Government is getting ready to conduct a new spectrum auction in April/June next year for 4G and 5G bands, according to the latest ET report. With new tariffs announced from the three major operators and 2-year temporary prohibition on spectrum payments, the government is confident that the operators will participate in the sale.
Continue reading “Indian Government could hold 4G and 5G spectrum auction in Q2 2020”
In a recent report posted by OpenSignal, a mobile analytics company, Kolkata has topped the list on a new analysis on 4G availability in India’s 22 telecoms circles. The company conducted analysis on 4G availability across all of India’s 22 telecoms circles in the 90 days from the start of May 2018. Continue reading “Kolkata tops 4G availability in India’s 22 telecoms circles: OpenSignal”
Following the launch in Mumbai, Airtel recently launched VoLTE services across rest of Maharashtra & Goa. With this option, now Airtel users can enjoy HD quality voice calls with faster call set up time compared to normal voice calls on their VoLTE-compatible 4G handsets. There will be no additional data charges for VoLTE and calls will be billed as per existing plan or packs benefits. Continue reading “List of Airtel VoLTE compatible Smartphones”
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) just released recommendations on Auction of Spectrum in 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2300 MHz, 2500 MHz, including 5G spectrum – 3300-3400 MHz and 3400-3600 MHz bands after the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) requested TRAI to provide applicable reserve price, quantum of spectrum to be auctioned and associated conditions for auction of spectrum. This includes 3300-4200MHz bands, which likely to emerge as primary band for early 5G introduction. Continue reading “TRAI releases 4G and 5G spectrum recommendations, price for next auction”
Since the inception of Reliance Jio, the way we use mobile data has been drastically changed both in terms of quality and cost. However, it can often be confusing to find out just which phones are compatible and whether you need to change your phone or not. So we’ve decided to bring the Jio supported phones list to make the job easier for you.
Having said that not all the 4G smartphones support VoLTE, where some of them have to use Jio Join App for making voice calls on Jio 4G network.
Continue reading “List of Jio 4G LTE and VoLTE Compatible Smartphones (Updated on March 2018)”
State-owned telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has finally launched 4G services in India starting from Kerala. BSNL 4G services will be available at five locations – Udumbanchola, Udumbanchola Town, Kallupalam, Chemmannar and Senapathy in Kerala in the high range Idukki district and is expected to be roll out to other districts in Kerala later this year. Continue reading “BSNL launches 4G LTE services in India starting from Kerala”
Vodafone today launched VoLTE services in India starting from Delhi-NCR, Mumbai and Gujarat (Surat and Ahmedabad). With this option, now Vodafone users can enjoy HD quality voice calls with faster call set up time compared to normal voice calls on their VoLTE-compatible 4G handsets. There will be no additional data charges for VoLTE and calls will be billed as per existing plan or packs benefits. Continue reading “List of Vodafone VoLTE compatible Smartphones”
Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director, Mukesh Ambani recently announced that Jio had crossed 100 million customers and launched Jio Prime membership. Jio Prime is basically an annual membership scheme for Jio users, which will enable them to enjoy a host of services for a nominal charge of INR 99 per year. Continue reading “How to get Jio Prime membership offer”
Vodafone has launched its 4G services in Pune. Vodafone 4G is now available across 107 cities and towns in Maharashtra & Goa including Nagpur, Nashik, Vasai, Akola, Chandrapur, Amravati, Latur, Dhule, Malegaon, Goa, Ahmednagar, Nanded, Sangli, Miraj, Kolhapur, Jalgaon etc. and will soon be rolled out across all major towns and cities of Maharashtra by March 2017. Continue reading “Vodafone launches 4G services in Pune”
Airtel launched 4G on mobile in Bengaluru based on 2300 MHz TDD-LTE (Band 40) last year. Today the company has rolled out 4G services in the 1800 MHz (Band 3) spectrum band using FDD-LTE technology. Continue reading “Airtel enhances network capacity in Maharashtra and Goa, launches 4G in 1800 MHz band”
After launching 4G services in Coimbatore and Tiruppur in Tamil Nadu in December and in Madurai last month, Vodafone has launched its 4G services in Chennai, as it had promised. Vodafone said that its 4G services will be made available in all major towns and cities across the state by March 2017. Continue reading “Vodafone launches 4G services in Chennai”
Vodafone launched its 4G LTE services in Tamil Nadu back in December last year starting from Coimbatore and Tiruppur. At that time is said that it will roll out 4G services in all major towns and cities across the state by March 2017. Today it has sent out invites for the launch of 4G services in Chennai. S Murali , Business Head- Tamil Nadu, Vodafone India and Chess Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand will be present. Continue reading “Vodafone 4G launching in Chennai on February 13”
Telstra, Ericsson, Qualcomm and NETGEAR has introduced the world’s first commercial Gigabit LTE network and device. Australian operator Telstra confirmed at the Gigabit LTE Experience event in Sydney that their Gigabit LTE service has launched in select state capital city CBDs, with more to follow. This was demoed in Nighthawk M1 Mobile Router (MR1100). Telstra was the first globally to launch 600Mbps download speeds back in September 2015. Continue reading “Telstra launches world’s first commercial Gigabit LTE Network in Sydney”
Few months back there was a report that said Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular were gearing up to launch VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) services to take on Reliance Jio who launched pan-India 4G LTE services with VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) back in September last year. Idea Cellular at an event to launch ‘Digital Idea’ yesterday said that it will launch VoLTE services for its customers in all of its 4G Circles within this year. Continue reading “Idea to launch VoLTE services across its 4G circles by this year”
Vodafone has launched its 4G services in Agartala, Tripura. Vodafone said that its 4G services will be made available in all major towns and cities across Assam and North East by March 2017. Continue reading “Vodafone launches 4G services in Tripura starting from Agartala”