Airtel and Vodafone Idea to increase tariffs from December 1 [Update: Reliance Jio will also increase tariffs]

Update: Reliance Jio has now confirmed that it will also be increasing tariffs in “next few weeks”. “As per media reports, we understand that TRAI is likely to initiate a consultation process for revision of telecom tariffs. Like other operators, we will also work with the Government and comply with the regulatory regime to strengthen the industry to benefit Indian consumers and take measures including an appropriate increase in tariffs in next few weeks in a manner that does not adversely impact data consumption or growth in digital adoption and sustains investments.”, said Jio in a statement.

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Airtel begins building partnerships for 5G use cases; in talks with other companies for private LTE networks

At India Mobile Congress (IMC) last year and this year, Airtel showcased 5G use cases, futuristic digital technologies, and more. While some countries have started deploying commercial 5G networks, Indian telecom operators are yet to get the spectrum allocated. But in the meantime, Airtel has now said that they have started building partnerships and alliances for right 5G use cases and is also in talks for private LTE networks.

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Vodafone REDX postpaid plan offers unlimited data, up to 50% faster data speeds, Airport lounge access and more for Rs. 999

Vodafone has launched new limited edition REDX postpaid plan that offers superior data speeds, premium customer service, access to airport lounges, exclusive deals on handsets, hotel bookings & much more for Rs. 999. The company says that this will offer 50 per cent faster data speeds, unlimited data and calls to anywhere in India. There are benefits worth over Rs. 20000. Continue reading “Vodafone REDX postpaid plan offers unlimited data, up to 50% faster data speeds, Airport lounge access and more for Rs. 999”

Airtel Rs. 599 pre-paid plan with unlimited calling, Rs. 4 lakh Life Insurance cover now available for Delhi-NCR users

Airtel has been revising its prepaid and postpaid plans recently and back in May this year, the company launched Rs. 249 pre-paid recharge plan with Life Insurance cover and Rs. 129 pre-paid recharge plan. Similarly, Airtel has today launched its new Rs. 599 pre-paid bundle for its customers in Delhi NCR.

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JioPhone Diwali 2019 offer: Get JioPhone at Rs. 699 with additional data worth Rs. 700 [Update: Extended for one more month]

Update: November 2, 2019 – JioPhone Diwali Offer has been extended for 1 additional month (November). The company also said that this witnessed an unprecedented record demand during the past 3 weeks.

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Airtel Xstream Fibre home broadband plans launched starting at Rs. 799/month

Airtel rebranded its TV app to Airtel Xstream back in August this year and the company launched 1Gbps Ultra broadband plan under Xstream Fibre branding last month. Following that, Airtel has now updated all home broadband plans under XStream Fibre branding and the plans now start at Rs. 799/month.

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Reliance Jio launches All-in-one monthly plans with 500 off-net IUC minutes for JioPhone users

Reliance Jio recently started charging 6 paise per minute for voice calls made to non-Jio mobile networks. After All-in-one plans, today it has introduced all in-one pre-paid plans for JioPhone users that offers voice, SMS, Apps, data, as well as free additional 500 minutes of off-net IUC calling to additional operators worth Rs. 40 with 28 days of validity. Continue reading “Reliance Jio launches All-in-one monthly plans with 500 off-net IUC minutes for JioPhone users”

Government of India approves BSNL-MTNL merger; announces 4G spectrum allocation

Back in September 2018, BSNL got approval from the Indian Government for 4G services, but the rollout has been gradual. In order to lift the air of uncertainty over both BSNL and MTNL, now, the Government of India has approved BSNL-MTNL merger and has announced the allocation of 4G spectrum alongside clearing relief package.

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Reliance Jio launches All-in-one plans with 2GB data per day and 1000 off-net IUC minutes

Reliance Jio recently started charging 6 paise per minute for voice calls made to non-Jio mobile networks. Today it has introduced new all-in-one plans that 2 GB/day along with unlimited voice, SMS, Apps as well as free additional 1000 minutes of offnet IUC calling to additional operators worth Rs. 80. Continue reading “Reliance Jio launches All-in-one plans with 2GB data per day and 1000 off-net IUC minutes”

Jio and Samsung demo virtual classroom, massive full HD content streaming and more 5G use cases at IMC 2019

At the ongoing Indian Mobile Congress (IMC) 2019, Reliance Jio and Samsung are showcasing several use cases of 5G as well as advanced 4G LTE and 5G technology used in combination as a dual-connected mode network. These demonstrations are designed to show use cases that can benefit customers and enterprises. Continue reading “Jio and Samsung demo virtual classroom, massive full HD content streaming and more 5G use cases at IMC 2019”

Reliance Jio introduces world’s first app-less video call bot at IMC 2019

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (Jio) has unveiled the worlds first Native Video Call Assistant (Bot) today at Indian Mobile Congress (IMC), 2019. The Jio Video Call Assistant can be accessed via a 4G phone call, without the need for installing any other application. The bot is aimed at improving customer support and customer communication use cases.

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Vodafone Idea partners with Revolt Motors to provide 4G IoT connectivity solutions

Revolt Motors introduced RV400 and RV300 as India’s first fully-electric  AI-enabled motorcycle back in August and recently introduced ‘The Revolt Cash Down’ onetime payment plan. Now, the company has teamed up with Vodafone Idea for 4G IoT connectivity solutions and the collaboration between the two companies aims to give a ‘smart’ riding experience for the AI-enabled motorcycle.

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Reliance Jio customers will now have to pay 6 paise per minute for voice calls to other mobile operators

Reliance Jio has confirmed that those who have recharged on or before October 9th can enjoy calls to any number for free until their plan expires.

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Airtel launches new pre-paid bundle with 2GB data/day, Rs. 4 lakh life insurance cover, 84 days validity at Rs. 599

Airtel has launched a new Rs. 599 pre-paid bundle with 2GB data/day, unlimited calls to any network and 100 SMS/day and Rs. 4 lakh life insurance cover from Bharti AXA Life Insurance. The recharge comes with a validity of 84 days and the insurance cover continues automatically for three months with every recharge.

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Vodafone Idea launches TurboNet 4G in Karnataka, deploys LTE 900 technology for improved indoor coverage

Vodafone expanded its 4G services across Karnataka back in 2016 and the company launched VoLTE services last year. After launching TurboNet 4G in selected cities of India, today, Vodafone Idea has officially launched ‘TurboNet 4G’ in Karnataka and has announced that it has successfully integrated the erstwhile Vodafone and Idea networks.

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