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Reliance Communications to sign definitive merger deal with Aircel in first week of September: Report

The Maxis owned fifth largest telecom operator, Aircel which was in exclusive merger talks with Anil Ambani led Reliance Communications is expected to sign the merger deal by September first week. According to an NDTV report, term sheet between the companies have been finalised. “Definitive agreement for merger between the two companies is expected to be signed in a week or 10 days,” an industry source close to the development revealed to… Read More

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How VoLTE and IP networks will help Jio to offer low cost services

Jio is already offering true unlimited voice, data and SMS under Jio preview offer. However many will argue it is just marketing tricks to get new subscribers. But the fact is that over 3 million users are enjoying this unlimited experience for three months that too without breaking its network. Let’s look at how Jio will be able to offer so-called ‘cheaper’ data and voice service. Traditional Circuit switched networks… Read More

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Vodafone starts offering Rs. 200 discount to new postpaid MNP subscribers for 6 months

After offering double data to postpaid customers, Vodafone has now come up with heavy discount for new postpaid subscribers who join its network using Mobile Number Portability. According to latest information, the company has started offering huge discounts on Postpaid Red connections for new customers who are coming from rival networks without changing their number. The second largest telco is offering Rs 200 discount for 6 consecutive months on popular Red… Read More

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Aircel starts offering up to 33% extra data to subscribers in Kolkata circle ahead of Jio commercial rollout

At a time when the top three telecom operators have cut down data tariffs by 67% to counter Jio commercial launch, smaller operators like Aircel have also started responding in the current data war among telcos by increasing data limits by up to 33% and longer validities on existing packs in metro circles like Kolkata. In Kolkata circle where the Maxis owned firm has nearly 40 million subscribers, it was… Read More

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MTNL to offer 6 GB free data on booking a new broadband connection

To attract new broadband connections , MTNL Mumbai has now came up with an new promotional offer of offering 6 GB of extra data to customers who would book new broadband connections. This offer from MTNL came when the state run telecom operator which is continuously losing out landline & broadband customers to rival cellular operator’s with 3G and 4G data presence. According to latest subscription data by sector regulator… Read More

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Vodafone India starts offering double data benefits to postpaid customers ahead of Jio launch

Vodafone India, the country’s second largest telecom operator, has slashed “effective” data charges for select postpaid customers by offering double data benefits. This move comes at a time when Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio is preparing for a commercial launch having extended the preview offer to postpaid enterprise customers. Jio is expected to lure these high-paying customers from incumbent telcos with affordable data rates once it launches services commercially. Vodafone postpaid… Read More

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Jio preview offer now extends to TCL and Alcatel 4G smartphones

After extending preview offer to Micromax and YU smartphones, Jio Preview Offer now officially available for TCL and Alcatel 4G smartphones. Jio Preview offer complementary unlimited HD Voice calls & Video calls, unlimited SMS, unlimited High-Speed Data for 90 days from the activation of Jio SIM. TCL and Alcatel 4G smartphones users can now get Jio Preview Offer at all Reliance Digital stores and Digital Xpress Mini across the country. Customers can also get the… Read More

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Aggressive 3G and 4G rollout to help tower firms increase tenancy ratio: Study

Indian telecom operators’ aggressive 3G and 4G network deployment will help towers firms increase the mobile tower tenancy ratio to 2.9 times by March 2020 from 1.95 times as of March 2015, according to a study conducted by ASSOCHAM-KPMG. The increase in tenancy ratio has been the key growth driver for tower companies in India, the industry group said. ASSOCHAM said that the growth in telecom sector has helped the… Read More

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`Open Network’ Helps Airtel Upgrade 9,000 Sites And Optimise Another 30,000

Airtel, today said that its Open Network initiative has received good response from customers across the country. Launched in June 2016, the initiative made public Airtel’s entire mobile network information to customers through an interactive online interface and asked them for their feedback to improve the network. Airtel received feedback and suggestions from millions of customers across multiple Open Network touch points – Open Network portal, myAirtel app, Airtel Call… Read More

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Jio preview offer now extends to Micromax and YU smartphones with free service for 90 days

In yet another move to make services more pervasive, Reliance Jio and Micromax have formed a partnership. With this collaboration, Micromax consumers and YU customers will be able to access an exclusive preview of the Reliance Jio 4G service for free for 90 days. As a pre-requisite for the offer, select Micromax, and all the YU smartphones will get a Reliance Jio 4G SIM with a complementary access to unlimited… Read More

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Airtel now offering 3G speed on 2G data packs, Fierce battle ahead ?

Ever since Jio entered the telecom market in India, the existing operators are gearing up to compete with Jio’s insanely priced 4G packs. The operators like Bharti Airtel and Vodafone India have been slashing their data rates rapidly to counter Jio. In one of the latest moves, Airtel has started offering 3G speeds to 2G data packs. Today, we got an SMS on our Airtel prepaid number, which touts the 2G… Read More

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Telenor launches STV at Rs.28 offering 25p/min Local/STD calling in UP East circle

Telenor India the 7th largest telecom operator by subscriber base has now launched a new special tariff voucher (STV) priced at just Rs 28 in UP East circle. The company claims the STV to offer one of the lowest voice calling rates in the circle, in which their customers can enjoy calls to any number in India at just 25 paise per minute. The STV comes with a validity of… Read More

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Vodafone starts offering 4G on 1800 MHZ in Haryana

Vodafone India, today announced the launch of its Vodafone SuperNet 4G service in Haryana in the prominent business and residential towns of Karnal and Panipat. 4G services will be rolled out across Haryana over the next few months. The launch in Haryana follows the successful launch of Vodafone SuperNet 4G services in Kerala, Karnataka, Kolkata, Delhi & NCR and Mumbai. Announcing the launch of Vodafone SuperNetTM 4G service in Haryana,… Read More

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Telenor starts 4G in Dehradun, rolls out super saver 4G plans for customers at Rs 11

Telenor India today announced the launch of a pilot to deliver high speed 4G services for its customers in Dehradun. Subscribers will now experience high speed wireless mobile internet on the company’s advance network architecture and get on to the digital super highway to cater to their data needs. Prior to Dehradun, the company launched its 4G services in Agra in the month of June and got encouraging response witnessing… Read More

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Jio to extend preview offer to Asus and Panasonic 4G smartphones from tomorrow

After extending preview offer to all Samsung and LG smartphones , Jio has now officially shared that they would offer SIM cards to ASUS & Panasonic 4G smartphone users from tomorrow under Jio Preview Offer loaded with unlimited data, calling, sms and access to premium Jio apps for 90 days. As per the official information shared by the company, people using ASUS and Panasonic 4G smartphones who are interested in… Read More

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