February 16th, 2021 10:33 AM 20 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Says Network is 5G Ready; Telco Likely to Hike Tariff Prices Soon

Telecom operator Vodafone Idea's Managing Director and CEO Ravinder Takkar said the telco is deploying 5G-ready equipment across the country. During the post-earnings investor call, Takkar said Vi's network is 5G-ready, both on radio and core fronts. He mentioned that whenever the 5G ecosystem develops in India, Vi will rollout 5G services in the country, depending on the spectrum availability. Just a couple of weeks ago, Bharti Airtel said its... Read More

February 5th, 2021 7:15 AM 2 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Hikes Prices of Family Postpaid Plans in 4 More Circles

Vodafone Idea has silently hiked the prices of postpaid plans in four more circles- Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Kolkata and Maharashtra & Goa. Vi increased the prices of Rs 598 and Rs 699 Family postpaid plans to Rs 649 and Rs 799, respectively in the Uttar Pradesh East circle. Back then, the revised plans were effective in only the UP East region, but now, these postpaid plans are applicable in five... Read More

January 7th, 2021 9:32 AM 0 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Hikes Prices of 7 Mi TV Models in India by Up to Rs 3,000

Xiaomi has increased the prices of various Mi TVs in India. The Chinese company is hiking the prices of its Smart TVs across online and offline channels. Xiaomi is currently the top Smart TV brand in India and it recently announced the achievement of five million Mi TV sales in just over two years. We don't usually get to see Xiaomi hiking the prices of existing devices. Xiaomi has hiked... Read More

December 1st, 2020 10:42 AM 17 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Hikes Prices of Rs 598 and Rs 749 Family Postpaid Plans by Rs 50

Vodafone Idea has been one of the go-to operators for postpaid services thanks to its affordable and unique plans. For individual customers, Vodafone Idea has a unique postpaid plan of Rs 1,099 which offers a slew of benefits. Alongside the postpaid plans aimed at individual users, Vodafone Idea aka Vi has five postpaid plans aimed at the individual users, however, for Family users, the telco has four plans on offer.... Read More

October 19th, 2020 10:06 AM 2 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Hikes Price of Rs 222 Disney+ Hotstar VIP Pack

Reliance Jio, the largest wireless operator in India has increased the price of its Rs 222 Disney+ Hotstar VIP pack for its users. The telecom operator had introduced a series of Disney+ Hotstar packs including the Rs 222 pack back in June. However, Jio has now increased the price of its Rs 222 pack to Rs 255 translating to a hike of Rs 33. The change in price is visible... Read More

June 1st, 2020 12:06 PM 0 COMMENTS

New Plans of ACT Broadband Live in 8 Cities Across India, Prices Hiked by Rs 100

ACT Fibernet, India’s third largest broadband service provider on Monday unveiled its broadband plans with increased prices across eight cities. The company with a subscriber base of 1.54 million as of January 31, 2020, on Thursday issued an email notification over the price hike to its subscribers in selected cities across India. In its email notification, ACT Fibernet said that its broadband plans had constant prices despite “increased cost of... Read More

May 29th, 2020 3:36 PM 0 COMMENTS

ACT Fibernet Hikes Broadband Prices Between Rs 21 to Rs 50 Across Selected Cities

Act Fibernet, the third largest broadband service provider in India has hiked broadband prices in the range of Rs 21 to Rs 50 across selected cities in the country. The company with a subscriber base of 1.54 million as of January 31, 2020 has issued a notification to its users on Thursday over the price hike. In Chennai, the Act Fibernet plans have been increased by Rs 21 while the... Read More

April 2nd, 2020 1:36 PM 2 COMMENTS

Apple and Samsung Hike Prices on Various Models After Increase in GST

Global smartphone majors Apple and Samsung have announced an increase in price of its various models in India effective April 1, 2020. With the Indian government revising its Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates on mobile phones from 12 to 18% beginning April 1, several companies announced an increase on its smartphone models. Poco, Realme, Vivo, Oppo and Mi are some of the companies that have already announced that its... Read More

April 1st, 2020 9:39 AM 2 COMMENTS

Oppo India Hikes Prices of Multiple Smartphones by Up to Rs 2,000

A few weeks ago, the Indian government announced the GST increase on mobile phones to 18% from the earlier 12%. This essentially means smartphones will become costlier in India and the new GST hike will also impact the prices of already launched devices alongside the upcoming phones. Xiaomi announced that it would soon reveal the new prices of its mobile phones on Twitter. Oppo India has already informed the new... Read More

March 5th, 2020 7:14 AM 2 COMMENTS

Tata Sky Hikes New SD and HD Set-Top Box Prices to Rs 1,499

Right after implementing Trai's National Tariff Order 2.0, leading DTH operator, Tata Sky has increased the prices of SD and HD connections. Tata Sky has been selling both SD and HD Set-Top Boxes for new customers at Rs 1,399, but after the latest revision, it will charge Rs 1,499. Notably, the price of the SD STB always used to Rs 1,399, whereas HD Set-Top Box was available at Rs 1,499... Read More

January 28th, 2020 1:28 PM 39 COMMENTS

Next Data Tariff Hike By Telcos Could Be In the Form of Higher Priced 28 Days Plans

The tariff hike in the telecom industry towards the end of 2019 was one of the major moves that shocked the consumers of mobility services. However, it is very well known that a single data tariff hike in the industry is not going to suffice for the telecom companies. Given the gruesome situation of the telecom industry in India, the financial pressure and the debt, the telecom operators are likely... Read More

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