Trai says Reliance Jio 4G data is slowest, telco says no it’s not


Reliance Jio's network may have become the largest network in terms of data carried globally but its data speeds continue to plunge and now are slower than speeds offered by top telcos- Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and RCom. According…

October 21st, 2016 2:05 PM 110Comments

At 16,000 terabytes per day traffic, Jio is the largest network globally


At 16,000 terabytes (TB) per day of traffic, Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio may have become the largest network globally in terms of data carried, according to Credit Suisse estimates. The agency said that Jio is ahead of China Mobile (12,000…

October 21st, 2016 11:21 AM 47Comments

Jio may extend free services period if interconnection issue stays


Reliance Jio may extend the period of free services in case its subscribers are not able to get adequate experience due to interconnection congestion., the company said. The telco on Thursday said that its customers are facing severe quality of…

October 21st, 2016 7:13 AM 49Comments

Vodafone, Tata Teleservices pay Rs 10,100-cr and Rs 2,300-cr to govt for newly acquired spectrum


Vodafone India and Tata Teleservices Limted have made payments of over Rs 10,100 crore and Rs 2,300 crore, respectively, to the telecom department for spectrum they bought in the recently-concluded auction, according to a PTI report. Vodafone, the country’s second…

October 20th, 2016 5:28 PM 3Comments

Indian government prepares for 5G technology, files 100 patents: Report


The Indian government seems set to adopt 5G technology alongside other developed markets, given its focus on programs like Digital India. The government has commissioned a research team on 5G technology, which has already filed 100 patents so far —…

October 20th, 2016 11:34 AM 42Comments

Reliance Jio is a well engineered ecosystem with Rs 2,50,000 crore investment, developing content in 12 regional languages: Mukesh Ambani


Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani said that Reliance Jio is a well thought-out, well executed and well engineered ecosystem with Rs 2,50,000 crore investment. In an interview to The Print, a digital media outfit owned by senior journalists Shekhar Gupta…

October 19th, 2016 1:23 PM 75Comments

Average call failure rate on Vodafone’s network over 63% and 44% with Idea Cellular, claims Reliance Jio


Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio has said that Vodafone and Idea Cellular are still not releasing sufficient interconnection points (PoIs), which it said is resulting in massive call failures. Jio has written letters to both these telcos earlier this week, warning…

October 18th, 2016 10:20 PM 49Comments

Reliance Jio has threatened top telcos’ major revenue contributor with free voice offering


Reliance Jio has threatened India telecom operators’ major revenue contributor, voice, with the launch of life-time free voice calls, and its launch strategy will squeeze operational cash flows of the Indian telecom sector in Fiscal year 17-18, according to India…

October 18th, 2016 6:29 PM 42Comments

Nokia strengthens Airtel’s 4G deployment across nine circles in India


The global technology leader Nokia and the telecom operator Bharti Airtel have joined together to deploy 4G technology across nine circles in India as a means to meet the increasing data demand in the country. According to Nokia, India reports…

October 18th, 2016 10:57 AM 27Comments

Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao seeks level playing field, stable policy


Vodafone Group CEO Vittorio Colao has sought a predictable policy regime, level playing field and fair application of goods and services tax (GST), during his first meeting with telecom minister Manoj Sinha. Indian telcos, including Vodafone, have asked the government to…

October 18th, 2016 8:15 AM 6Comments

Netflix’s ISP Speed Index: Spectranet fastest internet service provider with 2.17 Mbps speed, pips Bharti Airtel


Spectranet has emerged as the faster internet service provider (ISP) with 2.17 Mbps speed in the Netflix’s ISP Speed Index, piping India’s leading telco Bharti Airtel, which had 2.10 Mbps broadband speed. The index ranking shows that Bharti Airtel has lost…

October 16th, 2016 4:29 PM 11Comments

Airtel is the fastest, Jio has the widest coverage: Twin Prime Report


A leading player in mobile app acceleration Twin Prime has released the “State of Mobile Performance report”, providing a detailed analysis on the current state of mobile performance in the U.S., Europe, and India. According to the report, Airtel is…

October 16th, 2016 12:35 PM 97Comments