Jio Happy New Year Offer 2019 Gives ‘100 Percent Cashback’ on Rs. 399 Recharge

Jio Happy New Year Offer 2019 Gives ‘100 Percent Cashback’ on Rs. 399 Recharge

Reliance Jio is back in the news with a ‘100 percent cashback’ offer for its subscribers, called ‘Jio Happy New Year Offer’. The Reliance Industries owned telecom operator made the announcement on Friday, just ahead of the start of the...
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Airtel Could Lose 50-70 Million Subscribers Over Decision to End ‘Lifetime Free Incoming Calls’ Plans

Airtel Could Lose 50-70 Million Subscribers Over Decision to End ‘Lifetime Free Incoming Calls’ Plans

Airtel is in the news based on a report that cites an unnamed official to claim the company is willing to lose up to 70 million subscribers in its ongoing battle with to raise its average revenue per user (ARPU)...
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UIDAI Asks Telcos to Submit Plan to Discontinue Aadhaar-Based eKYC

UIDAI Asks Telcos to Submit Plan to Discontinue Aadhaar-Based eKYC

Days after the Supreme Court imposed curbs on the use of Aadhaar, biometric-issuing authority UIDAI Monday asked telecom companies to submit, within the next 15 days, a plan to stop using the 12-digit unique ID number for customer authentication. A circular.....
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‘Mobile Tower Emissions Well Within Limits in India,’ Says DoT Secretary

‘Mobile Tower Emissions Well Within Limits in India,’ Says DoT Secretary

Electromagnetic field (EMF) emissions from mobile towers in the country are much below the strict norms enforced by the Department of Telecom (DoT), a senior officer said in Chandigarh on Friday. “There is no scientific evidence backing the claim that...
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Reliance Jio SIM in Demand as Thousands Queue Up Across the Country

Reliance Jio SIM in Demand as Thousands Queue Up Across the Country

Thousands for queuing up to get a Reliance Jio SIM SIM comes with 3 months of free usage This includes unlimited mobile data There was been a lot of demand for the Reliance Jio SIM in the virtual world, as...
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Trai Asks Telecom Firms to Submit Daily Network Performance Update

Trai Asks Telecom Firms to Submit Daily Network Performance Update

Tightening the noose on mobile operators, the regulator Trai on Wednesday directed service providers to submit daily updates of their network performance, including call drops and voice quality. The regulator issued directions asking telecom operators to &#822...
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Trai Says No ‘Plausible Reason’ to Revise Spectrum Cap

Trai Says No ‘Plausible Reason’ to Revise Spectrum Cap

Sectoral regulator Trai Wednesday recommended that there is no “plausible reason” to change present restrictions on overall spectrum holding and in a frequency band. Some of the mobile operators had sought relaxation in overall spectrum holding lim...
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Power Grid Q3 Telecom Sales Boosted by 4G Network Expansion

Power Grid Q3 Telecom Sales Boosted by 4G Network Expansion

An aggressive roll-out of high-speed 4G network by Indian mobile phone operators to tap the growing demand for internet services bolstered Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd’s sales in the December quarter, a company executive said on Thursday. Power Gr...
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Google Partners Airtel, Other Operators in ‘RCS’ SMS-Replacement Initiative

Google Partners Airtel, Other Operators in ‘RCS’ SMS-Replacement Initiative

Google on Monday announced the launch of its Rich Communications Services or RCS initiative along with over 15 global telecom partners. The initiative will let operators “provide an open, consistent, and globally interoperable messaging service across An...
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Top Telecom Companies Including Airtel, China Mobile Partner For 5G

Top Telecom Companies Including Airtel, China Mobile Partner For 5G

Leading global telecom operators including China Mobile, Vodafone, Bharti Airtel and SoftBank have joined hands to launch five-year programme GTI 2.0, which aims to advance existing 4G technology and industrialization of 5G technologies. “With the suppor...
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