Airtel offers free Netflix, ZEE5 premium subscription with select plans

Back in August, Airtel offered  free Amazon Pay digital Gift Card worth Rs. 51 to its pre-paid and post-paid customers as a part of its 23rd anniversary celebrations. Today it announced the launch of #AirtelThanks to offer exclusive benefits including three months Netflix subscription and access to premium content from ZEE5. Continue reading “Airtel offers free Netflix, ZEE5 premium subscription with select plans”

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

WhatsApp and Jio

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”

BSNL offers 1 year free Amazon Prime membership with select postpaid, broadband plans

BSNL Amazon Prime

Amazon and BSNL today announced a partnership, under which select BSNL postpaid and broadband customers will get the Amazon Prime Membership for a year free of cost. Airtel in the past had announced similar partnership by offering free prime membership to select postpaid customers. Continue reading “BSNL offers 1 year free Amazon Prime membership with select postpaid, broadband plans”

Verizon, Nokia and Qualcomm achieve 1.45Gbps advanced LTE speeds

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Verizon, Nokia, and Qualcomm Technologies recently reached peak data speeds of 1.45 gigabits per second (Gbps) on LTE in a live commercial environment using six channel carrier aggregation. For the first time in the USA, three companies in a commercial environment combined six separate channels of the spectrum. Continue reading “Verizon, Nokia and Qualcomm achieve 1.45Gbps advanced LTE speeds”

Airtel to deploy 13000 new mobile sites, Massive MIMO pre-5G technology, 4500 kms of additional optic fiber in Karnataka

After Kerala, Mumbai,  Tamil NaduAndhra Pradesh and Telangana,  West Bengal and Odisha, Airtel has announced massive network expansion in Karnataka as part of its network transformation initiative – Project Leap. by By March 2019, Airtel plans to roll out 13,000 new mobile sites along with an addition of more than 4500 kilometers of optic fiber to enable high speed data transmission. Continue reading “Airtel to deploy 13000 new mobile sites, Massive MIMO pre-5G technology, 4500 kms of additional optic fiber in Karnataka”

Vodafone Idea launches All-Rounder Recharge packs with talk time, data and validity starting at Rs. 25

Vodafone Idea Limited today launched All-Rounder Recharge – a combo offering for Vodafone prepaid customers. This is a single recharge that bundles talk time, data and a discounted tariff rate, starting Rs. 25. “These packs will thus enable customers with even small ticket-sizes to enjoy enhanced connectivity through both voice and data, says the company. Continue reading “Vodafone Idea launches All-Rounder Recharge packs with talk time, data and validity starting at Rs. 25”

Reliance Jio signs 5-year partnership with Star India to show all India-cricket matches on JioTV and Hotstar

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Jio today announced that it has signed a 5 year partnership with Star India to make all televised India-cricket matches available to users of JioTV and Hotstar in India. This partnership will cover T20, One Day Internationals (ODI), International Test Cricket and Premier Domestic Competitions of the BCCI. Continue reading “Reliance Jio signs 5-year partnership with Star India to show all India-cricket matches on JioTV and Hotstar”

Verizon 5G Home broadband service available in the US starting October 1

Verizon 5G

Verizon has launched ‘Verizon 5G Home’, the world’s first commercial 5G broadband internet service. Users in the USA can sign up to be a “First On 5G” Member. Verizon 5G Home will initially be available in parts of Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, and Sacramento. It is built on Verizon’s Ultra-Wideband 5G network. Continue reading “Verizon 5G Home broadband service available in the US starting October 1”

Ericsson, T-Mobile ink $3.5 billion 5G agreement

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Ericsson and T-Mobile today announced a multi-year, $3.5 billion contract to support T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network deployment. Under the deal, Ericsson will provide T-Mobile with the latest 5G New Radio (NR) hardware and software compliant with 3GPP standards.

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Reliance Jio 2nd anniversary offer: Rs. 100 discount on recharge of Rs. 399 – Here’s how to get it

Reliance Jio recently offered 16GB free data for all users to celebrate its 2nd anniversary offer.  Jio is now offering its highest selling Rs. 399 plan
at an effective price of Rs 100/month after Rs. 50 instant discount for Jio Prepaid users who have Rs. 50 cashback vouchers from Jio on recharging via MyJio App and Rs. 50 instant cashback when payment is done via PhonePe, inside MyJio App.  Continue reading “Reliance Jio 2nd anniversary offer: Rs. 100 discount on recharge of Rs. 399 – Here’s how to get it”

BSNL gets Government approval for 4G services, wide roll out expected soon

BSNL

The Department of Telecommunications today has approved the state-owned BSNL plan to seek airwaves in the 2100 Mhz band to launch 4G services pan-India. BSNL in 2017 has submitted a detailed project report and in a bid to acquire spectrum worth about Rs 13,885 crore, and sought Rs 6,652 crore as equity infusion from the government. Continue reading “BSNL gets Government approval for 4G services, wide roll out expected soon”

Sprint and Nokia to demo First Live 5G NR Connection over Massive MIMO

Nokia and Sprint today announced that they will showcase the first live demonstration of a 5G New Radio (NR) connection over a dual mode-capable Massive MIMO radio at Sprint’s booth during Mobile World Congress Americas. For this, both the companies will use Sprint’s 2.5 GHz spectrum, Nokia’s commercial AirScale Base Station and Massive MIMO Active Antenna, and a VIAVI TM500 5G test device emulator. Continue reading “Sprint and Nokia to demo First Live 5G NR Connection over Massive MIMO”

Verizon completes first 5G NR call on a commercial network with simulated smartphone

Verizon 5G

Verizon, Ericsson, and Qualcomm Technologies today announced that they have completed the first end-to-end call with a smartphone form factor test device on a commercial 3GPP 5G New Radio (NR) network in Minneapolis, MN. This test demonstrates the experience consumers will eventually have on a commercial 5G NR network when it becomes available.  Continue reading “Verizon completes first 5G NR call on a commercial network with simulated smartphone”