Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio or Jio is an Indian mobile network operator. The national LTE network is what it operates covering all telecom circles. The Beta launch took place in December 2015 and it was commercially launched in September 2016. Jio is working with BSNL and Samsung to enhance its speed and quality. December 2015

Farmer-government talks remain inconclusive; protesters threaten Republic Day rally

04 Jan 2021

Farmer-government talks remain inconclusive; protesters threaten Republic Day rally

The seventh round of talks between the government and farmers to resolve protests against the new agricultural laws remained inconclusive.

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.

26 Nov 2020

Vivo Y1s, with Helio P35 chipset, launched at Rs. 8,000

Expanding its range of affordable smartphones, Vivo has launched the Y1s model in India.

25 Nov 2020

Vivo V20 Pro 5G to be launched on December 2

Vivo will launch the V20 Pro 5G model in India on December 2, according to a tip-off by XDA-Developers' Tushar Mehta. To recall, the handset was unveiled in Thailand in September.

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.

07 Sep 2020

Vodafone Idea rebrands itself as Vi; price hike expected

Vodafone Idea on Monday announced that it is rebranding itself as Vi two years after the merger of Vodafone and Idea Cellular.

27 Aug 2020

Realme C15's first sale today at 12 pm via Flipkart

Realme's recently-launched budget offering, the Realme C15, will go on sale for the first time in India today at 12 pm via Flipkart and

19 Aug 2020

Now, JioPhone users can make UPI payments: Here's how

In the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, millions of Indians, including small business owners, have started transacting digitally.

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.

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.

29 Jun 2020

OnePlus 8 Pro's sale at 12pm today via Amazon,

The OnePlus 8 Pro is scheduled to go on another flash sale today at 12 pm via Amazon and the company's official e-store.

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.

01 Jun 2020

Why WeTransfer is not working in India?

WeTransfer appears to have hit a roadblock in India.

16 May 2020

OPPO K3 gets Android 10-based ColorOS 7 update in India

OPPO has started releasing the latest Android 10-based ColorOS 7 update for its K3 smartphone in India and other regions.

14 May 2020

OnePlus 8, Pro to go on sale starting May 29

OnePlus's newly-launched flagship devices, the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro, will go on sale in India on May 29 across all channels.

04 May 2020

Jio Platforms gets Rs. 5,655 crore investment from Silver Lake

Jio Platforms, the entity housing telecom and digital businesses of Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries, has picked up Rs. 5,655 crore ($747 million) in investment from US-based private equity firm Silver Lake.

03 May 2020

#LeakAlert: Data from Jio's COVID-19 symptom checker exposed online

Soon after the COVID-19 outbreak, technology companies around the world began launching triage tools to help their customers check themselves for coronavirus.

16 Apr 2020

Reliance and Facebook could team up for WeChat-like "super app"

Social media giant Facebook and Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) could soon team up for a WeChat-like "super app".

12 Apr 2020

Amid increased strain, Reliance Jio increases JioFiber network capacity

Reliance Jio has increased the network capacity of its JioFiber fiber-to-the-home broadband service in the Delhi/NCR region. The move aims to cope up with increased data usage during the lockdown period and provide reliable connectivity to all its users in the region.

06 Apr 2020

After Jio, Airtel and Vodafone introduce ATM recharge facility

Following in the footsteps of Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone have introduced a new facility that allows prepaid subscribers to recharge their mobile numbers at a nearby bank ATM.

02 Apr 2020

Amid lockdown, JioPhone users get validity extension, free calling minutes

Reliance Jio is pulling out all the stops to help its customers amid the ongoing 21-day lockdown imposed in India to contain the coronavirus.

31 Mar 2020

#Lockdown: Jio to offer free broadband service for 30 days

Last week we reported that Reliance Jio is planning to offer a free 10Mbps broadband connection to new users as part of its #CoronaHaaregaIndiaJeetega initiative. And now, more details about the scheme have come to light.

30 Mar 2020

Now, you can recharge your Jio number from bank ATMs

Reliance Jio has announced that its subscribers can now recharge their prepaid numbers at a nearby bank ATM. The move aims to provide an alternative recharge method for all users, especially to those who cannot do online recharges.

30 Mar 2020

Reliance Jio offering free Rs. 498 recharge is fake news

A fake WhatsApp forward, in the name of Reliance Jio, is trying to scam customers by promising to offer a free recharge worth Rs. 498.

29 Mar 2020

#WeeklyRecap: 5-minute COVID-19 test, MyJio's screening, WhatsApp's rumor-checker, et al

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep across different parts of the world, the tech industry is innovating to help the public in every way possible.

27 Mar 2020

MyJio can tell if you're at risk of coronavirus disease

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to increase in India, Reliance Jio is doing its bit to help people screen themselves for the disease.

26 Mar 2020

Facebook likely to acquire 10% stake in Reliance Jio

After Meesho and Unacademy, Facebook is looking to invest in Reliance Jio to make another big move in the Indian market.

25 Mar 2020

JioFiber to offer free broadband connections to new users

As part of Reliance's #CoronaHaaregaIndiaJeetega initiative, JioFiber has announced that it will offer free broadband connectivity to new users where its services are active. However, it will be a basic connection, providing a speed of up to 10Mbps.

21 Mar 2020

Jio 4G data packs now offer double data, calling minutes

Reliance Jio has upgraded almost all the 4G data vouchers to offer its prepaid subscribers more bundled benefits.

09 Mar 2020

Reliance Jio launches Rs. 4,999 annual prepaid plan

Just days after replacing its Rs. 2,020 annual recharge plan with a Rs. 2,121 pack, Reliance Jio has launched a new Rs. 4,999 yearly prepaid plan in India.

04 Mar 2020

Reliance Jio seeks permission for 5G trials in India: Report

Reliance Jio has sought permission from the government to begin 5G trials in India, becoming the first telco in the country to initiate such proceedings.

02 Mar 2020

Free calling no excuse for poor service, says TRAI chief

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Chairperson RS Sharma on Sunday said that telecom companies cannot sidestep accountability on poor service quality by citing free voice calls.

01 Mar 2020

These Airtel prepaid recharge plans offer free life insurance cover

Facing stiff competition from Reliance Jio, Airtel has upgraded its prepaid plans to offer more benefits such as truly unlimited calling, more bundled data, and access to a host of content and services.

28 Feb 2020

OPPO A31 (2020) launched in India at Rs. 11,500

Chinese tech giant OPPO has launched the wallet-friendly A31 (2020) smartphone in India.

25 Feb 2020

iQoo 3, with Snapdragon 865 chipset and 5G connectivity, launched

Vivo's spin-off brand iQoo has debuted in India with its flagship 5G-ready iQoo 3 smartphone.

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