Reliance Jio active subscriber additions slowing down? Airtel wins in April

Financial News : Reliance Jio has begun to witness a slowdown in active subscriber additions. For the first time since September, when Jio stormed into the market, Bharti Airtel has added more active subscribers than Jio. As per reports by Goldman Sachs and ICICI Securities, Jio added 0.4 million active subscribers in April as compared… Continue reading Reliance Jio active subscriber additions slowing down? Airtel wins in April

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

Bharti Airtel to buy Telenor India unit in response to Jio onslaught

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecom network operator, is buying Norwegian Telenor’s India unit, in yet another consolidation move in India driven by upstart rival Jio’s disruptive pricing.   Bharti Airtel said on Thursday it will buy Telenor (India) Communications Pvt Ltd, as part of which it will acquire the Norwegian company’s operations in six Indian… Continue reading Bharti Airtel to buy Telenor India unit in response to Jio onslaught

Reliance Jio effect: Airtel, Voda and Idea could lose 10% of premium users

The unlimited Rs 303 data plan for Reliance Jio prime members with free voice is expected to dent the premium subscriber base of the sector including those of the big three – Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular –to the tune of 17 per cent. This is assuming that the premium data subscribers pay an… Continue reading Reliance Jio effect: Airtel, Voda and Idea could lose 10% of premium users

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