Jio Has 136.8 Million User Base

Jio subscriber

Jio subscriber base rose to 136.8 million in the past three months, with a net addition of 15.3 million users in the period. The information comes from the Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) financial and operational performance report for the quarter that ended on September 30. Though the Jio telecom unit posted a loss of Rs. 271 crores, RIL termed its…

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Bharti Airtel launches VoLTE Services in Maharashtra & Goa

Airtel VoLTE

Keeping its promise of rolling out pan-India VoLTE coverage, Bharti Airtel announced the launch of its VoLTE services across the rest of Maharashtra & Goa. This announcement comes right after the services commencement in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. For the unaware, Airtel first launched VoLTE services in Mumbai and promised that it would roll out the services across the country…

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Airtel Joins SK Telecom To Introduce 5G

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel announced strategic partnership with South Korean telecom operator SK Telecom, known for using latest technologies, to build the most advanced telecom network in India. The two companies will also collaborate on an on-going basis to evolve standards for 5G and advanced technologies like network functions virtualisation (NFV), software-defined networking (SDN) and Internet of Things (IoT), Bharti…

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Telecom Subscriber Base Reaches To 121 Crore

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India’s telecom subscriber base dipped marginally by 1.3 lakh to 121.07 crore in July, as per data published by regulator TRAI. Only three operators – Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel and state-run BSNL – reported subscriber additions in the month, while eight other operators including Idea Cellular and Vodafone saw a decline. “The number of telephone subscribers in India slightly declined…

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TRAI Releases M2M Recommendations Telecos Can Provide IOT Within Specified Circle

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All existing telecom service providers can be allowed to provide Machine-to-Machine (M2M) or IoT solutions within their specified circle of operations, telecom regulator TRAI said in its recommendations. License holders can use existing spectrum to provide IoT services while TRAI is also considering de-licensing spectrum under the 867-868 MHz, 915-935 MHz and 57-64 GHz bands for M2M and IoT. The…

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Transformation Of Telecom Market In India And All New Trends

Telecom Market In India

The journey of the Indian economy since the big-bang reforms of 1991 has been nothing short of a roller-coaster ride, and no other sector encapsulates it better than India’s telecom sector. Some of the promised fruits of liberalization—high competition and low product prices— indeed materialized in this sector, leading to a phenomenal rise in tele-density in the country. Yet, some…

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