Reliance Jio trials 5G VoNR with 5G core using 4G VoLTE

Reliance Jio is now trialing interoperability among 4G VoLTE as well as 5G VoNR, following the demonstration of some use cases driven by 5th trial airwaves. Jio will endeavor to meet both consumer and business needs. According to an ET Telecom article, the carrier is already seeking to offer 5G as a service to enterprises. Continue reading “Reliance Jio trials 5G VoNR with 5G core using 4G VoLTE”

Jio invests $15 million to buy 25% stake in US-based AI start-up TWO

Jio Platforms just announced an investment of US$ 15 million in Two Platforms Inc. (TWO), a Silicon Valley based deep tech startup
founded by Pranav Mistry, for a 25% equity stake on a fully diluted basis. Continue reading “Jio invests $15 million to buy 25% stake in US-based AI start-up TWO”

TRAI orders telcos to allow SMS for porting regardless of tariffs

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has ordered telcos to allow users to be able to port out to another telecom operator irrespective of their prepaid or postpaid tariff value. Continue reading “TRAI orders telcos to allow SMS for porting regardless of tariffs”

Reliance Jio might offer 1 year free Amazon Prime membership for Jio Fiber users soon

Reliance Jio might be offering its Jio Fiber customers free one year Amazon Prime membership, worth Rs. 999 that includes unlimited access to Amazon Prime Video, as part of their plan benefits at no additional cost. The offer that appeared on MyJio app also mentions that this is a one time offer.

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Reliance Jio leads feature phone market in India in Q1 2019

Jio launched its feature phone, JioPhone in June 2017 in India. The phone sported a candy bar design, came with support for 4G VoLTE and had support for 22 Indian languages.  The successor to the JioPhone i.e., JioPhone 2 with QWERTY keyboard was launched in July 2018. Jio saw great sales of both the smartphones and today, new reports have emerged that Jio becomes the leader in the feature phone market.

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How to enable Dual SIM feature on Google Pixel 3 on Android Q Beta

Good news for Google Pixel users who have been waiting for Dual SIM support on the Android flagship. In a sign of things to come, Google has enabled support for Dual SIM feature in the latest Android Q Beta. We managed to get it working on Airtel and Jio networks.

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Jio launches JioNews service, offers latest news, live TV, newspapers, magazines and more in 12+ regional languages

The consumption of the latest news, live TV, videos, etc on the go has been picking up pace swiftly in India, thanks to the internet penetration. In similar lines, today, Jio has launched a new digital product called JioNews that offers the latest news to users in the form of application and web service.

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Jio tops 4G availability in India, Airtel fastest network during Q3-Q4, 2018: Ookla

Ookla has released its new report on India’s 4G Availability and according to the findings, Reliance Jio ranked first with 98.8% 4G availability across the country. Jio is followed by Airtel at 90.0% and Vodafone and Idea with 84.6% and 82.8% respectively, across 15 largest cities of India.  Continue reading “Jio tops 4G availability in India, Airtel fastest network during Q3-Q4, 2018: Ookla”

Airtel offers highest 3G/4G download speeds, Idea leads in upload speeds: OpenSignal

According to OpenSignal November report, Airtel has recorded the highest download speeds in India for 3G and 4G combined at 7.53 Mbps where Reliance Jio, Vodafone, Idea, and BSNL recorded speeds of 5.47 Mbps, 5.20 Mbps, 4.92 Mbps, and 2.70 Mbps respectively.  Continue reading “Airtel offers highest 3G/4G download speeds, Idea leads in upload speeds: OpenSignal”

Reliance Jio to connect 2385 Govt schools and colleges in Uttarakhand

Reliance Jio has announced that in the next two years it will connect most of the 2,385-plus government schools and colleges with high-speed Internet in Uttarakhand to make the State a ‘Digital Devbhoomi.’ Ambani also said that Jio will promote environment protecting industries and businesses. Continue reading “Reliance Jio to connect 2385 Govt schools and colleges in Uttarakhand”

WhatsApp, Jio collaborate to educate users on how to use WhatsApp on JioPhone

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WhatsApp and Jio today have announced that they started an educational campaign across India with an aim to show people how to use WhatsApp on JioPhone to connect with friends and family in a simple, secure, and reliable way. Continue reading “WhatsApp, Jio collaborate to educate users on how to use WhatsApp on JioPhone”

Weekly Roundup: ASUS Zenfone 5Z, JioPhone 2, OnePlus 6 Amber Red, Samsung  Galaxy On6 and more

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This week Asus launched its flagship Zenfone 5Z in India, Reliance Jio finally introduced the JioPhone 2 months after launching the JioPhone. OnePlus introduced the Amber Red OnePlus 6. Samsung too had a launch; the company introduced the Galaxy On6 and lots more in this roundup. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: ASUS Zenfone 5Z, JioPhone 2, OnePlus 6 Amber Red, Samsung  Galaxy On6 and more”

JioMoney app vulnerability said to have exposed users’ Aadhaar details; Reliance Jio denies it

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According to an independent security researcher, a vulnerability in Jio’s JioWallet app said to have exposed personal data of the users. The Aadhaar numbers were exposed along with details like date of birth, when did they verify SIM card and their JioMoney account MPIN. Continue reading “JioMoney app vulnerability said to have exposed users’ Aadhaar details; Reliance Jio denies it”

Reliance Jio signs $1 billion term loan facility covered by Korea Trade Insurance Corp

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Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited today has announced that it has signed a US$ 1 billion equivalent term loan facility covered by Korea Trade Insurance Corporation; K-Sure on 22nd June 2018. The company says that it will use the facility to finance goods and services procured primarily from Samsung Electronics and Ace Technologies Corp.  The Facility has door to door tenor of 10.75 years. Continue reading “Reliance Jio signs $1 billion term loan facility covered by Korea Trade Insurance Corp”