Category Archives: Telecom News

Reliance Jio Infocomm to roll-out 4G services by September: Mukesh Ambani

With telecom operators focusing on next generation 4G networks, Reliance Jio is getting set to roll out its high speed networks in the country. Reliance Jio Infocomm Chairman, Mukesh Ambani has announced that Reliance Industries has accelerated efforts to rollout state-of-the-art 4G services across the country. Reliance Jio has apparently finalised key vendor and supplier…

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Aircel launches Buddee Pack to provide entrance exam info in Delhi

While quite a few mobile operators provide value added service including beauty tips and cooking recipes, Aircel has launched a first of its kind Buddee Pack that provides information about entrance exams. Aircel has announced the launch of Buddee Pack which is would offer aspiring students in Delhi real time entrance news updates, availability of…

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Reliance to hike call tariffs by 20 percent

While most telecom operators are seen reducing benefits to realize the hefty investment in the recent spectrum auction, Reliance is all set to hike call rates just as predicted earlier. According to sources, Reliance Communications will hike voice call rates starting from April 25 to compensate for the rising input costs and high spectrum payments.…

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Telecom department assures subsidies and grants for operators moving towards green technology

Wih the increasing focus on green technologies to protect the environment, The telecom department is trying to motivate the Indian service providers to consider green energy technologies. According to sources, the telecom department plans to facilitate a mix of subsidies, grants and overseas borrowings through multilateral agencies to encourage the Indian telecom service providers to…

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Vodafone Group acquires 100 percent stake in Vodafone India Limited

With the new Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy allowing for 100 percent stake for foreign businesses in the country, Vodafone seized the opportunity to take complete control over the India operations. Vodafone has announced that it now officially owns 100 percent of its Indian subsidiary, Vodafone India Limited. This comes after the group completed acquisition…

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Airtel opens 100 company owned, company operated retail outlets in 14 months

With most service providers trying to improve the reachability to their customers in order to ensure quality service, Airtel has opened as many as 100 retail outlets across the country. Bharti Airtel has announced that the company has crossed the milestone of 100 Company-Owned-Company-Operated (COCO) Airtel retail outlets opened across India over the last 14…

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