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Reliance Jio’s LTE-U may need a longer timeframe for a commercial launch

In a recent ET report, it was revealed that Indian mobile service providers – Airtel and Reliance Jio – are working on next step of simple LTE – LTE-A and LTE-U – respectively. LTE-A (LTE Advanced) is more about carrier aggregation, which means adding different types of spectrum bands. On the other hand, LTE-U (LTE Unlicensed) is more likely to be the next step forward after LTE-A. It was originally… Read More

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Reliance Jio offers Wi-Fi service at Global Investors Meet in Bengaluru

Reliance Jio Infocomm will offer its ‘Jionet’ Wi-Fi service at Global Investors Meet, which is taking place in Bengaluru between February 3-5, 2016. The event is taking place at The Bangalore Palace in Bengaluru and Reliance Jio is the the official connectivity partner of Bengaluru Global Investors Meet, where dignitaries will be able to access wireless connectivity through the Wi-Fi network from Reliance Jio. Any visitor can connect to ‘Jionet’… Read More

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Reliance Jio’s ‘LYF Flame 1’ smartphone with underwhelming specification priced at Rs. 6,490

Last week, Reliance JIO announced ‘Water’ series of smartphones under its sub-brand LYF. Today, the company has listed yet another smartphone named ‘LYF Flame’ on its online store with a price tag of Rs. 6,490. These LYF branded smartphones are set to go on sale through Reliance Digital stores across the country soon. LYF Flame 1 is an entry-level 4G smartphone. It is powered by a Snapdragon 210 chipset coupled with 1GB of… Read More

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Video: Reliance Jio 4G LTE speed test results

As we are nearing the commercial launch of services by the most anticipated operator in the history of Indian telecom, the level of excitement is bound to grow. We have been steadily revealing bits and pieces of information right from the tech specs of the LYF branded phones to the features of the Jio suite of media and utility apps. Though we do not have a circle specific launch date… Read More

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Exclusive: Jio releases video demo of HD voice calling on VoLTE platform

Reliance Jio which is expected to go for a commercial launch of services by April 2016 has released a video demonstrating how HD voice calling is a generation ahead of analogue GSM voice calls. VoLTE is a technology whereby voice is treated as just another service being carried on the LTE data network much like the widely used VoIP technology used today in apps like whatsapp and skype but without… Read More

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Exclusive: Reliance Jio employees get 75GB 4G data, 4500 minutes VoLTE calls with Mi-Fi, LYF devices

Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio Infocomm is offering 75GB 4G data, 4500 minutes VoLTE home and roaming talk-time and 9000 messages with 90 days validity under combo plans that come bundled with LYF smartphones and Mi-Fi device to its group employees. Jio is already leveraging its content play, and is offering unlimited access to its content and storage services along with the data and voice benefits. Jio employees and their families… Read More

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Here are the bumps in the road that Reliance Jio might face

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio has recently launched 4G LTE services for more than 1,00,000 Reliance Group employees, and is likely to launch for consumers very soon. The company is also bringing its own devices under the brand name of Lyf, and they are likely to be available in the market by the end of the month. As the company gets ready for the commercial launch after more than five years… Read More

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RIL says Jio has substantially optimized its network

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited said that over 100,000 of its group employees and their families are helping Reliance Jio in creating the best experience for all its future customers, even as Jio has substantially optimized its network, and is currently testing services offerings across the country. The company said that the extensive feedback from trials shall be used to create a compelling service proposition for end customers and optimise… Read More

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Exclusive: Here’s the first look at Reliance Jio’s 4G services along with various apps

Reliance Jio has had a soft launch of its 4G services last month that was limited for its employees. As promised at time of the soft launch, Reliance has started giving out Jio 4G SIM cards to its 35,000 odd employees, and we’ve managed to obtain a first look at the Jio connection. Jio 4G SIM with bundled data, voice, and SMS The Jio SIM card that was given to… Read More

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Reliance Jio, RCom sign spectrum sharing, trading and ICR agreements

Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio Infocomm and Reliance Communications (RCom) Monday signed spectrum sharing and trading agreements, besides entering into a reciprocal Intra Circle Roaming (ICR) arrangement. Under the strategic alliance, RCom will sell its spectrum in the 800 MHz band across 9 circles to Reliance Jio.??Both companies will also share their spectrum in 800 MHz band across 17 circles. “Access to enhanced spectrum footprint in the 800 MHz band will… Read More

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These are the smartphones that might support VoLTE support for Reliance Jio in the future

Last month, we published the official list of VoLTE-enabled smartphones that will be supported on Reliance Jio’s 4G network. Now, Jio is planning to add support for more VoLTE 4G devices before the launch of its service on January 14 in 500 cities. Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) will be the primary mode of voice communication on Reliance Jio’s 4G network, and the company is expanding its support for VoLTE to more open… Read More

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‘Jionet’ High Speed Wi-Fi service is now available in Vijayawada

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL), announced the launch of ‘Jionet’ High Speed Wi-Fi service which is now available at MG Road in Vijayawada. This service was inaugurated by Honourable Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Shri N Chandrababu Naidu who is credited with technology-driven policies and development agenda. People visiting MG Road in Vijayawada will be able to use internet through ‘Jionet’ WiFi network. Currently, Jio is providing this service as… Read More

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RJio Set To Launch 4G In More Than 500 Cities

As per sources Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio is all set to launch commercial 4G services in more than 500 cities and towns on January 14, the auspicious day of Makar Sakranti. These services will be available only with their Lyf handsets, which will come bundled with 4G Sim cards. The cities where the services would be available include the metro cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, besides including most of the… Read More

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