January 12th, 2021 5:05 PM 13 COMMENTS

BSNL 4G Services Started in Two Cities of Chattisgarh

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has started providing 4G network coverage in two cities of Chattisgarh. According to a tweet from BSNL_Chattisgarh’s Twitter handle, Bilaspur and Korba, two notable cities of the state have started getting 4G services from BSNL. The tweet mentions that other places will get the 4G network soon as well. This is a good sign for BSNL users living in Bilaspur and Korba cities of Chattisgarh... Read More

January 8th, 2021 12:55 PM 28 COMMENTS

4G Spectrum Available for Less than Half the Price in Upcoming Auction

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) which decides the price of the spectrum bands or airwaves sold to the telecom operators will be availing the 4G spectrum for less than half the price in the upcoming auctions. Just to be clear, half the price here means half the price of what the operators paid for the spectrum bands in the previously held auctions. The 4G spectrum auction is slated to start... Read More

January 5th, 2021 11:28 AM 39 COMMENTS

4G Spectrum Auction Process Started Formally by DoT, Jio to Be the Main Buyer

The 4G spectrum auction will take place in March 2021 in India. It has been delayed a long time, but the formal process for the auction has been kicked off by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). DoT has started issuing notice inviting applications (NIA) to the operators. The NIA comprises of all the license conditions and rules regarding the auction. In the upcoming 4G spectrum sale, Jio will largely look... Read More

December 26th, 2020 5:48 PM 36 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Has Successfully Migrated 3G Spectrum to 4G Across All Cell Sites in Mumbai

Vodafone Idea Limited has successfully refarmed 3G spectrum to 4G across all sites in Mumbai, thereby substantially enhancing GIGAnet 4G capacity in the city. The integration of erstwhile Vodafone and Idea networks, combined with the latest 3G to 4G spectrum refarming gives Vodafone Idea the edge of optimum availability and utilization of spectrum to serve the needs of tech-savvy individual customers as well as Enterprises in Mumbai. Vi customers in... Read More

December 16th, 2020 2:20 PM 22 COMMENTS

4G Spectrum Auctions Might Take Place in March, 2021

The 4G spectrum auctions might take place in March 2021. The Cabinet has a meeting scheduled on Wednesday wherein it might consider the request made by the telecom department for the auctioning of 4G spectrum. As per a report from ET Telecom, one of the officials related to the matter believes that 4G spectrum auction is likely to happen in March next year. Whereas, for the auction of 5G spectrum,... Read More

December 8th, 2020 11:50 AM 127 COMMENTS

Mukesh Ambani Calls Out for Removal of 2G and Says Jio Will Pioneer the 5G Revolution in India

Mr Mukesh Ambani recently addressed the nation at the Indian Mobile Congress (IMC) and expressed four important points that India needs to focus on. He said that in 2020, while everyone worked from home, learned and taught from home, India thrived online. Ambani also stressed on the fact that India will become a $5 trillion economy very soon and prove the cynics wrong. He focused his attention on four points... Read More

December 2nd, 2020 9:03 PM 60 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Refarms 3G Spectrum for 4G in Bengaluru

Vodafone Idea is following the footsteps of Bharti Airtel in refarming the 3G spectrum for 4G. The telco stated it successfully deployed 3G spectrum for 4G in Bengaluru. As part of this process, Vi refarmed 3200 sites across the entire city for 4G. However, the telco reaffirmed it would continue offering 2G services across Bengaluru. The refarming of 3G for 4G will enhance the telco's GIGAnet 4G capacity in Bengaluru.... Read More

October 21st, 2020 9:04 AM 8 COMMENTS

Vi Prepaid Plans With Double Data Benefit Which Offer Up to 336GB Data

Vi (Vodafone Idea) has been offering a scheme known as ‘Double Data’ to its prepaid users. For the unaware, under this benefit, the data offered originally with the prepaid plan doubles. For instance, if the user selects a prepaid plan which offers 2GB daily data and if that plan is under the benefit of ‘Double Data’, then instead of the original 2GB daily benefit, the user will get 4GB daily... Read More

October 5th, 2020 10:30 AM 1 COMMENTS

Airtel, BSNL, Jio and Vi Top-Tier Data Vouchers Listed

Vi is now offering a Work-from-Home (WFH) data add-on pack to the users at Rs 351. The operator introduced the new Rs 351 pack to its users on Friday. It has to be noted that Jio and BSNL also offer its users similar packs with benefits on the lines of Rs 351 add-on pack by Vi. While Airtel doesn’t offer a data add-on pack with identical benefits, we will list... Read More

October 2nd, 2020 4:13 PM 42 COMMENTS

Vi Now Offers 100GB Data at Rs 351 with 56 Days Validity

Vi (Vodafone Idea), has introduced a best in category prepaid data pack in India at Rs 351 for 100GB of 4G data with no daily limits valid for 56 days, the new Data Pack from Vi offers students, work from home professionals, cricket lovers, as well as gaming enthusiasts a unique package of data stock, network speed and affordability on India’s largest, most modern network. Vi has also announced the... Read More

September 28th, 2020 4:47 PM 8 COMMENTS

Telecom Operators Yet to See Pre COVID-19 Activity Levels

The Indian telecom operators including Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel have not seen the pre COVID-19 activity levels on their network, Motilal Oswal said in a report on Thursday. The firm engaged in the financial services in a report reflected on the Telecom Subscription Data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for June, 2020. The data released by TRAI highlights that the telecom industry lost 3.2 million... Read More

September 27th, 2020 3:34 PM 187 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea to Upgrade 3G Data Users to Vi GIGAnet 4G in Phased Manner

Network integration between Vodafone and Idea is almost complete and looking at that, Vi has started upgrading its 3G data users to Vi GIGAnet 4G network in select telecom circles. Since the 4G resources of both the companies are integrated, it has enormously improved the 4G network capacity for Vi. Large chunks of 3G spectrum are being converted to 4G by the telco so that its customers can enjoy faster... Read More

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