JioPhone Next delayed due to chip shortage; will be available before Diwali

Reliance Jio announced the JioPhone Next as the ultra-affordable Android smartphone in partnership with Google, back in June. At that time, it said that it said that the phone will be available in market from Ganesh Chaturthi, 10th September. Today, the company said that both Jio and Google have made considerable progress towards launching the much-awaited JioPhone Next, but it is not ready yet. Continue reading “JioPhone Next delayed due to chip shortage; will be available before Diwali”

Jio launches new prepaid plans with 1 year Disney+ Hotstar Mobile subscription, bundled data starting at Rs. 499

Reliance Jio has launched new pre-paid plans that offer a 1-year Disney+ Hotstar Mobile subscription. In addition, these offer bundled data, unlimited voice calling, SMS (100 / day) and access to Jio apps. These are available for 1 month, 2 months, 3 months, annual and also as a data add-on pack that comes with 2 months of validity without voice calling or SMS features. Continue reading “Jio launches new prepaid plans with 1 year Disney+ Hotstar Mobile subscription, bundled data starting at Rs. 499”

JioPhone Next specs surface: HD+ screen, Android 11 (Go Edition), Qualcomm 215 SoC

Reliance Jio announced the JioPhone Next, the company’s ultra-affordable Android smartphone in partnership with Google, back in June. At that time, it didn’t reveal its specifications. Now the specifications of the phone has surfaced through the software. This reveals the model number of the phone as LS-5701-J, comes with DuoGo preinstalled, but this is not said to be optimized for the phone. Continue reading “JioPhone Next specs surface: HD+ screen, Android 11 (Go Edition), Qualcomm 215 SoC”

OPPO India conducts Reno6 Series 5G SA network trial with Jio

OPPO India has announced that it has conducted 5G standalone network trial for Reno6 Series under the 5G SA network environment provided by Jio at its 5G Lab. The trial yielded highly positive results, said the company. “The encouraging outcomes of the trial ratify the capabilities of both the devices in the Reno6 Series as true 5G devices, bringing a high-quality 5G experience closer to reality,” said OPPO. Continue reading “OPPO India conducts Reno6 Series 5G SA network trial with Jio”

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”

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”

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”

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”

JioPhone users get 300 free voice calling minutes per month, buy-one-get-one with every JioPhone plan

Jio has been introducing new offers for JioPhone users.  In these unprecedented times of the Covid pandemic, to ensure users stay connected remains the company has announced two special initiatives. Continue reading “JioPhone users get 300 free voice calling minutes per month, buy-one-get-one with every JioPhone plan”

Reliance Jio said to launch JioBook laptop with Android-based JioOS

Reliance Jio is reportedly planning to enter the laptop market segment, as they are currently developing a product called the JioBook. The laptop was spotted to be running a custom version of Android OS, called JioOS, and is powered by a Qualcomm SoC inside.

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Telecom Spectrum Auction 2021: Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone Idea win spectrum as auction raises Rs. 77814 crore for Govt

The Department of Telecom (DoT) has announced the winners in the 2021 spectrum auction in various circles that ended after 2 days. At the end of the auction government got bids worth Rs. 77,814.80 core with Rs. 77,146 raised on the first day after four rounds and Rs 668.20 crore raised in the two rounds on the second day. This substantially exceeded pre-bid estimates of Rs. 45,000 crore.  Bharti Airtel Ltd, Vodafone Idea, and Reliance Jio took part in the auction. Continue reading “Telecom Spectrum Auction 2021: Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone Idea win spectrum as auction raises Rs. 77814 crore for Govt”

JioPhone 2021 offer: 1 year plan for JioPhone users at Rs. 749

Reliance Jio has launched new ‘2G-MUKT BHARAT’ offer that offers 12 months of service for existing JioPhone users at Rs. 749. For new JioPhone users, the phone along with the 1-year plan costs Rs. 1499 and the 2-year plan costs Rs. 1999. All the plans include unlimited voice calls and 2GB of data every month. The company says that currently, for a feature phone and 2-year service, a user on other network spends about Rs 5,000. Continue reading “JioPhone 2021 offer: 1 year plan for JioPhone users at Rs. 749”

Reliance Jio to make off-net domestic voice calls free starting January 1

Reliance Jio just announced that it will once again make off-net domestic voice calls free, starting 1st January 2021. This is as per directions of the Hon’ble Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (“TRAI”), Bill and Keep regime is being implemented in the country from 1st January 2021, thereby ending interconnect usage charges (IUC) for all domestic voice calls. Continue reading “Reliance Jio to make off-net domestic voice calls free starting January 1”

Jio and MediaTek announce Gaming Masters esports event with Rs. 12.5 lakhs prize pool

Jio, one of India’s leading telecom companies has partnered with MediaTek to launch the 70-days long ‘Gaming Masters’ e-sports tournament in India. The tournament, which will be open to all players in India, will be played on the mobile battle royale game called Free Fire, and has a total prize pool of Rs. 12.5 lakhs.

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