While average revenue per user of Reliance Jio continued to decline, the impact seems to have mitigated with a sharp increase in customer base to 28 crore by the end of December, from 16 crore in the year-ago period.
The extension comes in the backdrop of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) reportedly maintaining its stand to not clear the deal till there is clarity on the payment of dues relating to spectrum and other charges recoverable from RCom.
Airtel has been fairly active in rolling out affordable 4G data plans for users, thanks to intense competition from Reliance Jio. Let us take a look at the top data offers from Airtel and Reliance Jio.
Reliance Jio JioPhone with 4G VoLTE has been announced in India by Reliance Industries Limited chairman Mukesh Ambani at company's Annual General Meeting (AGM). JioPhone is a feature phone, but what sets it apart from the crowd are features like 4G VoLTE capability and the ability to use the device via voice commands.
Data war in India has become intense thanks to the entry of newcomer Reliance Jio. Telecos like BSNL, Vodafone, Idea, and Airtel have unveiled new plans, which do not just offer data at affordable tariffs, but are being bundled with unlimited voice calling and messages as well.
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan launched the much talked about Reliance Jio along with RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani and his family including wife Nita Ambani, daughter Isha and sons, Akash and Anant on Sunday (December 28).