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

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.

Coronavirus lockdown: MTNL offers double data on all broadband plans

24 Mar 2020

Coronavirus lockdown: MTNL offers double data on all broadband plans

In the wake of lockdown imposed in Delhi and Mumbai, state-run MTNL has announced to offer double data on all of its broadband plans, as it aims to encourage people to work from home.

Working or studying from home? Check the best broadband plans

22 Mar 2020

Working or studying from home? Check the best broadband plans

Given concerns around the coronavirus pandemic, chances are you have been asked to work or study from home. But logistically, are you prepared for the change?

Jio Fiber regains top rank in Netflix ISP Index

17 Feb 2020

Jio Fiber regains top rank in Netflix ISP Index

Reliance's FTTH service, Jio Fiber, has beaten the likes of Airtel Xstream Fiber, Spectra, and 7 Star Digital to regain the top spot in Netflix's ISP Speed Index.

BSNL extends validity of Rs. 999 prepaid plan to 270-days

16 Feb 2020

BSNL extends validity of Rs. 999 prepaid plan to 270-days

At a time when most of the leading telecom operators are making their plans and services more expensive, BSNL is continuing to remain a more competitive option for users.

Here's how to use Google's new Mobile Recharge service

06 Feb 2020

Here's how to use Google's new Mobile Recharge service

Google has launched a new service in India that helps you easily find, compare, and even recharge your prepaid account using Google Search.

Heavy internet user? This telco offers unlimited daily data benefit

01 Feb 2020

Heavy internet user? This telco offers unlimited daily data benefit

Reliance Jio, Airtel, and Vodafone-Idea offer some of the most attractive plans and benefits for prepaid users with daily data benefit ranging up to 3GB per day.

This is the best broadband in India for streaming Netflix

06 Jan 2020

This is the best broadband in India for streaming Netflix

Mumbai-based 7 Star Digital broadband service has beaten industry leaders like Airtel Xstream Fiber and Reliance Jio Fiber to top broadband speed charts in India, according to Netflix ISP Speed Index.

BSNL launches new Rs. 299, Rs. 491 broadband plans

30 Dec 2019

BSNL launches new Rs. 299, Rs. 491 broadband plans

State-run BSNL has launched two new, affordable plans for its broadband users in India. These plans, priced at Rs. 299 and Rs. 491, offer up to 120GB monthly data at 20Mbps and unlimited calling benefit to any network via BSNL landline.

Inspiring stories of five IITians that prove nothing is impossible

28 Dec 2019

Inspiring stories of five IITians that prove nothing is impossible

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the gateway to admission to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

Assam: Messages flood phones as internet resumes after 10 days

20 Dec 2019

Assam: Messages flood phones as internet resumes after 10 days

In Assam, mobile internet services were restored on Friday after a ten-day blackout following violent agitation across the state over the Citizenship Amendment Act.

BSNL Rs. 777 broadband plan re-launched for new subscribers

04 Dec 2019

BSNL Rs. 777 broadband plan re-launched for new subscribers

BSNL has re-launched its Rs. 777 broadband plan a.k.a 500GB CUL plan in India. The popular plan comes with some attractive benefits including 500GB of data at 50Mbps and unlimited calling. However, there is a catch.

Vodafone Idea, Airtel lost 5 million subscribers in September: TRAI

21 Nov 2019

Vodafone Idea, Airtel lost 5 million subscribers in September: TRAI

Facing tough competition from Reliance Jio, telecom giants Airtel and Vodafone Idea continue to lose their subscriber base. According to the data provided by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), in the month of September, Airtel and Vodafone Idea lost over 5 million subscribers in total.

BSNL launches Rs. 998 prepaid plan with 2GB/day data benefit

18 Nov 2019

BSNL launches Rs. 998 prepaid plan with 2GB/day data benefit

Just a couple of days after launching the Rs. 97 and Rs. 365 packs, BSNL has introduced a new long-term Rs. 998 prepaid data plan.

