According to the Telecom regulator authority of India (TRAI), Reliance Jio accumulated a 35.54 lakh new wireless subscriber base in May and currently has 43.12 crore users in India. However, Airtel's user base decreased by 46.13 lakh to 34.8 core and Vodafone Idea lost 42.8 lakh subscribers and the user base stands at 27.7 core. Notably, the total users in India stand at 117.6 core.
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To help users during the pandemic, Jio has teamed up with the Reliance Foundation to provide JioPhone users a total of 300-free-minutes of outgoing calls/month or 10 minutes/day. Moreover, ‘for every JioPhone plan recharged by users, they will get an additional recharge plan of the same value for free’. However, the users subscribed to annual or JioPhone device bundled plans cannot avail this plan.
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The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has revealed that with a speed of 20.1 Mbps, Reliance Jio had the highest download speed in 4G networks for April 2021. While the nearest competitor Vodafone was approximately three times less than Jio at 7 Mbps, it was followed by Idea at 5.8 Mbps. For uploading speed, Vodafone topped the chart at 6.7 Mbps, followed by Idea at 6.1 Mbps.
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Telecommunications giant Reliance Jio is reportedly adding a novel product to its line - budget-friendly laptops - provisionally called 'JioBook'. The upcoming device will operate on a customized Google Android OS, tentatively named 'JioOS', and will presumably support cellular connectivity to Jio's network. Additionally the device include a 1366×768 resolution display, 2.4 and 5Ghz WiFi bands among others. While the release date remains… read-more
Reliance Jio has taken lead in earnest money deposit for the 5G spectrum auction scheduled from March 1. Investing Rs 10,000 crore EMD, Jio has been allocated the highest eligibility points (73,007) by the Telecom department. While Airtel deposited Rs 3,000 crore, Vodafone was allocated 6,153 points over its Rs 457 crore EMD. The 2,251.25 megahertz spectrum worth Rs 3.92 lakh crore auction will be in seven frequency bands.
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JioFiber has topped the Netflix's internet speed index January 2021 with 3.6Mbps for the third consecutive month. JioFiber was followed by Tata Sky broadband (3.6Mbps), 7 Star Digital, and Airtel Xtreme (3.4Mbps). Besides, BSNL (2.8Mbps) and MTNL (2.4Mbps) secured fifth and sixth spot respectively. In the index, India was placed in tier 2 category with countries like Hungary and Finland. While the tier 1 list reported an average speed of 3.… read-more
Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio has started the advanced testing of its 5G infrastructure to fulfill the wireless 5G network commitment in 2021. The fidelity was claimed following Jio registering record 15.5% increase in profit for the last quarter compared to its preceding quarter. Moreover, eying to tap about 300 million 2G users in India, Ambani said Jio will make the 5G affordable and available everywhere. However, airwaves for 5G are yet to… read-more
Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio on January 4 approached the Punjab and Haryana High Court after over 1600 telecom towers of the company were allegedly vandalised by the protesting farmers in the states. Blaming the competitors, Jio has alleged that the act was instigated by "business rivals". The petition also stated that the company has never been in farming nor it has plans to enter the business.
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Reliance Jio has announced to offer free voice calls to any network in India starting January 1, 2021. Reportedly, telecom giant scrapped Interconnect Usage Charges (IUC) to make all domestic calls over other networks free. Jio said that it has shown its commitment to not charge for off-net voice call-charges as the IUC provisions have been abolished by the telecom regulator TRAI. Moreover, it stated it cares about its customers.
Stating that port-out requests have significantly increased, Reliance Jio has accused Bharti Airtel and Vi of using the farmers' protest for 'unethical' campaigning. In a letter to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Jio mentioned that Airtel and Vi had allegedly campaigned a switch from Jio would support the protesting farmers. Moreover, Jio has asked for strict action against the companies. However, Airtel and Vi have denied… read-more
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