Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio HR head quits; Mukesh names Sanjay Jog as new HR head

Steve Correa, Chief Human Resources Reliance Jio Infocomm has quit from his post a development that comes when company is gearing up for its pan-India 4G services launch in coming months. Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJIL) has plans to start 4G services across most of the telecom circles by March 2015 Correa has been replaced by Sanjay Jog, who came to Reliance Industries from Pantaloons for the human resources function

Reliance Jio: 26 banks rush to sign syndicate loan pacts to the amount of $1.5 Billion

Reliance Jio Infocomm has planned to raise $1.5 billion from 26 banks to refinance loans it took in 2010. According to the company, the refinancing comprises $1 billion with a total maturity of 5.5 years, and $500 million, with a total maturity of 7 years. During September, Reliance Jio had said it had raised a $750 million loan from Korea Exim Bank to finance the purchase of telecoms infrastructure from

Reliance Jio Infocomm to recruit 3,000 people ahead of 4G LTE launch in 2015: Reports

According to reports, Mukesh Ambani lead, Reliance Jio Infocomm is planning to hire nearly 3,000 people at regional levels to set up its retail and distribution chain for its telecom business in India. The company is all set to launch its much-awaited fourth-generation telecom services (4G LTE high-Internet-speed services ) next year in March, 2015. As per the reports, Reliance Jio has been on a hiring spree earlier too. The

20% fall in data tariffs expected due to Reliance Jio’s entry: Fitch Report

The credit profiles of the top four Indian telcos - Bharti Airtel Limited , Vodafone India, Idea Cellular and Reliance Communications will remain intact in 2015 thanks to a gradual rise in voice tariffs and improving regulatory environment that stem from industry consolidation, according to Fitch Ratings. “The likely entry of new telco Reliance Jio, which is part of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) in H1 2015 will intensify competition in

Reliance Jio readies itself for 4G network test, services to be launched soon?

Reliance Jio Infocomm is all set to start rolling out its 4G network in the country and it wants to do a test run before it actually begins the roll-out. It has just filed an application with the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to test the 4G network before the launch takes place. "Reliance Jio has written to DoT requesting it to start test of legal interception and monitoring solution in

Kerala to lease out government office premises to Reliance Jio

As reported by Indiavision TV, Kerala government has decided to lease out premises at all government offices in the state to Reliance Jio for erecting 4G towers. Government has not yet officially announced the decision which was taken in a high level meeting presided by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. The news was leaked from minutes of the meeting conducted on 8th October 2014. The meeting was attended by P. K

Reliance Jio cleared for laying cable in Trivandrum, Kerala

Reliance Jio has finally got clearance to lay cables and install towers in Trivandrum, Kerala. Couple of days ago we reported that Reliance Jio will be  launching 4G services in Kerala  by December 28. As reported by Economic Times, Trivandrum Corporation has cleared the approvals for installing 827 poles and laying cables for a total distance of 31.49km. RJio still awaits clearance from District Telecom Committee (DTC) and needs permit from Kerala State

Reliance Jio to start 4G service in Kerala on December, 28 ?

Manorama, one of the leading newspapers in Kerala, has reported that Reliance Jio will start its 4G services in Kerala on 28th December 2014. As per the report this will be part of the pilot launch of its 4G services throughout the country. Initially the service will be available in select cities in each circle which would later be extended to other cities before the mid of next year. Reliance has chosen December 28th

Vodafone India Calls Govt’s Favourable Stand Towards Relaince Jio As Unfair

Vodafone India has accused the regulatory structure of Indian telecom and said that the government has not been fair with its favourable stand towards Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio Infocomm. The company pointed out that Mukesh Ambani run Reliance Jio Infocomm was awarded voice facility on its ISP licence without having to pay any higher spectrum usage charges like other telcos have been subjected to. Besides this, Vodafone India will also

Reliance Jio and Indus Towers Ink Infrastructure Sharing Deal

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited and Indus Towers, the world’s largest and India’s leading provider of telecom tower infrastructure, today announced the signing of a Master Services Agreement (MSA) for tower infrastructure sharing. Under the agreement, Reliance Jio would utilize the telecom tower infrastructure services being provided by Indus Towers to launch its services across the country. As per the agreement, the pricing would be based on prevailing market rates. The agreement

Reliance Jio and GTL Infra sign Tower Infrastructure Sharing Deal

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited and GTL Infrastructure Limited, a Global Group enterprise, engaged in the business of Shared Passive Telecom Infrastructure in India, today announced the signing of a Master Services Agreement (MSA) for tower infrastructure sharing. Sanjay Mashruwala, Managing Director, Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited said, “Our mission is to launch a pan India next-generation voice and data services. We will build the same through a judicious combination of own