Reliance Communications (RCOM) and Maxis Communications
Berhad (MCB), promoters of Aircel signed agreements in September 2016 for the merger of RCOM’s mobile businesses with Aircel. Now both the companies have called off the merger. This comes after the merger got approvals from several bodies such as CCI, SEBI, BSE and NSE earlier this year. Continue reading “Reliance Communications, Aircel merger called off”
Update March 20: Reliance Communications (RCOM) today announced that it has received an approval of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for the proposed merger with Aircel.
Earlier: Back in September last year Reliance Communications (RCOM) and Maxis Communications Berhad (MCB), promoters of Aircel announced that they have signing an agreement for the merger of their Indian wireless businesses. Continue reading “RCom-Aircel merger gets Stock Exchange and SEBI approvals”
Reliance Communications has launched Unimited Plans under Joy of Holi offer. This offers bundled data and voice-calling benefits for all new customers. It also offers with 1GB of data access offered at just Rs 49 along with unlimited on-net (RCOM to RCOM) local and STD calls as well as Rs. 149 plan with similar calling offer along with 3GB of 4G data with 28 days validity. Continue reading “RCOM launches Rs. 49 plan with 1GB 4G data, unlimited on-net calls”
Reliance Communications (Rcom) has introduced India’s first 4G VoLTE-enabled home phone that has a built-in SIM slot that connects to devices wireless. It runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop), has a 3.5-inch touch screen and lets you use it as a WiFi hotspot to connect to 8 other devices. Continue reading “Rcom 4G VoLTE-enabled home phone with WiFi hotspot, Android launched”
Reliance Jio is extending the Preview Offer which offers free 90 days of unlimited data, calls and messaging to all Samsung phones and LG phones which support 4G networks. Continue reading “Now get a Free Jio SIM with any Samsung or LG 4G phone along with unlimited data for 90 days”
Yesterday , we had reported about the JioLink Indoor WiFi solution for Reliance Jio. Today we have exclusive photos of the JioLink CPE device which will soon be available in several cities where Jio 4G service is available. As you can see, the Jio branding is evident on the front and the special microSIM card provisioned for JioLink needs to be used on this device. Continue reading “Exclusive : JioLink CPE Device for Jio 4G Photos”
FoneArena has obtained exclusive information regarding the Reliance Jio JioLink Indoor WiFi offering and also a 90 day Jio Preview Offer for the same. Jio is gearing up for a commercial launch soon and this solution could actually solve poor coverage or slow speeds in some areas especially when indoors. I have seen great speeds on Jio outdoors but when indoors , speeds do drop considerably. Let us dive in and find out what is JioLink and why it is big deal.
Continue reading “Exclusive : Reliance Jio JioLink Indoor WiFi Plans and Preview Offer Revealed”
Hello readers! Thanks for your amazing response for all our giveaways. Yes, we are back with another giveaway just for you. This time we are giving away a LYF WIND 1 smartphone teaming up with Jio Fan Club. This will let you enjoy 3 months of unlimited data and calls on Jio as a part of the preview offer. Jio recently opened up its preview offer for Samsung smartphones. Check out the step-by-step guide on how to activate it.
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Reliance Jio recently teamed up with Samsung to offer unlimited data, voice calls and SMS for 90 days for select Samsung smartphones. Even though some of our readers have activated the Jio Preview offer and got a Jio SIM card, some have still doubts regarding the offer. Here is a step-by-step guide that will help you to activate the offer.
Continue reading “How to get a Reliance Jio SIM card for your Samsung phone with unlimited data and calls for 3 months for FREE”
Samsung is all set to launch Jio Preview Offer in partnership with Reliance Jio soon. This offer will be available for select Samsung smartphones and will let you enjoy unlimited HD voice & video calls, unlimited SMS, unlimited 4G data and Jio Premium apps for 90 days / 3 months. Continue reading “Samsung phones to get free Jio SIM with 3 months unlimited 4G data, calls”
Reliance Jio Infocomm, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) had launched 4G services for its employees in December last year. It was expected to roll out 4G services commercially by the end of this year, now ET and The Hindu are reporting that the company could roll out 4G as early as next month and the launch date could be August 15th. Continue reading “Reliance Jio could launch 4G services commercially with free voice with data in August”
Reliance Communications (Rcom) has started rolling out its 4G services in Mumbai, Delhi, Maharasthra and Andhra Pradesh circles for the CDMA customers who had upgraded to 4G, reports ET. Rcom is offering 4G for its customers through spectrum sharing agreement with Reliance Jio Infocomm. Continue reading “RCom starts rolling out 4G services for CDMA customers”
Motorola has started rolling out a new over-the-air (OTA) update for the Snapdragon 615-powered Moto X Play smartphone in India that adds VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) support for Reliance Jio users. The latest Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus smartphones have the VoLTE feature built-in. Continue reading “Moto X Play OTA update adds support for Reliance Jio VoLTE in India”
Until recently you required an invite from a Reliance employee to get a Jio SIM card along with the purchase of a Lyf phone to get a 90 day trial with unlimited data, calls and SMS to the soon to be launched Jio 4G LTE network from Reliance. The company has kept the Jio preview offer exclusive to its own Lyf brand of handsets. Initially, these devices were only sold at Reliance Digital stores across the country but few days back we reported that Lyf handsets are being sold at non-Reliance stores in open market, and it was possible to get the Jio SIM card along with the handset purchase for free and no invite was required. In an interesting development today, the company has started sending out invites to users who had signed up on the Jio website which went live last week.
Continue reading “Jio Lyf Preview Offer invites being sent to users who signed up on Jio website”
We have been testing Reliance Jio 4G network though the Jio lyf preview offer for the past few weeks on a Lyf Water 1 device and also the Lyf Flame 1 device. The Jio SIM cards are locked to Lyf devices at this point of time. We even managed to get hold a Jio sim from someone working for Reliance so that we could do some speed tests on the network on high end devices like the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, iPhone 6s Plus, Redmi Note 3, Lenovo Vibe X3 and more.. We managed to test the network in Chennai, Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai. We managed to test the upcoming VoLTE feature of the network too.
Continue reading “Reliance Jio 4G Speed test and VoLTE demo”