New Year disruption plan: Now, Reliance Jio moves to broadband, TV space

After its success in mobile telephony, Reliance Jio is preparing to disrupt the market once again. This time in the fixed broadband and television (TV) space. The Mukesh Ambani-led company will launch high-speed fibre to the home (FTTH) broadband in more than 30 cities early next year, to offer TV as well as internet to… Continue reading New Year disruption plan: Now, Reliance Jio moves to broadband, TV space

Reliance Jio brings in new offer for Prime members; Airtel sees red

Barely a week after the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) asked Reliance Jio to withdraw its complimentary offer, the telecom operator on Tuesday announced a new plan of 1 GB 4G data for three months at Rs 309 for its Prime members. Rival Airtel, however, dubbed it as a case of “old wine in… Continue reading Reliance Jio brings in new offer for Prime members; Airtel sees red

It’s official: Bharti Airtel takes on Jio, scraps national roaming charges

Telecom major Bharti Airtel has decided to do away with national roaming charges for both voice and data services , a move that will benefit its 268 million users, in order to take on Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance JioInfocomm.   Airtel announced free incoming calls, SMS and no Premium on outgoing calls while roaming across India.… Continue reading It’s official: Bharti Airtel takes on Jio, scraps national roaming charges

Reliance Industries hits over 8-year high; m-cap crosses Rs 4 lakh crore

Reliance Industries (RIL) has rallied 6% to Rs 1,255, hitting an over 8-year high on the BSE in early morning trade. The stock is trading at its highest level since May 30, 2008. A sharp rally in stock has seen the market capitalisation of RIL crossing Rs 4 lakh crore. At 09:55 am; the stock… Continue reading Reliance Industries hits over 8-year high; m-cap crosses Rs 4 lakh crore

Free voice calls, no roaming charges from Apr 1; Jio unveils Rs 303 plan

Reliance Jio will start charging customers from April 1, but will offer sharply discounted prices for a year to those who sign up by the end of March. Customers who sign up by March 31 will be able to use unlimited data and voice services for a year at Rs 303 a month under a… Continue reading Free voice calls, no roaming charges from Apr 1; Jio unveils Rs 303 plan