Articles about Jio
15 Jun 2021
Jio introduces five prepaid plans without daily data limit
Do you still prefer a wired internet connection just because it doesn't have a daily fair usage policy (FUP) limit?
02 Jun 2021
JioGames will bring popular SEGA Corporation titles to India
Home-grown telecom provider Reliance Jio has partnered with popular Japanese game developer and publisher SEGA Corporation. The partnership will make the latter's popular game titles available on the JioGames Store.
02 Jun 2021
NewsBytes Briefing: Tesla gets dearer due to pandemic, and more
The pandemic has made life hard for everyone across the board. Gamers can't buy graphics cards and carmakers can't, well, make cars due to lack of essential chips.
31 Dec 2020
Jio to make all domestic calls free from January 1
Reliance Jio on Thursday announced that all off-net domestic voice calls from its network to other networks made anywhere in India will be free from January 1, 2021.
29 Dec 2020
Farmers protest: Over 1,500 mobile towers damaged, Captain issues warning
The agitation of farmers took a pernicious turn when protesters started damaging mobile towers to register an objection against Reliance Jio, owned by business tycoon Mukesh Ambani.
23 Dec 2020
Reliance set to relaunch JioPhone next year
The COVID-19 pandemic has given a completely new perspective on the use of smartphones in India. This has prompted Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries to relaunch its 4G feature phone in the next quarter.
25 Nov 2020
#LeakPeek: Vivo Y1s to cost around Rs. 8,000 in India
Vivo is planning to launch its Y1s model in India in December. In the latest development, tipster Mukul Sharma has revealed the prices of the phone, claiming it will cost around Rs. 8,000.
21 Oct 2020
Jio and Qualcomm begin 5G trials, achieve 1 Gbps speed
In a new development, Mukesh Ambani-led Jio Platforms Ltd. has announced its 5G plans in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies.
28 Sep 2020
Jio appears to be blocking Twitch streams in India
Telecom giant Reliance Jio appears to be blocking Twitch streams in India.
19 Sep 2020
Flagged concerns, says ex-Minister Harsimrat Badal; SAD is rethinking alliance
Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who resigned from the Union Cabinet on Thursday over a disagreement with the Centre on three farm Bills, said on Friday that her party — the Shiromani Akali Dal — repeatedly flagged concerns in the Cabinet, but to no avail.
04 Sep 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: SoftBank considering bidders for TikTok India, and more
In another twist to the saga, SoftBank is reportedly working to broker a deal for TikTok India.
31 Aug 2020
New JioFiber Plans: Unlimited internet, OTT apps on offer
To help Indians adjust with the routine of working and studying from home, Mukesh Ambani's home broadband service JioFiber has updated its plans.
16 Aug 2020
Jio is offering free data for 5 months: Details here
As part of a special offer, Reliance Jio is providing unlimited 4G data and free Jio-to-Jio phone calls for up to five months, to all the customers who purchase a new JioFi 4G wireless hotspot device.
28 Jul 2020
OnePlus Nord is up for pre-ordering in India via Amazon
The much-hyped OnePlus Nord is now available for pre-ordering in India via Amazon. The pre-booking window will remain open till August 3, a day before the mid-range handset goes on open sale.
19 Jul 2020
#WeeklyRecap: Twitter hacked, Huawei banned, Jio's 5G strides, and more
A lot has happened this week!
15 Jul 2020
Is Reliance's new 'Jio Glass' worth the hype?
During Reliance's first 'virtual' Annual General Meeting, Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman of the conglomerate, shared a lot about his oil-to-telecom businesses.
15 Jul 2020
Airtel-Verizon launch 'BlueJeans' to take on JioMeet, Zoom in India
As Indians adjust with the reality of working and connecting remotely, leading telecom-to-technology companies in the country are racing to get affordable yet high-quality video-conferencing solutions up and running.
14 Jul 2020
Google likely to invest $4 billion in Reliance's Jio Platforms
After several major conglomerates and foreign funds, technology giant Google is mulling an investment in Reliance Industries' Jio Platforms.
14 Jul 2020
Tech Briefing: Apple pays $1bn penalty, Google invests in India
A lot happened in the technology world when you were sleeping.
12 Jul 2020
#WeeklyRecap: Instagram's Reels, Jio's WhatsApp clone, Google's smart speaker, more
This week, tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Jio made headlines in the world of technology.
