Google Maps arrives for JioPhone powered by KaiOS via software update

JioPhone got Facebook app back in February this year, last week at the AGM the company has confirmed that YouTube, WhatsApp and an improved Facebook app are coming to JioPhone from 15th August. Today the company has pushed a new software update that brings Google Maps to the feature phone.

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Reliance Jio introduces JioGigaFiber connected home solution that includes up to 1GBps fiber broadband, GigaTV Set-top box and more

Reliance Jio at the annual AGM also introduced JioGigaFiber, its connected home solution that offers ultra-high speed fiber connection of up to 1Gbps with the GigaRouter and the GigaTV Set-top box to watch Live TV using JioTV app as well as access to Jio apps like JioCinema, JioTV Video calling, which is multi-party video conferencing and more. It also comes with Jio Remote with full set of keys like a normal remote and also includes voice control. Continue reading “Reliance Jio introduces JioGigaFiber connected home solution that includes up to 1GBps fiber broadband, GigaTV Set-top box and more”

JioPhone Monsoon Hungama exchange offer – JioPhone available at an effective price of Rs. 501; WhatsApp, YouTube coming on August 15

At the annual AGM Reliance Jio introduced new JioPhone offer dubbed as “Monsoon Hungama”. Under this offers feature phone users can exchange their phone for a new JioPhone at an effective price of Rs. 501 instead of paying the full amount of Rs. 1500. This offer will be available from July 21st. We should know more details about the offer soon. Continue reading “JioPhone Monsoon Hungama exchange offer — JioPhone available at an effective price of Rs. 501; WhatsApp, YouTube coming on August 15”

JioPhone 2 with QWERTY keyboard, Dual SIM support launched for Rs. 2999, available starting August 15

Reliance Jio at the annual AGM today introduced the JioPhone 2, the successor of  last year’s JioPhone. It has a new design that includes a full QWERTY hardware keyboard along with a 2.4-inch QVGA screen, and it also comes with Dual SIM support, unlike the first generation model that only comes with single SIM. It has cat.4 LTE support with download speeds of up to 150Mbps with support both LTE (Band 3,5,40) and 2G (900/1800).

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Reliance Jio now has over 215 millions users, more than 25 million JioPhone users

Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries at the company’s 41st annual AGM announced that Reliance Jio has crossed 215 million customers in 22 months of launch, compared to 125 million in July last year. Earlier this year when announcing the financial results, the company said that it had over 186 million customers.

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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”

Reliance Jio offers 1.5GB additional data per day for all users till June 30

Earlier this year Reliance Jio revised some of its plans to offer more data. Today, to counter Airtel’s 1GB/day additional data on Rs. 149 and Rs. 399 packs, Reliance Jio is offering 1.5GB/day additional data for all daily recurring recharges in the month of June. Continue reading “Reliance Jio offers 1.5GB additional data per day for all users till June 30”

Airtel and Jio lead overall 4G data speeds in India: OpenSignal

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OpenSignal is back again with some interesting metrics about the 4G data speeds and download speeds in India. In the new metrics, the company is referring to overall download speed, which accounts for not just the average 4G speed of an operator, but also 3G speed and the availability of different types of network. Continue reading “Airtel and Jio lead overall 4G data speeds in India: OpenSignal”

Reliance Jio launches Holiday Hungama offer with Rs. 100 discount on recharge of Rs. 399 – Here’s how to get it

After JioPostpaid, Reliance Jio has launched Holiday Hungama offer for its postpaid users. This lets you get instant Rs. 100 discount on recharge of Rs. 399 that comes with 84 days validity and 1.5GB data per day, offering a total of 126GB, and also includes unlimited voice calls and Jio’s services for free. Rs. 100 instant discount is available for MyJio app users who pay via Phone Pe.

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Reliance Jio once again offers 8GB free cricket add-on data pack for users

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Last month Reliance Jio  offered 8GB free data at 2GB per day for users with 4 days validity that got automatically added in their account, now it is once again offering  2GB data per day, valid for 4 days as a part of Jio Cricket Season data pack, and to watch IPL qualifier 2 today and finals on Sunday. Continue reading “Reliance Jio once again offers 8GB free cricket add-on data pack for users”

Jio accuses Airtel’s Apple Watch service over violating license norms; Airtel calls it frivolous complaint

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Reliance Jio has accused Airtel Apple watch service over breaching security and violating license norms. It has asked telecom ministry to take severe action and levy penalties against rival Bharti Airel. It alleges Airtel for using a network of nodes based abroad to offer its services on the latest Apple watch. Continue reading “Jio accuses Airtel’s Apple Watch service over violating license norms; Airtel calls it frivolous complaint”

Reliance Jio PostPaid plan now at Rs. 199 with international calling starting at 50 paise per minute

Reliance Jio today launched new JioPostpaid plan, which comes with Zero-Touch postpaid experience in which as all postpaid services such as Voice, Internet, SMS, International calling will be pre-activated. The plan is priced at Rs. 199, comes with unlimited voice calling, 25GB data, offers international calling starting at just Rs. 50 paise per minute, doesn’t have an overage charges, has auto pay zero click monthly payment, shows bill in real-time and you also get it in your inbox at the end of the month. Jio says that the service never stops, anywhere in the world. Continue reading “Reliance Jio PostPaid plan now at Rs. 199 with international calling starting at 50 paise per minute”

Reliance Jio launches JioInteract world’s first AI-based engagement platform

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Reliance Jio has launched JioInteract – world’s first Artificial Intelligence (AI) based brand engagement platform. It will start with Live Video Call that features India’s favourite celebrities. Amitabh Bachchan will be the first one will come on live video call to promote his upcoming comedy-drama film ‘102 Not Out’ in the most innovative way. Continue reading “Reliance Jio launches JioInteract world’s first AI-based engagement platform”

Reliance Jio offers 8GB free data Cricket add-on pack for users

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Last month Reliance Jio  offered 10GB free data for users with 28 days that got automatically added in their account.  The company said that it was added for JioTV users to celebrate JioTV app winning award for ‘Best Mobile Video Content’ at GSMA’s Global Mobile Awards. Now the company has automatically added 8GB data to users’ account. Continue reading “Reliance Jio offers 8GB free data Cricket add-on pack for users”