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Jio to lead 4G revolution in key markets like India: IDC
Wed, Nov 30, 2016
"We are quickly seeing this change in key growth markets like India where new operator Reliance Jio is aggressively trying to shake up the market by handing out free 4G SIM cards and launching own-branded low-cost 4G-enabled smartphones," said Melissa Chau, Associate Research Director, IDC
RJio may worsen Airtel, Idea woes
Thu, Oct 27, 2016
Even though Reliance Jio launched it services in the last month of second quarter, its impact on financials of rival telecom companies is not lost.
Airtel to approach TRAI, DoT over proposed Rs 1,000 crore penalty
Thu, Oct 27, 2016
Telecom operator Bharti Airtel today said that it will approach government and telecom regulator Trai to clear the "confusion" that led to proposed penalty of over Rs 1,000 crore on it for not providing interconnection facility to Reliance JIO Infocomm.
Spectrum Auction to commence on October 1
Fri, Sep 30, 2016
There are 7 telcos who have applied for this spectrum auction, and together have brought in bids of around Rs 14,563 crore.
RJio threatens to sue COAI for defamatory ‘back door operator’ comment
Thu, Sep 29, 2016
Reliance Jio (RJio) on Wednesday threatened to sue Rajan S. Mathews, Director General of COAI stating that his earlier comments about the company were surreptitious, defamatory, devoid of any merit and an act of contempt of the orders of the Supreme Court.
Accomplished virtual merger of Reliance Communications, Jio: Anil Ambani
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
"We have all the spectrum we need for 2G, 3G and 4G services plus spectrum trading and sharing agreements with Reliance Jio," he said. "We have accomplished a virtual merger between Reliance Communications and Reliance Jio."
RJio's unpreparedness cost us traffic at interconnection points: Airtel
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
In a letter to Reliance Jio (RJio)'s Kapoor Singh Guliani on Monday, Airtel claimed that the telecom operator’s under preparedness and insufficient testing has cost them traffic at Point of Interconnections (POIs) shared between the two operators.
Sunil Mittal to Trai: Bharti Airtel will release additional 1000 POIs to Reliance Jio
Wed, Sep 21, 2016
Sunil Bharti Mittal – founder of Bharti Airtel today met the telecom authority regulator of India (Trai) to explain Bharti Airtel's situation on the allegations made by Reliance Jio over 'Point of Interconnection' and mobile number portability (MNP) facility.
All Talk–No Action: Hardly any new interconnection capacity made operational, claims RJio
Tue, Sep 20, 2016
“Despite of repeated reminders and bilateral meetings with incumbent operators and claims made by them, hardly any new interconnection capacity has been made operational by any of the three incumbent operators,” said RJIL.
Idea to launch its own TV, Chat, video service by FY18
Mon, Sep 19, 2016
The company, in an investor presentation, said it plans to launch Idea Games, Idea Videos, Idea Music and Idea Chat in January-March 2017 period.
Reliance Jio versus rivals: When will the saga end?
Sun, Sep 18, 2016
"Led by POI congestion, the benefits of superior voice technology have also been denied to Indian customers despite RJIOs state-of-art-network roll-out," it said in the statement.
Jio says Airtel gesture welcome, but won't address call drops
Sun, Sep 18, 2016
"Based on the current traffic flow between the two networks, the proposed augmentation by Airtel would still only suffice for less than one-fourth of the required interconnection capacity," a Jio statement said.
RJio claims quantum of POI proposed by Vodafone is inadequate
Fri, Sep 16, 2016
Reliance Jio said, “The quantum of POIs proposed to be released by Vodafone is substantially less than the requirement estimated based on transparent workings shared with Vodafone."
RJio's letter to Trai: Incumbent operators violating number portability norms
Thu, Sep 15, 2016
“It is important to note that this is being done in blatant disregard to license terms and their obligations under the Telecommunication Mobile Number Portability Regulations, 2009 (“MNP Regulations”) and Trai directions,” Jio said in a statement.
Telecom operators submit their application for mega spectrum auction
Wed, Sep 14, 2016
It will be largest ever spectrum auction in which the Government of India plans to sell a record of 2,354 MHz of mobile airwaves across seven bands at the upcoming auctions.
Telcos interconnect dispute: COAI terms tiff with TRAI as 'unfortunate misunderstanding'
Sun, Sep 11, 2016
The telecom regulator had convened a meeting of telcos to resolve the ongoing dispute between the incumbent operators namely - Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Vodafone and the new entrant Reliance JIO over interconnecting joints.
TRAI asks telecom operators to settle interconnection dispute
Thu, Sep 08, 2016
Incumbents say they do not possess the financial or network resources to handle the imbalance of traffic generated through Jio's network and hence are not 'obliged' to provide it additional capacity, a ET report.
Is Reliance Jio’s voice calling absolutely free?
Fri, Sep 02, 2016
Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) during the Annual General Meeting said, “Customers should pay for only one service, voice or data not both. Worldwide operators charge only for data, and voice and messages are free. All voice calls for Jio customer will be absolutely free. The era of paying for voice calls is ending.”
Telecom companies in India seek divine intervention to get airwaves
Tue, Aug 30, 2016
DoT has put on the block a total of 2,354.55 megahertz (MHz) of mobile frequencies for auction in all bands -- 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz and 2300 MHz. All the radiowaves being put for auction can be used for high speed 4G services.
Full text: Here's what Reliance Jio has to say regarding COAI's accusations
Tue, Aug 23, 2016
Reliance Jio hit back by saying the claims were "malicious, unfounded, ill-informed and frivolous" and have been made with "ulterior motive" of promoting vested interests of incumbent operators.