April 14th, 2017 6:25 AM 86 COMMENTS

Exclusive: After Airtel, Idea Cellular to Now Counter Jio by Offering 70GB of 4G Data for 70 Days at Rs. 297

As predicted, with the launch of Jio’s Dhan Dhana Dhan offer, the tariff war in India has intensified yet again. Yesterday, we reported that India’s leading telecom operator would provide 70GB of data along with unlimited calls for users at just Rs. 244 for ten weeks. Today, we have yet another exclusive information, but this time the offers are coming from Idea Cellular. According to our sources, Idea will roll... Read More

April 13th, 2017 9:10 PM 31 COMMENTS

Airtel Approaches TDSAT to Lodge a Complaint Against Reliance Jio’s Delay in Discontinuing Summer Surprise Offer

Bharti Airtel has lodged a complaint against Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio at Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) for purposely delaying the withdrawal of ‘Summer Surprise’ offer, even after TRAI asked it to pull back the scheme on April 6. “The interim application by Airtel pertains to the Summer Surprise offer of Reliance Jio under which it was giving free data and voice under Rs 303 plan,” claims a... Read More

April 13th, 2017 6:40 PM 11 COMMENTS

Vodafone SuperNet 4G Services Launched in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang District

Vodafone India has announced its 4G footprint expansion to Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh, which as per Vodafone is one of the extreme challenging terrains to set up telecom infrastructure. Vodafone is aggressively expanding its 4G services to every corner of the country. The Vodafone 4G roll out in Tawang follows the successful launch of services in Itanagar, Naharlagun, Ziro, Along & Pasighat; and will soon be rolled out across... Read More

April 13th, 2017 5:54 PM 3 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Mi 6 Appears on Geekbench With 6GB of RAM and an Underclocked Snapdragon 835 SoC

The Xiaomi Mi 6 has been in the news for a while now, and the smartphone is already confirmed to be powered by the Snapdragon 835 chipset. Ahead of the official announcement on April 19, the Mi 6 is now spotted on the popular benchmarking app, Geekbench, which allegedly confirms some of the important specs on the phone. As per the listing, the Mi 6 will run the underclocked version... Read More

April 13th, 2017 5:44 PM 0 COMMENTS

OnePlus Rolls Out OxygenOS 4.1.3 Update for OnePlus 3 and 3T

Chinese smartphone firm OnePlus is regularly updating their flagship phones, the OnePlus 3 and 3T. Late last month, OnePlus released the Oxygen OS 4.1.0 based on Android 7.1.1 and became the first OEM to roll out the update to non-Pixel phones. The company is now rolling out a bug-fixing update for both the phones in the form of Oxygen OS 4.1.3. The Oxygen OS 4.1.3 update is based on the... Read More

April 13th, 2017 2:43 PM 13 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Is Testing Its DTH STB Service; Video Emerges Online

Reliance Jio DTH service has been in the news for a long time now, and recently, some real life images of the product have surfaced online, which gave us a glimpse of how the product looks. And now, a YouTuber has posted a complete review of the product highlighting some of the product features. [caption id="attachment_162515" align="aligncenter" width="763"] Image Source: Prajesh Jasani Youtube Video[/caption] The STB used in the video... Read More

April 13th, 2017 12:51 PM 176 COMMENTS

Airtel to Counter Reliance Jio’s Dhan Dhana Dhan Offer with Unlimited Calls and Data at Just Rs. 399 for 70 Days

India's leading telecom operator, Bharti Airtel has come up with a slew of new offers countering Reliance Jio's Dhan Dhana Dhan scheme. The company is now providing unlimited data and calls at just Rs. 399 and the best part is the validity period of 70 days. Clearly, Airtel is looking to go head-on-head with the new entrant Reliance Jio. Under the new Rs. 399 offer, Airtel is providing unlimited calls... Read More

April 13th, 2017 11:30 AM 3 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 with 6.44-inch Display and 5000mAh Battery to Launch Alongside Mi 6 Next Week

Xiaomi has already confirmed to launch its flagship phone, the Mi 6 on April 19. Rumours say that some other products are lined up to be unveiled on the same day as well, and that is none other than Xiaomi’s phablet, the Mi Max 2. Earlier rumours suggested that the phone will be launched next month, but now it looks like the company is planning to announce it next week.... Read More

April 13th, 2017 7:30 AM 44 COMMENTS

Indian Telecom Operators Are Now on the Verge of Making India a Roaming Free Country

It all started with Mukesh Ambani’s speech at the Reliance’s Annual General Meeting on September 1, 2016, with the announcement of Reliance Jio to general public. The company, till date, offered free 4G services, which are set to end in two days from now. The major announcement, however, was the free lifetime calls based on VoLTE. Reliance Jio introduced the word free roaming to Indian consumers, as it uses the... Read More

April 13th, 2017 6:20 AM 18 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio’s Luring Data Offers Drive Indian Users to Upgrade to 4G VoLTE Capable Handsets: Counterpoint Research

A few months ago, we reported that phones with 4G VoLTE support will draw significant attention from the consumers of India in coming months. According to a survey conducted by Counterpoint Research in India, most of the people in the country are looking to upgrade their smartphone with a 4G VoLTE supported phone in order to use the Reliance Jio 4G SIM card. The majority of users in the survey... Read More

April 12th, 2017 8:34 PM 39 COMMENTS

BSNL to Introduce Its 4G Services in Select Cities of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Soon: Report

State-run telecom operator, BSNL is finally making some move in implementing the 4G services. BSNL was long-rumored to roll out 4G services in the country but never did so. BSNL is now said to launch 4G services in select areas of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in the current financial year. BSNL Chief General Manager, L Anatharam of Telangana circle speaking with PTI quoted that "A total of 1,150 (4G towers)... Read More

April 12th, 2017 5:36 PM 68 COMMENTS

Airtel Internet TV Seems to Entirely Change the Way How India Watches TV

Earlier today, at an event in New Delhi, India's leading telecom network, Airtel has announced the next generation hybrid STB, namely, the Airtel Internet TV making it the first company in the country to launch a hybrid set-top box. At the time of its announcement, Airtel has mentioned features of the STB, and they look insane. The current STBs from other brands and even the Airtel Digital TV comes nowhere... Read More

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