a Reliance Industries employee and was limited to maximum 10 invite per employee. Those who are interested in a getting a Jio connection can visit Jio website and register their interest. Jio will be sending invite for its Jio-LYF… Read More

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Telenor launches 4G in Amravati starts offering 1GB, 2GB 4G data packs at less than Rs. 250

Telenor is in the race to add more subscribers, especially by focusing on 4G network. After the launch of narrow band 4G in Varanasi and Visakhapatnam, Telenor has started rolling out 4G services in Amravati in Maharashtra. Now, Maharashtra is the 3rd circle where Telenor launched narrow band 4G. The narrow band 4G requires lesser spectrum and can offer HSPA-like constant speed. Telenor customers in Amravati city of Maharashtra can… Read More

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Jio 4G in Kerala: Speeds are good, Indoor Coverage has to Improve

It has been almost a month now since Jio launched its Jio-LYF Preview offer through invite system. When it comes to 4G it is all about data speed. Incumbent operators like Airtel, Idea and Vodafone boast of their 4G speed and coverage they provide. I have been using Jio Preview offer for last two weeks in Kerala and let’s see how Jio match up to its competition in terms of network… Read More

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Ahead of 4G launch Vodafone invites customers to change their SIM to USIM in Gujarat

Vodafone India has started inviting the customers in Gujarat to upgrade their SIM to USIM (Universal Subscriber Identification Module), so that they can enjoy their upcoming 4G network in that region. For those of you who are new to the concept of USIM and how it differs from the normal SIM, here is a brief– While a normal SIM supports 2G & 3G network, USIM supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks as… Read More

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