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Reliance Retail introduces fresh price cut for LYF brand phones ahead of JIO commercial launch

Few weeks after slashing LYF device rates, Reliance Retail has now introduced a fresh round of price cuts for its popular LYF devices LYF Flame 1, Wind 5 & Water 7. LYF Flame 1 which was launched at Rs 5499, was available for Rs 4999 after the last price cut in 1st week of July; will now be available for only Rs 4399 after the current price cut of Rs 600.… Read More

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Jio to soon launch ‘Jio Media Share’ app which will help users to share music, videos, photos and contents on smart devices

Jio, the upcoming 4G operator, has taken another step to further bolster its app offerings with the beta launch of ‘Jio Media Share’ app, a new app that allows users to share or stream music, videos, photos, documents to any smart device in the home. The new ‘Jio Media Share’ app is the new inclusion to Jio’s app portfolio. The 4G entrant a number of apps like Jio Beat’s, Jio-On… Read More

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Jio almost completes its integration of 850MHz in 18 circles, tests carrier aggregation

Mukesh Ambani- led Reliance Jio said that it is nearing the completion of 850 Mhz band deployment across 18 circles in the country, and its network is live in 18000 cities and more than 2 lakh villages in 2300 and 1800 MHz bands. Jio’s all-IP network is almost optimised after the Band 5 or 850 MHz integration. At the time of the recent quarterly results announcement, the company said that… Read More

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Jio Fixes 4G Offer bug, Adds New Recharge And Bill Payment Features

Jio, the 4G based operator from Reliance Industries, has now fixed its bug on My Jio app which was showing ‘Get A Jio Sim’ on almost every 4G phone. The company has also added a pop up which says that the Preview Offer is available only on a few Samsung phones. Earlier we reported, that Redmi Note 3 customers were getting an option of ‘Get A Jio’ SIM through ‘My… Read More

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Jio started stocking SIM cards across all its digital stores

When Jio’s much-anticipated launch is expected on August 15, there are still apprehensions about the service, especially if it’s launching only for the retail customers or for all. In order to check the ground reality, Telecom Talk visited Reliance Digital, Digital Mini and other retail platforms of Reliance across Kolkata. We visited stores at Barrackpore, Dum Dum, Sealdah, Diamond Plaza mall, VIP Road, Howrah, and Barasat. Our visits revealed that the… Read More

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Analysis: Will Reliance Jio inspire other telcos to launch bundled deals?

Jio owns the recognition to become the first telecom operator in the country to launch its own devices brand “Lyf”. Bundling of devices with their services is a common practice in several countries, but India is new to this concept. The success or failure of Reliance Jio’s Lyf brand, hence, determines the retention of this concept in the country, analyzes The Telecom Times. According to Counterpoint Research, Reliance Lyf brand… Read More

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Reliance Jio to commercially launch operations in October: CLSA

Jio may commercially launch 4G voice and high-speed data services ahead of festive season in October, even as the new 4G entrant has started to handle the second-highest data traffic among all telecom operators and could ramp up close to the highest even before launch, according to brokerage CLSA. “Several indicators suggest a strong possibility of commercial launch of Jio’s services within the next three months ahead of festive season… Read More

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Jio Preview offer now available for Redmi Note 3 users

A week after extending 4G Preview Unlimited Usage offer to Samsung devices, Jio has now extended the offer to Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 device ahead of their commercial launch. According to a tip given by one of our readers, Jio is now allowing Redmi Note 3 users to avail the Jio Preview offer. However, Xiaomi and Jio haven’t shared any official confirmation about it, yet. Under the offer, Redmi Note… Read More

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TT Poll : Will you PORT your primary number to Jio via MNP?

Who don’t like competition?  Everyone does and so as our telecos. While Jio services have not been commercially launched yet despite of repeated delays and deadlines, it is now almost in the market with device partnership strategy. Initial experiments or experiences of Jio services started with it’s own employees which were later extended to general public by employee invite system followed by users with exclusive LYF devices and currently with… Read More

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Jio to launch MNP port in facility for new customers soon, might launch postpaid plans with 5-10 times more data & free voice calls: Sources

Prior to the expected launch on August 15, Reliance Jio seems to have fallen well behind the target of 5 million customers, especially because it has acquired only a few more than 1 million subscribers on its network irrespective of providing benefits such as unlimited data, voice, and SMS usage. Even the launch on August 15 is unlikely to be a full-fledged launch. According to Reliance Industries officials, who wish… Read More

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Jio now extends Unlimited Preview offer to HP devices

After extending 4G Preview Unlimited Usage offer to Samsung devices , Jio has now extended the offer to HP devices as well , ahead of their commercial launch scheduled on August 15. According to one our reader, Jio is now allowing HP users to avail the Jio Preview offer on HP devices. Though both the companies are yet to share official confirmation regarding the same.   Under the offer, HP… Read More

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Jio begins IP set-top box import ahead of commercial launch

Jio Infocomm has started importing Internet Protocol (IP) set-top boxes (STBs) in thousands ahead of the commercial launch of operations in the country. The import of these set top box indicates that the company may well launch its IP-based TV service along with the impending telecom services. Reliance Jio intends to use its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) connectivity to offer a host of services to its prospective customers, including IP TV service. Jio… Read More

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Jio not ready for a commercial launch in Rajasthan, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala

Jio Infocomm’s head of strategy and planning Anshuman Thakur told media that the company is ready to start offering its 4G services, except for in four circles—Rajasthan, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala—where it could take four to six more weeks to prepare the network, indicating that the commercial launch around the corner. Jio has received approvals from the telecom department on July 7 in the four circles of Rajasthan, Karnataka, Tamil… Read More

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