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Reliance launches attractive combo pack in Tamil Nadu circle offers local calls at 10p/min

Reliance communications the fourth largest operator by subscriber base has launched an attractive special tariff voucher for its prepaid GSM subscribers in Tamil Nadu circle. The new voucher is dubbed as unlimited local calling voucher which is actually a combo pack offering both voice and data benefits. The pack denomination is Rs. 297 and it offers unlimited local calling to other reliance numbers and 3000 minutes for calling other operators… Read More

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Reliance Communications launches ‘Net Buddies’ referral program, offers free data to referrals and referrers

Reliance Communications has launched the Net Buddies referral program for its subscribers. Under the offer, Reliance customers who refer their non-Reliance friends will receive benefits in the form of free internet data. Reliance is giving away 500MB of data and unlimited WhatsApp data for 30 days for each new referral joining its network. While the customers joining Reliance network through the referral will get benefits of 25 percent extra data on all recharges and free unlimited… Read More

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Reliance GSM launches Jalsa Talk Unlimited offer at Rs. 499 for postpaid MNP customers

In a bid to increase its postpaid customer base with the ongoing consolidation of telecom sector, Reliance GSM is trying all the possible ways to lure in customers to join their network. Reliance GSM has launched the Jalsa Talk Unlimited offer at Rs. 499 exclusively for MNP customers into it’s postpaid segment as a limited period offer. As a part of this limited period ongoing offer, customers who port into… Read More

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Reliance communications gets nod for 850 MHz spectrum liberalisation in 19 circles

In a decision that may bring the much awaited cheer to the Ambani family, the telecom department has given the go ahead signal for liberalisation of 850 MHz spectrum being traditionally used by Rcom for CDMA EvDO operations to be converted to technology neutral and capable of deploying 4G LTE services. This will happen once Rcom pays the market determined price for the high efficiency spectrum on a pro rata… Read More

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RCom, Aircel in talks to merge wireless business

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications (RCOM) has entered into discussions to combine wireless business with Aircel. The company, in a note, said that it has entered into a 90-day exclusivity period with Maxis Communications Berhad (MCB) and Sindya Securities and Investments Private Limited, the shareholders of Aircel, to consider the potential merger of wireless business of both the telcos. The potential combination will exclude RCom’s towers and optical fibre infrastructure, for which… Read More

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Rcom now has own 2G network only in 17 circles and 2G icra with Vodafone in remaining 5 circles

Reliance communications the 4th largest operator by subscriber base has shut down its own 2G network in 5 out of the 22 telecom circles. Reliance which used to be a Pan India 2G operator had 900MHz spectrum in 7 circles which came up for renewal this month. In the auctions conducted in March this year Reliance was only able to retain its spectrum in 2 out of the 7 circles… Read More

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Rcom asks West Bengal, Bihar and Assam customers to port out before Dec 12

Rcom asks West Bengal, Bihar and Assam customers to port out before Dec 12. Reliance Communications (RCom), the Anil Ambani-owned telecom service provider, has urged about a million of its 2G customers in West Bengal, Bihar and Assam circles to port out to other telcos before December 12. The company’s 900 MHz spectrum holdings in West Bengal, Bihar and Assam expire on December 12 as it did not win back… Read More

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Reliance subscribers can now enjoy free Facebook browsing

Reliance communication has announced free internet access to Facebook for its subscribers. It means that users will not be required to have internet data for browsing Facebook on mobile. The free access is applicable for both, web and Facebook app. To enjoy the free service, subscribers need to tap on the “Go to free” button, placed on top of the Facebook page. After clicking the option, it will be redirected… Read More

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Reliance Mobile started moving its 2G customers to 3G in RoWB to avoid service disruption

Reliance communication’s 2G license will be on the verge of expiration in December, and the company does not even have adequate spectrum to deliver via its own 2G network. As a result of license expiration, the company might even have to shut down 2G services in the West Bengal circle. In a bid to combat any such situation, the company has come up with a scheme. As a part of… Read More

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Reliance Mobile launches Voice Unlimited Calling offer for new customers from Himachal Pradesh

In a bid to gain new users, Reliance Mobile has launched an attractive unlimited calling offer in the Himachal Pradesh circle. Under this offer, new users (those who haven’t crossed 90 days from activation date) can recharge with Rs. 89, which will offer them unlimited Reliance-to-Reliance calls to local & STD on-net numbers. Reliance Mobile Unlimited Calling Offer for New Customers Particulars Details STV Price Rs 89 Benefits Unlimited Calls… Read More

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RCOM appoints Flipkart executive Babu Vittal as new chief human resources officer

Reliance Communications (RCOM) has appointed Babu Vittal as its new chief human resources officer for consumer business. Vittal will report into Gurdeep Singh, chief executive of RCOM’s consumer business. Vittal will help in the transformation of RCOM into an incumbent data player in the fast-growing data market, focusing on the youth and online communities, the Anil Ambani-owned company said in a statement to ET. Prior to RCOM, Vittal was serving… Read More

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Reliance to set up data centres in Mumbai, Bangaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad over the next year

Reliance Communications, along with its subsidiary Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) today announced a major expansion of its Cloud Platform inside India and across the globe.  As of noon today, 3,210 Indian Enterprises, 14,505 Global Enterprise and 231 of the Fortune 500 companies in Mumbai have seamlessly connected through the RCOM/GCX network.  On average, users on this new network will have the ability to multiply their corporate compute power by 9… Read More

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Will RCom-SSTL merger set the ball rolling for telecom consolidation in India?

In 2014, the telecom industry in India thought that it would see its first consolidation in the sector with Bharti Airtel’s acquisition of Loop Mobile, which would have made the former a number 1 player in the Mumbai circle, where Vodafone had a dominating position. But, country’s top operator called off the Rs 700-crore deal after it got stuck in regulatory hurdles. Now, with RCom, SSTL merger, the question pops… Read More

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