January 19th, 2022 8:39 AM 4 COMMENTS

Jio Prepays Rs 30,791 Crore of Deferred Spectrum Dues Prior to March 2021

Reliance Jio has prepaid Rs 30,791 crore worth of deferred spectrum liabilities to the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). This has helped the telco clear all the spectrum dues pertaining to auctions prior to March 2021. Along with this, Jio has prepaid the deferred liabilities pertaining to the spectrum acquired in 2021 through trading of right to use with Bharti Airtel. Jio had executed the first part or tranche of the... Read More

January 18th, 2022 8:20 PM 18 COMMENTS

Airtel Makes Strong Comeback in Nov 2021, Vi Lost 1.8 Million Users: TRAI

Compared to a dull October, Bharti Airtel had a very eventful and joyous November in 2021. The telco added 13,18,251 (1.31 million) new wireless users in November 2021, according to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) data. At the same time, Vodafone Idea (Vi) lost 18,97,050 (1.89 million) users. During the same period, Reliance Jio outperformed every telco in gaining new users by adding 20,19,362 (2.01 million) new users... Read More

January 17th, 2022 10:46 AM 0 COMMENTS

Postpaid Plans With Streaming Benefits from Airtel, Jio and Vi

Telecom business is evolving in India. All major telecom service providers present healthy competition, offering competitive plans for the subscribers. Prepaid plans are popular among people, primarily because of the control they provide on usages. If the subscriber unintentionally uses more than the allowed data limit, postpaid plans have the risk of paying more than expected. However, a postpaid plan offers freedom to use first and not pay anything upfront.... Read More

January 17th, 2022 7:06 AM 7 COMMENTS

JioPhone All-In-One Prepaid Plans Offered by the Telco

With the growing demand for 4G connectivity, it is crucial for telcos to come with plans suitable for a wide range of users. The most commonly used plans are the daily data prepaid packs that not only provide unlimited calling but also offer a fixed amount of data each day till the validity of the plan. India’s leading telecommunications company Reliance Jio offers multiple prepaid plans that offer something for... Read More

January 16th, 2022 11:46 AM 0 COMMENTS

Airtel, Jio and Vi 2GB Major Daily Data Prepaid Plans Listed

Key telecom operators – Airtel, Jio and Vi – offer their subscribers a wide range of prepaid plans. Choosing one among them primarily depends on data benefit, validity, streaming service, call and SMS benefits. A careful scrutiny can help subscribers save money on prepaid plans. One such way is to choose the annual prepaid plans. Although they come with a four-digit price tag, a yearly plan eliminates the hassle to... Read More

January 15th, 2022 12:24 PM 1 COMMENTS

Jio, Airtel and Vi Want USOF to be Suspended in the Upcoming Budget

Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, and Vodafone Idea (Vi), the top telecom operators in India, want the government to remove the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) from the upcoming budget to reduce the burden on their business. USOF was established to financially support the rollout of telecom services in the rural areas of the country. But the telcos have to shell out a significant sum of money towards the fund at... Read More

January 13th, 2022 8:34 AM 1 COMMENTS

India Won’t See Any New PSUs in the Telecom Sector

The public sector units (PSU) in the telecom sector will be limited to Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL), at least for the foreseeable future. Recently, Vodafone Idea and Tata Teleservices accepted the option of converting their statutory liabilities into equity for the government. With Vodafone Idea, the government is expected to become the largest equity shareholder in the company post equity conversion. This got... Read More

January 12th, 2022 2:51 PM 10 COMMENTS

Jio, Airtel, and Vi Offer 2.5GB Daily Data Plans, Whose Is Better?

Vodafone Idea, Bharti Airtel, and Reliance Jio all offer 2.5GB daily data prepaid plans. The only thing worth noting here is that Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel offer their 2.5GB daily data prepaid plans with a very short validity of 28 days, while Reliance Jio offers its same plan for 365 days. So if you are looking for this sort of plan with short-term validity, go for Vodafone Idea or... Read More

January 10th, 2022 2:39 PM 9 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Customers Confused After Recent Change in Benefits

Reliance Jio customers are a little confused as to which plans the JioMart Maha cashback offer is applicable on. Earlier, when Jio announced the cashback offer, it was assumed by many that the offer would be applicable on select prepaid plans, which were only three at the time — Rs 299, Rs 666, and Rs 719. But it wasn't the case. However, since the company hasn’t made any official announcement,... Read More

January 10th, 2022 7:09 AM 0 COMMENTS

3GB Daily Data Prepaid Plans for Medium Term Usage

All the three private telecom companies of the country offer tons of 4G prepaid plans designed according to the needs of the subscribers. The plans include validity for short term usage, which could be around a month; medium-term usage, which can be around 2 or 3 months; as well as long term usage, which includes year-long plans offered by the telcos. The plans offered by telcos also provide varied data... Read More

January 9th, 2022 10:01 PM 1 COMMENTS

Top Five Prepaid Plans for Budget Consumers

The tariff changes that took place a few weeks ago witnessed a 15% - 20% rise in the prices of prepaid plans offered by the telcos. The telcos in India offer a wide range of prepaid plans curated for their users. There is a majority of users in India who want to opt for affordable prepaid plans, and even though the prices have gone up, some prepaid plans are cheaper... Read More

January 9th, 2022 3:34 PM 0 COMMENTS

Annual Plans From Airtel, Jio and Vi With One-Year Access to Disney + Hotstar

Telecom service providers offer annual prepaid plans ranging from Rs 1700 to Rs 4200. These plans provide data and streaming benefits lasting one year. While the yearly prepaid plans allow the subscribers to eliminate the mobile recharge budget from their monthly expense sheets, their high tariffs prevent many users from choosing them. Considering the annual streaming benefits, the annual prepaid plans may still be worth considering. Airtel Annual Prepaid Plan... Read More

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