April 6th, 2021 4:36 PM 100 COMMENTS

Jio Purchased Airtel’s Unutilised 800 Mhz Spectrum in Delhi, Mumbai and AP

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (“RJIL”) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Bharti Airtel Limited for the acquisition of the right to use spectrum in the 800MHz band in Andhra Pradesh, Delhi and Mumbai circles through spectrum trading. The trading agreement is in accordance with the Spectrum Trading Guidelines issued by the Department of Telecommunications and is subject to the requisite regulatory and statutory approvals. The... Read More

March 2nd, 2021 9:05 PM 137 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Acquires Spectrum in 800 MHz, 1800 MHz and 2300 MHz Bands Worth Rs 57,123 Crore

Telecom operator Reliance Jio said it has acquired spectrum in three bands- 800 MHz, 1800 MHz and 2300 MHz at the Spectrum Auction 2021. The purchased spectrum, according to Reliance Jio, is worth Rs 57,123 crore (subject to DoT confirmation. With this new spectrum, Jio increases its footprint by 55% to 1717 MHz and has the largest spectrum holding in Sub-GHz and 2300 MHz bands. Starting this July, Reliance Jio's... Read More

October 4th, 2019 12:28 PM 19 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio is Eagerly Awaiting 4G Spectrum Auction: Here is the Reason Why

The Mukesh Ambani led telecom operator, Reliance Jio has been in the industry for three years now, and in these three years, the telco has amassed a massive number of subscribers beyond 300 million and brought various changes to the industry given its pricing tactics. However, all of this has been based on Reliance Jio’s success with a 4G only network. The telecom operator is the only one in the... Read More

April 23rd, 2016 10:45 AM 72 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio narrows net loss, to spend Rs 60,000 crore this fiscal

Reliance Jio, which is yet to launch commercial operations, has narrowed down its net loss to Rs 11.40 crore during six months ended March 2016, against Rs 15.44 crore net loss in the corresponding six months to March 2015. For the full year ended March 2016, Reliance Jio's net loss remained almost flat at Rs 23.88 crore as against Rs 23.12 crore a year earlier, the company said in a... Read More

December 23rd, 2015 3:24 AM 7 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio locks horns with COAI on suggestions for revision of spectrum caps to TRAI

Reliance Jio the ambitious telecom comeback of billionaire Mukesh Ambani seems to have different views on the matter of imposition of spectrum holding caps by telecom operators in a service area. The current norms do not allow an operator to hold more than 25% of the total cumulative spectrum in all bands in a given service area and not more than 50% of the cumulative spectrum available within a particular... Read More

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