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Vodafone Idea rebrands itself as Vi; price hike expected

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.

Vodafone launches new Rs. 219, Rs. 449 unlimited prepaid plans

09 Dec 2019

Vodafone launches new Rs. 219, Rs. 449 unlimited prepaid plans

Vodafone Idea has introduced two new unlimited prepaid plans in India. The latest recharge packs, available in the denominations of Rs. 219 and Rs. 449, promise to offer unlimited voice calls, upto 2GB of daily data, and validity of upto 56 days.

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.

Reliance Jio beats Vodafone to become India's largest telecom operator

27 Jul 2019

Reliance Jio beats Vodafone to become India's largest telecom operator

In a remarkable achievement, Reliance Jio has beaten Vodafone Idea to become the largest telecom operator in India with a subscriber base of 331.3 million.

All prepaid 4G plans Airtel has launched or updated recently

10 Jul 2019

All prepaid 4G plans Airtel has launched or updated recently

Rivaling Vodafone, Idea Cellular, and Reliance Jio, Airtel has updated some of its 4G prepaid plans and launched a few new ones to offer free calling and more data benefits to its subscribers.

Airtel upgrades Rs. 1,699 plan to offer 1.4GB daily data

03 Jul 2019

Airtel upgrades Rs. 1,699 plan to offer 1.4GB daily data

Rivaling Vodafone and Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel has updated some of its 4G recharge packs to offer its subscribers unlimited calling and more data benefits.

Daily and weekly prepaid plans of Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea

19 May 2019

Daily and weekly prepaid plans of Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea

Thanks to the increasing competition among telcos, the telecom space in India has changed for good.

Best Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea unlimited plans under Rs. 500

15 May 2019

Best Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea unlimited plans under Rs. 500

Thanks to the increasing competition, the telecom space in India has changed for good.

Daily and weekly prepaid plans of Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea

27 Apr 2019

Daily and weekly prepaid plans of Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea

Thanks to the increasing competition among telcos, the telecom space in India has changed for good.

Vodafone's Rs. 999 plan offers unlimited calling for 365 days

20 Apr 2019

Vodafone's Rs. 999 plan offers unlimited calling for 365 days

As the latest addition to its catalog of prepaid recharge plans, Vodafone has introduced a new Rs. 999 long-term prepaid recharge.

Best Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea unlimited plans under Rs. 500

18 Apr 2019

Best Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea unlimited plans under Rs. 500

Thanks to the increasing competition, the telecom space in India has changed for good.

Best Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea unlimited plans under Rs. 200

13 Apr 2019

Best Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea unlimited plans under Rs. 200

What can you buy under Rs. 200? A couple of McDonald meals or a personal pizza with extra cheese. Pretty sweet, right?

Best Airtel, Idea, Jio, Vodafone unlimited plans under Rs. 300

10 Apr 2019

Best Airtel, Idea, Jio, Vodafone unlimited plans under Rs. 300

Thanks to the increasing competition, the telecom space in India has changed for good.

Idea outage: Delhi NCR customers report connectivity issues

09 Apr 2019

Idea outage: Delhi NCR customers report connectivity issues

Leading Indian telco Idea Cellular appears to be in the midst of connectivity issues.

#IPL2019: Top prepaid plans you need to stream matches

02 Apr 2019

#IPL2019: Top prepaid plans you need to stream matches

Indian Premier League 2019 has recently kicked off in India, bringing action-packed cricketing pleasure for the next couple of months.

#IPL2019: Top prepaid plans you need to stream matches

24 Mar 2019

#IPL2019: Top prepaid plans you need to stream matches

Indian Premier League 2019 has kicked off in India, bringing action-packed cricketing pleasure for the next couple of months.

Jio beats rivals, offers fastest 4G download speed in India

17 Mar 2019

Jio beats rivals, offers fastest 4G download speed in India

According to data released by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Reliance Jio has beaten its rival 4G telecom operators in India with an average download speed of 20.9Mbps on its network in February 2019.

Best Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea unlimited plans under Rs. 200

14 Mar 2019

Best Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea unlimited plans under Rs. 200

What can you buy under Rs. 200? A couple of McDonald meals or a personal pizza with extra cheese. Pretty sweet, right?

Best Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea plans available under Rs. 300

11 Mar 2019

Best Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea plans available under Rs. 300

Remember paying around Rs. 250 for 1GB of data? Well, thanks to the ever-increasing competition, the telecom space in India has changed for good.

Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea: The most-premium prepaid data packs

05 Mar 2019

Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea: The most-premium prepaid data packs

Thanks to the ever-increasing competition, the telecom space in India has changed for good.

Vodafone, Airtel, Jio, Idea's 4G plans available under Rs. 500

23 Feb 2019

Vodafone, Airtel, Jio, Idea's 4G plans available under Rs. 500

Thanks to the ever-increasing competition, the telecom space in India has changed for good.

