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Idea shares tremble more than Airtel as Reliance Jio strikes
Wed, Jan 25, 2017
Shares of India’s telecom major, Bharti Airtel plunged after it declared dismal third quarter results with profits falling 55% in the quarter ended December 31, 2016.
10 key takeaways from Airtel’s Q3 result
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Bharti Airtel’s net profit fell 55% to Rs 503.7 crore in the third quarter ended December 31 as compared to Rs 1,108.1 crore during the same period last year.
What to expect from Airtel Q3 results today
Tue, Jan 24, 2017
The bigger picture on Reliance Jio’s full impact of attractive deals in the whole quarter from October to December will be unveiled on Tuesday with telecom major – Bharti Airtel’s third quarter results.
Idea, Vodafone launch new deals to compete with RJio’s Happy New Year offer
Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Telecoms have rolled out the welcome wagon of attractive data offers once again to compete with early rival, Reliance Jio, who ahead of 2017 declared its ‘Happy New Year’ offer.
85% of current Reliance Jio users won't abandon network once it goes paid: BoA-ML
Thu, Jan 12, 2017
A large majority of Reliance Jio users will use it as a secondary SIM or dongle.
Will attractive deals on data packs save telecoms from disheartening Q3 results?
Wed, Jan 11, 2017
The telecom sector could be expecting anything from a close call to a mixed bag as it gets ready to declare its third quarter (Q3) results on account of demonetisation and extension of Reliance Jio (RJio)’s free data pack with the ‘Happy New Year’ offer.
Reliance Jio, Kohli hottest keywords of 2016: Report
Tue, Jan 10, 2017
Reliance Jio and Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli were among the hottest keywords of 2016 in both Hindi and English content among the Indian online consumers, said a new report on Tuesday.
Satisfaction of 4G users high, Jio to trigger more tariff cuts: Survey
Thu, Jan 05, 2017
Even as satisfaction levels of the subscribers of 4G services in India have risen to 97 per cent in three months, more tariff cuts are on the anvil with retention level for Jio seen at a high 65 percent when its free offer draws to a close, says a survey.
5 key things that ruffled telecom sector in 2016
Thu, Dec 29, 2016
Telecom sector in India had yet another eventful year as it saw disruption by the hands of Reliance Jio. Not only did Reliance Jio managed to gain customers at a fast pace, it forced other telecom companies like Airtel and Vodafone to reduce prices and redo their strategies.
Debt servicing: Reliance Communications sells tower business to Brookfield Infra for Rs 11,000 crore
Wed, Dec 21, 2016
KEY HIGHLIGHTS: RELIANCE COMMUNICATIONS SIGNS BINDING AGREEMENTS WITH BROOKFIELD INFRASTRUCTURE AND ITS INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS FOR SALE OF ITS TOWERS BUSINESS
Reliance Jio partners with Niantic to bring Pokemon GO to India
Tue, Dec 13, 2016
New entrant, Reliance Jio announced its partnership with Niantic on Tuesday to bring widely played Pokemon Go to India which will begin on December 14.
Jio did not receive support from existing operators, Mukesh Ambani alleges
Thu, Dec 01, 2016
KEY HIGHGLIGHTS Jio crossed 50 million customers Jio users using 25 times for data than average Signed up 6 lakh customers daily Free data offer extended up to March 31, 2017
Reliance Jio crosses 50 million subscriber mark in 83 days
Tue, Nov 29, 2016
Mukesh Ambani-promoted Reliance Jio (RJio) has crossed the 50 million subscriber mark in less than three months after its full-fledged 4G services launch to emerge as the largest broadband operator in the country.
RJio rates not predatory, discriminatory says Ministry of Communications
Wed, Nov 16, 2016
At the winter session of parliament which began on Wednesday, the Ministry of Communications put an end to speculations over Reliance Jio (RJIO)’s questionable offers and said they were well within the guidelines to offer them.
Airtel says freed 17,000 PoIs to Reliance Jio in time; newcomer contests
Fri, Nov 04, 2016
Bharti Airtel on Thursday said it has so far given over 17,000 interconnection points, sufficient to serve 75 million customers, to Reliance Jio 'well ahead of the timeframe', but the newcomer contested the claims and charged the market leader of violating licence norms by providing only one-way
Reliance Jio charges Airtel of violating licence pact
Fri, Nov 04, 2016
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio on Thursday slammed market leader Bharti Airtel for providing only one-way points of interconnects (POIs) for completing calls rather than both-way nodes in violation of licence agreement.
Reliance Jio's free call offer gets clean chit from Trai
Fri, Oct 21, 2016
In a boost to Reliance Jio (RJio) which is offering life-time free voice calling service, telecom regulator Trai has held that tariff plans of the new player are compliant to existing rules and not discriminatory.
Reliance Jio is positively making lives of other telecom companies more difficult
Thu, Oct 20, 2016
Even though Reliance Jio (RJio) has less than 2 crore customers in a country with nearly 100 crore mobile connections, it has managed to make lives of established telecom companies difficult.
Reliance Jio breaks into top 10 days after commercial launch
Mon, Oct 10, 2016
With its ‘record-breaking’ move of garnering 16 million customers in less than a month, Reliance Jio (RJio) is now amongst the top 10 telecom operators in India.
RJio Row: Trai seeks daily report from telecom companies on congestion
Fri, Sep 30, 2016
Amid the ongoing network connectivity dispute between incumbent operators and newcomer Reliance Jio (RJio), telecom regulator Trai on Friday said it has sought daily reports from operators on congestion at points of interconnection (PoI).