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Majority of customers are happy with existing telcos, may use Jio as a secondary connection: Survey

According to a survey conducted by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, a majority of telecom customers in India want to try out Reliance Jio’s services but as a secondary connection. The survey findings demonstrated high satisfaction among consumers with their service providers, and 95% of consumers indicated they were satisfied in one way or another. The findings indicate that Bharti Airtel customers were least interested in using Jio as a… Read More

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Jio set to change the Indian telecom landscape- Our take

It has been nearly a month since India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani announced his ambitious telecom project- digital services of Reliance Jio. Jio is different from all existing mobile operators of the country in many ways. Jio is a completely green field operator which has only 4G-LTE network without any fall back 2G/3G network. And since its network went online it continues to offer services free of cost to its… Read More

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Reliance Jio calls Rajan Mathews’ press statement surreptitious and defamatory

Reliance Jio the new telecom entrant which is all up in arms against industry lobby body COAI today cleared its stand on the recent statement made by the Lobby’s director general Rajan Mathews where he had called Jio a back door operator. Jio called Mathews’ statement surreptitious, defamatory, and an act of contempt of the orders of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India and devoid of any merit. Reliance Jio Infocomm… Read More

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Reliance Jio reacts to Airtel’s claim of delay in operationalization of POIs causing call drops

In response to Airtel’s letter stating Reliance Jio’s (RJIL) delay in the operationalization of POIs, RJIL released a statement today that such a claim in absurd. Also, the operator pointed out that there are no call failures reported in Jio-to-Jio calls, whereas over 1.6 crore calls are still failing every day between Airtel and Jio. “RJIL has been completely ready to accept any augmentation of POIs from Airtel and other… Read More

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Move over Jio, BSNL to launch lifetime free voice service in January

State-run telecom operator, BSNL is reportedly planning to launch lifetime free voice service starting from January 2017, along with plans that will be cheaper than what Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio had announced earlier this month. The move is aimed at quickly expanding the subscriber base across India, expect Mumbai and Delhi, where MTNL provides services. Further, the move will put further pressure on operators such as Airtel, Vodafone and Idea… Read More

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Shopclues to bundle Jio sim with welcome offer for shoppers who buy eligible 4G handset

Shopclues the e-commerce company has collaborated with Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd for its ‘Jio Welcome Offer’, becoming the first e-commerce player to do so. Customers can purchase any 4G-enabled Jio eligible smartphone from ShopClues and get a free Jio SIM card from any Reliance Digital/ Digtal Xpress/ Digtal Xpress Mini store. Under the Jio welcome offer, users can enjoy unlimited access to HD voice calls (on Jio eligible VOLTE phones),… Read More

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Jio expresses displeasure over Idea’s lackadaisical response to augmenting POIs, says 4 crore calls failing per day

Reliance Jio in its official statement to the Press today expressed concern  over the half hearted commitment made by Idea cellular today about augmenting the POI capacity for calls from Jio network by 230% of the current availability. Jio said, the response by Idea to the severe Quality of Service issues faced between the Idea and Jio networks is disappointing and displays lack of intent on Idea’s part to resolve… Read More

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Idea provides 230% additional capacity to Jio says QoS for customers, top priority

Idea Cellular recently invited Jio for a discussion to mutually resolve the traffic asymmetry. As Quality of Service for its customers is top priority, Idea has agreed to further enhance capacity in both access and long distance interconnection, by providing over 230% additional capacity, allowing for two way calling between the networks. Idea has now provisioned 1,865 ports for access, from 565 earlier – a 230% increase in capacity. Simultaneously,… Read More

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Jio may soon home deliver 4G sim cards to meet high demand- Sources

After seeing huge demand of SIM cards (which come with unlimited 4G data and calling benefits) at its digital stores, Jio might offer doorstep delivery of SIM cards soon to boost its subscriber base. Jio, the 4G arm of Reliance Industries has launched services commercially on 5th Sept, but the company failed to meet huge demands of its SIM cards which are available through Reliance Digital and few partner outlets. It… Read More

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Anonymous India accuses Jio of continuing to share user info with foreign countries

The famous hacker group Anonymous India has yet again accused Reliance Jio of sharing user data with foreign countries. Last year the group had made a similar claim stating that Jio chat app was sending across user location data to servers located in China, this time around they have accused Jio of sharing call data of users to servers located in USA and Singapore. Last year Jio had rubbished the… Read More

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Operators handling MNP requests to RJio by offering better data benefits, say sources

Reliance Jio’s entry into the market with disruptive pricing offering free voice calls and free roaming have pushed the other players in the market to slash their rates. While this occurs at one end, there are subscribers trying to port to RJio at another end. The operators are reportedly handling the MNP requests by being generous, offering 100% data benefits to the customers who are deciding to port out their… Read More

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Jio says top telcos still not providing new interconnection capacity to hamper entry

Reliance Jio has alleged that the continued denial of requisite interconnection capacity or PoIs by top telecom operators like Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular was aimed at hindering the 4G telco’s entry into the sector, and depriving Indian customers from enjoying superior HD voice services. The telco also said that the denial of requisite PoI’s is also in clear violation of the License conditions and TRAI regulations on quality… Read More

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Idea Cellular readies its own Video, Music, TV, Chat and Storage service to counter Airtel, Jio

Idea Cellular, the country’s third largest telecom operator, will launch a slew of app-based digital services like Idea Games, Idea Videos, Idea Music starting the third quarter of the ongoing fiscal year, and plans to launch Idea TV, Idea News and Magazines, Idea Chat and Idea Storage during next financial year, the company said in an investor presentation. The move will be aimed at overcoming threat from the likes of… Read More

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