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September 6th, 2016 5:17 PM 80 COMMENTS

Exclusive: Idea starts offering 1GB 3G data for Rs.52 with Annual recharge of Rs.1498

Following Bharti Airtel, Birla owned third largest telecom operator Idea Cellular has now introduced super saver data packs which will offer 1 GB 3G data at only Rs 52 for a year, after paying an upfront payment of Rs.1498. This new pack is mainly launched to offer low cost data rates to high value data customers. In Himachal Pradesh where the company has merely 8 lakh customers, it launched two... Read More

September 6th, 2016 10:31 AM 107 COMMENTS

BSNL launches Broadband combo at Rs.1199 with 2 Mbps unlimited data and 24 hours free calling across all circles

As Jio has started offering fiber based Gigafiber broadband service with unlimited data and calling benefits in selected cities, this time to protect existing broadband customers, state run telecom operator BSNL came up with new unlimited broadband plan which will offer unlimited calling benefits and flat 2 Mbps speed without any FUP at only Rs 1199. With this new plan 'BBG Combo ULD 1199' the company which has nearly 10... Read More

September 5th, 2016 5:13 PM 21 COMMENTS

MTNL launches 3 new annual 3G data packs in Mumbai circle

Struggling telecom PSU, MTNL which operates in two metro markets has now launched three new long validity 3G data packs in Mumbai. The new packs came after telecom watchdog TRAI extended validity limit for data packs to 12 months from existing 3 months. Though, Airtel launched long validity packs few days back and became the first operator to take advantage of the TRAI ruling. But unlike the Airtel pack, here... Read More

September 4th, 2016 6:08 PM 206 COMMENTS

Jio crosses 5 million subscriber mark- Average monthly data usage per subscriber touches 50 GB

Jio which started offering services in December last year to Reliance employees and their families and launched preview offer in May this year to invite interested people to early access their all IP network has now more than 5 million users on their network. Sharing the Jio launch details, Mukesh Ambani, Chairman - RIL shared they have gained so many users in a short while. In last 4 months, the... Read More

September 4th, 2016 3:00 PM 47 COMMENTS

Vodafone to launch ‘Flex’ plan for prepaid subscribers across all circles providing 25% extra Voice/Data benefits

To counter the plans showcased by Jio, the new entrant which is looking to poach customers of rival networks, second largest telecom operator Vodafone India is all set to launch exclusive 'Flex' postpaid to offer greater value for money service for prepaid customers across all circles. The British telecom giant's Indian unit has plans to launch 'Flex' in a hope to keep existing prepaid customers bound on their network. This move... Read More

September 4th, 2016 10:05 AM 67 COMMENTS

Jio to launch Gigafiber welcome offer soon, with free unlimited usage till year end

Jio which has already announced commercial launch on 5th September during Reliance AGM is expected to launch Gigafiber Welcome Offer in the next few days with unlimited data benefits till the end of this year. According to our sources, the company has already started offering the services in residential complexes in select cities at a nominal cost. Under Gigafiber Welcome Offer, one can apply for broadband connections with speeds upto... Read More

September 4th, 2016 9:56 AM 39 COMMENTS

Rcom lost around 5 Million subscribers during network 4G upgrade since April: Sources

Anil Ambani led Reliance Communications which recently forcefully migrated its CDMA customers to 4G network and then shut down their CDMA network to use the spectrum for 4G services, has suffered an overall fall in subscriber base of around 5 million customers during the 4G upgrade since April this year till present date (including both CDMA and GSM). Our sources who are working with the Reliance ADAG firm shared with... Read More

September 3rd, 2016 1:55 PM 63 COMMENTS

Airtel doesn’t feel the desperate need to deploy VoLTE just yet

At a time when Mukesh Ambani's Jio has gone all in on VoLTE to deliver voice calling on its end to end IP network, and younger brother's Rcom planning to follow suit by year end, largest telecom operator Airtel isn't much interested in deploying VoLTE solution anytime soon. During an analyst call, answering questions on VoLTE, Gopal Vittal, MD and CEO - India and South Asia - Bharti Airtel said... Read More

September 2nd, 2016 6:24 PM 334 COMMENTS

RJio’s Datagiri: The Reality Behind Free Voice Calls, Separating Fact From Fiction!

At the Reliance Annual General Meeting yesterday, Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and MD of Reliance, officially announced the launch of their 4G services - Jio. Reliance had been teasing it for a while, and it was meant to be a premium data service available to 1.2 billion Indians at low costs. While Jio is promising to offer dirt cheap rates with a pledge not to charge a penny for voice calls,... Read More

September 2nd, 2016 9:30 AM 14 COMMENTS

Aircel slashes 3G data tariff in Bihar circle by up to 33%

After cutting down data tariffs in Kolkata circle, the Maxis owned fifth largest telecom operator Aircel has now revised data packs in 'C' category circle of Bihar and Jharkhand. With the latest data revision Aircel customers in the region can save upto 33% on data packs. This move by the company came at a time when they are facing stiff competition from rival 3G operators who have already slashed data... Read More

September 1st, 2016 3:20 PM 602 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Plan details – In depth analysis

At a time when Mukesh Ambani finally announced Jio commercial launch in front of their shareholders in its 39th AGM today, the company also revealed pricing and plans for people who want to join the all IP next gen network. Inviting people to join the network, Mukesh Ambani announced 'Jio Welcome Offer' which will be available from 5th September, Monday from Reliance Retail stores, under which people can get a... Read More

August 31st, 2016 4:56 PM 81 COMMENTS

Jio extends preview offer for early adopters to 30th Sept, indicating commercial launch is not on the horizon

One day before Reliance industries AGM, Jio has once again extended unlimited benefits to early LYF adopters whose validity was to be over by August 31, indicating that the commercial launch is still some time away. Customers under the preview offer with validity expiration date of August 31 have now got an extension of validity for another 30 days through auto recharge. Users can now enjoy Jio services free till... Read More

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