Airtel revises Postpaid Plans for Corporate and Retail Customers

Airtel has announced new postpaid plans for Corporate and Retail customers. The company says that it has further simplified its Postpaid plans to offer industry leading data benefits backed by a 5G ready network and superior digital-first customer care. The plans also come with a range of exclusive benefits, such as bundled content and business productivity tools. Continue reading “Airtel revises Postpaid Plans for Corporate and Retail Customers”

Airtel and Intel partner for 5G services in India

After partnering with Qualcomm, Airtel today announced a collaboration with Intel to use its vRAN / O-RAN technologies for 5G services in India. Airtel said that will deploy Intel’s latest 3rd gen Xeon Scalable processors, FPGAs and eASICs, and Ethernet 800 series across its network to build a solid foundation for rolling out wide-scale 5G, mobile edge computing and network slicing. Continue reading “Airtel and Intel partner for 5G services in India”

Reliance Retail acquires controlling stake in Just Dial for Rs. 3497 crores

Reliance Retail today announced that it will acquire a controlling stake in Just Dial, India’s leading local search engine platform, for a total consideration of Rs. 3,497 crores. Reliance Retail will hold 40.95% and would make an open offer to acquire up to 26% in accordance with SEBI. VSS Mani will continue as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer to lead Just Dial through the next phase of growth. Continue reading “Reliance Retail acquires controlling stake in Just Dial for Rs. 3497 crores”

Airtel Black combines Postpaid, Broadband & DTH under a single connection

Airtel has launched Airtel Black that lets bundle 2 or more of Airtel services (Fiber, DTH, Mobile) together. This entitles the customer to one single bill, one Customer Care number with a dedicated team of relationship managers, and priority resolution of faults and issues, says the company. This doesn’t have any additional costs or installation cost, and  comes with free service visits for life. The company launched a similar plan last year for select circles. Continue reading “Airtel Black combines Postpaid, Broadband & DTH under a single connection”

Vi launches Rs. 267 prepaid pack with 25GB data, no daily data limit, Unlimited calls, 30 days validity

Recently, Vi launched its Rs. 447 prepaid plan with 50GB of data with no daily data limit, 60 days validity after Jio and Airtel launched its no daily data limit plans. Following that now, Vi has launched Rs. 267 prepaid plan that comes with 30 days validity. Continue reading “Vi launches Rs. 267 prepaid pack with 25GB data, no daily data limit, Unlimited calls, 30 days validity”

Reliance Jio announces 5G partnership with Google Cloud

During their 44th annual general meeting (AGM), Reliance Jio announced a new partnership with Google, where the two companies will collaborate to integrate Jio’s 5G technologies with Google Cloud’s scalable infrastructure. As a part of their partnership, Reliance will also be moving many of their their core retail businesses to Google Cloud.

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JioPhone Next ultra-affordable Android smartphone developed in partnership with Google announced

Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries at the company’s 44th annual general meeting (AGM), Reliance Jio announced the JioPhone Next 4G phone developed in partnership with Google. He said that it will ultra-affordable and will pack cutting-edge features. He added that it is a fully featured smartphone, supporting the entire suite of applications from both Google and Jio. Continue reading “JioPhone Next ultra-affordable Android smartphone developed in partnership with Google announced”

Vi launches Rs. 447 prepaid pack with 50GB data with no daily data limit, 60 days validity

As expected, after Jio that launched its Freedom Plans and Airtel’s new Rs. 456 pack last week with no daily data limits, Vi has launched its new Rs. 447 pack that doesn’t have daily data limit so that customers can use the 50GB data that comes with the plan any time within the 60 days validity. It offers unlimited voice, 100 SMS per day and access to Vi Movies and TV app. Continue reading “Vi launches Rs. 447 prepaid pack with 50GB data with no daily data limit, 60 days validity”

Intel partners with Reliance Jio on 5G network technology

This week at the MWC 2021 virtual event, Intel announced that Reliance Jio will do co-innovations with Intel in 5G radio and wireless core, and collaborate in other associate areas that include AI, cloud and edge computing, which will help it as they deploy 5G. Continue reading “Intel partners with Reliance Jio on 5G network technology”

Airtel launches Rs. 456 prepaid pack with 50GB data with no daily data limit, 60 days validity

Soon after Jio launched its Freedom Plans with no daily data limit, Airtel has launched a new Rs. 456 that doesn’t have a daily data limit so that customers can use the 50GB data that comes with the plan any time within the 60 days validity that comes with the plan. It offers unlimited voice, 100 SMS per day and Amazon Prime Video Mobile Edition Free Trial, Airtel Xstream Premium, Wynk Music and cashback on FASTag. Continue reading “Airtel launches Rs. 456 prepaid pack with 50GB data with no daily data limit, 60 days validity”

Vi Business introduces Fully Managed Voice Service for enterprise customers in India

Vi, one of India’s largest telecom providers, has launched a new Managed SIP (MSIP) service for businesses in India. The service is designed for businesses where voice is a key business resource, such as BPOs/KPOs, the BFSI and IT/ITES, telemarketers, VAS providers, and more.

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Airtel begins mid-band 5G trials in Gurgaon’s Cyber Hub

After receiving approval from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to begin 5G trials in India last month, Airtel has begun rolling out their mid-band 5G trial network in Gurgaon’s Cyber Hub. The test is being conducted on the 3500 MHz band and is utilizing 5G networking gear from Ericsson.

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Jio Freedom Plans with no daily data limit launched starting at Rs. 127

Reliance Jio has launched new ‘Jio Freedom Plans’ for Jio pre-paid users that offers unlimited voice, Jio apps, 100 SMS per day and no daily data limit starting at Rs. 127. Compared to the daily data limit in other plans, these offer a certain amount of data that can be used within the validity of the plan ends. Continue reading “Jio Freedom Plans with no daily data limit launched starting at Rs. 127”

Vi successfully migrates 3G spectrum to 4G across Hyderabad and Warangal

Vi today announced that completed the process of refarming of 3G spectrum to 4G on a majority of its sites in Hyderabad and Warangal in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Circle, thereby substantially enhancing GIGAnet 4G capacity in these cities, of which it has already completed the exercise in Vizag district, Vijayawada, Guntur & Kakinada towns. Continue reading “Vi successfully migrates 3G spectrum to 4G across Hyderabad and Warangal”

Airtel deploys additional 11.2 Mhz spectrum in 1800 MHz band in Karnataka to enhance network coverage

After Tamil Nadu, Airtel today announced that it has also upgraded its mobile network in Karnataka by deploying an additional 11.2 Mhz spectrum in the 1800 Mhz band along with advance network software tools across its network in Karnataka to significantly bolster high speed data capacity. This will enable improved network availability and data speeds along with better coverage inside homes and buildings in cities and urban areas, said the company. Continue reading “Airtel deploys additional 11.2 Mhz spectrum in 1800 MHz band in Karnataka to enhance network coverage”