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Reliance Jio to deploy new cells sites to expand network ahead of December launch: Report

Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio is likely to expand its 4G network significantly with the installation new cell sites together with players like Bharti Infratel and American Tower Corporation (ATC) ahead of its mega December commercial launch, according to a report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA-ML). “With a full-scale Jio launch now expected to be around December, 2016, we now see a higher possibility that Jio could start installing… Read More

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Jio hasn’t extended unlimited preview offer to six months, clarifies customer care

Reliance Jio’s customer care has clarified that the telco hasn’t increased the validity of its unlimited LYF-Jio preview offer to another six months, and the message which a number of customers are getting through an app is due to a system glitch. “I would like to inform you that the unlim­ited preview offers validity is up to 90 ­days from the start date of your service. The message which you… Read More

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LYF Water 1 Dual SIM with 4G and VoLTE Review: Is it the ideal 4G mid-range smartphone?

With Jio giving out invite for Jio preview offer, LYF phone are now essential to enjoy the unlimited offer from Jio. So you have to make a choice from the range of smartphones LYF offer. Obviously the choice would be the cheaper Flame or Wind series which comes around Rs 5000. However, those who really looking to buy a decent phone can spend more to get the best of LYF phones.… Read More

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Reliance Jio quietly extends the unlimited LYF-Jio preview offer to six months, hints the commercial launch of Jio in December

Reliance Jio has secretly increased the validity of its unlimited LYF-Jio preview offer to another six months, till 7 November 2016. Earlier the benefits were promised only till August 2016. Reliance Jio started selling LYF smartphone with a huge preview offer at the beginning of the month. The scheme, available only via an invite from employees of Reliance industries and Reliance Jio having Jio SIM, entitled the user to unlimited… Read More

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LYF Care App to give 2nd year extended warranty free for LYF Smartphones

After becoming the fifth-largest brand among smartphones in India with 7% share, Reliance Retail Ltd owned LYF brand has started giving free 2nd year extended warranty for users installing LYF Care App. The LYF Care App provide access to extended warranty, Single-click call to customer support, self help & support guide and special offers. LYF is predicted to become a $1 billion brand by year-end. To avail the special offer of 2nd free extended warranty users has to… Read More

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Our experience: Getting the Jio-LYF Preview Offer, answering your important questions

After much waiting, Reliance Jio opened its 4G network for public through an invite system under Jio Preview offer. To avail the Jio-LYF Preview offer one need to get an invite from a Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) employee and has to purchase a LYF phone from Reliance Digital store. What Jio offering is unlimited 4G data, voice and SMS along with access to Jio Apps for 90 days without any limits. We have… Read More

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Reliance Retail to rebrand Digital Express outlets as Reliance Jio to push LYF sales: Report

Reliance Jio, is set to get more visibility in the market ahead of its commercial launch, as the telco’s sister company, Reliance Retail, will rebrand its 1,500 small-format Reliance Digital Express and Digital Express Mini outlets as Reliance Jio, Economic Times reported. The report said that the retail push strategy comes amid slow sales of Reliance’s Lyf handsets. Reliance Jio stores will be the front-end to sell both 4G connections… Read More

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Jio offering superior 4G LTE speeds, says Edelweiss Securities

Reliance Jio, which recently extended its services to public through an employee referral system, is offering much superior service when compared with incumbent players’ 4G services with indoor network speed of 3-8Mbps and outdoor speed of 15-20Mbps, which is about 25% higher than current operators, Edelweiss Securities said in a research report. The firm availed Jio’s employee referral offer for testing, and it said that the first impression is positive… Read More

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Jio’s new update fixes a range of bugs and improves stability

After offering a free SIM with unlimited access to Jio services for 90 days, now the company is pushing updates to Jio series of apps to fix various issues. Also, in some apps they have introduced new skin. With the new update, My Jio app got a new drawer logo, from which one can download or open other Jio apps with just a few taps. As there being so many Jio… Read More

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Jio Preview Offer to give Unlimited Data, Voice and SMS, Should you go for it?

After months of waiting, finally Reliance Jio opened its 4G network for public through an invite system. Now non-RIL employees get a chance to experience Jio 4G network under Jio Preview offer. The catch is, you need to get an invite from a RIL employee and you need to buy a Lyf handset. These two hurdles are not too hard to cross as RIL has over 1 lakhs employees and… Read More

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Jio referral offer to drive data growth and hype, says CLSA

The latest employee-driven referral offer by Reliance Jio is likely to propel usage and hype ahead of the commercial launch, which is expected sometime this year, CLSA said in its latest report. The new offer allows Reliance group employees to invite 10 friends to sign up for Jio 4G services. The invite, which has to be sent by a RIL employee, will allow people to buy a LYF smartphone, which… Read More

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Reliance Jio’s free 4G services not available for existing LYF users

Buyers of LYF-branded smartphones from Reliance Retail will still have to wait more to get the Reliance Jio SIM card, even as the telecom arm of Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Industries, extends the trial launch of 4G services to the public through an employee-driven referral or invite offer, called Jio Preview Offer.   A Jio employee, who didn’t wish to be named, told TT that “customers who have already bought LYF… Read More

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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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