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India’s Biggest CDMA Shutdown by RCom was Nothing but A Big Mess

In recent time Reliance Communications that was offering mobile services on dual platform is winding up its CDMA business and refarming the spectrum on 850 Mhz for LTE. Initially they asked the CDMA subscribers to migrate to 4G/LTE. However the migration is actually CDMA to GSM only. Globally CDMA operators are also in the same mood. The CDMA based operators of Canada, United States, Japan, South Korea, Russia, Indonesia have… Read More

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How Rcom went back on its 10 GB 4G promise to its loyal CDMA and EvDO subscribers

Since the Rcom CDMA shut down in favour of 4G rollout by the operator has been the talk of the town over the past couple of months, I decided to throw some light on the dark underbelly of this whole migration process. Reliance has left no stone unturned in trying to lure its CDMA and EvDO subscriberbase to migrate to its new LTE platform in order to vacate the precious… Read More

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RCOM reveals 4G data tariff for Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra, 1GB to cost Rs 252

After announcing 4G tariff for Mumbai circle, Reliance Communications has now announced its 4G data tariff for Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra circles. Unlike Mumbai where RCOM 4G tariff was more than incumbent operators, RCOM has slightly lower 4G tariff in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra circles. RCOM 4G services is expected to go live at 9.30am today as per update on its website. The tariff starts at Rs 95/97 for 1GB data for 2 days, while… Read More

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Reliance 4G LTE goes live in Mumbai circle, speeds same as Jio 4G

So today finally my Reliance LTE wi-pod showed a green light in the network signal indicator which implied that Reliance had completed the migration process from the EvDO data card to the new LTE sim. For those of you who are new to the site, I live in Mumbai circle and most of my reviews are centred around Mumbai. So let me go ahead and give you the initial glimpses… Read More

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Enable National Roaming to Get Network Access on Reliance 4G SIM

Whatever the loyal fans of CDMA are thinking, CDMA will continue to be ceased in India. Starting from BSNL and MTNL which has pretty low subscriber base, the largest CDMA operator of the country – Reliance Communications continues to shut down its CDMA services across the country in the favor of LTE. Before the migration RCom promised CDMA users will be shifted to 4G, but post-migration users were actually shifted… Read More

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Rcom 4G services to go live at 9.30am tomorrow ?

Reliance communications the 4th largest operator by subscriber base is all set to launch its 4G data services across the country. The operator has updated its website with a countdown timer which suggests that the 4G services will go live at 9.30 Am tomorrow 30th June. Rcom has in the first phase only targeted its 5 million CDMA and EvDO subscribers who will be the first ones to get a… Read More

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Exclusive: 4G WiPod Plans from Reliance Costs More than its competitors’

At last Reliance Communications has launched its much waited 4G services in the country. Officially Reliance 4G has been launched in Mumbai and the company has uploaded the 4G data plans of the circle. However the plans are available for Reliance 4G WiPod only. Mobile data plans are coming soon. These 4G data plans are a real shocker to CDMA customers of RCOM, who were enjoying super cheap CDMA/EVDO data… Read More

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RCOM gets legal intercept and monitoring (LIM) nod for 12 circles, can now offer 4G services to users: Report

Reliance Communications has reportedly received the legal intercept and monitoring (LIM) approval from the department of telecom in 12 out of 22 circles, which will allow the telco to offer 4G services to its CDMA subscribers, who have a 4G SIM. A Business Standard report said that Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat, Kolkata, Maharashtra, Punjab, east and west Uttar Pradesh, Mumbai, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar are the first 12 circles. The… Read More

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RCom Failed to Deliver What They Promised to CDMA Users

Change is good, not always! The line turns true when Reliance Communications had planned to decommission its CDMA services and would use the spectrum (of 800Mhz) for LTE roll out by reframing. Though CDMA was never able to edge out over GSM in India, some people like it for cheap voice calls and better wireless broadband (than 3G). All good thing come to an end, so does Reliance CDMA. But… Read More

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RCOM announces 4G data packs, 1GB data to cost Rs 255

While RCOM CDMA subscribers are getting frustrated over messed up 4G migration and uncertainty over 4G network go live date, RCOM has silently announced tariff for its soon to be live 4G service. The new data packs are applicable for both WiPOD data card subscribers and 4G mobile data users. Along with data packs, RCOM has also announced calling and SMS STVs with Full talktime offers. 4G Data Packs RCOM has identical data packs for… Read More

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RCom’s leverage metrics will be further pressured if it participates in auctions: Moody’s

Ratings firm Moody’s Friday said that Reliance Communications (RCom) outlook will remain negative but the company’s FY 2015-16 results can be accommodated in its Ba3 corporate family rating and senior secured rating. RCom’s consolidated revenues for Q4 ended March 2016 were up 3.8% year-on-year (YoY) to around Rs 59 billion. Revenues from India operations, — the largest contributor — were up 6.5% over the same period. In India, a decline of… Read More

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RCom posts 3.5% sequential jump in net profit, revenues up 11.7%

Reliance Communications has posted a 3.5% sequential jump in its net profit at Rs 177 crore, against Rs 171 crore in the third quarter. The net profit however declined 22% on an yearly basis, hurt by lower revenue from voice and data services. The company has also reported 11.7% sequential surge in its fourth quarter at Rs 5,919 crore, against Rs 5,298 crore in the third quarter. The fourth quarter EBITDA… Read More

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RCOM starts online 4G migration ahead of CDMA network shutdown

Ahead of the planned CDMA network shutdown, RCOm has started online migration facility for CDMA subscribers. RCOM had earlier officially announced May 31st as the last day of CDMA services in phase I circles as part of its planned 4G upgrade. Phase I circles include Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, UP East, UP West and Madhya Pradesh. CDMA subscribers can visit RCOM website to do an online migration to 4G.… Read More

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