Your Vodafone, Idea postpaid plan will now cover iPhone damages

19 Feb 2019

Your Vodafone, Idea postpaid plan will now cover iPhone damages

Apple's iPhone, one of the most popular smartphones around, is an embodiment of a premium build quality and flawless design. And unsurprisingly so, its repair costs are sky high.

How to activate DND on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, other networks

14 Feb 2019

How to activate DND on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, other networks

If you are fed up of endless promotional calls and messages, here is a solution - activating DND.

TRAI revises rules, makes number portability a two-day process

17 Dec 2018

TRAI revises rules, makes number portability a two-day process

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has introduced a new set of rules to expedite the process of mobile number portability (MNP) in the country.

Kolkata tops in 4G availability, much ahead of Delhi, Mumbai

11 Sep 2018

Kolkata tops in 4G availability, much ahead of Delhi, Mumbai

Kolkata, India's City of Joy, has a reason to cheer.

4 best unlimited plans offered by telecom companies

31 Aug 2018

4 best unlimited plans offered by telecom companies

In the last three years, the telecom industry has seen major changes such as inexpensive data and calls, free access to music and video streaming apps etc., all of which have collectively contributed to making India one of the largest consumers of mobile internet and telecom services.

India's largest telecom operator born as Vodafone, Idea complete merger

31 Aug 2018

India's largest telecom operator born as Vodafone, Idea complete merger

Following the Department of Telecommunications' approval in July, the long-awaited merger of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular has finally been completed.

Government exploring ways to block social media; what's going on?

07 Aug 2018

Government exploring ways to block social media; what's going on?

The Department of Telecommunication (DoT) has asked for inputs from telecom operators and internet service providers regarding ways to block social media apps like Facebook and WhatsApp during emergencies, reports Livemint.

Vodafone-Idea merger approved by Department of Telecommunications

26 Jul 2018

Vodafone-Idea merger approved by Department of Telecommunications

Confirming what was already on the cards, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has approved the merger between Vodafone and Idea Cellular after the two companies collectively paid the DoT Rs. 3,900cr, and gave bank guarantees worth Rs. 3,300cr.

TRAI: Airtel offers fastest 4G speeds in Delhi-NCR, Jio second

28 Jun 2018

TRAI: Airtel offers fastest 4G speeds in Delhi-NCR, Jio second

A new report by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has revealed that Airtel offers the fastest 4G speed in the Delhi-NCR region, not Reliance Jio.

India's mobile subscriber base reaches a whopping 1.049 billion

03 Jun 2018

India's mobile subscriber base reaches a whopping 1.049 billion

According to the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), the total mobile subscriber base in India has hit a record 1.049 billion for the month ending in April 2018.

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 business news

02 Jun 2018

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 business news

Here comes your daily business news wrap, have a 'byte'.

Everything to know about OnePlus 6 issues and fixes

31 May 2018

Everything to know about OnePlus 6 issues and fixes

All flagship smartphones have an initial burst of praise. And that admiration soon dies down when users start to report bugs, glitches, and other software/hardware woes.

Ahead of 2019, Modi government worries about jobs created

08 May 2018

Ahead of 2019, Modi government worries about jobs created

The 2019-battle is just a year away, and the NDA is worried. PM Narendra Modi has reportedly asked ministries to calculate how many jobs have been created since 2014, a key poll promise.

Airtel has highest 4G download speeds in India: Report

19 Apr 2018

Airtel has highest 4G download speeds in India: Report

According to a report by London-based wireless coverage mapping agency OpenSignal, Bharti Airtel has the maximum 3G and 4G download speeds in India.

5,000 employees to lose jobs as Vodafone-Idea move towards merger

16 Apr 2018

5,000 employees to lose jobs as Vodafone-Idea move towards merger

As the Idea and Vodafone merger draws to a close (sources say it is likely to be done by May), the companies will be seeing many changes in the next couple of months.

BSNL launches new prepaid plans starting from Rs. 118

31 Mar 2018

BSNL launches new prepaid plans starting from Rs. 118

Adding to its existing line of prepaid packs, state-owned BSNL has launched several new prepaid plans to take on the fierce competition from companies like Reliance Jio and Airtel in the Indian telecom market.

Jio beats rivals, offers best 4G download speeds in India

31 Mar 2018

Jio beats rivals, offers best 4G download speeds in India

According to a report by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Reliance Jio has beaten all its rival 4G telecom operators in the country to record an average peak download speed of 21.3 Megabits per second (Mbps) on its network in January, 2018.

Idea offers Rs. 2,000 cashback on any new 4G smartphone

23 Feb 2018

Idea offers Rs. 2,000 cashback on any new 4G smartphone

India's third-largest telecom operator Idea Cellular has launched a new offer under which its customers can receive a cashback of Rs. 2,000 on buying a new 4G smartphone.

Debt-ridden Aircel to file for bankruptcy, exit market soon

19 Feb 2018

Debt-ridden Aircel to file for bankruptcy, exit market soon

It looks like Aircel is in deep water as it's soon going to file for bankruptcy at National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), according to ET.