BSNL launches new prepaid recharge plans with 2GB/day data benefit

14 Nov 2019

BSNL launches new prepaid recharge plans with 2GB/day data benefit

Rivaling Airtel and Reliance Jio, BSNL has introduced two new prepaid recharge plans and updated a couple of others to pass on more benefits to its subscribers.

BSNL introduces triple play broadband plans in some Indian cities

03 Nov 2019

BSNL introduces triple play broadband plans in some Indian cities

Upping the ante against private players like Reliance JioFiber and Bharti Airtel, BSNL has introduced triple play plans in some Indian cities to bundle broadband, landline, and cable TV services in one pack.

Cabinet approves BSNL-MTNL merger to revive telecom PSUs

23 Oct 2019

Cabinet approves BSNL-MTNL merger to revive telecom PSUs

In a bid to revive the two ailing telecom public sector units (PSUs), Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL), the government announced a four-step plan on Wednesday.

BSNL vs JioFiber: A comparison between their Rs. 2,499 plan

18 Oct 2019

BSNL vs JioFiber: A comparison between their Rs. 2,499 plan

Reliance's JioFiber service is now commercially available across India. The FTTH service promises to offer up to 1Gbps download speed along with attractive freebies, with plans starting at Rs. 699/month.

All about BSNL's aggressive plans to expand 4G, VoLTE services

15 Oct 2019

All about BSNL's aggressive plans to expand 4G, VoLTE services

In a bid to stay relevant in the highly-competitive telecom space of India, BSNL is taking on rivals by upping its deployment of 4G services.

After 72 days, postpaid mobile services restored in Kashmir

14 Oct 2019

After 72 days, postpaid mobile services restored in Kashmir

More than two months after the lockdown, postpaid mobile services resumed in Kashmir on Monday, giving a major sigh of relief to residents who had been cut off from their loved ones. However, internet connection will remain suspended for now.

Jio starts charging for calls from today: Details here

11 Oct 2019

Jio starts charging for calls from today: Details here

Three years ago, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio barged into India's telecom scene with an offering like no other - affordable 4G internet and unlimited free calls to any network in the country.

BSNL revises Rs. 96, 118, 153 prepaid plans: Details here

07 Oct 2019

BSNL revises Rs. 96, 118, 153 prepaid plans: Details here

BSNL has revised three of its affordable prepaid plans to reintroduce the Rs. 96 pack with lower calling benefits while adding the PRBT (personalized ring back tone) feature on the Rs. 118 and Rs. 153 plans.

This BSNL broadband plan offers 500GB data, free Hotstar subscription

28 Sep 2019

This BSNL broadband plan offers 500GB data, free Hotstar subscription

BSNL has updated its catalog of broadband plans to introduce a new pack for its DSL as well as Bharat Fiber subscribers.

JioFiber v/s Airtel V-Fiber v/s BSNL: Plans under Rs. 1,000

20 Sep 2019

JioFiber v/s Airtel V-Fiber v/s BSNL: Plans under Rs. 1,000

Earlier this month, Reliance Jio launched its JioFiber service with attractive plans and bundled freebies, prompting rivals like Airtel and BSNL to revise their plans so as to stay relevant in the competitive market.

Rivaling Jio, BSNL introduces new Rs. 1,999 Bharat Fiber Plan

09 Sep 2019

Rivaling Jio, BSNL introduces new Rs. 1,999 Bharat Fiber Plan

In a bid to take on Reliance's recently launched Jio Fiber broadband service, state-run BSNL has revised its Bharat Fiber tariffs to introduce a new Rs. 1,999 monthly plan.

How do Jio Fiber's plans and services compare with competitors?

08 Sep 2019

How do Jio Fiber's plans and services compare with competitors?

Reliance Jio has launched its much-awaited fixed-line broadband service, Jio Fiber, in India. The FTTH service offers upto 1Gbps speed, upto 5,000GB of data, and a host of freebies including TVs.

