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”

Reliance Jio to deploy Massive MIMO pre-5G technology in Delhi and Mumbai cricket stadiums for IPL

Following the Airtel way, Reliance Jio has also announced the deployment of its Massive MIMO Pre-5G technology, to provide high-speed data experience to its customers in Delhi and Mumbai stadium during IPL matches. Continue reading “Reliance Jio to deploy Massive MIMO pre-5G technology in Delhi and Mumbai cricket stadiums for IPL”

List of Jio 4G LTE and VoLTE Compatible Smartphones (Updated on March 2018)

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Since the inception of Reliance Jio, the way we use mobile data has been drastically changed both in terms of quality and cost. However, it can often be confusing to find out just which phones are compatible and whether you need to change your phone or not. So we’ve decided to bring the Jio supported phones list to make the job easier for you.

Having said that not all the 4G smartphones support VoLTE, where some of them have to use Jio Join App for making voice calls on Jio 4G network.

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Reliance Jio might stop JioPhone production to launch Android smartphone soon

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Reliance Jio’s VoLTE feature phone – JioPhone which was launched back in July went on sale in India in August. The JioPhone is powered by KaiOS, and now the production of the JioPhone has been kept on hold, according to a new report. It is heard that the company is in talks to bring out an Android-based phone.

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Reliance Jio PrePaid Plans – Full list of PrePaid Recharges (Updated on October 2017)

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With its old Dhan Dhana Dhan offer coming to an end, Reliance Jio recently announced a revised prepaid tariff plans that came into effect starting from October 19. Having said that, the company made some notable changes by increasing the costs of some plans. Continue reading “Reliance Jio PrePaid Plans — Full list of PrePaid Recharges (Updated on October 2017)”

Reliance JioPhone tipped to run special version of WhatsApp

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Reliance Jio is in talks with WhatsApp to create a special version of the popular messaging app for newly launched JioPhone, according to a latest report from Factor Daily. Both the companies are planning to introduce a toned-down version of WhatsApp on the feature phone.

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Reliance Jio offers JioNet high speed Wi-Fi at Uppal Stadium for India-Bangladesh test match

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Reliance Jio is now offering its high-speed Internet service for the ongoing India-Bangladesh test match till February 13th. Continue reading “Reliance Jio offers JioNet high speed Wi-Fi at Uppal Stadium for India-Bangladesh test match”

Weekly Roundup: Lenovo PHAB 2 Plus, Moto M, BlackBerry Android Phones, Astrum Drones and more

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This week Leonvo launched its Xiaomi Mi Max competitor, a big screen smartphone PHAB 2 Plus in India. The device was first unveiled at the Lenovo Tech World 2016 in San Francisco back in June. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Lenovo PHAB 2 Plus, Moto M, BlackBerry Android Phones, Astrum Drones and more”

OnePlus 2 to get VoLTE support via OTA in next quarter

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OnePlus is known to be a brand that listens to their users especially through their active forum. One of the most requested features has been VoLTE for their older handsets in light of the recent surge of Reliance Jio 4G users.

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Top 4G VoLTE phones in India which support Reliance Jio

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LTE or 4G LTE as it is most commonly referred to and brings about a lot of improvements in terms of speed and efficiency compared to 2G or 3G standards. However, one of the features that hasn’t yet received proper recognition yet is VoLTE.

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Reliance Lyf smartphones get a price cut, 3 months free unlimited Jio 4G data

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Reliance has slashed prices for a number of Lyf phones that were launched at the beginning of this year. A total of six phones are getting a price cut along with some additional offers.

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Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Mi Max, LYF Earth 2, Vivo X7, X7 Plus, ZTE Nubia Z11 and more

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Xiaomi this week launched its ‘new big’ Mi Max phablet in India at an event in Delhi. The smartphone was announced in China last month. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Mi Max, LYF Earth 2, Vivo X7, X7 Plus, ZTE Nubia Z11 and more”

Reliance Jio 4G Speed test and VoLTE demo

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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.

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Now buy a Reliance Lyf handset and get a free Jio SIM card with 3 months unlimited 4G data without an invite

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Reliance Lyf handsets are now available at non-Reliance stores and open market as the company is nearing towards the commercial launch of Jio services. We spotted Lyf branding at multiple mobile showrooms in Bangalore and Chennai and even spotted this poster at a store in Bangalore. Previously Lyf handsets could be purchased only at Reliance Digital Xpress or a Digital Xpress mini stores across the country and you required an invite from a Reliance employee in order to join the limited Jio Lyf Preview. From our limited testing , Jio 4G could be one of the fast mobile networks in India and we saw download speeds reaching almost 70Mbps which is impressive.

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