April 17th, 2019 7:28 PM 3 COMMENTS

MyJio App Top 5 Features and Must Know Details: JioAssistant, DND Settings, JioCare and More

Lately, all the telecom operators have made it very easy for the subscribers to carry out basic functions related to their SIM cards. At one point, simple things like checking talk time, data balance and plan expiration date used to be a tedious ordeal, but thanks to the self-care applications of these telecom operators, now we have don’t have to send SMS or dial-up codes to know about these things.... Read More

November 21st, 2018 8:37 PM 9 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio to Introduce UPI in JioMoney App by February 2019, Approval in Process for the Telco

Unified Payments Interface, or simply known as UPI has been powering payment methods and gateways on a large number of applications lately. Starting from applications like PhonePe, Google Pay and BHIM, the NPCI-owned payment method has managed to amass heavy usage volume thanks to its easy transaction methods. As per a report, UPI witnessed close to 482.36 million transactions worth Rs 74,978.27 in October 2018 alone. That is a staggering number... Read More

November 13th, 2018 7:19 PM 8 COMMENTS

Binny Bansal Flipkart Group CEO Resigns Following a Serious Personal Misconduct Probe

Flipkart Group CEO and co-founder Binny Bansal today resigned following a probe into an alleged "serious personal misconduct", the firm's new parent Walmart said. Bansal, 37, has strongly denied the allegation, the American retail giant said in a statement. His decision to step down follows an independent investigation done on behalf of Flipkart and Walmart, even though the probe "did not find evidence to corroborate the complainant's assertions against Binny", it... Read More

October 15th, 2018 5:18 PM 2 COMMENTS

Government and RBI Not Considering to Extend Deadline for Storing Payments Data Locally

The government and Reserve Bank of India are not considering to extend the deadline for local data storage (Data Localisation) by foreign payment companies. For the unaware, payments services firms are given a deadline of October 15 to set up the data locally, in order to avoid any issues in the future. The government would not relent under pressure from the global payment firms and the RBI is unlikely to... Read More

October 9th, 2018 1:50 PM 0 COMMENTS

WhatsApp Sets Up a New System to Store Payments Data Locally, Meets RBI Norm

WhatsApp has finally met the norms set by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as it has set up a system in India that stores payments-related data within the country. To recall, the RBI has set a norm back in April 2018 that all the payment service providers should store the data locally, which has halted WhatsApp's wide rollout of payment services in the country. Today, the Facebook-owned confirmed that... Read More

October 1st, 2018 6:33 PM 1 COMMENTS

BHIM UPI Registered 16.33 Million Transactions Totalling a Value of Rs 7,064.86 Crore in September

Unified Payments Interface (UPI) continued its growth in September as the transactions increased by more than 30% month-on-month. The total transactions through UPI reached 405.87 million in September with the total value of over Rs 59,835 crore. This data is revealed by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) data and reported by the Press Trust of India. To recall, about 312.02 million UPI transactions totalling Rs 54,212.26 crore were... Read More

September 12th, 2018 12:00 PM 25 COMMENTS

Jio Makes the Rs 399 Prepaid Plan Affordable by Rs 100 Yet Again to Celebrate its 2nd Anniversary

Reliance Jio, which is celebrating its 2nd Anniversary has reintroduced the PhonePe offer, under which it will be providing Rs 399 prepaid plan at Rs 299 via MyJio application. To recall, Jio introduced the same PhonePe offer earlier this year and offered the company's highest selling plan of Rs 399 at Rs 299, which brings the monthly benefits to Rs 100. However, there are some catches with this offer and... Read More

September 10th, 2018 8:57 PM 0 COMMENTS

Google to Fully Comply With RBI Norms for Payment Services by December

Google, which is offering payment services in India via Google Pay (formerly Google Tez) have agreed to comply with Reserve Bank of India's norms for payment services by December. Under the RBI norms, every payment service provider in India has to store the data locally, amid security concerns. While Google has stated that it will fully comply with the payment norms of RBI, it confirmed some time would be required... Read More

August 29th, 2018 8:36 PM 12 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Awaiting RBI Approval for Mi Pay Service in India, Will Facilitate Digital Payments Via UPI

According to a new report, Chinese tech giant Xiaomi is going to launch its UPI based Mi Pay digital payments application in India soon. The China-based tech giant has launched a lot of its products in India, the majority of them constituted by smartphones, TVs and much more. Now Xiaomi will also step into the digital payments sector and will compete with the likes of Paytm, BHIM, WhatsApp and PhonePe.... Read More

July 16th, 2018 6:50 PM 1 COMMENTS

Flipkart Adds Prepaid Mobile Recharge Option on its Mobile App to Rival Amazon

Flipkart has rolled out a new update to its mobile application which has added a new feature called 'Recharges.' PhonePe, the Flipkart-owned company powers the recharges option on Flipkart. At the moment, the company is offering only prepaid recharges on the portal and states that postpaid bill payments will be launched very soon. As part of the launch offer, Flipkart is offering an instant 25% discount on first ever prepaid... Read More

June 16th, 2018 8:22 PM 135 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Brings Per GB Cost Down to Lowest of Rs 1.77 With Double Dhamaka Offer

Reliance Jio has introduced a new offer in the market which has given a reason for the other telcos to be anxious. With this new Jio Double Dhamaka Offer the telco has brought down the per GB cost of data down to Rs 1.77 which is the lowest in the industry till date. The offer which has been rolled out nationwide for all users, for a limited time period adds... Read More

June 15th, 2018 9:36 AM 4 COMMENTS

Prepaid Plans With 3GB Daily Data from Top Four Telecom Operators Compared

Reliance Jio, a couple of days ago, rolled out a new offer to keep the consumers as well as the other incumbent telcos like Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular at the edge of their seats. The telco rolled out a new Double Dhamaka offer which would offer additional data to the customers along with up to Rs 100 discount on every prepaid pack. The telco did not stop... Read More

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