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Jio launch after spectrum integration with RCom, delay frustrates investors: Reports

A Citi Group report said that the excessive delay in Reliance Jio’s commercial 4G launch is frustrating investors, even as it said that the delay may be on the account of the company’s chase for perfection. The Citi Group, in a note, said that the ensuing delay could be testing investors’ patience. It raises concerns of Jio further eroding its first mover advantage. “The capital expenditure targets also continue to… Read More

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Reliance Jio will have 30 mn users by this fiscal end; commercial launch in 3-9 months: Morgan Stanley

Brokerage firm Morgan Stanley expects Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio to launch its 4G services over the next 3-9 months, which would help it garner revenues of $1 billion this financial year. The firm also said that Reliance Jio will have more than 30 million subscribers by the end of this financial year, which the telco will further double up to 60 million by the next, with 1.3 times to 1.8… Read More

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Reliance Jio narrows net loss, to spend Rs 60,000 crore this fiscal

Reliance Jio, which is yet to launch commercial operations, has narrowed down its net loss to Rs 11.40 crore during six months ended March 2016, against Rs 15.44 crore net loss in the corresponding six months to March 2015. For the full year ended March 2016, Reliance Jio’s net loss remained almost flat at Rs 23.88 crore as against Rs 23.12 crore a year earlier, the company said in a… Read More

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Reliance Jio will not offer disruptive pricing, rather focus on quality: Report

Contrary to industry speculations, Reliance Jio will not bring disruptive 4G pricing to take on incumbent carriers, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular, according to a report in Economic Times. Brokerage firm UBS, in a note, said that the Mukesh Ambani company will try to distinguish its high-speed broadband services in `quality terms’, once it launches commercially. “Jio aims to differentiate on the basis of quality of service rather than engaging… Read More

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JioNet offered high-speed WiFi at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal during IPL 2016 speed ranged between 20-30mbps

Reliance Jio Infocommm Limited’s Jionet was available at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Uppal yesterday. It provided cricket fans with Wi-Fi during the 12th match of the VIVO IPL 2016. The company had set up high-speed Access Points (APs) at the stadium. Initially, Jionet was made operational at Wankhede Stadium during India and South Africa One-Day series in April 2015. According to Reliance, the company witnessed a record data… Read More

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Airtel plans freebies, discounts for high-value customers to tackle Reliance Jio threat

In a bid to tackle the looming threat posed by Reliance Jio Infocomm, Bharti Airtel is planning to retain top 11% of its users or high-value customers that contribute around a sixth of its revenue through specially directed offers and discounts, according to a report by Economic Times. Historically, high-value users rarely switch their carrier unless service is truly terrible. A person familiar with the telco’s plan told the publication… Read More

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Reliance Jio launches Bay of Bengal Gateway with design capacity of 55 Tbps

Jio has announced the launch of the 8,100 km submarines communications cable the Bay of Bengal Gateway (BBG). The BBG will link South East Asia and the Middle East, then onward to Europe, Africa and Far East Asia through interconnection with existing cable systems. BBG uses the most advanced high-speed broadband fibre optic technology; dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) which allows the capacity to be increased at will without any… Read More

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Exclusive: First look at Jio website pre launch [ Video ]

With Jio commercial launch now only days away, newer information has started getting leaked at a faster pace than the previous months. In the newest bit that has surfaced, one of our readers has shared across a YouTube link to the pre launch preview of the Jio official website. In the above video you can get the first glimpses of the graphic rich layout of the Jio website. The site… Read More

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Reliance Jio to improve quality of digital lives of Indians: RJio Spokesperson

While more and more Indians find their way into the digital life, the right technology can truly accelerate this pace and Reliance Jio is gearing up to bring advanced technologies to India, where the digital scene is marred by the incomplete coverage of network and low data speeds. During an interview on a news channel recently, a Jio spokesperson shared insights on Jio and what the company is working at,… Read More

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Jio includes new payment menu in ‘Jio Money’ app to make recharging easy

Mobile payment app ‘Jio Money’ from Reliance Jio will now include a ‘Jio Payments’ menu, by which one can easily top up/recharge or pay for his Jio subscriptions. The new ‘Jio Payments’ menu is divided into sections to make Jio transactions easier and one can choose from the menu (VoLTE , Fiber , Wi-Fi , Mi-Fi , Digital contents) and then put his subscriber id or Jio id number to… Read More

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Jio adds more VoLTE 4G smartphones to official list of supported devices

Reliance Jio has just updated its official list of VoLTE-enabled smartphones that are supported on its 4G LTE network. The latest official list of VoLTE supported devices also includes support for Video call over LTE. Jio has managed to add full spectrum of Samsung’s latest 4G devices from entry level ON5 and J5 to the newest flagship Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Xiaomi’s latest smartphones Redmi Note 3 and Mi5, also found its place in the… Read More

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RJio Vs Incumbents: What Worked Earlier Might Not Work Now!

There is an unmistakable buzz in the Indian telecom industry nowadays. The whiff of much-anticipated commercial launch of Reliance Jio Infocomm’s 4G services is getting stronger with each passing day. While the details of the final tariff are not yet in the public domain, it is safe to assume that the launch will be disruptive in nature for the entire telecom industry but especially so for the established players. It… Read More

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Reliance Jio to roll out cheaper products to acquire market share: Fitch Ratings

Reliance Jio may roll out much cheaper products to capture the market share from incumbents–Airtel, Vodafone and Idea–as soon as possible, according to Fitch Ratings, which expects the 4G player to launch commercial services in the second half of this year. “When they [Jio] launch, their products will be cheaper than what the incumbents are offering right now. That will be their strategy to capture or snatch away the market share… Read More

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