Sinha’s assurance came after the operators stressed on the points they had earlier made at their meetings with the IMG, which underlined the division between the incumbents like Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular on one side and Reliance Jio on the other.
BSNL has rolled out special combo vouchers worth Rs 786 and Rs 599 for its prepaid customers, as a part of Eid-ul-fitr deals. Additionally, BSNL is offering several other full and extra talk time plans on recharge of Rs 60, Rs 110, Rs 210, and Rs 290.
Vodafone alleged that the TRAI, instead of examining the compliance of licensing terms and conditions by Reliance Jio, has condoned the actions of Reliance Jio in the consultation by citing lack of clarity and converted the consultation into future discussion.
Vodafone Rs 29 SuperNight recharge pack for prepaid customers comes with unlimited data for five hours from 1 am in the night to 6 am in the morning. Vodafone’s SuperNight offer is for its prepaid customers, and will be available for recharge from June 19.
Over 80 per cent Reliance Jio users have only one Jio SIM, while 90 per cent are Prime members, and 84 per cent claim to have paid Jio the monthly top-up as well. Bank of America Merill Lynch conducted a study in India with 1000 Reliance Jio service users.
“Interestingly, we note that only 5 per cent of surveyed users are using LYF phones with 40 per cent and 7 per cent using Samsung and iPhone respectively,” the report said.
For the second time in a week,For the second time in a week,the Competition Commission has dismissed allegations of unfair business practices made against Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio Infocomm. On June 9, it had dismissed similar allegations made by telecom major Bharti Airtel.
BSNL’s STV- 444 is a follow up to previously launched STV 333 aka Triple ACE plan, which the company claims got a ‘successful response’. STV- 444 offers unlimited data at 4GB per day at a recharge of Rs 444. Validity is 90 days. It only be availed by prepaid users.
Most of Reliance Jio’s customers use its prepaid service, the report points out, while postpaid customer base is much higher for rivals like Vodafone and Airtel. Call drops still remain a major concern, though about 86% users intend to continue using Jio’s service in the future.
The telecom subscriber base in the country reached 1,198.89 million in April, but growth continued its downward trend in line with slower pace of new customer additions by Reliance Jio. Jio was followed by Bharti Airtel which added 2.85 million new mobile subscribers.
Idea, to counter Vodafone’s Ramazan special offers, has unveiled a new plan that gives users 79GB of 3G data at Rs 396. The plan comes with a validity of 70 days. Idea users will need to check if their mobile number is eligible for company’s new plan.
Reliance Jio is offering 20 per cent more 4G data to those users who buy select Lyf-branded smartphones as part of the new promotion plan. In order to get eligible, Reliance Jio customers need to buy a select Lyf-branded smartphone priced between Rs 6600 and Rs 9700
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected Airtel’s complaint alleging anti-competitive practices by Reliance Jio and Reliance Industries. CCI has already ordered a detailed probe into the conduct of leading telecom operators for allegedly forming a cartel against Reliance Jio
Reliance Jio will soon launch new 4G VoLTE features phones in the market. A report from 91 Mobiles reveals that the phones will come in two processor variants. Apparently the 4G VoLTE feature phones are already in production and will be launched soon
India has one of the highest availability of 4G LTE connectivity on mobile networks, with over 81.6 per cent, thanks to Reliance Jio’s launch, according to a new report by OpenSignal. But when it comes to 4G LTE speeds, India is lagging far behind in the list