Five of the youngest Chartered Accountants in India

07 Sep 2019

Five of the youngest Chartered Accountants in India

In India, Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professional courses.

J&K: High schools to reopen in some areas today

28 Aug 2019

J&K: High schools to reopen in some areas today

On Wednesday, high schools will reopen in certain areas in Jammu and Kashmir, where restrictions have been eased, officials said. Earlier, primary schools in the border state were reopened.

Jio GigaFiber v/s Airtel V-Fiber v/s Vodafone v/s BSNL

25 Aug 2019

Jio GigaFiber v/s Airtel V-Fiber v/s Vodafone v/s BSNL

Reliance Jio looks primed to disrupt the broadband market in India with its fiber-to-the-home service, Jio GigaFiber, which is set to roll out from September 5.

Reliance Jio tops 4G download speed chart: Details here

20 Aug 2019

Reliance Jio tops 4G download speed chart: Details here

Reliance Jio, which recently bagged the coveted title of being the largest telecom company in India, has now topped the 4G speed chart in the country.

BSNL's Rs. 1,098 prepaid plan now offers 75-days validity

19 Aug 2019

BSNL's Rs. 1,098 prepaid plan now offers 75-days validity

BSNL has downgraded its Rs. 1,098 prepaid plan to offer lesser data and validity.

#CareerBytes: Top PSUs accepting #GATE2020 score and other important details

16 Aug 2019

#CareerBytes: Top PSUs accepting #GATE2020 score and other important details

After completing engineering, a number of candidates who want to secure a job in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) opt for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).

BSNL Rs. 1,699 prepaid plan now offers 455-days validity

10 Aug 2019

BSNL Rs. 1,699 prepaid plan now offers 455-days validity

BSNL has introduced a new promotional offer for its long-term Rs. 1,699 prepaid recharge pack.

Airtel offering free Netflix, Amazon Prime subscription to broadband users

05 Aug 2019

Airtel offering free Netflix, Amazon Prime subscription to broadband users

Taking on Reliance Jio, BSNL, and other broadband service providers in India, Airtel has updated its V-Fiber plans to offer more benefits to all subscribers with rental plans of Rs. 1,099 or above.

BSNL updates Abhinandan-151 prepaid plan to offer 1.5GB daily data

03 Aug 2019

BSNL updates Abhinandan-151 prepaid plan to offer 1.5GB daily data

BSNL has updated its 'Abhinandan-151' prepaid recharge plan to pass on more data benefits to its subscribers.

BSNL's Rs. 1,188 plan offers unlimited calling for 345 days

31 Jul 2019

BSNL's Rs. 1,188 plan offers unlimited calling for 345 days

In a bid to attract new customers and retain existing ones, state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has introduced a new Rs. 1,188 prepaid plan with long-term validity and free calling benefits.

BSNL upgrades several broadband plans to offer more benefits

02 Jul 2019

BSNL upgrades several broadband plans to offer more benefits

In a bid to take on Airtel, Reliance Jio, and other broadband subscribers, BSNL has revised its Bharat Fiber and ADSL plans to offer more benefits to the subscribers.

Airtel is offering free Netflix, Amazon Prime subscriptions to users

28 Jun 2019

Airtel is offering free Netflix, Amazon Prime subscriptions to users

Taking on Reliance Jio, BSNL, and other broadband service providers in India, Airtel has updated its V-Fiber plans.

BSNL to launch cheap broadband plans starting at Rs. 349

26 Jun 2019

BSNL to launch cheap broadband plans starting at Rs. 349

State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has announced three new lost-cost unlimited broadband plans for its new and existing customers in India.

BSNL launches new broadband plan, offers Hotstar Premium free

22 Jun 2019

BSNL launches new broadband plan, offers Hotstar Premium free

Just as Jio gears up to launch GigaFiber, state-owned telecom giant BSNL has made another move in the highly competitive broadband category.