Tag: Jio

Jio, Airtel, Vodafone Idea apply for participating in spectrum auction

  NEW DELHI: Telecom operators Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio and Vodafone Idea on Tuesday submitted applications to participate in the Rs 3.92 lakh crore spectrum auction scheduled to start from March 1, according to official sources. This round of auction will be held for 2,251.25 Megahertz (MHz) in seven frequency bands — 700 Mhz, 800 […]

Reliance Jio net profit rises 15.5% to Rs 3,489 crore in December quarter

NEW DELHI: Reliance Jio posted 15.5 per cent growth in net profit to Rs 3,489 crore in December-end quarter on a sequential basis. While the company saw 5.3 per cent quarter-on-quarter growth in revenue, net customer additions remained subdued for second consecutive quarter partly impacted by farmer agitations in Punjab. In the third quarter, Jio […]

Jio says Airtel, Vodafone Idea partners sabotaging network;Airtels says Jio’s allegations ‘baseless’,

NEW DELHI: Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL) has said that there are “blatant efforts” to sabotage its network in the garb of farmers’ protest by the channel partners of Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea. In letters sent to Anshu Prakash, Secretary, Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and P.D. Vaghela, Chairman, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI, […]

Mukesh Ambani calls for policy steps for early roll out of 5G

NEW DELHI: Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday said there was a requirement of policy measures for the early roll out of the fifth generation (5G) connectivity technology. Addressing the inaugural session of India Mobile Congress (IMC), Ambani said Reliance Jio will pioneer India’s ‘5G Revolution’ in the second half of 2021. He […]

A 20% price hike estimated to increase Airtel,Jio, and Idea’s ARPU :Motilal Oswal Financial Services

NEW DELHI: According to a telecom sector report from Motilal Oswal Financial Services, discussion with with industry experts indicate that a price hike could be around the corner and may be anticipated soon as economic activity has restarted post the COVID-led lockdown and demand for data consumption is growing unabated. The timing of a price […]

Jio, Qualcomm begin 5G trials and achieve over 1 Gbps speed

NEW DELHI: Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Jio Platforms Limited (Jio) along with its wholly owned subsidiary Radisys Corporation today announced their expanded efforts to develop open and interoperable interface compliant architecture based 5G solutions with a virtualized RAN. This work is intended to fast track the development and roll out of indigenous 5G network infrastructure […]

Jio joins hands with AeroMobile

NEW DELHI :Jio and Panasonic Avionics Corporation subsidiary, AeroMobile, have partnered to launch India’s first in-flight services for JioPostpaid Plus users. Jio’s in-flight service will allow every Indian traveller travelling abroad, to stay connected with voice and data services on a flight, at affordable rates. Currently, the in-flight services will be available to Indians when […]

Supreme Court gives telcos 10 years to clear AGR dues, bars any reassessment

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted 10 years to telecom operators to clear their AGR dues, while barring them from raising any dispute or seeking reassessment of the demand raised by the Department of Telecom in respect of the dues, based on its judgment. A bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra, S. Abdul Nazeer […]

Mukesh Ambani takes on Amazon, Walmart in e-commerce gamble

Backed by multi-billion-dollar investments from global tech giants, India’s richest man is ready to rumble with Amazon and Walmart for the country’s huge e-commerce market through his conglomerate Reliance. But it is far from certain that Mukesh Ambani’s latest gamble will pay off in a crowded market where many suppliers are not well-versed in digital […]

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