Airtel deploys 4G Advanced in Tamil Nadu, to offer faster data speeds up to 135 Mbps


Airtel, today announced that it has deployed 4G Advanced technology (carrier aggregation across TD LTE and LTE FDD) in major cities across Tamil Nadu. Airtel 4G Advanced is now available to customers in Chennai, Madurai, Hosur, Vellore, Pondy, Trichy, Coimbatore,…

November 25th, 2016 3:22 PM 26Comments

Airtel foray into banking services: Here’s how this move will be a game-changer for India telecom consumers


Earlier this year, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) revealed the names of a few companies that managed to acquire payments bank licence. For the uninitiated, Payments bank is relatively a new type of bank which allows users to open…

November 25th, 2016 1:07 PM 4Comments

Reliance Jio is working hard to improve data speeds; drastic changes expected in coming days


After being continuously hit with poor customer reviews in recent times for their internet speeds, Reliance Jio is now reportedly working on improving the data speeds in coming weeks. According to our source, Jio will be improving its data speeds…

November 25th, 2016 8:16 AM 257Comments

Vodafone Wants To Cash In On Demonetization; Enables 120,000 Outlets for M-Pesa


Vodafone India, today announced a unique cash out facility for its 8.4 million plus Vodafone M-Pesa customers who can withdraw cash using their digital wallet from any of the over 120,000 Vodafone M-Pesa outlets across the country, subject to availability.…

November 24th, 2016 4:28 PM 7Comments

Idea to roll out pan-India wireless broadband network in FY17


Idea Cellular, country’s fastest growing mobile operator has also become the fastest growing wireless broadband network with One Broadband site coming up every 10 minutes. The company plans to continue the rapid rollout of its wireless broadband network expanding 4G…

November 23rd, 2016 5:05 PM 53Comments

Airtel Payments Bank starts pilot services in Rajasthan, becomes India’s first Payments Bank to go live


Airtel Payments Bank started pilot services in Rajasthan, announces Airtel. Airtel Payments Bank will provide basic banking services, especially that the customers will now be able to open bank accounts at Airtel retail outlets. A wide range of sellers/shops across…

November 23rd, 2016 3:46 PM 17Comments

Vodafone India, Airtel, Idea waive off USSD-based mobile banking charges to encourage cashless economy


In the backdrop of demonetization and the drive to encourage the cashless economy, telecom operators Vodafone India , Airtel, and Idea Cellular have announced the waiving off all USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) charges presently levied for mobile banking till 31…

November 23rd, 2016 10:08 AM 7Comments

The new right of way rules will hasten the network deployments, says Vodafone India


Vodafone India welcomed the recent Right of Way (RoW) rules issued by the Department of Telecom (DoT). Thanking the Minister Shri Manoj Sinha and Secretary Shri J. S. Deepak for the new RoW rules, Mr. Sunil Sood, MD & CEO,…

November 23rd, 2016 1:10 AM 7Comments

Airtel to upgrade 3G network in delhi; customers will get 4G like speed on 3G in coming days


In the backdrop of network upgrading, Airtel subscribers in Delhi may face some network issues in the next few days, announces Airtel. The service provider is notifying users via e-mail on the probable network disruption. “Our engineers will be working…

November 22nd, 2016 12:20 PM 61Comments

Reliance Jio SIM Home Delivery Finally Kicks Off with an Invite-based Pilot Programme


Taking up from the rumours that hinted about Jio's upcoming home delivery service, Reliance Jio has finally launched a pilot programme to deliver the Jio SIM cards at your doorstep. For now, the company is launching the service in the…

November 21st, 2016 5:56 PM 56Comments

COAI welcomes new uniform Right of Way rules by the Department of Telecommunications


COAI has welcomed the new set of Right of Way (RoW) rules released by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), saying the rules will help companies improve and augment existing telecom infrastructure, which will in turn, result in increased connectivity in…

November 20th, 2016 1:42 PM 2Comments

Tata Teleservices switches to unified licences for Mumbai, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh circles: Report


Dual-technology player Tata Teleservices (TTSL) has informed stock exchanges that it has replaced its licenses Mumbai, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh from UAS licensing to new telecom permits, Unified Licence. A PTI report said that Tata Teleservices (TTSL) --the unlisted parent…

November 19th, 2016 2:42 PM 15Comments