10 Jul 2020
Mukesh Ambani's Jio blatantly copied WhatsApp for JioChat
A week ago, Jio Platforms, the telecom-to-digital entity of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries, launched JioMeet, a video conference service that looked more like a rip-off of its prime competitor 'Zoom'.
09 Jul 2020
Government wants shopping sites to display 'origin country' of products
Amid calls to boycott the foreign goods, especially those from China, to make way for Atmanirbhar Bharat, the Government of India is looking to have 'origin country' of products displayed across online shopping portals.
03 Jul 2020
JioMeet, Reliance's free Zoom rival, is now available in India
After a nearly three-month-long fundraising spree, Mukesh Ambani's telecom-to-digital entity Reliance Jio Platforms is expanding its footprint to step into the arena of video-conferencing.
03 Jul 2020
Jio Platforms scores Rs. 1,894 crore investment from Intel
Jio Platforms, the entity that holds the telecom and digital businesses of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has scored another big investment.
02 Jul 2020
Why DuckDuckGo is not working in India?
Along with Chinese applications that were deemed prejudicial to national security, India has also blocked popular US-based search engine DuckDuckGo.
02 Jul 2020
OnePlus 8 Pro to go on sale today at 12pm
The OnePlus 8 Pro is scheduled to go on another flash sale today at 12 pm via Amazon and OnePlus e-store. Due to production issues faced during the lockdown period, the company has been offering the flagship handset via flash sales only.
27 Jun 2020
OnePlus 8 Pro to go on sale on June 29
The OnePlus 8 Pro is scheduled to go on sale in India on June 29 at 12 pm via Amazon and OnePlus e-store. Alongside the Pro model, the regular OnePlus 8 will also be available for purchase.
25 Jun 2020
OnePlus 8 Pro to go on sale today via Amazon
OnePlus's latest flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 8 Pro, is all set to go on sale today at 12 pm via Amazon and OnePlus.in.
18 Jun 2020
Jio Platforms scores another investment: $1.5bn from Saudi Arabia's PIF
Mukesh Ambani's Jio Platforms has scored yet another multi-billion-dollar investment.
18 Jun 2020
Chinese hackers are planning attacks on Indian telecom, pharma companies
Amid heightened border tensions between India and China, hackers associated with the latter are gearing up to target critical Indian establishments.
18 Jun 2020
No Chinese equipment for 4G upgradation: Centre to BSNL
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has asked Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) to not use any Chinese equipment in its 4G upgradation work.
05 Jun 2020
Ambani's Jio Platforms scores another investment: $1.2 billion from Mubadala
In another multi-billion-dollar deal, Jio Platforms, the company holding the telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has agreed to raise Rs. 9,093.6 crore from Mubadala, an Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor.
04 Jun 2020
Amazon may invest $2 billion (Rs. 15,000cr) in Airtel: Report
After Facebook's multi-billion-dollar investment in Jio Platforms, e-commerce giant Amazon is moving to strike a deal with its competitor - Bharti Airtel.
01 Jun 2020
Why WeTransfer is not working in India?
WeTransfer appears to have hit a roadblock in India.
30 May 2020
OnePlus 8's next sale in India on June 4
OnePlus's newly-launched flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 8, will once again go on sale in India on June 4 at 12pm via Amazon.
18 May 2020
OnePlus 8 to go on sale at 2pm via Amazon
As part of a special early access sale, OnePlus's newly-launched flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 8, will go on sale for the first time in India today at 2 pm via Amazon.
17 May 2020
Jio Platforms raises Rs. 6,598 crore from General Atlantic
Jio Platforms, the entity holding telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has raised Rs. 6,598 crore ($869.8 million) from US-based private equity firm General Atlantic.
15 May 2020
Vivo V19 goes on sale in India today
Vivo's recently-launched smartphone, the Vivo V19, has gone on sale in India for the first time today via the company's e-store, Amazon, Flipkart, and other partner offline stores.
12 May 2020
Vivo V19, with 32MP dual selfie camera, launched in India
Vivo has launched its latest mid-range smartphone, the Vivo V19, in India. It comes at a starting price of Rs. 27,990 and will go on sale starting May 15 via the company's e-store as well as major e-commerce partners like Amazon and Flipkart.
08 May 2020
Jio Platforms raises Rs. 11,367 crore from Vista Equity
Jio Platforms, the entity holding telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has raised Rs. 11,367 crore from US-based private equity firm Vista Equity Partners.