Reliance Jio

Reliance Industries LTD. releases report for 4th quarter of financial 2014-15

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL), a subsidiary of RIL, is the first telecom operator to hold pan India Unified License. RJIL is the only private player with Broadband Wireless Access spectrum in all the 22 telecom circles of India and plans to provide reliable fast internet connectivity and rich digital services on a pan India basis. In addition, RJIL has in 2014 acquired spectrum in 1800 MHz in 14 circles [...]

Jio and COAI divided on new interconnect charges enforced by TRAI

Reliance Jio which is yet to launch its commercial services is a member of the cellular operators association of India (COAI). The decisions of the COAI are greatly influenced by those of the incumbent operators Airtel, Vodafone and Idea cellular which have a major share of active cellular subscribers. Recently TRAI had reduced the interconnect charges that the operator on whose network the call originates pays the operator on whose [...]

Reliance Jio To Initiate Data & Voice Services In Five Cities By June: Report

Reliance Jio is all set to initiate its voice plus data services in five cities by the month of June. According to a report published in Live Mint newspaper, the company plans to expand its services in other cities throughout 2015. Talking about the expansion of data and voice services in the five cities, Reliance Jio spokesperson stated that the company would introduce its 4G services in Nagpur, New Delhi, [...]

Pre registrations for Jionet wifi at Wankhede stadium Mumbai open now

As we had shared earlier, Reliance Jio will be providing free wifi for the spectators of IPL cricket matches being held at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. Jio has now launched the web portal wankhede.jio.com/jiowifipreregportal/welcomeLink allowing the spectators to pre register their devices using their mobile number so that they are ready to latch on to the free wifi network once they are at the stadium. The spectator just needs to [...]

Exclusive: ‘Jio Chat’ app goes live in Android play store and iOS App store

Reliance Jio will finally be releasing its own home-grown communication app 'Jio chat' to the masses at the first IPL match in Kolkata today. The app is now available to download and install on the android play store and iOS app store. The app functions over the top (OTT) and is usable with any Indian number, irrespective of the operator you are using. The app follows an SMS based activation [...]

Reliance Jio to offer free WiFi during IPL matches at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai

Mukesh Ambani owned Reliance Jio which is yet to launch its services commercially will be showcasing its high-speed data offerings at the IPL matches at Wankhede stadium in south Mumbai, starting 8th April. Jio will be providing free WiFi access to the 30,000 spectators of the match at the stadium and in turn expects to give a taste of what internet browsing and streaming experience will be like on its [...]

Reliance Jio to expand public wifi footprint in Kolkata

In Feb 2015 Reliance Jio had set up 4G powered public wifi zone at Park street in Kolkata, now it plans to extend the coverage to 4 more areas in the city. This is in line withWest Bengal chief minister Mamta Banerjee's aim of making the whole of Kolkata a wifi zone. The Chief Minister said that the company has laid down the cable connectivity covering 2,000 km, and around 250-300 [...]

Reliance Jio looking at spectrum swap deals with other willing operators

Reliance Jio the much talked about operator which is yet to launch commercial services in India is looking forward to spectrum swap deals for its newly acquired 800MHz spectrum with other operators holding spectrum in the same band. Jio acquired 800MHz spectrum in 10 circles for Rs. 7876.42 crore, where it bagged 5MHz in 9 circles and 3.75MHz in one circle. Jio plans to use this spectrum for deploying FD-LTE [...]

Reliance Jio gets new signalling point codes for 9 more locations

We had earlier reported on Reliance Jio had been allotted signalling point codes (SPC) for offering National long distance (NLD) and International long distance (ILD) calling services. But it was limited to four metro cities namely Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Kolkata. DOT has now allotted S.P codes for a total of nine locations across the country for PAN India NLD and ILD service for Reliance jio the upcoming 4G operator. Reliance Jio has been [...]

Reliance Jio announces acquisition of Spectrum in the 800MHz and 1800MHz bands

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd announces that it has successfully acquired the right to use spectrum in 13 key circles across India in the recently concluded spectrum auction conducted by DoT, Government of India. Circle wise details of Circle wise details of spectrum acquired are provided in the following table: Circles 800MHz band 1800MHz band Assam 5.0 Bihar 5.0 Haryana 5.0 4.0 Himachal Pradesh 5.0 5.4 Jammu & Kashmir 5.0 Kolkata [...]

Airtel-Vodafone Backed Firefly to Crash Jio’s WiFi Party

India's WiFi market is going to see major revamp as the approach from the top players are changing, thanks to Reliance Jio's upcoming commercial launch with Wifi & 4G in the kitty. Airtel & Vodafone - the leaders have formed a JV - Firefly Networks in 2014, which was as a sleeper cell with just 30-people team since the beginning. But the entity is going to be a full phased [...]

Reliance retail to launch e-commerce website by April/May

Reliance retail the subsidiary of Mukesh Ambani owned Reliance industries is all set to launch its e-commerce website for online shopping and all India delivery by April end or early May. The company is hiring employees for the launch of services, 2000 new employees have been hired for the e-commerce store and around another 8000 for the delivery and logistics chain. Reliance is looking at replicating the business model of [...]

Reliance Jio appoints former Den Networks CEO SN Sharma to lead multi system operator segment

As we know Reliance Jio is awaiting approvals for the pan-India MSO licence, the company is rapidly strengthening its team. Mukesh-Ambani led Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL) has appointed former Den Network CEO SN Sharma to lead multi system operator segment. Sharma has over 20 years of experience in electronic media industry. He is credited with creating one of the biggest MSO network, Den Networks.He will be responsible for the day to [...]

Will Reliance Jio take Digital India to the next level?

With the government emphasising on Digital India, we hope that we will soon get excellent internet services. Who will be the game changer? The sector has a lot of expectations from Reliance Jio. In my previous articles, I have always talked about cost effective super fast internet connectivity from Jio. But I might be wrong about Jio's Rs 10 per GB 4G data. There are reasons which I are explained [...]

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